Yemeni Shiite rebels agree on a ceasefire

Forty people dead in 24 hours in clashes with Sunnis

19 September, 16:33

    (ANSAmed) - BEIRUT, SEPTMBER 19 - Rebel Yemeni Shiites, locked in battle with rival Sunnis close to the the Yemeni capital Sanaa, have agreed on a ceasefire, al Arabiya reported on Friday, quoting Shiite sources. There are no further details on the ceasefire which was brokered by Un negotiator Jamal Benomar. The clashes have caused some 40 deaths in the last 24 hours.

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