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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Updated Date: Nov 29, 2016 00:31:57 IST