Yemen accepts 5-day truce proposed by Saudi Arabia
Houthi Shiite Yemenis hold their weapons - AP
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ABU DHABI, May 10 (Reuters) – A spokesperson for the Yemeni army allied with Houthi fighters said on Sunday that Yemen accepted a five-day truce proposed by Saudi Arabia.

“We announce our acceptance of the humanitarian ceasefire that will begin on Tuesday,” ColonelSharaf Luqman said in a statement on Yemen’s Saba news agency.

Luqman said the army would respond to any break of the ceasefire by al Qaeda or those allied to them.

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