Yemen’s ignored issues should have place in Arab media [Archives:2008/1187/Opinion]

September 4 2008

By: Fahmi Haweidi
When one of Yemen's tribal leaders visited me and said that he decided to reside in Cairo having realized that his life in Sana'a is threatened, I thought that he was exaggerating in his conversation with me. Having asked him whether he has connections with 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