15 May "We are not agents of Iran" says Yemen's Houthi leader

In a rare interview with western media, a leader of the Houthi rebels in Yemen, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, tells Newshour that the attack on a Saudi oil pipeline was not carried out on Iranian orders. Meanwhile a minister in the Saudi-backed Yemeni government said that the Houthis are not fulfilling their promises to secure peace in the country.

Also in the programme: In Sudan the military suspends peace talks with demonstrators; and the "wood wide web" is mapped.

(Photo: Houthi forces during the withdrawal from Saleef port in Hodeidah province; Credit: Reuters)
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