A girl displaced by the fighting in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah sits at a school where IDPs live in Sanaa, Yemen June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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The collapse of U.N. efforts to organize peace talks between the Yemeni government and rebels is likely to lead to an escalation in the country's war, analysts say. Long-awaited talks between the Saudi-backed government and Houthi rebels linked to Iran were set to start Thursday but failed to take place. The Houthis, armed tribesmen from northern Yemen, refused to leave Sanaa to attend the talks, saying the U.N. had failed to guarantee the return of their delegation from Geneva to the Yemeni capital and to secure the evacuation of wounded rebels to Oman. Analysts say that the failure to bring Yemeni representatives to the summit, which would have been the first since lengthy talks in Kuwait collapsed in 2016, will only raise mistrust between the government and rebels.Yemen's government Saturday accused U.N. envoy Martin Griffiths of defending the rebels.
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