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Saudi-led coalition announces 5-day Yemen ceasefire

Saudi-led coalition forces announced on Saturday a five-day humanitarian ceasefire would take effect in Yemen starting Sunday (July 26) evening at the request of exiled president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. A Saudi-led Arab coalition

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Yemen ceasefire starts, to last until end of Ramadan

Yemen's warring factions confirmed their agreement on Thursday to a temporary humanitarian ceasefire set to begin on Friday (July 10) night, United Nations envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said. The pause in the fighting will la

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Yemen ceasefire announcement 'within 24 hours'

A humanitarian ceasefire for Yemen is expected to be announced within 24 hours, the news agency of the dominant, Iranian-allied Houthi group quoted the UN special envoy to the country as saying. The report by the Saba news agency

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Yemen talks end without ceasefire

UN-sponsored talks in Geneva on a ceasefire between Yemen's warring parties ended on Friday without a deal as Saudi-led warplanes staged further strikes on the dominant Houthi armed faction and allies including elite Republican Guards.

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Saudi-led alliance resumes air strikes on Yemen

A Saudi Arabian-led coalition resumed air strikes against Yemen's Houthi militia in Aden overnight, hours after the expiry of a truce meant to facilitate badly needed humanitarian aid, a Reuters eyewitness said. The witness sa

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Fighting continues in Yemeni city despite truce, 10 killed

At least 10 people were killed in heavy clashes in Yemen on Friday despite a five-day humanitarian truce, while aid distribution to the millions deprived of food, fuel and medicine by weeks of fighting and air strikes continued. S

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Yemen aid starts to flow as truce mostly holds

Relief agencies on Thursday used a five-day humanitarian truce in Yemen to expand aid distribution to some of the millions deprived of food, fuel and medicine by weeks of fighting and air strikes. Saudi Arabia, leading a coalition

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Yemen truce set to begin on Tuesday, says Saudi

Saudi Arabia said on Friday a five-day humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen would begin on Tuesday if the Iranian-allied Houthi militia it has been fighting agreed to the pause. Supported by the United States, a Saudi-led coalition beg

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Iran sees Yemen ceasefire in coming hours

Iran's deputy foreign minister said he was optimistic that a ceasefire in the Yemen conflict would be announced later on Tuesday, the Iranian Tasnim news agency reported. Iran has consistently called for a halt to Saudi-led ai

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Gulf states unhappy over UN chief's truce appeal

Several Gulf Arab states are unhappy about UN chief Ban Ki-moon's call for an immediate ceasefire by all sides in Yemen and are expected to raise the issue in a meeting with him early next week, UN diplomatic sources said on Friday.

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