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First Tangible Success of Sweden Talks: Captives’ Lists

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 21:56

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

Yemen warring parties agree to swap prisoners

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 04:54

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

Saudi King urges action against Iran, backs Yemen peace

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 19:21

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 ballistic missile program, and reiterated the Kingdom's su

Yemen president sacks prime minister amid economic woes

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 05:27

Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi on Monday fired Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dagher and ordered him to be investigated in connection to the country’s economic woes, the official Saba news agenc

UN warns Yemen could see ‘worst famine in a century’ in coming months

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 05:26

Yemen is on the verge of the “worst famine in a century”, the United Nations has warned.

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

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 16:29

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

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

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 02:22

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 Geneva between the country’s warring sides.

UN envoy to Yemen announces the first peace talks in Geneva

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 02:21

Martin Griffiths, Special Envoy for Yemen, has announced that peace talks will convene in Geneva starting on 6 September.

Former US ambassador to Yemen accuses Yemeni vice president of corruption

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 16:14

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, Gerald Feierstein, was tweeted last week accusing th

UN envoy arrives Yemen for talks with Houthi rebels

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 03:20

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

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