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Yemen War

Yemen’s Huthis voice optimism about peace negotiations with Saudis, Riyadh hails talks

Yemen's Ansarullah, aka Huthis, has expressed optimism about the quality of earlier talks in Saudi Arabia on the potential of putting an end to a war that Riyadh and its allies have been waging against the Arab country since 2015. The Kingdom has also welcomed the “positive results” of talks with the Yemeni delegation.

Yemen’s Houthis arrive in Saudi Arabia for peace talks

A delegation of Yemen's Houthi has arrived in Saudi Arabia for negotiations aimed at potentially ending the war in the Arab world's poorest nation.

8,000 children killed during Saudi-led war on Yemen: Report

The Saudi-led military onslaught against Yemen has left at least 8,000 minors dead in the impoverished nation, Minister of Human Rights in Yemen's National Salvation Government Ali al-Dailami has confirmed.

UN to suspend Yemen malnutrition prevention program due to lack of funds

The World Food Programme (WFP) has announced that the lack of funds, combined with the continuous disruptions in supplies, has left it with no choice but to halt malnutrition prevention activities in war-torn Yemen.

Yemen says won’t transfer oil and gas revenues to Saudi bank

Yemen has rejected a proposal by Riyadh to transfer oil and gas revenues to the Saudi National Bank in return for the kingdom to pay public sector wages in the war-torn country.

Yemen’s Houthi, Saudi Arabia swap bodies amid peace negotiations

Yemen’s Houthi movement and Riyadh have swapped bodies of the fallen fighters in the latest sign of progress in talks aimed at ending the war.

Ansarullah official lauds Iran’s efforts to end Yemen’s suffering in face of Saudi war

Mohammed Abdul-Salam, the spokesman for Yemen’s Ansarullah movement, has lauded Tehran’s support for Yemen and its attempts to put an end to the suffering of the Yemeni nation in the face of the Saudi-led war.

UN envoy urges parties to Yemen conflict to take ‘serious steps’ to end war

UN special envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg has called on both parties to the war in Yemen to take “serious steps” toward lasting peace amid intensified mediation efforts and end the eight-year conflict.

Houthi chief: Saudi Arabia can ensure peace for itself by stopping hostilities against Yemen

Leader of Yemen's Houthi movement Abdul-Malik al-Houthi says Saudi Arabia can only secure peace for itself by stopping its hostilities against Yemen and lifting a blockade that it has been exercising alongside its allies against the war-torn country.

Biden aide in Riyadh discusses Yemen with MbS

The US national security adviser Jake Sullivan has met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh and reviewed what the White House called “significant progress” in Yemen peace efforts, the White House has announced.

Next prisoner swap in Yemen set to start mid-May

The next prisoner swap between the Saudi-backed forces and the Houthis in Yemen will begin on May 15 in accordance with the recently reached agreement, the Saudi-backed Presidential Leadership Council (PLC) negotiator Majed Fadail told Sputnik.

Yemen’s Houthis, Saudi Arabia complete prisoner swap

Yemen’s Houthi movement and Riyadh-backed Presidential Leadership Council (PLC) have released dozens of inmates on the last leg of a three-day exchange of nearly 900 detainees, raising prospects for nationwide peace in the warn-torn country.

Yemen’s Houthis, Saudi Arabia begin major prisoner swap

An exchange of hundreds of prisoners linked to Yemen’s long-running war began on Friday, the International Committee of the Red Cross has announced, a significant confidence-building measure amid peace talks between Saudi Arabia and the Houthis.

Saudi envoy to Yemen says talks with Houthis aim to revive ceasefire

Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Al-Jaber has stated that he had travelled to Sanaa to strengthen a truce and push dialogue that could end the eight-year-old war there.

Saudi, Omani delegations meet Houthi leaders in Yemen after Tehran-Riyadh rapprochement

Saudi and Omani envoys have held talks with Houthi officials in the Yemeni capital Sanaa as part of the international efforts to find a settlement to Yemen’s war.

Saudi Arabia releases Houthi inmates as Omani delegation visits Sanaa to mediate fresh truce

Saudi Arabia has freed more than a dozen Houthi detainees ahead of a wider prisoner release agreed upon by the warring sides, according to a spokesman for the Yemeni group.

Houthis call on UAE to withdraw its troops from Yemen

A senior member of the Yemen's Houthi Supreme Political Council says the United Arab Emirates (UAE) should pull out its troops from the war-torn country. The remarks came after reports of Saudi Arabia informing the Yemeni presidential leadership council of the decision to put an end to the eight-year war in Yemen.

Report: Saudi Arabia intends to end Yemen war, Houthis optimistic about peace

Saudi Arabia has reportedly informed the Yemeni presidential leadership council of its decision to put an end to the 8-year war in Yemen.

Iran says ‘pleased’ with US declaration of support for peace process in Yemen

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has welcomed a call by the United States to help end the Yemen war, highlighting Tehran’s resolve to that end.

Yemen facing ‘critical time’: UN

The United Nations has called on the warring sides in Yemen to seize the opportunity created by the UN-brokered truce and take more serious steps toward realization of a permanent peace in the war-ravaged country.

UNICEF: Every 10 minutes a child dies in Yemen

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF ) has raised the alarm over the dire situation of Yemen, saying every 10 minutes one child dies in the war-ravaged country.

Iran welcomes GCC take on Tehran-Riyadh deal, rejects role in Yemen

The spokesman for the Iranian foreign ministry has welcomed the support of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council foreign ministers for the recent Iran-Saudi normalisation agreement.

Yemen’s warring parties agree on prisoner swap, hundreds of inmates to be freed

Yemen’s National Salvation Government and the administration of the ousted President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi have agreed at UN-brokered talks in Switzerland to swap nearly 900 prisoners.

Yemen’s warring sides hold talks over prisoner swap after Iran-Saudi deal

Representatives of Yemen’s government and the Houthis began talks in Geneva on Saturday aimed at implementing a deal on prisoners exchange, the United Nations has confirmed. The negotiations started a day after Iran and Saudi Arabia announced an agreement to re-establish diplomatic ties.

Iran’s UN mission says Tehran-Riyadh agreement to speed up ceasefire in Yemen

Iran's permanent mission to the United Nations says the recent detente deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia will contribute to the realization of a ceasefire in Yemen.

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