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Toward Open Roads in Yemen’s Taiz

Taiz, a city in central Yemen, is besieged by Huthi rebels and practically cut off from the rest of the country.

Restored road access would save lives and build trust that could help bring peace to Yemen, but time is short.

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More than a month has passed since the UN announced a truce between Yemen’s internationally recognised government and the Huthi rebels it has been battling for the past seven years with backing from a coalition led by Saudi Arabia.

Thus far, the truce itself has held, if somewhat shakily.

But the UN has been able to secure partial implementation of only two of the three confidence-building measures it attached to the deal that has halted the…

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