January 27, 2010

Yemen rebels say completed withdrawal from Saudi land

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - SEPTEMBER 09:  Saudi Ar...Image by Getty Images via Daylife
Tuesday January 26, 2010
DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemeni Shi'ite rebels said on Tuesday they had withdrawn completely from Saudi territory as part of a truce offer extended to the world's top oil exporter.
The rebels' leader offered a ceasefire to Saudi Arabia on Monday, saying his fighters would withdraw from the kingdom's territory to avoid more civilian casualties. A Saudi defence ministry spokesman said Riyadh was mulling the offer.

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