The rebel delegation, still in Sanaa, insisted the UN meets three demands before it travels to Switzerland.
Yemen's warring parties will not meet face-to-face at UN-brokered peace talks in Geneva this week which will likely focus on a prisoner exchange deal, government officials said Sunday.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has advised diplomats to employ every tool possible - including sports and culture - to connect the two countries.
Two Ukrainian soldiers died and six were wounded in a new uptick of fighting between government troops and Russian-backed rebels in the east following high-profile peace talks, the military said Friday.
Shujaat Bukhari, a leading journalist and editor of the English-language daily Rising Kashmir, was shot dead in Srinagar on Thursday.
The Taliban said the offensive was partly a response to US President Donald Trump's new strategy for Afghanistan announced last August, which gave US forces more leeway to go after insurgents.
"There is interest that we've picked up from the Taliban side," US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters before landing in Kabul, saying the signs dated back several months.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday unveiled a plan to open peace talks with the Taliban, including eventually recognising them as a political party, days after the militants called for direct negotiations with the US.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offered recognition of Taliban insurgents as a legitimate political group on Wednesday as part of a proposed political process that could lead to talks ...
Syria's top government negotiator said on Friday his team was quitting UN-led peace talks in Geneva and might not return next week, blaming the opposition's rejection of any role for President Bashar al-Assad in a transition.
At least six schoolchildren were among 11 people killed in Syrian regime shelling on Tuesday in Eastern Ghouta, a war monitor said, despite a ceasefire in the hunger-hit rebel enclave.