As Yemen bombing subsides, Saudi may struggle with peacemaker role

April 24, 2015 10:52 AM

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As the kingdom winds down the campaign it led against Yemen's Houthis, a militia allied to its regional rival Iran, Riyadh faces a test of its diplomatic skills in trying to arrange talks among Yemen's fractious elites.

The bombs have helped prevent the Houthis from fully seizing Aden, Yemen's main port, but have yet to reverse their decisive military gains over recent months, when they took the capital, joined forces with army troops loyal to former leader Ali Abdullah Saleh and emerged as the country's most power...

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