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Yemen peace talks set to start on Thursday in Sweden

05 Dec 2018

ADEN/STOCKHOLM A team from Yemen's Saudi-backed government arrived in Sweden to attend peace talks starting on Thursday with members of the Iran-aligned Houthi group, in a renewed U.N. push to end a war that has pushed the country to the brink of starvation.

Prospects grow for Yemen talks in Sweden next week

29 Nov 2018

ADEN Yemen's warring parties suggested on Thursday that they would attend U.N.-sponsored peace talks expected to be held in Sweden next week as Western countries press for an end to a conflict that has pushed millions to the edge of starvation.

More than 80,000 Yemeni children may have died from hunger, aid group says

21 Nov 2018

DUBAI/ADEN An estimated 85,000 children under five may have died from extreme hunger in Yemen since a Saudi-led coalition intervened in the civil war in 2015, an aid agency said on Wednesday, as the U.N. special envoy arrived in Yemen to pursue peace talks. | Video

More than 80,000 Yemeni children may have died from hunger, aid group says

21 Nov 2018

DUBAI/ADEN An estimated 85,000 children under five may have died from extreme hunger in Yemen since a Saudi-led coalition intervened in the civil war in 2015, an aid agency said on Wednesday, as the U.N. special envoy arrived in Yemen to pursue peace talks. | Video

Clashes resume in Yemen's Hodeidah after Houthis say open to truce

20 Nov 2018

ADEN Intense fighting broke out in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah late on Monday, shattering a lull in violence that had raised hopes of a ceasefire between a Saudi-led coalition and Houthi insurgents as the United Nations tried to resume peace talks.

Saudi-led coalition halts Hodeidah assault as West presses for Yemen ceasefire -sources

15 Nov 2018

ADEN/DUBAI The Saudi-led coalition has ordered a halt in its offensive against Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels in Yemen's main port city Hodeidah, three sources said on Thursday, in an apparent concession to Western pressure to end the war.

Saudi-led coalition renews air strikes on Yemen's Hodeidah port

12 Nov 2018

ADEN The Saudi-led coalition resumed air strikes on Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah after a lull on Monday as Western allies pressed Riyadh to end a war that has left the impoverished country on the verge of starvation.

UPDATE 1-Fighting eases in Yemen's Hodeidah as Western pressure mounts

12 Nov 2018

ADEN, Nov 12 The Saudi-led coalition resumed air strikes on Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah after a lull on Monday as Western allies pressed Riyadh to end a war that has left the impoverished country on the verge of starvation.

Fighting eases in Yemen's Hodeidah as Western pressure mounts

12 Nov 2018

ADEN, Nov 12 Battles eased in Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah on Monday in a possible sign of de-escalation as Western allies pressed the Saudi-led coalition to end the war against Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels that has left Yemen on the verge of starvation.

Fighting eases in Yemen's Hodeidah as Western pressure mounts

12 Nov 2018

ADEN, Nov 12 Battles eased in Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah on Monday in a possible sign of de-escalation as Western allies pressed the Saudi-led coalition to end the war against Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels that has left Yemen on the verge of starvation.

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