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Yemeni army liberate an important mountain chain in Kitaf, Saada province

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 23:03

Yemen’s army liberated a strategic mountain range in the Kitaf district of Saada province, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported.

Yemen’s Houthi militia using human shields

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 22:55

The Iranian-backed Houthi militia is using human shields and continues to violate a cease-fire in Yemen, a spokesman for the Arab coalition told a weekly press briefing in Riyadh on Monday.

Pope senses ‘good will’ in UAE for Yemen peace process

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 22:52

Pope Francis said Tuesday he sensed "good will to bring about a process of peace" in Yemen during his meetings with officials from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia's key ally in the war.

Top Yemeni commander wounded in rebel drone strike dies

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 23:57

Yemen's deputy chief of staff died Sunday from wounds sustained last month in a drone attack by Huthi rebels on the country's largest air base, the information minister said.

UN urges Yemen's warring sides to quit main port of Hodeidah

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 23:55

The United Nations Security Council urged the warring parties in Yemen on Monday to withdraw forces from the country's main port of Hodeidah and two other ports "without further delays."

Yemen truce monitor mission to meet on U.N.-hired ship

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 23:36

A committee overseeing a ceasefire in Hodeidah will hold its next meeting on a ship off the port city as Yemen’s warring parties cannot agree on a venue, Yemeni and U.N.

Jordan to host Yemen talks focusing on prisoner swap deal

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 23:32

A spokesman for Jordan’s Foreign Ministry says the country will host a round of UN-backed talks between the internationally recognized government of Yemen and the Houthi militias, about a prisoner

Pope faces critics over Yemen on first papal visit to UAE

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 23:14

Pope Francis will be the first pontiff to visit the Arabian peninsula, the birthplace of Islam, when he celebrates mass this week in front of an expected 120,000 people in Abu Dhabi.

Breaking: Key Houthi commander killed by Saudi airstrike in northern Yemen

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 23:13

 key commander of the Houthi forces was reportedly killed by a Saudi airstrike in northern Yemen last night.

Yemen, Saudi Arabia and UAE ask UN to pressure Houthis on ceasefire deal

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 23:05

Yemen’s government and its allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates asked the UN Security Council on Thursday to turn up the pressure on Houthi rebels to uphold a ceasefire deal.

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