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British FM says Yemen peace process 'could be dead within weeks'

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 03:43

British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday that a peace process in Yemen’s main port city “could be dead within weeks” without more committed effort from both sides.

Yemen: Government forces, rebels clash in Al-Hudaydah

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 03:41

Clashes erupted between government forces and Houthi rebels in the coastal city of Al-Hudaydah on Sunday, according to a Yemeni government source.

Yemen's rebels say UN cease-fire monitoring chief attacked in Hodeidah

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 03:42

Yemen's Houthi rebels said the convoy of the UN cease-fire monitoring chief Danish general Michael Lollesgaard was attacked in a frontline in the Yemeni Red Sea port city of Hodeidah on Saturday.

UK's Hunt holds Saudi talks on Yemen conflict, rights

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 03:40

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt held talks on Saturday (Mar 2) with his Saudi counterpart in Riyadh that focused on journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder and the jailing of women activists in t

Houthi Leader Decries UK as Accomplice in War on Yemen

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 03:37

Chairman of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee criticized British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s comments about efforts for peace in Yemen, denouncing London as an accomplice in the foreign a

Community protests in Yemen condemning continuation of Saudi aggression crimes

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 03:28

Yemeni protests Friday were organized throughout the country after the Friday prayer, to condemn the crimes and violations of the US-Saudi aggression. 

Senators to Reintroduce Bill to End US Involvement in Yemen War Next Week

Sat, 03/02/2019 - 04:18

Having seen a successful Senate vote late last year and a successful House vote earlier this month both come to naught on ending the Yemen War, the Senate is reportedly planning to try again.

Hunt begins Gulf visit in attempt to salvage Yemen peace plan

Sat, 03/02/2019 - 04:16

Britain’s foreign secretary has begun a three-day visit to the Middle East in an effort to salvage Yemen’s faltering ceasefire, telling Houthi rebels they must start withdrawing their forces from t

‘Iran Asked to Help Saudis Leave Yemen without Losing Face’

Sat, 03/02/2019 - 04:06

A leading Iranian journalist says Saudi Arabia has asked Iran to pave the way for Riyadh’s honourable exit from Yemen which has been the target of Saudis air raids since 2015.

UN envoy departs Yemen after three-day visit

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 04:20

UN envoy Martin Griffiths left Sanaa on Thursday following a three-day visit to Yemen during which he held intensive talks with Houthi rebel leaders.

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