Ginny Hill

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On Monday, when the UN envoy Jamal Benomar and Abdullatif al-Zayani of the Gulf Co-operation Council flew into Yemen, they hoped for agreement on a transition plan that would see President Ali Abdullah Saleh step down after 33 years in power. Instead they found themselves in the middle of an urban battlefield, trying to negotiate an immediate ceasefire between rival elite families.

Negotiations over the timing of elections have gone back and forth between the ruling party and the opposition coalition since the spring. The beleaguered Gulf-backed transition plan still forms the basis of these negotiations, with support from the UN.…  Seguir leyendo »