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UN-brokered Cease-fire Begins in Yemen

A cease-fire brokered by the United Nations went into effect in war-ravaged Yemen late Wednesday. The U.N. hopes the break will allow humanitarian workers to deliver badly needed aid and pave the way for peace talks. It's set to last "an initial period of 72 hours" but can be renewed. The deal followed days of military escalation in northern Yemen, where Saudi-backed rebel forces accelerated their push into the Houthi stronghold of Saada. The war in Yemen began in...

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