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UN Envoy Resumes Push for Peace, Cooperation in Yemen

The U.N.'s special adviser on Yemen said the release of a top government official held captive by Houthi rebels would help reduce tensions in the country. Envoy Jamal Benomar met Wednesday with Ahmed bin Mubarak, whose capture 10 days ago sparked fighting between Houthis and government forces, a Houthi siege of the seats of power, and the resignation of the president, the prime minister and his Cabinet. Benomar is now trying to pick up the pieces, convening a session Wednesday...

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