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Yemen talks stop after UN envoy departure

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 02:58

Dialogue talks between Yemen's political forces were suspended Saturday following the departure of UN Special Envoy Jamal Benomar, a political source has said.

Yemen president in secure place after air strike, official says

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 23:41

Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi is safe at a secure location, an aide said, after an unidentified warplane on Thursday attacked a compound in the southern city of Aden where he is based.

Houthi Rebels Release Detained Yemeni Ministers

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 16:35

Houthi rebels released Yemen’s

Yemen Shiite Houthi leader says holding indirect talks with Saudi Arabia

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 23:07

 Yemen's Houthi militia leader said on Sunday the group was engaged in indirect talks with neighbor Saudi Arabia, Yemeni state news agency Saba reported.

Yemen Shiite militia holds military drill near Saudi border

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 02:16

The Shiite Huthi militia that has seized power in Yemen's capital held military exercises near the border of Sunni heavyweight Saudi Arabia, their spokesman said Friday.

GCC states say Yemen crisis talks open to Houthis

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 02:01

Talks aimed at pulling Yemen out of crisis are open to the Shiite Houthi militia which seized power in Sanaa last month, Qatar's Foreign Minister Khalid al-Attiyah said on Thursday.

Yemen president announces 'Aden country's capital'

Sun, 03/08/2015 - 19:52

Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who fled to Aden after escaping from the Houthi armed group controlling Sanaa, considers the southern port city to be Yemen's capital, a top aide said.

Indonesia repatriates 27 student from Yemen

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:31

The Indonesian government repatriated 27 students, some of whom were with their relatives, from Yemen on Thursday because of the deteriorating security situation in the Middle Eastern country, the

Yemen's Houthis rebels seize national dialogue HQ, president insists group must leave Sanaa

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:08

Yemen's dominant Shi'ite Muslim Houthi militia seized the offices of a political conciliation body late on Wednesday, hours after the president refused U.N.-brokered talks with their powerful movem

Kidnapped Iranian diplomat held in Yemen freed

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:51

An Iranian diplomat held hostage in Yemen since 2013 returned home to Tehran on Thursday amid conflicting accounts of how he was fre

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