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Progress In Peace Talks To Resolve Civil War In Yemen

Progress In Peace Talks To Resolve Civil War In Yemen

The United Nations secretary general has announced a ceasefire deal for a vital port city on the Red Sea. If it works, it would allow human…

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UN envoy hands Yemen's warring sides draft deal

UN envoy hands Yemen's warring sides draft deal

The U.N. special envoy for Yemen on Wednesday gave the country's warring sides at peace talks underway in Sweden a draft agreement they need to con…

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Yemen's rivals agree to swap 16,000 prisoners

Yemen's rivals agree to swap 16,000 prisoners

Yemen's warring sides have agreed terms on a large-scale prisoner swap with more than 16,000 detainees expected to be released early next year.…

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State Department says planned Senate vote is sending the 'wrong message' on Yemen

State Department says planned Senate vote is sending the 'wrong message' on Yemen

The U.S. Senate plans a vote on Yemen this week, and not everyone in Washington is happy about it. The State Department reiterated its fr…

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Yemeni prisoner swap will take weeks, Red Cross says

Yemeni prisoner swap will take weeks, Red Cross says

A prisoner swap in Yemen will take weeks and may involve the repatriation of third country nationals captured in the nearly four-year war, a senior…

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Yemen's warring sides set Jan. 20 for prisoner swap

Yemen's warring sides set Jan. 20 for prisoner swap

Delegations from Yemen's warring parties have agreed on Tuesday to set Jan. 20 as a final date to swap over 15,000 prisoners from both sides of the…

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Yemen's Saudi-backed government rejects UN troops in Hodeida city

Yemen's Saudi-backed government rejects UN troops in Hodeida city

RIMBO, Sweden: Yemen's Saudi-backed government is willing to accept a U.N. role in Hodeida's seaport, a lifeline for millions of people during the…

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Saudi crown prince's 'fit' delays UN resolution on war in Yemen

Saudi crown prince's 'fit' delays UN resolution on war in Yemen

ultiple sources tell CNN that a much-anticipated United Nations Security Council resolution calling for a cessation of hostilities in Yemen and for…

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UN: Next round of Yemen talks will tackle political solution

UN: Next round of Yemen talks will tackle political solution

The UN said future talks between Houthi rebels and Yemen's government will try to find a political solution to the conflict, as a government delega…

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Future Yemen should hold no Iranian-backed threat - U.S. official

Future Yemen should hold no Iranian-backed threat - U.S. official

ABU DHABI - The United States believes that the Yemen that emerges from civil war should not contain any Iranian-backed threat to Saudi Arabia and…

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First Tangible Success of Sweden Talks: Captives’ Lists

First Tangible Success of Sweden Talks: Captives’ Lists

A prisoner swap and exchanging lists of captives were the first fruitful outcomes of the three days of Yemen peace talks held in Sweden.…

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Yemen’s warring parties hold direct talks after 4 years of devastating conflic.

Yemen’s warring parties hold direct talks after 4 years of devastating conflic.

 Yemen‘s warring parties held the first direct talks in U.N.-led peace efforts in Sweden on Sunday to iron out a prisoner swap, one of several…

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US opposes ditching support for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen

US opposes ditching support for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen

The United States strongly opposes discontinuing support to the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen's war and will remain engaged in efforts to combat Ira…

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Yemen warring parties agree to swap  prisoners

Yemen warring parties agree to swap prisoners

YEMEN - Yemen's Saudi-backed government and the Huthi rebels have agreed to exchange hundreds of prisoners ahead of planned peace talks in Sweden,…

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Saudi King urges action against Iran, backs Yemen peace

Saudi King urges action against Iran, backs Yemen peace

RIYADH — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman on Monday called on the international community to put an end to Iran's nuclear and ballisti…

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The UN in Yemen deeply mourns the deaths of more than 30 civilians in Al Hudaydah

The UN in Yemen deeply mourns the deaths of more than 30 civilians in Al Hudaydah

On 22 August, an airstrike struck a house in Ad Durayhimi district, south of Al Hudaydah city, killing four civilians and injuring two more. The ne…

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UAE backs UN talks in Geneva on Yemen, says UAE official

UAE backs UN talks in Geneva on Yemen, says UAE official

The United Arab Emirates, a partner in the Arab coalition for restoring legitimacy in Yemen, said on Sunday that it backs the UN-brokered talks in…

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UN envoy to Yemen announces the first peace talks in Geneva

UN envoy to Yemen announces the first peace talks in Geneva

Martin Griffiths, Special Envoy for Yemen, has announced that peace talks will convene in Geneva starting on 6 September. It is the first time that…

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Former US ambassador to Yemen accuses Yemeni vice president of corruption

Former US ambassador to Yemen accuses Yemeni vice president of corruption

Jamal al-Awadhi, head of the National Center for Human Rights in Yemen, who is currently based in Paris, said the former US ambassador to Yemen, Ge…

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UN envoy arrives Yemen for talks with Houthi rebels

UN envoy arrives Yemen for talks with Houthi rebels

United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths arrived in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday for talks with Houthi rebels over peace pro…

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