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Jordan hosts new round of Yemeni talks

Jordan hosts new round of Yemeni talks

The Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates announced on Saturday that Amman will host next week a new meeting between representatives of the Yemeni government and the Houthis ...

UN approves Yemen ceasefire monitoring mission

UN approves Yemen ceasefire monitoring mission

The UN Security Council voted on Wednesday to authorize a monitoring mission for the ceasefire in Yemen's key port city of Hodeida for an initial period of six months.

UN ceasefire monitors arrive in Yemen: AFP

UN ceasefire monitors arrive in Yemen: AFP

A United Nations team tasked with monitoring Yemen's fragile ceasefire in the port city of Hodeida arrived in Aden on Saturday, an AFP journalist said.

Air strikes, clashes hit Yemen's Hodeida despite ceasefire

Air strikes, clashes hit Yemen's Hodeida despite ceasefire

Air strikes and fierce clashes shook the outskirts of Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeidah overnight, pro-government sources and residents said Sunday, despite a UN-brokered ceasefire.

Libyan government announces Tripoli ceasefire deal

Libyan government announces Tripoli ceasefire deal

Libya's internationally recognised government Wednesday announced a new ceasefire deal to end a month of fighting between rival militias south of Tripoli that has left more than 100 dead.

Airport in Libyan capital reopens after clashes

Airport in Libyan capital reopens after clashes

The only working airport in Tripoli reopened on Thursday, after being forced to close by deadly clashes in the Libyan capital last week, the transport ministry said.

Tripoli airport to reopen within two days after ceasefire

Tripoli airport to reopen within two days after ceasefire

The United Nations has brokered a ceasefire between groups that had been fighting for more than a week in the chaos-ridden oil producer's capital.

US commando takes helm of forces in Afghanistan

US commando takes helm of forces in Afghanistan

The handover comes at a sensitive time in the 17-year war that has seen little progress by Afghan or US forces against the Taliban.

Taliban kidnap dozens in Afghanistan's north despite ceasefire

Taliban kidnap dozens in Afghanistan's north despite ceasefire

Taliban insurgents kidnapped dozens of passengers after stopping three buses in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, a government official said on Monday, a day after the government announced a ceasefire ...

Afghanistan announces Eid holiday ceasefire with Taliban

Afghanistan announces Eid holiday ceasefire with Taliban

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday announced a ceasefire with Taliban insurgents from Monday to mark the Eid al-Adha holiday.

Israeli PM demands 'total' ceasefire from Hamas

Israeli PM demands 'total' ceasefire from Hamas

There have been efforts by UN officials and Egypt to secure a long-term truce between Israel and Hamas, though Israeli officials have not commented on them.

Gaza ceasefire holds after two-day flare-up, protests expected

Gaza ceasefire holds after two-day flare-up, protests expected

A rise in cross-border rockets and air strikes in recent weeks has prompted the United Nations and Egypt to try to broker a truce to prevent another all-out conflict.