Loyalists and rebel forces in Yemen say they will honor a UN-brokered ceasefire that came into effect at midnight on Monday. Despite reports of some violations, analysts say the truce is being largely upheld so far.
The Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen has pledged to reopen the country's main airport, as well as two main ports. The blockade was imposed earlier this month in response to a missile fired at Riyadh.
Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed to have fired the missile in response to Saudi and American "aggression." The incident came hours before a suicide attack in the southern Yemeni city of Aden killed at least five soldiers.
Humanitarian flights have been refused access to Yemen, where millions of people face starvation. Saudi Arabia sealed all entry points to Yemen after Houthi rebels launched a missile attack on Riyadh's airport.
Saudi Arabia, reacting to UN famine warnings, says ports in Yemen under its control will reopen for aid shipments. Riyadh had shut them down last week after a missile attack blamed on Iran-backed Houthi rebels.
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