Saudi-UAE coalition announces 2-week ceasefire in Yemen
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Saudi-UAE coalition announces 2-week ceasefire in Yemen

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The Saudi-UAE coalition fighting Yemen's Houthi rebels has declared a unilateral ceasefire.

The cease fire announcement is taking in view os the UN’s request for a halt in hostilities amid coronavirus pandemic. The suspension of the coalition's military operations is expected to go into effect at 12pm local time (09:00 GMT) on Thursday .

The ceasefire will prolong for two weeks, Saudi Arabia's state-run news agency SPA quoted coalition spokesperson Colonel Turki al-Malki as saying.

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