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Unicef says the 5 children were "playing at home" when they were killed. It did not give details on the nature of the attack or the perpetrators.
(UPDATED) 'I have just received a piece of good news. Finally, it was possible for us to reach the Red Sea Mills,' says UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
'Protocol errors are the responsibility of the organizers, as is always the case in international conferences,' Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yamani writes on Twitter
The US House of Representatives approves historic legislation directing Trump to 'remove United States armed forces from hostilities in or affecting the Republic of Yemen'
Hodeida and its food silos are in the hands of Yemen's Huthi rebels and have been since 2014
UN envoy Martin Griffiths says he hopes the warring sides will be more successful this time as he opens 3 days of talks in Amman
A UN official says Martin Griffiths is in the Red Sea port city to oversee the truce deal's implementation and 'follow up on preparations' for a new monitoring mission
The Hodeida agreement stipulates a full ceasefire, followed by the withdrawal and redeployment of rival forces from the city – two clauses that have yet to be fulfilled
The news comes as reports surface that the UN is looking to replace the head of a monitoring mission to Hodeida, a lifeline to millions of Yemenis dependent on its imports to survive
A UN source confirms the news, saying Griffiths is in Yemen to 'work on the rapid implementation of the Hodeida agreement'
Targets included drone storage and testing areas, training bases, and bomb-manufacturing facilities, according to the official Saudi Press Agency
Huthi rebel negotiator Mohammed Abdelsalam says retired Dutch general Patrick Cammaert 'steers from the course of the agreement by implementing other agendas'
Martin Griffiths' visit comes as the ceasefire in Hodeida was generally holding, although there have been intermittent clashes with both sides blaming each other
The rebels' withdrawal is a key part of a ceasefire that went into effect on December 18
Retired Dutch general Patrick Cammaert is heading the joint committee including Saudi-backed government officials and Iran-aligned Huthi rebels to oversee the truce
In his traditional 'Urbi and Orbi' address, Pope Francis appeals for 'fraternity among individuals of every nation and culture'
A halt to fighting in the strategic port city follows intense diplomatic efforts which culminated in peace talks in Sweden
After tough negotiations, the United Nations Security Council unanimously approves the deployment of observers to war-torn Yemen
Yemen's internationally-recognized government calls on its forces to 'cease fire in Hodeida province and Hodeida city'
At least 29 fighters, including 22 Huthi rebels, are killed in clashes and air strikes in Hodeida province, a pro-government military source told Agence France-Presse
If implemented, the deal on the Hodeida port, a key gateway for aid and food imports, could bring relief to a country where 14 million people stand on the brink of famine
Intense talks are continuing on Sanaa airport, shut down for years in the conflict between the Saudi-backed government and northern rebels linked to Iran
UN chief Antonio Guterres will 'hold meetings with the two delegations and will address the closing session of this round of consultations'
Aside from Hodeida and Taiz, other issues on the table include humanitarian corridors, the reopening of the defunct international airport in the capital Sanaa, and a massive prisoner swap
Government representatives, rebel spokesmen, and UN Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths say the talks are not aimed at finding a political solution to the conflict
On the table at the Sweden talks is the fate of Hodeida, the last rebel stronghold on Yemen's Red Sea coast and the conduit for 90% of vital food imports
Although no date has been announced for the start of the negotiations, Yemeni government sources say they could begin as early as Thursday, December 6
The comments from the United Arab Emirates come as UN envoy Martin Griffiths is in the rebel-held capital Sanaa seeking to push forward the planned talks
UN aid chief Mark Lowcock reiterates the UN's readiness to play a role to ensure that the rebel-held Hodeida port, a key entry point for imports and aid, to remain open
'I don't want to raise too much expectations, but we are working hard in order to make sure that we can start meaningful peace talks still this year,' says UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Saudis and United Arab Emirates 'are fully on board, by the way'
A UN draft resolution on Yemen presented to the Security Council calls for an immediate truce in the battleground port city of Hodeida
Diplomatic efforts to end the war intensified after clashes escalated in Hodeida, whose port serves as an entry point for nearly all of the country's commercial imports and humanitarian aid
Government loyalists supported by a Saudi-led coalition are fighting to oust the Iran-backed Huthi rebels from the strategic Red Sea city, whose docks are a lifeline to 14 million Yemenis at risk of starvation
(UPDATED) Troops entered residential streets in eastern Hodeida with the aim of 'purging them of insurgents'
The World Health Organization estimates nearly 10,000 people have been killed since 2015, when Saudi Arabia and its allies joined the government's war against the Huthis
Yemen is in the grip of the world's worst hunger crisis as government troops backed by a Saudi-led coalition battles Huthi rebels
Conflict-ravaged Yemen is now a 'living hell' for children with thousands dying every year from malnutrition and easily preventable diseases, a top UN official says
According to UNICEF, 1.8 million Yemeni children under the age of 5 suffer from acute malnutrition, and the lives of 400,000 severely affected children are under threat
Four years of war between Yemen's Saudi-backed government and Huthi rebels have pushed the country to the brink of mass starvation
Yemeni rebels say the air strikes were by the Saudi-led coalition
(UPDATED) Shiite Huthi movement detains at least 55 students, including 18 women, near Sanaa University in Yemen
It comes after the UN Human Rights Council voted to extend an international probe of alleged war crimes committed in Yemen by both the Saudi-led coalition and the Shiite Huthi rebels
'All attempts at peace that are made with this group are doomed to fail,' President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi tells the UN General Assembly
22 million Yemenis are in need of aid, in what the United Nations already considers the 'world's worst humanitarian crisis'
Yemen's foreign minister says UN envoy Martin Griffiths 'is providing excuses' for the Huthi rebels' absence in the peace talks
The Huthis have refused to leave the rebel-held capital of Sanaa unless the United Nations meets a list of conditions, which includes securing a safe return from Geneva for their delegation
The Geneva talks are meant to be the first since 2016, when 108 days of negotiations between the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and rebels failed to yield a deal
Yemen's warring parties confirm they are sending high-level delegations to the talks but officials say expectations of a breakthrough are low