Poroshenko says Russia still sending troops, arms to east Ukraine

Feb 2, 2016

Poroshenko says Russia still sending troops, arms to east Ukraine

Ukraine’s president Monday accused Russia of sending troops and weapons into the ex-Soviet state’s conflict-torn east, and warned that a fragile peace deal was not being fully implemented. “It’s terrible that after the Minsk agreement … we still face serious security problems in the ...

Yemen truce delayed 12 hours by Saudi-led coalition as fighting continues

Dec 15, 2015

Yemen truce delayed 12 hours by Saudi-led coalition as fighting continues

The Saudi-led coalition supporting Yemen’s internationally recognized government said Monday that a planned truce with the country’s Shiite rebels has been postponed for 12 hours. The official Saudi news agency announced the postponement late Monday, saying coalition forces will halt fire at noon (0900 ...

Clashes across Yemen claim 44 as U.N.-brokered peace parley looms

Dec 14, 2015

Clashes across Yemen claim 44 as U.N.-brokered peace parley looms

At least 44 people have been killed in Saudi-led coalition air raids and fighting between Yemeni loyalists and rebels ahead of a possible cease-fire, medical and military sources said Sunday. The latest deaths come ahead of U.N.-brokered peace talks set to take place between ...

Airstrikes, fighting rages across Yemen amid 'humanitarian pause'

Jul 28, 2015

Airstrikes, fighting rages across Yemen amid 'humanitarian pause'

The Saudi-led coalition launched new airstrikes in at least two Yemeni provinces on Monday, piercing a humanitarian pause that started at midnight the previous day, security officials said. The U.S.-backed coalition of mainly Gulf Arab countries has been waging an air campaign since March ...

Yemeni troops fight Houthis in key town near Aden as truce looms

Jul 27, 2015

Yemeni troops fight Houthis in key town near Aden as truce looms

Saudi-backed Yemeni troops and their allies clashed with Shiite Houthi rebels in a strategic town north of the port city of Aden Sunday, security and military officials from both sides of the conflict said. The pro-government fighters had withdrawn from the town of Sabr ...