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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Rival sides in Yemen’s year-long conflict began a tentative truce overnight on Sunday, saying they were committed to the halt in hostilities despite pockets of deadly fighting in the hours leading up to it. The conflict between the Yemeni army and Houthi rebel rivals has killed more than 6,200 people and triggered a humanitarian crisis in…

Photo: A Houthi follower rises a weapon as he attends a rally marking one year of Saudi-led air strikes, in Yemen’s capital Sanaa, March 26, 2016. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi