Politics

April 09, 2020

Saudi Arabia-Yemen Ceasefire

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The List

  • The ceasefire is set to begin today at noon and last for at least two weeks.
  • Saudi Arabia has been fighting the Houthi rebel group in Yemen for over 5 years with support from the UAE. 
  • The ceasefire has been implemented as a measure to prevent a coronavirus outbreak in Yemen. 
  • Only ~50% of Yemen’s healthcare infrastructure is operational. 
  • There are currently no confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Yemen.

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