Yemeni premier suggests he could resign as Houthis tighten grip

December 17, 2014 9:28 PM

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SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah on Wednesday suggested that his government could resign, expressing exasperation after Houthi rebels who control the capital Sanaa raided state institutions and sacked public officials.

The Houthis, who became the de facto power in Yemen when they captured Sanaa in September, portray their movement as a revolution against corruption and embezzlement which is emptying state coffers.

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