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Good-faith efforts urged at Kuwait talks

KUWAIT CITY, April 12, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait’s hosting of peace talks between Yemeni adversaries on April 18 is seen as the latest bid to end the five-year conflict that swept through the country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. A timeline highlighting major events since the …

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Yemen … change towards reality – Expectations high

IT is very normal for General Ali Mohsin Saleh to be promoted as vice president of the country while he maintains his membership of the top military command, because General Ali Mohsin — popularly known as “Al-Ahmar” (The Red), is a natural extension of Yemen’s military leadership structure, given that …

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Yemen war kills many children, 320,000 malnourished: UNICEF

GENEVA, March 29, (Agencies): Hundreds of thousands of children in Yemen face life-threatening malnutrition, millions lack access to health care or clean water, and some have been drafted as soldiers in the year-old war, the United Nations Children’s Fund said on Tuesday. A UNICEF report said all sides had “exponentially …

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Yemen talks may resume in Kuwait

DUBAI, March 21, (AFP): A new round of UN-brokered Yemeni peace talks could be held by the end of this month in Kuwait, a government official told AFP on Monday. The talks would be accompanied by a ceasefire, much-needed in the wartorn country where a Saudi-led coalition launched a military …

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Kuwait ready to host Yemeni ‘peace talks’

KUWAIT CITY, March 17, (Agencies): Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarrallah announced Wednesday that Kuwait is willing and ready to host Yemeni peace talks to help find a peaceful solution to the civil conflict in the sisterly Arab country. “Kuwait has previously expressed readiness to host Yemeni peace consultations and it …

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Saudi-led Yemen market strike killed 33 rebels: tribal chief

ADEN, March 16, (AFP): A Yemeni tribal chief said Wednesday that 33 of the 41 people killed in a Saudi-led air strike on a market in a northern province were rebel fighters, not civilians as first reported. Medics and tribal sources said that the Tuesday strike in the rebel-held Hajja …

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Amir receives Yemen President

KUWAIT CITY, March 15, (KUNA): Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, accompanied by senior officials, arrived in the country on Tuesday starting a two-day official visit. President Hadi was welcomed at the airport by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf …

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Gunmen kill 16 including foreign nuns at Yemen care home

ADEN, March 4, (AFP): Gunmen attacked a care home run by missionaries in Yemen’s jihadist-plagued southern city of Aden on Friday, killing 16 workers including four foreign nuns, officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but Aden has seen a surge in attacks by the Islamic State group …

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IS briefly ‘occupies’ heart of Libyan city – 16 people dead after clashes

TRIPOLI, Feb 24, (Agencies): Islamic State group jihadists briefly occupied the heart of a Libyan city near Tripoli but were ousted by militia fighters, in clashes that left 16 people dead, officials said Wednesday. IS has taken advantage of growing chaos to expand its foothold in the North African country, …

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