Yemeni Shiite protesters attend a demonstration demanding the government to step down and to support Palestinians, in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Arabic writing on the banner reads, "No to fuel price hikes." (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
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Yemen's government offered Saturday to resign within a month and to review an unpopular decision to cut fuel subsidies in an attempt to end protests by the Shiite Houthi movement, a government source told Reuters.The source, who is from Yemen's presidential committee, said officials had handed to the Houthis a draft proposal that includes an offer to form a new government within a month and to set up an economic committee to review the fuel subsidy issue.The government spent about $3 billion on subsidies last year, nearly a third of state revenues.
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