Houthi fighters on truck outside presidential palace in Sanaa
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Yemen coup by Houthi rebels 'unlikely'

A final coup by Houthi rebels in Yemen is "unlikely", a commentator has claimed.

Freelance journalist Iona Craig, who lived in Yemen for four years, said that the rebels had the opportunity to remove President Hadi in September but that they are more interested in boosting their negotiating position.

The rebels have shelled the president's home in Sanaa and seized control of the presidential palace in their latest attacks after months of unrest.

  • 21 Jan 2015
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