Yemen’s internationally-recognized government based in Aden appointed former ambassador to Saudi Arabia Shayea al-Zindani foreign minister on 27 March. The change follows the 5 February promotion of the previous foreign minister, Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak, to the role of prime minister.

Cabinet reshuffles like this are intended to signal the government’s intention to overcome division and corruption which plague their notional governance. (CONTINUED - 99 WORDS)