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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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Small U.S. Military Team in Yemen to Aid UAE Push on Al Qaeda

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, May 6 – The U.S. military said on Friday it had deployed a very small number of forces to Yemen to offer intelligence support for the United Arab Emirate’s so far successful push on the ground against al Qaeda’s most dangerous affiliate. Around 2,000 Yemeni and Emirati troops advanced into the

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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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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 Truce Marred by Reports of Air Strikes and Fighting

By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN, April 11 – Hours into a U.N.-brokered truce on Monday, Yemeni citizens reported heavy artillery fire, gun battles and air strikes in several parts of the country. The ceasefire is meant to allow the start of peace talks in a country that has become a front in the rivalry between Saudi

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Warring Yemen Sides Begin Truce, Warn Against Violations

By Mohammed Ghobari and Sylvia Westall CAIRO/DUBAI, April 11 – Rival sides in Yemen‘s year-long conflict began a tentative truce overnight on Sunday saying they were committed to the halt in hostilities despite pockets of deadly fighting in the hours leading up to it. The conflict between the Yemeni government, backed by Saudi Arabia, and its Houthi

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Saudi-Led Alliance Confirms Yemen Prisoner Swap

DUBAI, March 28 – A Saudi-led military coalition on Monday said it had completed a prisoner swap in Yemen, exchanging nine Saudi prisoners for 109 Yemeni nationals ahead of a planned truce and peace talks aimed at ending the year-long war with Houthi rebels. The statement did not say which group the deal was made

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