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Warplanes bomb Saleh party HQ in Yemen capital

Sanaa - Saudi-led warplanes have bombed the Sanaa headquarters of the Yemeni party headed by former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who is allied to Shiite Huthi insurgents, the party said on Monday.

Fighting grips Yemen's Aden as UN envoy presses truce bid

Aden - Fighting gripped Yemen's second city Aden on Sunday as the UN envoy arrived in the rebel-held capital Sanaa to press efforts to broker a ceasefire.

Op-Ed: U.N. and others press for a humanitarian pause in Yemen conflict

Sanaa - Pressure is building from the United States, other countries, and the United Nations for a "humanitarian pause" in the bombing and fighting in Yemen during Ramadan.

Saudi-led air strike on Yemen rebel bastion 'kills 23'

Sanaa - A Saudi-led air strike on a Huthi Shiite rebel stronghold in Yemen's northern mountains killed 23 people early on Saturday, tribal sources said.The strike targeted a munitions factory in Saqayn, near Saada, the sources said.

Deadly clashes rock Yemen as UN raises emergency level

Aden - At least 22 people were killed Thursday in Yemen as fighting raged in the southern port of Aden and Saudi-led warplanes bombed Shiite rebels in the capital Sanaa, officials said.

Al-Qaeda attack in Yemen frees 1,200 prisoners

Taiz - News agency Saba reported that supporters of Al-Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula(AQAP) attacked the central prison in the city of Taiz and released more than 1,200 prisoners.

Yemen rebels kill 31 as UN declares highest-level emergency

Aden - Rebel fire on a residential district of Yemen's second city Aden killed more than 30 civilians, as the UN declared its highest level humanitarian emergency in the war-torn country.

IS car bomb kills 28 in Yemen capital Sanaa

Sanaa - An attack on Huthi rebel leaders in Yemen's capital claimed by the Islamic State group has killed at least 28 people, medics said Tuesday, in the latest anti-Shiite assault by the Sunni extremists.

UN envoy to Yemen trying to broker a peace deal

Aden - Ismail Ahmed, the UN envoy to Yemen, will travel to Kuwait on June 27 and then travel to Ryadh Saudi Arabia for a week's stay. Finally, he will move on to Sanaa, Yemen for another week to try and reach a preliminary peace deal to end the conflict.

Op-Ed: Talks in Oman seek cease fire in Yemen battles

Sanaa - Ismail Ahmed, the UN special envoy for Yemen has warned that Yemen is on the verge of famine with 31 million now in need of assistance versus 7 million just two years ago.

Yemen hit by deadly car bomb, air strikes as talks fail

Sanaa - A car bomb near a mosque in Yemen's capital Saturday killed two people, as Saudi-led warplanes bombarded second city Aden, after peace talks in Geneva ended without agreement.

Saudi-led strikes hit Yemen's Aden as peace talks fail

Aden - Saudi-led warplanes launched dawn raids Saturday against Shiite rebels in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, the military said, hours after peace talks in Geneva ended without agreement.

Op-Ed: U.S. concerned that Al-Qaeda financier is at Yemen peace talks

Geneva - The U.S. is expressing concerns that an Al-Qaeda financier is attending the UN-sponsored Yemen peace talks in Geneva as part of the Saudi and Gulf Cooperation Council(GCC) supported delegation of president-in-exile Mansour Hadi.

'No agreement' as Yemen peace talks end in Geneva

Sanaa - Yemen peace talks ended in Geneva on Friday with no agreement, but the United Nations said it was still optimistic a ceasefire could be reached "pretty soon.""I won't beat around the bush.

Violence breaks out at Yemen Geneva peace talks

Geneva - A news conference by the Houthi rebels held in Geneva on the sidelines of the peace talks was interrupted by protesters throwing shoes and calling the Houthis "criminals" and "dogs" who were "killing the children of South Yemen."

Blasts claimed by IS kill 31 at Shiite sites in Yemen

Sanaa - At least 31 people were killed Wednesday and dozens wounded in five simultaneous bombings claimed by the Islamic State group at Shiite mosques and offices in the Yemeni capital, medics and witnesses said.

Op-Ed: UN wants a two-week pause in Yemen conflict to mark Ramadan

Geneva - Even though the Houthi rebel delegation had not yet arrived, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon opened the peace conference in Geneva on Monday with a call for a two-week "humanitarian pause" in the fighting to mark Ramadan.

High stakes in Geneva as Yemen sides meet over bloody conflict

Sanaa - Yemen's warring factions will come together for the first time in Geneva Monday in a bid to resolve the bloody conflict between Iran-backed Shiite rebels and the government of exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi.

Yemen rebels head to Geneva talks as forces gain ground

Sanaa - A delegation of Yemeni rebels headed Sunday for UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva as their forces gained ground by seizing a provincial capital near the border with Saudi Arabia.

Op-Ed: Yemen peace talks in Geneva postponed until Monday

Geneva - Peace talks on Yemen that were to begin on Sunday June 15 in Geneva, Switzerland have been postponed one day until Monday. The arrival of the Houthi delegation has been delayed by logistical problems.
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