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In Yemen, Temporary Humanitarian Ceasefire Appears To Be Holding05:54
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Yemenis purchase goods in the Sheikh Othman area, in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden, on May 13, 2015. King Salman doubled Saudi Arabia's Yemen aid commitment to $540 million, the first day of a humanitarian pause in a bombing campaign it has led against neighboring rebels. (Saleh Al-Obeidi/AFP/Getty Images)
Yemenis purchase goods in the Sheikh Othman area, in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden, on May 13, 2015. King Salman doubled Saudi Arabia's Yemen aid commitment to $540 million, the first day of a humanitarian pause in a bombing campaign it has led against neighboring rebels. (Saleh Al-Obeidi/AFP/Getty Images)
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In Yemen, a five-day humanitarian ceasefire that began last night appears to be mostly holding - so far.

It's the first time in six weeks that there's been a pause in the intensive air campaign that Saudi Arabia and its Arab coalition partners are waging against Houthi rebels, who earlier this year ousted Yemen's president, and took control of much of the country.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti talks with Yochi Dreazen of Foreign Policy about the conflict and what the two sides are fighting for.

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This segment aired on May 13, 2015.

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