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Yemen car bomb targeting security official leaves 6 dead

Jun. 29, 2022 14:41 PM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A car bomb targeting a top provincial security official in the southern Yemen city of Aden killed at least six people Wednesday and wounded eight others, Yemeni officials said. A car carrying explosives detonated while the convoy of a security official from a...

Yemen swears in presidential body after Hadi stepped aside

Apr. 19, 2022 23:04 PM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s internationally recognized presidential council was sworn in Tuesday in the southern port city of Aden, state-run media reported. The swearing-in took place before the parliament in a ceremony attended by foreign ambassadors and the U.S. and U.N....

UN: Yemen's Houthi rebels agree to stop using child soldiers

Apr. 18, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels have agreed to rid their ranks of child soldiers, who have fought by the thousands during the country's seven years of civil war, the United Nations said Monday. The Houthis signed what the U.N. described as an “action plan” to end...

UN envoy sees light at 'end of the tunnel' in Yemen's war

Apr. 14, 2022 13:02 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Yemen told the Security Council on Thursday that he believes there is “a light at the end of the tunnel” in the more than seven-year war in the Arab world’s poorest country. But Hans Grundberg also warned that the two-month...

New top Yemeni govt official promises to work towards peace

Apr. 08, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The new head of Yemen’s internationally recognized government said on Friday that the council he was chosen to lead will work to end the country’s grinding, eight-year civil war. In his first televised address, Rashad al-Alimi thanked his government’s backers...

Yemen’s president steps aside amid efforts to end war

Apr. 07, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s exiled president stepped aside and transferred his powers to a presidential council Thursday, as international and regional efforts to end the country’s long-running civil war gained momentum with a two-month truce. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab...

UN envoy says he's concerned about Yemen truce violations

Apr. 06, 2022 22:28 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Yemen expressed concerns on Wednesday about violations of a cease-fire in the war-wrecked country, urging the warring sides to uphold the first nationwide truce in six years. Meanwhile, Yemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi sacked his vice...