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Rebels hail Yemen ceasefire accord a 'success', despite skirmishes

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 22:25

Huthi rebels on Saturday hailed a ceasefire accord for a vital Yemeni port agreed at UN-brokered peace talks in Sweden, although the deal's implementation remained fragile.

Battles taking place on eastern outskirts of Yemen's Hodeida after truce deal.

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 22:25

Fighting broke out on the outskirts of Yemen's port city of Hodeida Friday, residents said, a day after a ceasefire agreement was reached by the warring parties at U.N.-sponsored peace talks.

Russia Ready To Cooperate In Resolving Conflict In Yemen - Nebenzia

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 22:23

Russia is ready to cooperate in resolving the Yemeni conflict and advancing peace and stability throughout the region, Russian Ambassador to the UN Vassily Nebenzia told the Security Council on Fri

Peace possible in Yemen, says Pompeo on agreement reached in Sweden.

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 22:14

“The United States commends participants from the Yemen consultations in Sweden for making progress on key initiatives, including a cease-fire and withdrawal of forces in Hodeidah, prisoner exchang

Saudi ambassador to Yemen says Hodeidah agreement to start Friday.

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 22:09

Saudi ambassador to Yemen Mohammed al-Jabir told Al Arabiya TV on Thursday that enforcement procedures of the Hodeidah agreement made earlier between Yemen’s warring parties will start tomorrow.

Senate Votes to End Aid for Yemen Fight Over Khashoggi Killing and Saudis’ War Aims.

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 22:06

The Senate voted on Thursday to end American military assistance for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen in the strongest show of bipartisan defiance against President Trump’s defense of the kingdom over t

UN Yemen mission to rush to Hodeidah to oversee ceasefire.

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 22:02

A small-scale UN monitoring mission will rush to the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah next week to oversee a ceasefire, the UN special envoy for Yemen has told diplomats in New York.

British foreign secretary to meet both sides at Yemen talks in Stockholm.

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:55

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will attend the UN-led Yemen peace talks in Stockholm on Thursday.

The Latest: WFP welcomes Yemen cease-fire announcement.

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:37

The Latest on the U.N.-sponsored Yemen peace talks that are wrapping up in Sweden.

Yemen war: Truce for lifeline port city of Hudaydah

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:25

Warring parties in Yemen have agreed to a ceasefire for the port city of Hudaydah, principal lifeline for two-thirds of the country.

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