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Media captionThe BBC's Frank Gardner has been given to the facility that was damaged in Saudi Arabia on 14 September

Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels to end all attacks on Saudi Arabia as part of a peace initiative.

A statement said the proposal could send "a powerful message of the will to end the war".

The offer comes a week after drone and missile strikes hit Saudi Arabian oil facilities.

Houthi rebels have been attacked, but the US and Saudi Arabia have blamed Iran.

Tehran denies any involvement in the strikes.

Yemen's civil war has killed 10,000 and pushed millions to the edge of starvation in what has become the world's worst man-made humanitarian disaster.

Saudi Arabia and its regional allies drastically escalated the conflict in 2015 when they launched Houthis, who had ousted President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi and seized the capital, Sanaa.

The Houthis have launched numerous drones, missiles and rocket attacks on the Gulf kingdom.

What have the Houthis offered?

In a televised announcement, Houthi Supreme Political Council Chair Mahdi al-Mashat said the group would end up on Saudi Arabia, provided the kingdom and its allies did the same.

"We reserve the right to return and reply to our initiative," he said, and called on all parties in Yemen to work towards "comprehensive national reconciliation".

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The announcement came as Houthi followers marked the fifth anniversary of the rebels' capture of Yemen's capital, Sanaa

On Saturday, A Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths greeted the haul on strikes and the calls for a political solution.

"The special sent stresses the importance of taking advantage of all the necessary steps to reduce violence, military escalation and unhelpful rhetoric," a statement issued from his office read.

What about the attacks on Saudi oil facilities?

The Houthis has the responsibility for the attacks on the world and the location of the world.

But both the Saudis and the US have blame squarely on Iran.

Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir on Saturday said the weapons were used in Iran.

Speaking to reporters in Riyadh, Mr Jubeir said that it would be possible to consult with allies and would take necessary measures.

"The kingdom calls upon the international community to assume their responsibility in condemning those that stand behind this act, and to take a stand against this reckless behavior that threatens the global economy," he said.

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Media captionSaudi Arabia says the direction of the strikes showed the missiles could not come from Yemen

The Trump Administration backs the Saudi charges. Unnamed senior officials have told US media that the evidence suggests the strikes originated in the south of Iran.

Officials on Friday announced a moderate deployment of US troops to Saudi Arabia, to help boost its missile and air defense.

But the head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard in Iran, Gen Gen Hossein Salami, warned on Saturday that the country's "readiness to respond to any aggression is definitive".

"Be careful, a limited aggression will not remain limited." We'll be pursuing any aggressor, "he said at the opening of an exhibition of captured drones in the capital, Tehran. "We'll continue until the full destruction of any aggressor."

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Speaking at the same event, the head of the Guards' aerospace branch, Brig Gen Amirali Hajizadeh, said the US should be informed about its past failures and that any attack on Iran would receive a crushing response.

The country's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is an elite branch of Tehran's military and has been designated a terrorist organization by the US.

Iran, the regional rival of Saudi Arabia, is an opponent of the US, and tensions between the two have risen markedly this year. The US said Iran was behind attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf in June and July, further accusations being rejected by Tehran.