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Yemeni government agrees truce with Shia Houthi fighters

The Yemeni government has agreed to a truce with Shia Houthi rebels after a week of mounting clashes in the capital Sanaa raised fears of a sectarian war, UN special envoy Jamal Benomar said.

The deal to end the crisis was struck "after intense consultations with all the political parties".

Laura Westbrook reports.

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