Yemen rebels meet US delegation in Oman: Yemen govt

A Huthi Shiite militant inspects what remains of a hotel destroyed in an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on May 31, 2015 in Al-Thawra, north of SanaaOman is hosting unprecedented talks between delegations from the US and Yemen’s Shiite rebels aimed at finding a solution to the Yemen war, a Yemeni government spokesman said Sunday. “The discussions between the Huthi (rebels) and the American delegation are being held at the request of the Americans,” said Rajah Badi, spokesman of the Yemeni government exiled in Saudi Arabia. The meeting is the first since a Saudi-led coalition launched an air war against the Huthis on March 26 to restore the legitimacy of Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi.

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