Yemen's Hadi rejects UN peace plan amid deadly raids

Yemen's President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi pictured in September at the United NationsYemen’s president rejected a UN peace proposal for his war-battered country, as air strikes by his Saudi-led coalition allies killed at least 47 rebels, inmates, and civilians. Forces loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi’s government have been locked since 2014 in deadly battles with Iran-backed Shiite Huthi rebels who overran the capital Sanaa late that year. The conflict escalated in March 2015 when Saudi Arabia launched a military campaign to push back the rebels.

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