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U.N. cease-fire monitoring chief visits key Yemen port of Hodeida

World Dec 25, 2018

U.N. cease-fire monitoring chief visits key Yemen port of Hodeida

The head of the United Nations team tasked with monitoring a fragile ceasefire in the flash-point city of Hodeida on Monday visited its lifeline docks, a port official said. Retired Dutch Gen. Patrick Cammaert called on Saudi-backed government forces and Iran-linked Houthi rebels to respect ...

Yemen's warring parties agree to Hodeida cease-fire at U.N. talks

World Dec 14, 2018

Yemen's warring parties agree to Hodeida cease-fire at U.N. talks

Yemen's warring parties on Thursday agreed to a cease-fire on a vital port in a series of breakthroughs in U.N.-brokered peace talks that could mark a major turning point after four years of devastating conflict. If implemented, the deal on the Hodeida port, a key ...

U.S. touts new evidence of Iranian weaponry in Yemen and Afghanistan

World Nov 30, 2018

U.S. touts new evidence of Iranian weaponry in Yemen and Afghanistan

The United States on Thursday displayed pieces of what it said were Iranian weapons deployed to militants in Yemen and Afghanistan, a tactic by President Donald Trump's administration to pressure Tehran to curb its regional activities. The second presentation of Iranian weapons by the Pentagon, ...