Yemen government offers to resign within a month to end Houthi protests: source

August 23, 2014 9:34 AM

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Yemen government offers to resign within a month to end Houthi protests: source

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen's government offered on Saturday to resign within a month and to review an unpopular decision to cut fuel subsidies in an attempt to end protests by the Shi'ite Houthi movement, a government source told Reuters.

Tens of thousands of Yemenis massed in the capital Sanaa on Friday in a protest called by the Houthis to demand the government's resignation and a reversal of the subsidy cuts. [ID:nL5N0QS3V5]

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