Huthis defiant as US brands Yemen rebels 'terrorists'

Sanaa (AFP) – Yemen’s Huthis were defiant Monday after the United States moved to brand the Iran-backed rebels as terrorists, a last-minute move in defiance of aid groups who fear it will tip the country into famine. Unless Congress blocks the decision, the Huthis 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. “These policies represent a crisis in thinking and are to be condemned, and we have the right to respond,” Huthi political commander Mohamed Ali al…

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