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May 20, 2015 10:08 am

Iran Agrees to Inspection of Yemen-Bound Cargo Ship Amid Fears of Confrontation With Saudis

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Saudi Arabia and its Sunni Muslim allies launched almost two months of attacks on Houthi fighters in Yemen, which they say are armed by Shiite power Iran. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Yahoo/Reuters – U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday announced talks between warring Yemeni parties in Geneva on May 28 to end over seven weeks of war, as Iran agreed for international inspections of an aid ship sailing to Yemen.

The moves are aimed at defusing the deepening crisis in the southern Arabian Peninsula, where Saudi-led forces killed at least 15 Houthis in the latest air strikes in a campaign to restore President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

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