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Yemen Parliament Members Loyal to Hadi Hold First Meeting

  • President urges Shiite Houthi rebels to work toward peace
  • Meeting held under heavy security in town in southeast Yemen
Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi Mansour

Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi Mansour

Photographer: Kevin Hagen/Getty Images North America
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Members of Yemen’s parliament loyal to President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi convened Saturday for the first time since a civil war broke out in 2015. 

The session, held in the southeastern province of Hadramaut, was described in a speech by the president as “historic.”