Yemen's Houthis to quit two ports Monday under peace deal: sources

World Feb 24, 2019

Yemen's Houthis to quit two ports Monday under peace deal: sources

Iranian-aligned Houthi forces have agreed to draw back from two Yemeni ports on Monday while withdrawal from the main Hodeidah port will occur later alongside a retreat by coalition-backed forces massed outside the city, U.N. and Yemeni sources said. Houthi forces will withdraw 5 km ...

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 ...