Former president’s death at hands of his erstwhile Houthi allies marks end of uneasy alliance that sparked war in 2014
The killing of Ali Abdullah Saleh, the former Yemeni president, removes the country’s most important political figure for four decades from a complex equation that has plunged the Arab world’s poorest nation into conflict and sparked the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
His death marks a dramatic shift three years into a war in a state of stalemate. It risks the conflict becoming even more intractable.
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