Report: Yemen rebels agree to temporary cease-fire

Posted on AllSides May 10th, 2015
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Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen agreed to a five-day cease-fire offered by a Saudi-led coalition that has been conducting airstrikes in the country, Yemen's state news agency reported Sunday, citing a rebel armed forces spokesman.

The SABA news agency, which is under the control of the Shiite rebels known as Houthis, said Col. Sharaf Ghalib Luqman said that that forces will retaliate in self-defense if anyone violates the truce, which is to begin Tuesday.

The Houthis issued a statement saying they will cooperate with the cease-fire, which will...

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