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Yemen After Signing UN Peace Agreement

The hard-won deal, a UN-brokered peace agreement, was signed by the president and all the main political parties, to end a week of deadly fighting in Sanaa between the rebels and their opponents, and put the country's troubled transition back on track

Yemen After Signing UN Peace Agreement
A Yemeni Shiite Huthi anti-government rebel holds a position at an army base which they captured without resistance just hours before the signing a UN-brokered peace agreement on September 22, 2014 in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. The hard-won deal, signed the day before by the president and all the main political parties, is intended to end a week of deadly fighting in Sanaa between the rebels and their opponents, and put the country's troubled transition back on track. (AFP/Getty Images)
Yemen After Signing UN Peace Agreement
Smoke rises from the main gate of the army's 1st Armoured Division near the University of Science and Technology during an attack by Yemeni Shiite Huthi anti-government rebels on September 21, 2014 in the capital Sanaa. Fighting are raging in the Yemeni capital despite an announcement by the UN envoy that pro-government forces and Shiite rebels were poised to sign a deal. (AFP/Getty Images)
Yemen After Signing UN Peace Agreement
Yemeni Shiite Huthi anti-government rebels shout slogans at an army base which they captured without resistance just hours before the signing a UN-brokered peace agreement on September 22, 2014 in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. The hard-won deal, signed the day before by the president and all the main political parties, is intended to end a week of deadly fighting in Sanaa between the rebels and their opponents, and put the country's troubled transition back on track. (AFP/Getty Images)
Yemen After Signing UN Peace Agreement
Armed Yemeni Shiite Huthi anti-government rebels sit in the back of a pick-up truck as they drive near the state television compound on September 21, 2014 in the capital Sanaa. Fighting are raging in the Yemeni capital despite an announcement by the UN envoy that pro-government forces and Shiite rebels were poised to sign a deal. (AFP/Getty Images)
Yemen After Signing UN Peace Agreement
Yemenis walk past near oil tankers that were burnt during clashes between Shiite Huthi anti-government rebels and their opponents on September 22, 2014 in the capital, Sanaa. Huthi rebels, who signed a UN-brokered peace deal Sunday after seizing key institutions, only recently began extending their influence beyond their northern highland stronghold. (AFP/Getty Images)
Yemen After Signing UN Peace Agreement
UN envoy to Yemen Jamal Benomar (C), disembarks his plane upon his return from the Shiite rebel stronghold of Saada on September 19, 2014, in Sanaa. Benomar said that the two sides were making progress, after he held three days of talks with rebel chief Abdelmalek al-Huthi in the north. (AFP/Getty Images)
Yemen After Signing UN Peace Agreement
UN envoy to Yemen Jamal Benomar (C), speaks with a members of his entourage as he rides on a plane returning from the Shiite rebel stronghold of Saada to Sanaa on September 19, 2014. Benomar said that the two sides were making progress, after he held three days of talks with rebel chief Abdelmalek al-Huthi in the north. (AFP/Getty Images)
Yemen After Signing UN Peace Agreement
UN envoy to Yemen Jamal Benomar (2nd from L) meets with Shiite Huthi rebel representatives upon his arrival in the rebel stronghold of Saada on September 17, 2014, for talks in an effort to end the country's latest political crisis. Benomar's unexpected trip comes after failure to hammer out a deal between President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi and rebels seeking greater political clout, whose supporters have camped out across and around the capital Sanaa for weeks. (AFP/Getty Images)