Yemen’s Conflict Escalates as Houthi Leader Mobilizes for War

March 23, 2015 12:47 PM

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(Bloomberg) -- Yemen’s conflict intensified over the weekend as the country’s Shiite Houthi leader called for volunteers and money for a widening offensive against forces loyal to the presidency.

The group’s Revolutionary Committee asked the finance ministry on Sunday to raise funds for a military campaign in the south, the Saba news agency reported. The same day, Houthi leader Abdulmalik al-Houthi accused the internationally recognized president, Abdurabuh Mansur Hadi, of collaborating with...

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