Serious dialogues needed to resolve Yemen’s national crisis [Archives:2008/1193/Opinion]

September 25 2008

By: Fahmi Haweidi
When one of Yemen's tribal leaders visited me and told me that he had decided to reside in Cairo after realizing that his life in Sana'a was threatened, I thought that he was exaggerating. Having asked him whether he had connections with the Houthis, currently involved in bloody confrontations with government troops in the northern Yemeni province of Sa'ada, the tribal leader replied, “I was a member of a mediation team