A Yemeni boy holds his national flag as people demonstrate against Saudi-led coalition air strikes, outside a hotel where the United Nations envoy for Yemen is staying in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, on October 25, 2016. AFP / MOHAMMED HUWAIS
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Yemeni army units backed by an Arab coalition attacked positions held by Houthi rebels in a strategic province east of the capital Wednesday.The attacks came just a day after a U.N. envoy delivered a peace proposal to the Iran-backed fighters that control Sanaa.Yemeni forces fired artillery and dislodged Houthi fighters from towns in Marib province east of Sanaa Wednesday, Saudi state news agency SPA said.Rajeh Badi, a spokesman for Hadi's government, told Reuters that any peace proposal must conform to previous plans for Yemen's political future: A 2011 Gulf initiative which eased Saleh from power, a 2014 national dialogue conference among political factions, and a 2015 U.N. Security Council resolution calling for the Houthis to disarm and quit major cities.
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