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Reuters: Houthis accept five-day truce in Yemen proposed by Saudi Arabia

Yemen's dominant Houthi group accepted a five-day humanitarian ceasefire proposed by its adversary Saudi Arabia on Sunday but said it would respond to any violations of the pause.

Neighbouring Saudi Arabia had said on Friday that the ceasefire could begin on Tuesday if the Iranian-allied militia agreed to the pause, which would let in badly needed food and medical supplies.

Backed by the United States, a Saudi-led coalition has been conducting air strikes against the Houthis and army units loyal to ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh since March 26 with the aim of restoring the government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

Yemen's Houthis Rebels Acccept Saudi Arabia's Five-Day Truce

Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Accept Five-Day Truce Proposal -- WSJ
Houthi Rebels Agree to 5-Day Cease-Fire in Yemen -- NYT
Yemen: Saudi truce offer accepted by Yemen -- The Telegraph
Houthi rebels agree five-day truce in Yemen -- Irish Times
Houthis agree to five-day cease-fire in Yemen -- Al Jazeera
Rebels agree to five-day cease fire period for Yemen humanitarian aid -- UPI

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