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Yemen rebels return to Sanaa after UN-led talks

Yemen rebels return to Sanaa after UN-led talks

A Houthi rebel delegation returned Friday to Yemen's insurgent-controlled capital of Sanaa after wrapping up an initial round of breakthrough UN-brokered peace talks in Sweden.

Yemeni prisoner swap will take weeks, Red Cross says

Yemeni prisoner swap will take weeks, Red Cross says

A prisoner swap in Yemen will take weeks and may involve the repatriation of third country nationals captured in the nearly four-year war being, a senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday.

Yemen's Saudi-backed government rejects UN troops in Hodeidah city

Yemen's Saudi-backed government rejects UN troops in Hodeidah city

Yemen's Saudi-backed government is willing to accept a UN role in Hodeidah's seaport, a lifeline for millions of people during the country's war, but not a long-term presence in the city itself, Foreign Minister Khalid al Yamani said on Monday.

Yemen rebels open to more talks if 'progress' made in Sweden

Yemen rebels open to more talks if 'progress' made in Sweden

Yemen's Houthi rebels are open to more talks with the rival government if progress is made this week at UN-brokered negotiations in Sweden, a spokesman said on Sunday.

Yemen rivals agree to free prisoners

Yemen rivals agree to free prisoners

Yemen's warring sides agreed to free thousands of prisoners on Thursday, in what a UN mediator called a hopeful start to the first peace talks in years to end a war that has pushed millions of people ...

Yemen government team heads to crunch peace talks with rebels

Yemen government team heads to crunch peace talks with rebels

Yemeni government representatives were expected to join a rebel delegation in Sweden on Wednesday for high-stakes peace talks aimed at ending four years of devastating war.

Yemen's Houthi rebels head to Sweden for expected peace talks

Yemen's Houthi rebels head to Sweden for expected peace talks

A delegation of Yemen's Houthi rebels left the capital Sana'a for Sweden on Tuesday, accompanied by the United Nations' special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths ...

UN envoy pushes Yemen peace talks after key rebel demand met

UN envoy pushes Yemen peace talks after key rebel demand met

The UN Yemen envoy sought Tuesday to press forward planned peace talks in Sweden as a key backer of the beleaguered government said they offered a "critical opportunity" to end nearly four years of war.

UN plane to evacuate wounded Yemen rebels ahead of peace talks

UN plane to evacuate wounded Yemen rebels ahead of peace talks

Wounded Yemeni rebels arrived at Sanaa airport to be flown to Oman for treatment in a 'confidence-building' measure Monday, as the UN envoy returned seeking to push ahead with planned peace talks.

Coalition allows evacuation of wounded Houthis before Sweden hosts Yemen talks

Coalition allows evacuation of wounded Houthis before Sweden hosts Yemen talks

The Saudi-led coalition said it approved evacuating wounded Houthi fighters for treatment on Monday, meeting a key condition for the group to attend UN-sponsored peace talks in Sweden ...

Deadly fighting erupts in Yemen's Hodeidah

Deadly fighting erupts in Yemen's Hodeidah

Renewed violence in Yemen's vital port city of Hodeidah has left 10 fighters dead, despite a UN push for peace talks, an official and medical sources told AFP on Saturday.

Senate 'votes' to end US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen

Senate 'votes' to end US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen

The US senate has delivered a significant rebuke to the Trump administration by defying the advice of its top officials and advancing a measure that would cut American military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.