TITLE

Saudis offer Yemen cease-fire

AUTHOR(S)
Investor's Business Daily
PUB. DATE
May 2015
SOURCE
Investors Business Daily;5/8/2015, pA02
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
With Sec'y of State John Kerry on hand to show U.S. approval for a "humanitarian pause," Saudi Arabia's foreign minister offered a 5-day halt to airstrikes against Houthi Islamist rebels in Yemen in order for aid to reach millions of civilians. Adel al-Jubeir said, however, any truce is dependent on the Iran-backed rebels and their allies also agreeing to stop fighting. The Saudi-led coalition said it would keep attacking Houthis who strike near the Saudi Arabian border.
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