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Yemen president at U.N. dismisses talks with Huthis

Sep 27, 2018 - 1:41 PM

'All attempts at peace that are made with this group are doomed to fail,' President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi tells the UN General Assembly

NO PEACE TALKS? Yemen President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi addresses the United Nations General Assembly on September 26, 2018 in New York City. Photo by John Moore/Getty Images/AFP

Yemen gov't slams UN envoy for 'appeasing' rebels

Sep 08, 2018 - 7:11 PM

Yemen's foreign minister says UN envoy Martin Griffiths 'is providing excuses' for the Huthi rebels' absence in the peace talks

UN ENVOY. In this file photo, Martin Griffiths (C), the UN special envoy for Yemen, disembarks from a plane upon his arrival at Sanaa international airport on June 16, 2018 for talks on the key aid port of Hodeida where Huthi rebel fighters are battling a regional coalition. Photo by Mohammed Huwais/AFP

'We just didn't make it,' UN envoy says as Yemen talks falter

Sep 08, 2018 - 5:10 PM

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

YEMEN PEACE TALKS. UN special envoy on Yemen Martin Griffiths speaks with members of his delegation on his way to a meeting with Yemen's foreign minister at a hotel on September 7, 2018 in Geneva. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Yemen peace talks in balance as parties trade ultimatums

Sep 07, 2018 - 11:26 AM

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

PEACE TALKS. United Nations special envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths gives a press conference on September 5, 2018, ahead of peace talks with the government and Huthi rebels in Geneva. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Yemen peace talks broach military, security concerns – UN

Jun 15, 2016 - 11:45 PM

Peace talks in Kuwait between Iran backed rebels and the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi have completed their 8th week without any major breakthrough

Yemen foes to resume face-to-face peace talks

May 04, 2016 - 2:56 PM

Participants will meet on Wednesday in a plenary session to follow up with the agreed agenda

A handout picture released by the official Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on April 21, 2016, shows a general view of the various delegations taking part in the Yemen peace talks, in Kuwait City. Kuwait News Agency / Handout/AFP

Yemen gov't temporarily suspends talks with rebels

May 01, 2016 - 11:20 PM

UPDATED The government says the rebels must first stop their ceasefire violations and withdraw from a military base

Yemen's United Nations envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed holds a press conference at the ministery of information in Kuwait City on April 30, 2016. Yemen's warring parties began face-to-face peace talks on "key issues" in a bid to end the conflict in the impoverished Arab country, the United Nations said. / AFP PHOTO / YASSER AL-ZAYYAT

Yemen ceasefire set on eve of peace talks – official

Dec 14, 2015 - 5:00 PM

A government delegate confirms the truce in conflict torn Yemen where thousands have died since March

Yemeni troops loyal to their Saudi-backed President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi march during a parade military west of the cityof Marib, some 170 kilometres (105 miles) east of the capital Sanaa on December 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ABDULLAH AL-QADRY / AFP / ABDULLAH AL-QADRY

Yemen hit by deadly car bomb, air strikes as talks fail

Jun 20, 2015 - 9:24 PM

More than 2 600 have been killed in the fighting which has left 80 of the population in need of urgent humanitarian aid