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Yemen's Warring Sides Agree to Prisoner Swap Ahead of Talks

After previous false starts and amid mounting international pressure from the United States and other Western powers, the warring sides in Yemen's catastrophic civil war are engaging in low-key U.N.-brokered peace "consultations" in Sweden. But diplomats caution that participants seem unlikely to make major compromises, and the focus is more on de-escalation. On Tuesday, the Saudi-backed internationally recognized government and rebel Houthis, who are backed by Iran, agreed...

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