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72-Hour Ceasefire in Yemen Set for Oct. 19

Oct 18th, 2016 | By

A 72-hour ceasefire is scheduled to begin on the night of Wednesday, October 19, in Yemen according to a UN envoy. According to Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the UN envoy, all parties have agreed to the ceasefire, which is subject to renewal. This comes amid the 18-month battle between Houthi rebels and the Yemeni government.

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