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Houthi leader dismisses U.S. sanctions, warns of expanded attacks

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DUBAI (Reuters) – A leader of Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Sunday dismissed U.S. sanctions on military officials and threatened possible expanded attacks on “aggressor countries” after Washington urged the group to engage seriously in peace efforts. The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on two Houthi military officials leading an offensive to seize Yemen’s Marib region as the U.S. special envoy on Yemen called for de-escalation and pressed for a ceasefire deal. The Houthis have been battling a Saudi Arabian-led military coalition for more than six years in a war that has k…

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