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YEMEN'S SHIITE REBELS WELCOME UN CALL FOR SAUDI STRIKE PROBE. SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels are backing a U.N. call for a probe into a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the country's north that killed dozens of people the previous day, including many children. Friday's tweet by senior Yemeni rebel leader Mohammed Ali al-Houthi says the rebels — known as Houthis — welcome the call and are willing to cooperate in an investigation of the airstrike in Saada province that hit a bus carrying civilians, including children, in a busy market. In a statement after the attack on Thursday, U.N. chief António Guterres urged Yemen's warring parties to take "constant care to spare civilians a... Full story

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