Yemen conflict: Saudi coalition declares 48-hour ceasefire

Yemen conflict: Saudi coalition declares 48-hour ceasefire
 

The Saudi-led military coalition supporting Yemen's government against the Houthi rebels has declared a 48-hour ceasefire to begin on Saturday.
The ceasefire will begin at midday (0900 GMT), the Saudi government announced via state media.
The coalition said the truce could be renewed if the Houthis observed it and allowed aid to be delivered to rebel-held areas in the southwest.
More than 10,000 people have died in 20 months of civil war in the country.
There has been no word yet from the Houthis and several previous ceasefires have broken down.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said earlier... read more

 
19 November 2016 in World News, Views: 52
Source: BBC
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