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Houthi rebels skip peace talks in Yemen

Sep 09, 2018 - The Washington Post

SANAA, Yemen - The Yemen peace talks failed to begin as scheduled this past week after the Houthi rebels did not show up. But the United Nations' special envoy to Yemen sought to de-emphasize the significance of the failure, saying Saturday that he would head back to Yemen and neighboring Oman "within days" to attempt negotiation on a new date.

A delegation of the internationally recognized government arrived in Geneva for the talks, which were supposed to start Thursday, but their war riv...