Houthi display of force challenges embattled Yemen leader

January 21, 2015 5:54 AM

19 0

SANAA (Reuters) - Houthi fighters battled guards at the Yemeni president's private home and entered his palace on Tuesday, raising the stakes in a turbulent campaign for more political power that has enfeebled state authority and thrown the Arab state deeper into turmoil.

Speaking hours after his fighters' display of force, Houthi leader Abdel-Malek al-Houthi warned President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi that he had to implement a power-sharing deal struck when his men seized the capital in September.

Also read: Spain's Balearic Islands to fine Airbnb 300,000 euros for illegal rentals

Read more

To category page