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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.

Qatar Airways Dreamliner touches down at Sweden's Gothenburg

Qatar Airways Dreamliner touches down at Sweden's Gothenburg

Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Gothenburg in Sweden landed at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport Wednesday, the airline announced.

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'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.

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 ...

MoI's Security Systems Dept signs pact with Swedish firm

MoI's Security Systems Dept signs pact with Swedish firm

The Security Systems Department of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) Tuesday signed a co-operation agreement with Swedish company Axis, a leading manufacturer of high-quality surveillance cameras.

Frenchman in Nobel scandal jailed for 2 years for rape

Frenchman in Nobel scandal jailed for 2 years for rape

A Swedish court on Monday sentenced a Frenchman at the heart of a Nobel scandal to two years in jail for rape in a scandal that emerged during the #MeToo campaign.

Swedish parliament ousts PM in vote of no-confidence

Swedish parliament ousts PM in vote of no-confidence

Sweden's centre-right opposition and the far right ousted Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in a vote of no-confidence on Tuesday, as the left and right blocs wrangle over who can form a new government ...

Swedish PM Lofven voted out by parliament, new government unclear

Swedish PM Lofven voted out by parliament, new government unclear

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lost a mandatory confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday meaning he will step down, but with neither major political bloc holding a majority it remained unclear who will form the next government.

Sweden faces deadlock as far-right gains in vote

Sweden faces deadlock as far-right gains in vote

Sweden faced political deadlock on Monday after the far-right made gains in legislative elections whose result makes it tough to form a functioning government.

Anti-immigration party set for election gains as Sweden votes

Anti-immigration party set for election gains as Sweden votes

Far-right parties have made spectacular gains throughout Europe in recent years after a refugee crisis sparked by civil war in Syria and continuing conflicts in Afghanistan and parts of Africa.