Cease-fire reported in Yemen after clashes between government, rebels

January 19, 2015 5:49 PM

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A cease-fire was reportedly reached Monday in Yemen's capital, Sana, after a day of clashes between Houthi rebels and government soldiers threatened the standing of President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi, a U.S. ally.

The rebels seized control of the strategically situated nation’s state-run media establishment in what an official called “a step toward a coup,” the Associated Press reported.

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