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TRUCE IN ARABIA.

YEMENI RULER WANTS PEACE. Acceptance of Ibn Saud's Terms.

CAIRO, May 13.— The official announce ment today of a truce between King Ibn Saud, ruler of the Hejaz and Ned], and the Imam of the Yemen appears to bring

a termination of the Arabian hostilities nearer. The Imam is reported to have agreed to Ibn Saud's conditions. The occupation by the Yemeni some time ago of the highland territory of Teh ama, on the frontier between the two in dependent States was followed by an in vasion of the Yemen by King Ibn Saud. The Saudi forces captured Hodeida. a Red Sea port in the Yemen, and were re ported yesterday to be advancing inland on Sana, capital of the Yemen, which the Yemenis were stated to be preparing to defend in force. 'Ibn Saud is reported to wish for a treaty guaranteeing peace for 20 years. Previously he had demanded the abdica tion of the Imam and the occupation of the frontier areas for five years by his troops. ? v It appears now that the leader of_ the Yemeni war party is the Crown Prince, Seif al Islam, with whom his father, the Imam, is apparently no lonser in agree ment, the Imam having undertaken imme diate fulfilment of Ibn Saud's conditions.

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