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 ...

Diplomats take aim at delay in U.N. Security Council reform

National / Politics Nov 21, 2018

Diplomats take aim at delay in U.N. Security Council reform

Diplomats expressed frustration Tuesday during a U.N. General Assembly session about long-overdue negotiations to reform the Security Council. Japan's Ambassador to the United Nations, Koro Bessho, was among those who highlighted the lack of tangible progress so far. "If we fail to make significant headway in ...