Gulf Times - Yemen
UN says grain stores in Yemen's Hodeidah "at risk of rotting"

UN says grain stores in Yemen's Hodeidah "at risk of rotting"

The UN special envoy to Yemen on Monday said the urgency of accessing grain stores trapped in a frontline position in the port city of Hodeidah was increasing as the food was "at risk of rotting".

Yemeni conjoined twins die in blockaded Sanaa: rebels

Yemeni conjoined twins die in blockaded Sanaa: rebels

Newborn Yemeni conjoined twins whose plight sparked a plea for urgent medical treatment overseas died in Sanaa Saturday, rebels in the blockaded capital said.

Japan stops journalist going to Yemen

Japan stops journalist going to Yemen

The Japanese government has ordered a veteran freelance journalist to surrender his passport to prevent him from going on a reporting trip to Yemen.

UN envoy says Yemen prisoner swap would help peace process

UN envoy says Yemen prisoner swap would help peace process

A UN special envoy told warring Yemenis on Tuesday that rapid implementation of a prisoner swap deal would help advance efforts at a political settlement of a nearly four-year-old war.

Yemen government, rebels meet aboard UN ship

Yemen government, rebels meet aboard UN ship

The head of the UN mission in Yemen launched talks between the government and Houthi rebels aboard a boat in the Red Sea on Sunday aimed at shoring up a ceasefire, a government official said.

Bomb blast kills 7 Yemeni civilians in market

Bomb blast kills 7 Yemeni civilians in market

A bomb attack in a market killed seven Yemeni civilians including a photographer for a television channel in the government-controlled town of Mokha, medics and military sources said Tuesday.

Yemen truce, prisoner swap timelines pushed back: UN

Yemen truce, prisoner swap timelines pushed back: UN

The UN envoy for Yemen said Monday the expected timeline for a truce in the flashpoint city of Hodeidah and a prisoner swap between warring parties had been pushed back.

Fear of renewed fighting, hunger as Yemen port troop pull-out stalls

Fear of renewed fighting, hunger as Yemen port troop pull-out stalls

Yemen's warring parties have failed to pull troops from the main port under a month-old truce, putting the first major diplomatic breakthrough of the four-year war in jeopardy and reviving the threat of an all-out assault that could unleash famine.

QRCS builds 290 shelters for homeless families in Yemen

QRCS builds 290 shelters for homeless families in Yemen

Qatar Red Crescent Society’s (QRCS) mission in Yemen has completed a project to help the families affected by severe floods in Al-Hudaydah.

UN says Yemen monitors safe after Hodeida shooting

UN says Yemen monitors safe after Hodeida shooting

A United Nations mission tasked with overseeing a truce in war-torn Yemen came under fire but was unharmed in the flashpoint city of Hodeida Thursday, the UN said.

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.

Top Yemen brass injured in rebel drone strike dies

Top Yemen brass injured in rebel drone strike dies

A high-ranking Yemeni intelligence official injured in a Huthi rebel drone attack on the country's largest air base died of his wounds on Sunday, medical sources said