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Few signs that conflict in Yemen will end soon

The Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen are deepening the chaos in the country, where a full-blown civil war is under way, says Gerald Butt

Yemen's cabinet-in-exile has begun holding regular meetings in the country's embassy in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. When and how circumstances might allow ministers to resume their duties in Sana'a is not something that President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi and his advisers can predict.  Nor can the Saudi-led Arab alliance say when airstrikes, begun in March, might defeat the armed opponents of the president. At the same time, the UN Security Council is powerless to enforce the recently passed Resolution 2216 ordering the Houthis and their allies to pull out of Sana'a and return state institutions into the hands of the internationally recognised regime. Response to the unfolding Yemen crisis bot

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