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UN chief condemns attacks in Yemen's Taiz, calls on parties to negotiate 'in good faith'

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 18:04

 4 June 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned attacks in the Yemeni city of Taiz, which were carried out with heavy weapons, including rockets, mortars and artillery.

Yemen warring parties ‘close to settlement’

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 04:10

Yemen’s warring parties are close to a settlement in peace talks being held in Kuwait, the United Nations’ special envoy for Yemen Esmail Ould Shaikh Ahmad said.

Saudi Arabia Forms Group to Investigate Yemen Airstrike Claims

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 02:54

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—Saudi Arabia on Sunday announced the formation of an independent group to investigate claims of airstrikes that have led to civilian deaths in Yemen, where the kingdom has led

Rebel Shelling Destroys Museum in Yemen

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 02:46

Shelling by Yemen's Shiite Houthi rebels in the heavily contested western city of Taiz struck a museum housing rare manuscripts and the possessions of a deceased ruler, activists said Wednesday.

Senior Al-Qaida Leader Killed in Yemen Clashes

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 15:24

Pro-government fighters in Yemen report they have killed a senior al-Qaida leader along with at least two other militants.

Yemen's truce in danger of collapse; prisoner swap blocked

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 05:23

Photo: Houthi Shi'ite militia in Sanaa YOL

Morocco sends ground troops to fight in Yemen

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 20:44

Dubai: Morocco, as part of the Saudi-led coalition, will send ground troops to fight against the Al Houthi militants in Yemen.

Yemen, allies in Taez offensive as peace talks uncertain

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 06:11

Yemeni loyalists and Saudi-led coalition forces launched an offensive Monday to retake the key battleground province of Taez from Iran-backed rebels, as uncertainty surrounded the fate of UN-broker

Yemen officials say airstrikes, clashes kill some 40 rebels

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 06:08

Yemeni security officials say Saudi-led airstrikes and clashes have killed some 40 Shiite rebels and their allies over the past 24 hours.

Yemen informs UN on Houthis' violations in Taiz

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 22:46

RIYADH: The government of Yemen has informed the United Nations on the continued violations by the rebel Houthi group and militias loyal to ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh against civilians in

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