Beleaguered Hadi says Aden Yemen 'capital'

A child raises his fist during a rally of Yemeni supporters of the Shiite Huthi movement against US and Saudi intervention in Yemen on March 6, 2015 in the capital SanaaBeleaguered President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, who fled to Aden after escaping from Shiite militia controlling Sanaa, considers the southern port city to be Yemen’s capital, an aide said. “Aden became the capital of Yemen as soon as the Huthis occupied Sanaa,” the aide quoted Hadi as saying in reference to their takeover of Sanaa several months ago.

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