UN envoy meets with Yemen president as war toll hits 10 000

2017-01-17 13:57

A UN envoy held talks with Yemen's President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi as the United Nations said the death toll from the war had reached 10 000.

Bombing, air strikes kill 25 in Yemen

2017-01-02 21:14

Eleven civilians, including five members of one family, and 14 Huthi rebels have been killed in shelling and air strikes in Yemen in two days, military and rebel sources have said.

ISIS suicide bomber kills 35 Yemen soldiers

2016-12-11 05:57

A suicide bomber has killed 35 soldiers and wounded around 50 at a military camp in Yemen's southern city of Aden, sources say.

African migrants flock to Yemen despite conflict: UN

2016-11-29 20:57

More than 100 000 migrants from the Horn of Africa have flocked to Yemen this year despite a raging conflict in the country, the UN says.

Morocco quits Africa-Arab summit over presence of Polisario

2016-11-23 16:00

Morocco and several Arab countries have walked out of an Africa-Arab nations summit in Equatorial Guinea to protest the presence of a delegation from the Polisario Front, says media reports.

Scores reported dead in heavy fighting in Yemen

2016-11-17 19:05

Clashes across the country leave 51 dead as Hadi loyalists seek to open three fronts against Houthis and their allies.

Strikes on Yemen detention centre: Toll updated

2016-10-30 20:34

Saudi-led coalition air strikes on rebel-held security buildings in Yemen's west, including a detention centre, killed 60 people, an official has said, updating the toll from 38 dead.

WFP warns of increasing hunger in war-torn Yemen

2016-10-27 08:00

The World Food Programme is warning of a worsening food crisis in war-torn Yemen, saying the 19-month conflict has increased hunger and malnutrition.

UN envoy asks for Yemen cease-fire extension

2016-10-23 09:04

UN Special Envoy for Yemen urges warring parties in the Arab country to extend a temporary cease-fire for at least another 72 hours

UN announces agreement on 72-hour Yemen cease-fire

2016-10-18 09:51

The United Nations' special envoy for Yemen says the warring parties in the Arab nation have agreed to a 72-hour cease-fire which will take effect just before midnight.


Fighting rages in Yemen

2017-01-12 06:13

Yemeni security officials say heavy fighting continued to rage near the strategic Red Sea strait of Bab al-Mandab western Yemen.

At least 48 soldiers killed in Yemen blast

2016-12-18 16:40

A suicide bomber has blown himself up outside a military camp in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, killing at killing at least 48 soldiers, a Health Ministry official says.

Horn of Africa migrants flock to Yemen despite conflict

2016-12-01 06:27

More than 100 000 migrants from the Horn of Africa have flocked to Yemen this year despite a raging conflict in the country, the UN says.

UN Yemen envoy in new bid for peace

2016-11-28 06:28

The UN envoy for Yemen has announced a new bid for peace talks between the government and rebels, after the latest ceasefire failed to end the 20-month conflict.

Yemen ceasefire ends without extension

2016-11-21 17:29

A 48-hour ceasefire has ended in Yemen after failing to stem violence across the country, with both sides blaming each other for deadly "violations" of the US-backed truce.

Proposed UN resolution demands Yemen cease-fire and talks

2016-11-03 12:19

A proposed UN resolution would demand that all parties in Yemen immediately honour an April cease-fire and resume peace negotiations on the basis of a roadmap covering political and security issues.

Saudi-led raids on Yemen prison kill 38

2016-10-30 11:54

At least 38 people have been killed in Saudi-led air strikes on rebel-held security buildings in Yemen.

Raids intensify despite UN call to extend Yemen truce

2016-10-23 11:41

Warplanes from the pro-government Arab coalition conducted strikes on rebel positions in Yemen hours after the UN envoy appealed for the renewal of a ceasefire.

Fighting rages in Yemen despite truce

2016-10-22 19:03

Fierce gun battles have erupted between Yemeni rebels and pro-government forces along the border with Saudi Arabia despite truce.

US, Britain, UN demand Yemen ceasefire within days

2016-10-16 18:18

The United States, Britain and the UN peace envoy to Yemen have urged the warring parties in the country's civil war to declare a ceasefire within days.

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