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Yemen tense as Houthi rebel deadline looms

President warns rebel fighters against further attacks as Houthis call for government to resign or risk more violence.

Last updated: 21 Aug 2014 19:10
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Yemen's president has warned Houthi rebels against carrying out any attacks as a deadline demanding the resignation of the government approaches.

President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has announced the formation of a ten-member committee to negotiate a peaceful settlement with the Houthis ahead of Friday's cutoff date.

Al Jazeera's Mohamed Vall reports.


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