Yemen's Shiite rebels give president ultimatum

November 1, 2014 10:51 AM

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Yemen's Shiite rebels, who are in control of the capital, gave the president 10 days starting from Friday to form a government, hinting at a takeover attempt if their demands are not met.

The Shiite group, also known as Houthis, rallied some 3,000 tribal leaders in Sanaa, where they delivered a communique warning President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi that "all revolutionary options are open" if he failed to form a government.

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