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Ousted Yemeni president calls on his people to stage peaceful protests
Ousted Yemeni president calls on his people to stage peaceful protests

Yemen's ousted leader gave an impassioned speech to Arab leaders Saturday and called on his people to stage peaceful protests in opposition to the takeover of the country by Shiite Houthi rebels. Speaking at the Arab summit in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh, President Abdel Rabbo Mansour Hadi spoke about "dark forces" influencing his nation. He branded the Houthi militias the "stooges of Iran" and directly blamed the Islamic Republic for creating chaos in Yemen and forcing him to flee the country. He described being besieged for more than two months before finally having to leave his hideout in the coastal city of Aden earlier this week as the militias...

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