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Dec 12, 2018
Yemen peace talks: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to attend last day of Sweden dialogueAntonio Guterres will hold meetings with the two Yemeni delegations and will address the closing session of this round of consultations, the UN said in a statement.
Nov 12, 2018
Houthi rebels clash with pro-government military coalition in Yemen’s Hodeida city; 149 lives claimed in 24 hoursThe Red Sea port city, controlled by Yemen's Houthi rebels since 2014, is a vital entry point for aid into the impoverished country.
Oct 16, 2018
Militants continue to occupy buffer zone around Syria's Idlib as deadline to leave rebel stronghold passesThe radical fighters were supposed to withdraw from the buffer as a final condition to implementing a Russian-Turkish deal to stave off a regime offensive on the northwestern region of Idlib. The accord hung in the balance on the early hours of Monday, seven years into a grinding civil war that has killed more than 360,000 people and displaced millions.
Sep 10, 2018
Large-scale offensive in Syria's Idlib province could spark worst catastrophe of 21st century, says UNThe UN statement comes as Syrian troops, backed by Russia and Iran, surrounded Syria's Idlib province ahead of an expected onslaught against the largest rebel-held zone left in the country.
Mar 16, 2018
Jim Mattis defends 'limited' US support to Saudi-led forces in Yemen, urges lawmakers to not place restrictionsDefense Secretary Jim Mattis defended US military support to Saudi Arabian-led coalition forces in Yemen on Thursday as he explained a personal appeal to lawmakers who are considering whether to end Washington’s involvement in the devastating conflict
Mar 05, 2018
Assad says allegations against Syrian government of carrying out chemical attacks part of Western 'dictionary of lies'Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said, on Sunday, that allegations against the Syrian government of carrying out chemical attacks are part of the Western "dictionary of lies", state news agency SANA reported.
Mar 01, 2018
As ceasefire in Syria's Eastern Ghouta continues, rescuers scramble to search for bodiesSyrian regime forces, backed by Russia's military, intensified their bombardment of Eastern Ghouta on 18 February, carrying out one of the bloodiest assaults of the country's seven-year war.
Jan 13, 2018
Iran violated Yemen arms embargo by failing to block supplies to Huthi rebels, says UN reportIran has violated a UN arms embargo by failing to block supplies to Yemen's Huthi rebels of ballistic missiles that were fired at Saudi Arabia
Dec 11, 2017
UN chief Antonio Guterres renews calls to stop 'stupid war' in Yemen, urges Donald Trump to pressurise Saudi ArabiaUN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Sunday for a renewed push to end the "stupid war" in Yemen
Dec 03, 2017
Yemen's Huthi rebel alliance appears to crumble as ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh turns to Saudi ArabiaThe rebel alliance controlling Yemen's capital appeared to crumble as a strongman opposed to the internationally recognised government reached out to a Saudi-led coalition fighting the insurgents.