Rebels, tribes agree ceasefire in Yemen

Feb 04, 2014, 6:44 AM EST
A Yemeni soldier is positioned outside the court during trial of Al-Qaeda suspects accused of plotting to assassinate the Yemeni President by placing a roadside bomb on his motorcade route last May stand in a cell on November 10, 2013, during their trial at a court in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.
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Shi'ite Muslim rebels and Sunni tribesmen agreed a local ceasefire in northern Yemen on Tuesday after clashes between the rivals killed about 60 people there last week, tribal sources said.
Background:
Shi'ite rebels, tribes agree ceasefire in north Yemen - sources [Reuters]
Explosion kills two soldiers in Yemen [VoA]

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