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saudi arabia and the united states proposing a five day humanitarian cease fire in yemen after more than a month of air strikes that have left hundreds of civilians dead the word coming from u. s. secretary of state john kerry and saudi foreign minister idle al jubeir in riyadh , a ceasefire has been a long standing goal of the international community and we deeply respect the leadership in saudi arabia , for , stepping up , taking on this initiative and saying to the world they're prepared to meet the humanitarian needs of the people of yemen yemen has been wracked by fighting and chaos for months after iran backed shiite who thieves drove the nation's saudi backed president from the capitol sent off and then into exile your baron kerry said the humanitarian truce would take effect only if who the rebels agreed to lay down their arms a prospect that may be remote international pressure on the saudis has been building as casualties mount airstrikes have so far failed to push back the hootie's who continue to hold the capital sonata and parts of the strategic port city of aden , nnnnn