Yemen’s former President Ali Abdullah Saleh killed trying to flee Sanaa

December 7, 2017

Sanaa, Yemen( CNN) Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed Monday by Houthi rebels as he was attempting to flee skirmishes with his allies-turned-foes in the capital. Two daytimes earlier, Saleh announced the end of a three-year confederation with the Iranian-backed Houthis. He said he wanted to “turn the page” on its relationship with the Saudi-led coalition that launched armed intervention against the Houthis in Yemen in 2015, leading…