Yemen's ruling party is brushing off the resignation of a leading tribal figure from the president's party.
Hussein Abdallah al Ahmar leads a family which runs a financial empire and has huge political influence.
His resignation is the latest in a series of defections from the country's ruling party and inner circle.
Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.
Source: Al Jazeera