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New York, Dec 20: A UN-led team tasked with overseeing  the ceasefire  which came into effect on Tuesday around a number of critical Yemeni ports, has begun planning operations with a conference call to discuss the general outlines of its work, including agreement of a code of conduct, the UN Spokesperson said on Wednesday. more
Progress made in UN talks to end Yemen war, Envoy lauds ‘positive and serious spirit’

United Nations-sponsored political consultations in Sweden, involving the warring parties in the Yemen war, have led to progress “on a number of issues,” said Martin Griffiths ...

Yemen war: UN chief urges good faith as ‘milestone’ talks get underway in Sweden

New York,: The Yemeni Government and the Houthi opposition have gathered at United Nations-sponsored political talks, close to the Swedish capital, Stockholm, aimed at ending nearly four ...

Yemen war: UN-backed talks to silence the guns begin in Sweden

New York: Highly anticipated UN-brokered consultations about substantive talks which could lead to an end to more than three years of brutal conflict across Yemen, have begun in Sweden. B ...

Yemen war: UN-backed talks to silence the guns due to begin in Stockholm

New York: Hopes are high that the warring parties in Yemen will begin long-delayed consultations on Thursday over ending the conflict that has ravaged the Middle East nation for over thre ...

Evacuation of wounded Yemenis from rebel-held capital may bolster fresh peace talks

New York:  A United Nations chartered aircraft has transported some fifty badly injured Yemenis from the capital Sana’a to hospitals in Muscat, the capital of Oman, for treatme ...

Conditions deteriorating alarmingly in Yemen, warns senior UN official

New York,  Conditions in Yemen have deteriorated alarmingly, and the country is on the “brink of a major catastrophe” said Mark Lowcock – Under-Secretary-General fo ...

Yemen war: The battle rages on, children suffer most

New York, “Violence has forced over a third of all schools there to close, with 15 located on the frontline and others badly damaged or being used as shelters for displaced families ...

Top UN officials sound alarm as Yemen fighting nears vital hospital in port city of Hudaydah

New York,As fighting in Yemen edges closer to the main healthcare practice in the port city of Hudaydah, the head of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) joined the world bod ...

Yemen: 'Living hell' for all children, says UNICEF; Angelia Jolie calls for ‘lasting ceasefire’

New York, Some 30,000 children in Yemen die each year of malnutrition, Geert Cappelaere, UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa told repo ...