Yemen


Yemen govt suspends talks with rebels

2016-05-01 18:05

Yemen's government has temporarily suspended its participation in talks with Iran-backed rebels in protest at their takeover of a military base and continued ceasefire violations.

Yemen peace talks on hold as rebels delay arrival

2016-04-18 20:08

Crucial talks between Yemen's government and rebels have been delayed after the insurgents failed to show up, prompting UN concern over the fate of peace efforts for the war-torn country.

Yemen ceasefire takes hold

2016-04-11 22:52

A UN-brokered ceasefire has taken hold in Yemen despite sporadic clashes, raising hopes that peace talks due next week may finally resolve the country's devastating conflict.

Qaeda ambush kills 20 Yemen soldiers - military source

2016-04-09 19:44

Al-Qaeda militants have killed at least 20 Yemeni soldiers when they ambushed their military convoy.

Living and dying in war: A tragic tale of a Yemeni baby

2016-03-29 21:38

The baby was born in war, even as planes blasted his village in Yemen. Five months later, Udai Faisal died from war: His skeletal body broke down under the ravages of malnutrition, his limbs like twigs, his cheeks sunken, his eyes dry.

Death toll rises in US anti-Qaeda raid in Yemen

2016-03-24 18:59

A US airstrike on an al-Qaeda training camp in Yemen killed more than 70 fighters, provincial officials have said, raising an earlier toll of 40 dead.

Dozens dead, hurt in coalition raids in Yemen

2016-03-23 06:40

Saudi-led coalition air strikes have hit an al-Qaeda training camp in the network's southeastern Yemen stronghold, killing and wounding dozens, government officials in the region have said.

US welcomes Saudi pledge to wind down Yemen air war

2016-03-18 07:05

The White House has welcomed a pledge from a Saudi-led coalition to wind down the air war in Yemen, an announcement that could dial back tensions between Riyadh and Washington before President Barack Obama visits.

Toll from strike in Yemen rising : UN

2016-03-17 18:02

The number of people killed in air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition on a market in northern Yemen's rebel-held Hajja province, has risen to 119, a UN agency says.

Coalition raids on Yemen market kill 41 civilians

2016-03-15 22:22

At least 41 Yemeni civilians were killed when Saudi-led coalition warplanes hit a market in the rebel-held northern Hajja province, medics and tribal sources say.

 

Thousands march in Yemen to call for cease-fire

2016-04-29 20:44

Thousands of Yemenis are taking to the streets to call for an end to the fighting in the country's conflict.

Yemen groups start monitoring ceasefire

2016-04-16 17:37

Yemeni security officials say local committees monitoring a week-old ceasefire between the internationally recognised government and Shi'ite rebels, have agreed to begin their work on the ground in six front-lines.

Yemen ceasefire due to begin at midnight

2016-04-10 22:50

A UN-brokered ceasefire is due to take effect in Yemen ahead of a new attempt to reach a lasting peace deal.

Kerry urges Iran to help end wars in Yemen, Syria

2016-04-07 22:51

US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Iran to help end the wars raging in Yemen and Syria, criticising the Islamic republic's "destabilising actions" in the Middle East.

Yemen hit by triple suicide bombings

2016-03-25 22:50

Three suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State group have struck checkpoints of Yemeni loyalist forces in Aden, killing 22 people, including 10 civilians, a security official says.

UN: Ceasefire in Yemen on April 10

2016-03-23 22:00

The warring parties in Yemen have agreed to a ceasefire at midnight on April 10 ahead of a new round of peace talks starting April 18 in Kuwait, the UN says.

Yemeni govt, rebels agree on ceasefire - officials

2016-03-20 19:46

Yemeni officials say Shi'ite rebels and the internationally recognised government have agreed to begin a ceasefire for a week or two before their next round of negotiations.

Saudi to scale down Yemen campaign

2016-03-17 19:34

Saudi Arabia says its military coalition will scale down operations in Yemen, an announcement that came as the death toll from an airstrike by the alliance on a market north of the Yemeni capital reached 119.

Saudi-led Yemen market strike killed 33 rebels

2016-03-16 20:10

A Yemeni tribal chief says 33 of the 41 people killed in a Saudi-led air strike on a market in a northern province were rebel fighters, not civilians as first reported.

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In the headlines for Monday, 14 March 2016 the Gupta family insists there was no meeting with Mcebisi Jonas over the Minister of Finance position. Then, attackers hit three holiday resorts in the Ivory Coast on Sunday. Finally, a South African led team rescues a Yemeni baby in need of heart surgery.

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