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epa04531178 Yemenis stand outside the parliament as parliamentarians debate about the newly appointed Government’s program in the Yemeni parliament in Sana’a, Yemen, 16 December 2014. Reports state Yemen’s newly appointed Government, led by Prime Minister Khaled Bahah, was on 16 December 2014 expected to receive final approval from the parliament in a confidence vote, but parliamentarians loyal to ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh derailed a vote of confidence on its program. Yemeni President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi formed the new government after the Shiite Houthi militias seized control of the capital Sana’a in September. EPA/YAHYA ARHAB