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Ceasefire in Yemen extended

The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has extended their ceasefire by a month to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

This follows a military ceasefire that ended on Thursday and its extension raises hopes that a lasting and comprehensive to the conflict may be reached.

Houthi rebels are demanding a lifting of air and sea blockade imposed by the Saudi-led coalition on regions they control.

Read more from Al Jazeera.