Followers of the Shiite Houthi movement sit at an anti-government protest camp in Sanaa August 23, 2014. (REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah)
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Talks with Shiite rebels, who have set up armed protest camps in the Yemeni capital, have "failed" after they rejected a proposed government of technocrats, the president's negotiating team said Sunday.The envoys of President Abed Rabbou Mansour Hadi had been holding talks with rebel commander Abdul-Malik al-Houthi in Saada since Thursday in a bid to persuade him to abandon the protests organised by his supporters in a bid to oust the current government and reverse fuel price increases.Tens of thousands of armed rebels have set up fortified protest camps around the capital over the past week, to press their demands.
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