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Sanaa Has Quiet Night as Yemen Truce Starts, Some Small Breaches

SANAA, Oct 20 – Parties to Yemen’s war adhered for the most part to a 72-hour truce that began just before midnight on Wednesday and the capital Sanaa passed its first night in three months without air strikes, residents and officials said. The truce was generally holding across the Arabian Peninsula state, local officials and

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Yemen Ceasefire Set to Start on Wednesday Night – U.N. Envoy

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 18 – A 72-hour ceasefire in Yemen is due to start on Wednesday night, the U.N. envoy for Yemen said on Monday after he received commitments from all of the country’s warring factions. U.N. Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said the cessation of hostilities would begin at 2359 local

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Yemen’s Houthis Seize Military Base, Endangering Peace Talks

CAIRO, May 1  – Yemen’s Houthi movement and its armed allies seized a military base north of the capital Sanaa on Sunday, dealing a setback to a shaky ceasefire and peace talks in Kuwait aimed at ending a year-long war. Unlike most of Yemen’s soldiers, those at the Umaliqa base had refused to take sides

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Coalition Troops Seize Main Yemen Oil Terminal From Al Qaeda

By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN, April 25  – Yemeni government forces and their Emirati allies took control of the country’s largest oil export terminal from Al Qaeda on Monday, Yemeni security officials said, a day after sweeping the militant group from its nearby stronghold. The lightning advance is a major shift in strategy for the Saudi-led

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Yemen Peace Talks Delayed by Ongoing Combat

KUWAIT, April 18 – Peace talks in Kuwait aimed at ending over a year of civil war and a Saudi-led intervention in Yemen will not begin on Monday as planned, officials from the warring sides said, amid objections over continued fighting despite an announced ceasefire. Delegations representing Yemen’s Houthi group and the party of ex-president

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