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Saudi Officials Announce Yemen Cease-Fire Amid Pandemic

CAIRO — The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen announced Wednesday that its forces would begin a cease-fire starting Thursday, a step that could pave the way for the first direct peace talks between the two sides that have b...
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Fighting Sharply Rises in Yemen, Endangering Peace Efforts

SANAA, Yemen — A drastic escalation in fighting between the Saudi-led military coalition and Houthi rebels in Yemen has killed and wounded hundreds of people over the past week, officials and tribal leaders said Monday. A wave of over 40 coalition airstrike...
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Rebels Claim Downing US Drone Over Yemen

CAIRO — Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed they shot down a U.S. drone over the country's north, as a leading rights group said Wednesday the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis killed at least 47 Yemeni fishermen in bombing attacks on fishing boats last year....
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Bomb-Laden Drones of Yemen Rebels Threaten Arabian Peninsula

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Yemen rebel drone strike this week on a critical Saudi oil pipeline shows that the otherwise-peaceful sandy reaches of the Arabian Peninsula now are at risk of similar assault, including an under-construction nuclear power plant...