UN-backed ceasefire to be extended in Yemen

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN-backed ceasefire to be extended in Yemen 

ADEN, Yemen, Dec. 21 — The Saudi-backed Yemeni government announced Sunday that a shaky seven-day ceasefire will be extended by another week on condition that the Shiite Houthi group and their allies commit to the truce.

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Yemen's pro-gov't forces, Houthi rebels agree to exchange prisoners

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Yemen's pro-gov't forces, Houthi rebels agree to exchange prisoners 

ADEN, Dec. 16 — Pro-government forces and the Shiite Houthi group in Yemen agreed Wednesday to swap hundreds of prisoners of war under the framework of UN-brokered peace talks in Switzerland, a local military official told Xinhua.

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More than 1,000 prisoners bolt Yemen jail as ground battles intensify

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on More than 1,000 prisoners bolt Yemen jail as ground battles intensify 

SANAA, July 1 — More than 1,000 prisoners, including al-Qaida suspects, escaped from a jail during clashes between the Shiite Houthi group and pro-government fighters in Yemen's southern province of Taiz on Tuesday night, local officials and witnesses said.

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24 killed in fresh Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

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SANAA, April 22 — At least 24 civilians were killed on Tuesday when Saudi-led warplanes destroyed a military camp in Yemen's southern province of Ibb.

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Russia warns against internationalization of Yemen conflict

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia warns against internationalization of Yemen conflict 

MOSCOW, March 31 — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday warned against attempts to trigger conflict between Arab countries and Iran over the Yemen situation.

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Airlines suspend flights to Yemeni capital as security worsens

September 19, 2014 by · Comments Off on Airlines suspend flights to Yemeni capital as security worsens 

SANAA, Sept. 19 — Foreign airlines suspended flights to Sanaa International Airport for 24 hours due to conflicts between the army and Shiite Houthi rebels in the Yemeni capital, the official Saba news agency reported Thursday night.

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Airlines suspend flights to Yemeni capital as security worsens

September 19, 2014 by · Comments Off on Airlines suspend flights to Yemeni capital as security worsens 

SANAA, Sept. 19 — Foreign airlines suspended flights to Sanaa International Airport for 24 hours due to conflicts between the army and Shiite Houthi rebels in the Yemeni capital, the official Saba news agency reported Thursday night.

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Airlines suspend flights to Yemeni capital as security worsens

September 19, 2014 by · Comments Off on Airlines suspend flights to Yemeni capital as security worsens 

SANAA, Sept. 19 — Foreign airlines suspended flights to Sanaa International Airport for 24 hours due to conflicts between the army and Shiite Houthi rebels in the Yemeni capital, the official Saba news agency reported Thursday night.

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