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UN adjourns Yemen talks to Jan 14, seeks full ceasefire

Yemen's warring parties have agreed to meet for a second round of talks starting on January 14 but first need to agree a permanent ceasefire, the United Nations envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said on Sunday. Yemen's warrin

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Saudi-led forces capture Yemeni islands from Houthis

Arab coalition forces have captured a Yemeni Red Sea archipelago used by Iran-allied Houthis for storing and smuggling weapons into Yemen, the Saudi-led alliance and local fishermen said on Thursday. The Saudi-led coalition has be

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Yemen's Houthis, Saleh's party accept UN peace terms

Yemen's Houthi group and the party of the former president have accepted a peace plan brokered by the United Nations in talks in Oman, paving the way for resuming negotiations to end months of conflict in the country. Both gro

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Aden attacks kill 15 Gulf coalition soldiers

Attacks on several targets in Aden on Tuesday killed 15 soldiers from a Saudi-led Arab coalition and its Yemeni allies, the official Wam news agency of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported on its Twitter feed. Explosions hit a

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Saudi border officers killed in Yemen attack

A district commander and a sergeant in Saudi Arabia's border guard have been killed in an attack launched from across the frontier with Yemen, the Saudi interior ministry said on Saturday. The men were killed by heavy gunfire

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Iran ‘in new bid to back Yemeni rebels’

Iran allegedly supplied counterfeit currency worth more than $8 billion to Yemeni rebels to fund their coup against President Abd-rabbo Mansour Hadi. Iran is considered to be the main country supporting the Houthis who have caused

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Yemen peace talks next week, says UN

The United Nations said peace talks aimed at ending the conflict in Yemen are set to resume next week in the region and urged all parties to participate "in good faith." Saudi Arabia and Arab allies intervened in March t

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50 soldiers from UAE, Bahrain killed in Yemen attack

At least 50 soldiers from the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain were killed in Yemen on Friday in the deadliest attack on Gulf Arab troops in the Saudi-led military campaign against Houthi forces, Gulf news agencies said. The incid

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Exiled ministers return to Aden

Several ministers and top intelligence officials touched down in Yemen's war-torn southern city of Aden on Thursday, Yemeni officials said, in the first visit by the exiled government based in Saudi Arabia in more than three months of war.

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Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemen 2 hours into truce

Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemen's capital and another main city causing explosions, residents reported, two hours after a United Nations humanitarian truce took effect. Bombing pounded Yemeni military positions east of the cap

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