US designates Yemen’s Iran-linked Houthi rebels as terrorists

//US designates Yemen’s Iran-linked Houthi rebels as terrorists

US designates Yemen’s Iran-linked Houthi rebels as terrorists

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has moved to brand Yemen’s Iranian-linked Houthi rebels as terrorists, a last-minute move in defiance of aid groups who fear it will worsen a humanitarian crisis.Unless Congress blocks the decision, the Houthis will be blacklisted on January 19 – one day before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, whose aides had hoped to mount a fresh push to end Yemen’s devastating six-year-old war.Pompeo’s action could complicate Biden’s promised efforts to restart…

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