Yemenis are disappointed with the failure of peace talks in Geneva and blame all sides for the lack of progress to end the conflict. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Yemen's warring parties have agreed on a broad framework for ending their war at talks in Switzerland. But the U.N.'s Special Envoy says they first have to agree to a permanent ceasefire, after a week-long truce was widely violated., with talks postponed until early next year. (SOUNDBITE) (English) UNITED NATIONS SPECIAL ENVOY FOR YEMEN, ISMAIL OULD CHEIKH AHMED, SAYING: "The parties have agreed to meet again on the 14th of January for a second round of talks to be convened by the Special Envoy in a location which we have still to agree upon." On the streets of Sanaa: disappointment and anger. (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) SANAA RESIDENT, GHAZI AHMED, SAYING: "The Yemeni people had high hopes for this second Geneva conference so they have disappointed the Yemeni people. The people can't handle anymore crises or wars and I think the dialogue that has been delayed will likely fail because there are no good intentions." A military alliance of mostly Gulf Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia began bombing Yemen's Houthi movement, an ally of Iran, in March -- It was an effort to restore the government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. The conflict has killed nearly 6,000 people and plunged the impoverished country into a humanitarian crisis.