Egypt calls for peace in Yemen, renews support for govt

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks during a press conference with French President following their meeting at the Elysee presidential Palace on Dec 7, 2020 in Paris. (PHOTO / AFP) CAIRO – Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday called for a peaceful solution to the Yemeni crisis, expressing his country's support for the legitimate government […]

Fighting eases in Yemen’s Marib as Saudi-led coalition revamps forces

Yemeni pro-government fighters including the UAE-trained Giants Brigade man a position on the outskirts of al-Jawba in the country's northeastern province of Marib on Jan 27, 2022. (SALEH Al-OBEIDI / AFP) ADEN – The Saudi-led coalition has deployed newly formed units near Yemen's Marib where battles have abated, according to military and government sources, as […]

UN chief condemns coalition strike in Yemen that killed 60

People inspect the wreckage of buildings that were damaged by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes, in Sanaa, Yemen, Jan 18, 2022. (HANI MOHAMMED/AP) SAADA/NEW YORK, Yemen – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen on Friday that reportedly killed at least 60 people in a detention center in the Houthi-held […]

US seeks to reinvigorate diplomatic effort alongside UN in Yemen

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivers remarks about priorities for administration of US President Joe Biden in the Ben Franklin room at the State Department in Washington, DC on March 3, 2021. (ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / POOL / AFP) WASHINGTON – The United States plans to reinvigorate diplomatic efforts, alongside the United Nations and others, […]

UN chief disappointed at outcome of pledging event for Yemen

In this file photo, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends a joint press conference with the German Foreign Minister after a meeting in Berlin, on Dec 17, 2020. (MICHAEL SOHN / POOL / AFP) UNITED NATIONS – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the outcome of Monday's high-level pledging conference for Yemen is disappointing. Pledges announced a […]