Gulf Times - Prisoner-swap
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.

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.

Chibok girls to reunite with parents next week: Nigeria

Chibok girls to reunite with parents next week: Nigeria

Eighty-two Chibok schoolgirls who were released after being held for more than three years by Boko Haram will be reunited with their parents next week, according to Nigeria's minister for women.

Yemeni rebels free 276 loyalists

Yemeni rebels free 276 loyalists

Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen announced on Sunday the release of 276 government loyalists who had been held captive for months, in a gesture of good will.