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Coalition raids on rebels in Yemen capital kill 43

Sanaa - Saudi-led coalition warplanes killed 43 soldiers on Wednesday when they targeted a rebel troop headquarters in the Yemeni capital as the United Nations tried to reschedule postponed peace talks.

Op-Ed: Southern separatist militia capture Yemen town from Houthi rebels

Aden - The Popular Resistance militia group, associated with a Southern Yemen secessionist movement, have finally taken control of the small city of Dalea from Houthi rebels after battling for months.

Fierce fighting in Yemen as peace hopes fade

Sanaa - Rebel forces and loyalist fighters were locked in fierce fighting in Yemen on Monday as hopes of a political solution faded after the United Nations postponed peace talks.

Op-Ed: Iranian aid ship unloads in Djibouti but aid plane unable to land

Djibouti - An Iranian news agency said an Iranian Red Crescent plane carrying 20 tonnes of food for Yemen was denied permission to land in Djibouti the location of a UN food distribution hub.

Blow to Yemen peace efforts as UN talks postponed

Aden - A United Nations conference designed to help forge peace in war-ravaged Yemen has been postponed, a UN official said Sunday, just four days before it was due to begin.

Fresh air strikes and ground fighting in Yemen

Sanaa - Saudi-led warplanes launched a fresh wave of air strikes across Yemen targeting Iran-backed rebels as fighting raged on the ground in the south of the country, witnesses said.

Op-Ed: Iranian aid ship avoids confrontation and docks at Djibouti

Djibouti - An Iranian aid ship, Nejat or Rescue, that had originally planned to land at the Houthi rebel-held port Hodeida in Yemen, has now sailed to Djibouti where the UN has a transportation hub for distribution of aid to Yemen

Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen rebels in three cities

Sanaa - Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition pounded Shiite rebels across three Yemeni cities on Friday, as Riyadh reported the death of a Saudi child from cross-border fire.

UN to hold Yemen peace talks on May 28

Geneva - The UN has set May 28 to begin Yemen peace talks in Geneva but only one party to the conflict may attend. The Hadi government based in Saudi Arabia demands that the rebel Houthis give up some of the territory they have taken as a condition of taking part.

Raids hit Yemen rebels, allies ahead of new talks bid

Sanaa - Saudi-led coalition warplanes carried out fresh raids on rebel positions in southern Yemen Thursday as pro-government tribesmen advanced on Shiite Huthi strongholds in the north, tribal and army sources said.

Op-Ed: Iranian cargo ship to dock directly at Houthi-held port in Yemen

Hodeida - When stories involving conflicts are involved it is difficult to sort out fact from fiction and propaganda. Often there are serious discrepancies between narratives depending upon their source.

UN announces Yemen talks, but govt demands rebel pullout

Sanaa - The United Nations announced Wednesday a date for its conference on Yemen, where Saudi-led warplanes have intensified raids against rebels in a conflict that has displaced half a million people.

UN says half a million Yemenis displaced as capital pounded

Sanaa - The United Nations said more than half a million people have been displaced in Yemen's conflict, where the capital was bombarded Tuesday for the first time since a ceasefire ended.

Fresh coalition strikes on south Yemen as truce expires

Sanaa - Saudi-led coalition air strikes resumed against rebel positions in Yemen's south after a five-day ceasefire expired late Sunday, despite a UN envoy's calls for an extension of the truce.

UN envoy urges extension of Yemen humanitarian truce

Sanaa - A UN envoy called for an extension of a five-day humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen due to expire later Sunday as the Huthi Shiite rebels boycotted political talks in Riyadh.

South Yemen clashes kill dozens as ceasefire nears end

Sanaa - Fierce clashes between rebels and pro-government forces killed dozens across south Yemen on Saturday, threatening to derail a humanitarian ceasefire drawn up to bring vital aid to the war-wracked country.

Saudi warns rebels over Yemen truce breaches

Sanaa - The Saudi-led coalition against Huthi rebels in Yemen warned a five-day truce "would not last long" in the face of alleged breaches, as the UN called for calm to allow badly needed aid to reach the country.

Aid flows in Yemen as coalition alleges truce violations

Sanaa - Aid agencies began delivering help to desperate civilians in Yemen as a five-day ceasefire took hold after nearly seven weeks of Saudi-led air strikes against Iran-backed rebels.

Op-Ed: Iran sends aid ship to Yemen with naval escort

Sanaa - Iranian Admiral Hossein Azad said that the 34th naval group was in the Gulf of Aden in the Bab-al-Mandab strait and had been given the task of protecting the Iranian aid ship.

Aid flows in Yemen as ceasefire takes hold

Sanaa - Aid agencies began delivering help to desperate civilians in Yemen on Wednesday as a five-day ceasefire took hold after nearly seven weeks of Saudi-led air strikes against Iran-backed rebels.
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