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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrives on the eve of the Geneva Consultations on Yemen at the European headquarters of the United Nations, UN, in Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday, June 14, 2015. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)

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FILE - In this April 16, 2015, file photo, Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, chant slogans during a demonstration against an arms embargo imposed by the U.N. Security Council on Houthi leaders, in Sanaa, Yemen. Saudi Arabia shot down a Scud missile early Saturday, June 6, 2015, fired into the Sunni kingdom by Yemen's Shiite rebels and their allies, the country's official news agency reported, marking what could be a major escalation in the monthslong war. A Patriot missile battery shot down the Scud around 2:45 a.m. Saturday around the southwestern city of Khamis Mushait, the official Saudi Press Agency reported. The agency blamed Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, and their allies in forces loyal to former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)

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Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, chant slogans during a demonstration against an arms embargo imposed by the U.N. Security Council on Houthi leaders, in Sanaa, Yemen, April 16, 2015. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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Smoke rises from Al-Qahira castle, an ancient fortress that was recently taken over by Shiite rebels, following a Saudi-led airstrike in Taiz city, Yemen, Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition kept up their airstrikes in Yemen on Tuesday, targeting the positions of Shiite rebels and their allies just hours ahead of the scheduled start of a five-day humanitarian cease-fire. (AP Photo/Abdulnasser Alseddik)

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Shiite fighters, known as Houthis, wearing army uniforms escort the convoy of Ismail Weld al-Sheikh, new U.N. special envoy to Yemen, at the international airport in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition kept up their airstrikes targeting the positions of Yemen's Shiite rebels and their allies around the capital, Sanaa, hours ahead of a humanitarian cease-fire set to begin on Tuesday evening. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

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A Saudi-led airstrike hits a site believed to be a weapons cache in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, on Monday, May 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

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FILE - In this Friday, March 20, 2015 file photo, militiamen loyal to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi ride on an army vehicle on a street in Aden, Yemen. Aden, once Yemen’s commercial hub, has been hit by a month of unrelenting urban warfare as Shiite rebels and their allies in the military try to capture the city, battling with local militiamen as warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition pound the city with airstrikes trying to stop the rebel advance. (AP Photo/Yassir Hassan, File)

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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 18, 2015, file photo, fishermen work on their boats in the southern city of Aden, Yemen. Hundreds of families are trapped in their homes by weeks of fierce fighting in the center of the southern city of Aden, running short of supplies _ their only lifeline coming from volunteers making dangerous runs across the city’s harbor in rickety boats bearing food and medicine. (AP Photo/Yassir Hassan, File)

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Men look at a car destroyed by a recent Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, Saturday, April 25, 2015. With combatants fighting in neighborhoods and Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounding Iran-backed rebels from the sky, Yemen's war is wreaking a particularly bloody toll among civilians: more than 550 have been killed in the past month, including 115 children, the U.N. said Friday. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

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Shiite rebels known as Houthis hold up their weapons during a protest to denounce the Saudi aggression in Sanaa, Yemen, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Yemen's Shiite rebels, who have taken over large parts of the country and have faced a Saudi-led air assault, said Wednesday they welcome United Nations-led talks to find a political solution to the conflict. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

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A Saudi soldier sits on top of an armor vehicle as he aims his weapons, on the border with Yemen, at a military point in Najran, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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Militiamen loyal to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi ride on an army vehicle on a street in Aden, Yemen, on March 20, 2015. Yemen's Shiite rebels, backed by supporters of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, have seized the third-largest city after capturing the capital Sanaa in September, effectively splitting the country in half and hindering U.S. efforts to combat a powerful local al Qaeda affiliate. Hadi, a close U.S. ally, fled house arrest in Sanaa last month and has set up a base in the port city of Aden, the former capital of the once-independent south. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves the Parliament building where Pakistani lawmakers discuss the crisis in Yemen, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, April, 2015. Zarif is on a two-days visit to Pakistan to discuss the conflict in Yemen, where a Saudi-led air campaign supported by Pakistan is battling Iranian-supported Shiite rebels. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

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Members of Pakistan's civil society chant slogans against the Saudi-led coalition targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen in Lahore. Pakistan's defense minister confirmed a request for soldiers Monday, raising the possibility of a ground offensive (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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Yemenis stand amid the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes in a village near Sanaa, Yemen, in this Saturday, April 4, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)

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The Yemen Model (Illustration by Michael Ramirez for Creators Syndicate)

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National Edition Opinion cover for April 1, 2015 - Satrapy fishing in the Yemen (Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times)

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Just a little tactical retreat from Yemen. (Illustration by Scott Stantis of the Chicago Tribune)

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A Houthi Shiite fighter stands guard as people search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa airport in Yemen, Thursday. Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes targeting military installations in Yemen held by Shiite rebels. (Associated Press)