Al Jazeera: Cease-fire between Saudi-led coalition, Houthi rebels begins in Yemen

Prior to start, Saudi-led coalition bombs killed as many as 90 people in a single raid of a rocket base, authorities say

With cargo ships poised to launch a desperately needed aid operation in embattled Yemen, a five-day humanitarian cease-fire began Tuesday night, just hours after Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck against Houthi rebels and their allies.

It wasn't immediately clear if the two sides were honoring the cease-fire, which began at 11 p.m. (2000 GMT, 4 p.m. EDT), but only hours before it was to go into effect, Saudi strikes had pounded the rebel-held Yemeni capital Sanaa.


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