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Yemen's Houthis Dissolve Parliament, Consolidate Power

Yemen's powerful Shi'ite rebels finalized their takeover of the country Friday, announcing they have dissolved parliament and are establishing a new presidential council to run Yemeni affairs. In a televised statement, a Houthi spokesman said the old parliament was no longer legitimate. He said that the [Houthi's] revolutionary committee will chose an interim national assembly, replacing the old parliament, which he claimed did not fairly represent the country.  He...

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