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Yemen Peace Talks Begin With Agreement to Free 5,000 Prisoners

NYTimes.com Thursday, 6 December 2018 ()
The deal between Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition is the first of several confidence-building measures that will be required to end the conflict.
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Yemen's warring sides agree to free thousands of prisoners, in what a U.N. mediator called a hopeful start to the first peace talks in years to end a war that has pushed millions of people on the verge of starvation. Emily Wither reports.

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