Washington in Talks with Houthis to End Conflict in Yemen
Washington is in talks with Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi rebels in a bid to end the country's war, a top US official said on Thursday, the first such contact in more than four years.
Yemen's Government Starts Indirect Talks with Southern Separatists in Saudi Arabia: Officials
Yemeni government officials have begun indirect talks with United Arab Emirates-backed southern separatists in the Saudi Red Sea city of Jeddah to end fighting in Aden and other southern provinces, a Yemeni official said on Wednesday.
Saudi Arabia Boosts Troop Levels in South Yemen as Tensions Rise
Saudi Arabia has deployed more troops in southern Yemen to try to contain clashes between nominal allies in the Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Houthis that risk further fragmenting the country.
U.S., France, Britain may be Complicit in Yemen War Crimes, U.N. Report Says
The United States, Britain and France may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen by arming and providing intelligence and logistics support to a Saudi-led coalition that starves civilians as a war tactic, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia Struggles to Hold Yemen Coalition Together as Allies Face off
Saudi Arabia is struggling to hold together a military coalition fighting Iran-aligned Houthis in Yemen after local allies turned on each other in a power struggle that has strained Riyadh's alliance with its main regional partner, the United Arab Emirates.
UAE Carries out Air Strikes against Yemen Government Forces to Support Separatists
The United Arab Emirates carried out air strikes against government forces in South Yemen on Thursday in support of southern separatists who have deployed reinforcements to take back control of the port of Aden from their supposed allies in the Saudi-led coalition.
Yemeni President Says Govt Forces Withdraw from Aden
Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi said on Thursday that government forces had withdrawn from Aden to prevent the city from being destroyed, according to state news agency SABA .
UAE Loosens Saudi Alliance to Push Peacemaker Image
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have looked inseparable on the world stage, working together to project power in the Middle East and beyond, and courting U.S. President Donald Trump to counter common foe Iran.
Yemen's Houthis Down U.S. Drone in Dhamar Governorate
Yemen's Houthi movement's air defenses on Wednesday downed a United States drone MQ-9 in Dhamar governorate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, the group's Al-Masirah TV quoted the group's military spokesman as saying.
Head of Yemen's Southern Transitional Council Heads to Jeddah
The president of Yemen's Southern Transitional Council (STC) headed with a delegation to the Saudi city of Jeddah on Tuesday after accepting the kingdom's invitation to a summit on the crisis in the Yemeni port city of Aden, the council said.
Aden Standoff Delays Saudi Summit Intended to Forge New Yemen Government: Sources
The refusal of Yemeni southern separatists to hand back control of Aden port has delayed a summit in Saudi Arabia that is due to discuss reshuffling Yemen's ousted government to include the separatists and end the stand-off, three Yemeni sources said.
Yemen Separatists Say Ready for Talks in Saudi Arabia over Aden Crisis
Yemen's southern separatists said on Thursday they were ready to attend a summit in Saudi Arabia to resolve a standoff in Aden after they seized the southern port, seat of Yemen's Saudi-backed government.
Houthis Say they Launched Drone Attacks on a Saudi Airport; Saudi TV Says Drone Intercepted
Yemen's Houthis launched more drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Abha international airport on Friday, halting air traffic there, the Iran-aligned group's military spokesman said.
Saudi-UAE Delegation in Yemen's Aden to Discuss Separatist Pullout
A joint Saudi-Emirati military delegation travelled to Aden on Thursday to discuss demands for a pullout of UAE-backed southern separatists from positions they captured in Yemen's interim capital, government and separatist sources said.
Southern Yemeni Separatists Tell Saudi Arabia: Evict Islah or Lose the War
Yemen's southern separatists vowed on Wednesday to keep control over Aden, warning the only way out of the impasse that has fractured a Saudi-led military alliance was for Islamists and northerners to be removed from positions of power in the south.
UAE Plays down Saudi Rift after Separatists Take Yemeni City
The United Arab Emirates on Monday downplayed a rift with ally Saudi Arabia over Yemen after separatists it backs took control of Aden that was the base of the Saudi-backed government.
Yemeni Houthis Say Launched Drone Attacks on Saudi Airports, Air Base
Houthi forces in Yemen launched drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's King Khalid air base as well as the Abha and Najran civilian airports, the Houthis' military spokesman said on Monday.
Iran Says it's Prepared for Dialogue if Saudi Arabia also Ready
Iran is prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia is also ready, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was quoted as saying on Wednesday.
Yemeni Ansarullah Movement Condemns Execution of Ali Al-Arab and Ahmad Al-Malali in Bahrain
The Political Bureau of Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah Movement denounced the crimes committed by the regime in Bahrain against the people, particularly the execution of activists Ali Al-Arab and Ahmad Al-Malali.
UAE Drawdown in Yemen Raises Hopes of Ceasefire this Year
A United Arab Emirates' military drawdown in Yemen is building momentum for a nationwide truce this year, bolstering efforts by the Saudi-led coalition it is part of to end a war that has tarnished the image of U.S.-allied Gulf states.