Special Reports

Yemen's warring factions find common ground in a foreign land

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 00:29

Far from the battlefields of Yemen, the hallways and common rooms of a Swedish castle have been hosting surprisingly cordial interactions between representatives from opposing sides of a bitter civ

US to continue support for Arab coalition in Yemen

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 05:38

ABU DHABI: The United States wants to continue support to the Arab coalition in Yemen’s war and will remain engaged in efforts to combat Iranian influence and Islamist militancy in the Arab state,

Yemen warring parties talk peace in Sweden as food shipments reportedly cleared

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 05:25

Rimbo, Sweden: Yemen’s warring parties have held the first direct talks in UN-led peace efforts to iron out a prisoner swap, one of several confidence-building measures intended to

Hodeida 'most difficult' issue at Yemen talks: UN source

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 22:09

The Yemeni city of Hodeida, home to both a valuable port and frontlines, has proved the most complex issue at UN-sponsored peace talks between warring parties, a source said.

Yemen rebel leader seeks torture probe, cites AP report

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 21:05

A top leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels has called for an investigation after The Associated Press found evidence of extreme torture in Houthi-run lockups.

Iran not interested in Yemen peace, says US state Department official

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 20:35

ran does not appear interested in a long-term peace settlement in Yemen, a US State Department official has told The National.

Around 20 million face food insecurity in Yemen due to conflict - UN

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 20:17

Around 20 million Yemenis are food insecure, UN agencies have said, adding the conflict ravaging the impoverished country was the key driver behind rising hunger levels.

Yemen peace talks begin in Sweden

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 18:16

Peace talks aimed at ending nearly four years of civil war in Yemen, described by the UN special envoy as an important milestone, have started in Sweden.

Yemen will need billions to run government, avoid rial collapse: UN aid chief

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 05:06

GENEVA  - Yemen’s government will need billions of dollars in external support to finance its 2019 budget and avoid another currency collapse in addition to $4 billion in aid, U.N.


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