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Saudi Arabia warns Yemen violence could threaten global security

Sep 29, 2014    

DUBAI (Reuters) Saudi Arabia has said "unprecedented challenges" facing Yemen since Shi'ite Muslim rebels took over the capital could threaten international security, and called for swift action to deal with instability in its southern neighbour.The world's largest oil exporter, which shares a long border with Yemen, welcomed an agreement signed in Sanaa on Sept. 21 to form a new government incorporating the Houthi rebels and some Yemeni southern separatist forces. But the kingdom, a key U.S. ally which views itself as protector of Sunni Islam, fears the accord could benefit its mai...

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