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UN leader in Yemen safe after reported shooting amid peace talks

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 22:32

The head of a United Nations mission tasked with overseeing a peace deal in Yemen‘s Hodeidah port city is safe following a reported shooting incident, the United Nations said on Thursday.

Jordan agrees to host Yemen talks about prisoner exchange

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 23:26

Jordan says it has agreed to host U.N-brokered negotiations between Yemen's warring sides about a prisoner exchange.

Yemen’s Houthis Refute Pompeo’s Accusations of Hodeida Truce Violations

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 23:18

Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, the head of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee, said that the Houthis’ withdrawal from Hodeida refuted recent allegation made by U.S.

UN Security Council heads for vote on Yemen observer mission

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 23:00

Britain on Tuesday requested a vote at the UN Security Council on establishing a six-month observer mission to monitor a ceasefire in Yemen and oversee a pullback of forces, diplomats said.

Yemen conflict: Trump faces bipartisan move to end Saudi support

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 22:54

Newly empowered Democrats could force president to use veto to continue unpopular war.

Yemen rebels boycott meeting with United Nations-led truce monitors

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 23:31

Yemeni rebels on Sunday boycotted a meeting chaired by the head of a UN-led ceasefire monitoring team in the flashpoint city of Hodeida, accusing him of pursuing "other agendas".

Houthis force Yemen villagers to evacuate, top leader dismisses UN mission head

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 23:14

Yemeni villagers were forced to flee their homes in the Hajjah province Saturday by the Houthi  militias, a day after 15 civilians were killed and wounded by artillery shelling in the district of H

UN envoy heads to Yemen, Saudi Arabia as Hodeida truce holds

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 01:19

The UN envoy for Yemen will hold a new round of talks with Huthi rebels and the Saudi-backed government in the coming days as the United Nations said Thursday that a ceasefire in the key port city

Yemen rebels accuse UN body of sending rotten food aid.

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 01:30

YEMEN’S Huthi rebels today rejected UN accusations of selling aid meant for civilians, slamming the World Food Programme (WFP) for sending “rotten food” to the war-torn country.

UN casts doubts on Yemen's Houthi claim.

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 01:25

The United Nations cast doubt on Sunday on claims by Yemen's Houthi rebels to have withdrawn from the Red Sea port of Hodeida, saying such steps can only be credible if all other parties can verify

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