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Houthis deny U.S., Saudi claim that they are Iran's puppets

Clip: 07/05/2018 | 7m 2s

In the streets of Yemen’s capital Sana’a, chants of “Death to America” are loud and clear. Houthi rebels, tied to Iran, seized the city and much of the north in 2014, causing Saudi Arabia to form a coalition, backed by the U.S., to defeat them. The war has brought the country to its knees and driven bitter resentment, but hasn't pushed the Houthis back. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports.

Aired: 07/05/18

Rating: NR

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