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Houthis unmoved so far by US diplomacy to end Yemen war

State Department spokesperson says Biden Administration 'beyond fed up' with Houthi attacks.
Supporters of the Houthi movement attend a rally denouncing the United States and the outgoing Trump administration's decision to apply the "terrorist" designation to the Iran-backed movement, in the Houthi-held capital Sanaa, Yemen, Jan. 25, 2021.

Six months have gone by since the arrival of the US administration under President Joe Biden, which made ending the Yemen war a top priority. 

Upon his first weeks in office, Biden took critical decisions concerning Yemen in the hope of creating a better environment for diplomatic efforts. He revoked former President Donald Trump's decree, which designated the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organization. Biden declared the reduction of military support to the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen. He also nominated highly regarded US diplomat Tim Lenderking as the US Envoy to Yemen.

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