Yemeni president Hadi calls on UN

March 22, 2015 7:45 AM

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Yemen's embattled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi has pledged to fight Iran's influence in his violence-wracked country, accusing the Shiite Houthi militia of importing Tehran's ideology.

Mr Hadi lashed out at the Iran-backed militia on Saturday, a day after multiple suicide bombings at Houthi mosques claimed by the Sunni Islamic State jihadist group killed 142 and wounded 351 others.

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