Houthi rebels form government

Houthi rebels form government

World November 28, 2016 20:54

sanaa - The armed Houthi rebels does form a new government with political sympathizers in Yemen. That announced their press Saba Monday. It is a setback for the authorities, encouraged by the UN to try to put an end to the war that has lasted for more than eighteen months.

Diplomats hoped that the Houthis, which expelled the elected President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and took power in the capital Sanaa, would endorse the peace initiative by agreeing to a government of national unity, with the exception loyal groups also to Saudi Arabia fled enemy.

The powerful Sunni neighbor supports Hadi, with air raids on the occupied territories and especially Sanaa. The bombings have been many thousands of Yemenis killed. The Houthi movement is working with the party still influential former president Ali Abdullah Saleh and gets help from Shiite Iran.

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