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U.N. Peace Plan for Yemen Seems to Sideline Exiled President

By Mohammed Ghobari SANAA, Oct 27  – A U.N. peace proposal to end a 19-month war in Yemen appears aimed at sidelining exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and setting up a government of less divisive figures, according to a copy seen by Reuters. Hadi fled the armed advance of the Iranian-allied Houthi movement in March

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Yemen’s Exiled Government Welcomes U.S. Plan for Restart of Peace Talks

ABU DHABI, Aug 28 – Yemen’s Saudi-backed exiled government said on Saturday it welcomed a plan agreed by the United States, Gulf Arab states and the United Nations to restart peace talks with a goal of forming a unity government. U.N.-sponsored negotiations to end 18 months of fighting in the impoverished country on Saudi Arabia’s

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Yemen Peace Talks Extended By a Week: U.N. Envoy

CAIRO, July 31 – Talks aimed at ending Yemen’s war, which had appeared on the brink of collapse after a major disagreement between the government and its Houthi militia foes, have been extended by a week, the United Nations envoy to Yemen said on Sunday. “We hope that the delegations can utilize this remaining week

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Fourteen Soldiers Killed in Southern Yemen Clashes: Officials

ADEN, May 30 – Fourteen government soldiers were killed on Sunday in a push to retake a southern Yemeni city from the Iran-allied Houthi group, military officials said, in one of the deadliest days since a shaky ceasefire tentatively took hold last month. Yemen’s exiled government has been fighting a war backed by Saudi-led air

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Yemen Officials Say Peace Talks Suspended after Houthis Seize Base

By Mohammed Ghobari CAIRO, May 1 – The Yemeni government suspended direct peace talks to end the country’s civil war on Sunday after the Houthi movement and its armed allies seized a military base north of the capital Sanaa, two members of the official delegation to the talks said. The Houthi assault killed several of

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Saudi Hands Over Houthi Prisoners as Yemen Peace Efforts Inch Ahead

DOHA, April 30 – Yemen’s Houthi movement said on Saturday its foe Saudi Arabia had handed over 40 prisoners as part of an agreement to quell border fighting as U.N.-backed peace negotiations to end Yemen’s civil war crept forward. The Iran-allied Houthis and Yemen’s Saudi-backed exiled government are trying to broker a peace and ease

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U.N. Says Yemen Peace Talks Atmosphere Shows Progress

By Mohammed Ghobari KUWAIT, April 23 – Yemen’s warring factions held their first direct talks in a U.N.-backed peace process on Friday and will meet again despite failing to agree on an agenda, participants said. The United Nations envoy, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, said the meetings in Kuwait had been constructive and the positive atmosphere was

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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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Yemen Police Say Foil Two Bomb Attacks Day Before Peace Talks

ADEN, April 17 – Yemeni police said they foiled two bomb attacks near the airport in the southern port city of Aden early on Sunday, a day before peace talks were due to start. Police at a checkpoint opened fire at a car traveling at high speed which then exploded, wounding at least five officers,

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U.N. Stresses on Urgent Need for Full Ceasefire in Yemen

By Tom Miles BERN, Dec 20 – Yemen’s warring parties have agreed on a broad framework for ending their war at talks in Switzerland but they first have to agree to a permanent ceasefire, after a week-long truce was widely violated, the United Nations said on Sunday. U.N. Yemen envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said

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