Saudi Arabia Declares Two-Week Cease-Fire in Yemen

BEIRUT—Saudi Arabia declared a unilateral two-week cease-hearth in Yemen as Riyadh attempts to extricate alone from a costly and protracted war with Iran-backed Houthi fighters.

The truce is established to acquire influence on Thursday in an hard work to inject new momentum into attempts by the United Nations to conclusion the five-year-aged conflict.

Even so, Houthi officers…