Yemen's Houthis form government, in setback to peace process | Reuters

SANAA Yemen's armed Houthi movement and its political allies formed a new government on Monday, Houthi-run state news agency Saba reported, in a blow to U.N.-backed efforts to end nearly 20 months of war in the country.Diplomats had hoped the group, which controls the capital Sanaa, would hold off on putting together a cabinet of their loyalists and instead form a unity government with their Yemeni foes, whom they pushed into Saudi exile. (Reporting By Mohammed Ghobari; Writing by Noah Browning)

Reuters November 29, 2016 00:31:57 IST
Yemen's Houthis form government, in setback to peace process
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Yemens Houthis form government in setback to peace process
 Reuters

SANAA Yemen's armed Houthi movement and its political allies formed a new government on Monday, Houthi-run state news agency Saba reported, in a blow to U.N.-backed efforts to end nearly 20 months of war in the country.Diplomats had hoped the group, which controls the capital Sanaa, would hold off on putting together a cabinet of their loyalists and instead form a unity government with their Yemeni foes, whom they pushed into Saudi exile.

(Reporting By Mohammed Ghobari; Writing by Noah Browning)

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