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Yemen president calls for settlement on third day of clashes

Sep 21, 2014    

SANAA (Reuters) Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi called on Saturday for a U.N.brokered political settlement with Shi'ite rebels as some of the worst violence seen in the capital for years raged for a third day. The fighting, which intensified on Thursday after weeks of protests and clashes, appeared to be the biggest challenge yet to a U.N.backed transition to democracy launched after veteran ruler Ali Abdullah Saleh stepped down in 2012. "The right choice is through the process taking place with (U.N. special envoy) Jamal Benomar," Hadi was quoted as saying by the official S...

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