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Yemeni Opposition Says Plan ‘Dead’

Yemen’s Joint Meetings Party, a coalition of six opposition groups, says a plan to end the country’s political crisis is dead following a visit by the chief envoy of Arab Gulf states seeking to broker a deal.

Elsewhere in the Middle East, Syrian security forces attacked street protesters for a second day. Nine were killed in an army attack on Talkalakh, according to the al-Jazeera and al- Arabiya television networks, citing French news agency Agence France-Presse. Four were killed in Ain Al Tina, according to the Syrian news agency.