Gulf Times - Houthi-rebels
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.

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.

Clashes resume in Yemen's Hodeidah after Houthis say open to truce

Clashes resume in Yemen's Hodeidah after Houthis say open to truce

Intense fighting broke out in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah late on Monday, shattering a lull in violence that had raised hopes of a ceasefire between a Saudi-led coalition and Houthi insurgents as the United Nations tried to resume peace talks.

UN's Yemen envoy pushes for talks as fighting continues

UN's Yemen envoy pushes for talks as fighting continues

The UN's Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths has met the country's Houthi rebels in a push for new peace talks, as fighting continued around Hodeida.

Yemen peace talks collapse in Geneva after Houthi no-show

Yemen peace talks collapse in Geneva after Houthi no-show

The government representative said the delegation had decided to return home after the talks were put on hold for three days.

Clashes erupt around Hodeida as Yemen peace talks falter

Clashes erupt around Hodeida as Yemen peace talks falter

Multiple military sources reported the government alliance attempted on Friday to close in on rebel-held Hodeida.

Yemen rebels grounded in Sanaa as peace talks on hold

Yemen rebels grounded in Sanaa as peace talks on hold

Yemen's Houthi rebels, expected at UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva with the government, remained grounded in Sanaa on Friday citing fears they would not be allowed to return to the capital.

Yemen peace talks in balance as parties trade ultimatums

Yemen peace talks in balance as parties trade ultimatums

The rebel delegation, still in Sanaa, insisted the UN meets three demands before it travels to Switzerland.

UN invites Yemen government and Houthis to peace talks

UN invites Yemen government and Houthis to peace talks

The United Nations has invited Yemen's government and Iran-backed Houthi rebels to Geneva next month for talks on resolving the country's civil war, a spokeswoman said on Friday.

At least 26 dead in strikes on Yemen's Hodeida

At least 26 dead in strikes on Yemen's Hodeida

Yemeni government forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition have been conducting an offensive to capture Hodeida from Iran-backed Houthi rebels.

Saudi-led coalition says destroyed Yemen rebel missile launch sites

Saudi-led coalition says destroyed Yemen rebel missile launch sites

A military coalition led by Saudi Arabia said Sunday it had destroyed sites used by Houthi rebels in neighbouring Yemen to launch missiles at the kingdom.

Assault on Yemen's Hodeida halted as UN pursues talks

Assault on Yemen's Hodeida halted as UN pursues talks

The United Arab Amirates on Sunday announced it had halted the offensive it is backing against Houthi rebels in Yemen's port city of Hodeida to give a chance to UN diplomatic efforts.