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'The international community must stop turning a blind eye to these violations and the intolerable humanitarian situation,' says Kamel Jendoubi, who heads the Group of Independent Eminent International and Regional Experts
The Saudi-led military coalition says it launched air strikes against a Huthi military target that 'stores drones and missiles'
A tweet from a deputy foreign minister says: 'The Yemeni government condemns the Emirati air strikes against government forces in the interim capital Aden and in Zinjibar, which resulted in civilian and military casualties'
Ibrahim Mohammed Mohammed al-Dailami is appointed as an 'ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary for the republic of Yemen to the Islamic republic of Iran'
Speaking after meeting Saudi Arabia's King Salman near Mecca, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan says dialogue is 'the only way to resolve differences between Yemenis'
United Nations humanitarian coordinator Lise Grande says 'it is heart-breaking that during Eid’l Adha, families are mourning the death of their loved ones instead of celebrating together in peace and harmony'
Meanwhile, both the Yemeni government and separatists say they back Riyadh's call for dialogue and a suspension of fighting
The agreement includes a biometric database of civilians in need of aid in order to guarantee 'effective and efficient distribution' and to 'benefit the most needy'
'It is very much to do with moving from what I would call a military-first strategy to a peace-first strategy, and this is I think what we are doing,' says a senior UAE official
"I would like to assure you that every effort will be made to maintain the impartial stance that is expected of the United Nations," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says
The Yemeni rebels' Al-Masirah TV says the attack has targeted a Patriot air defense system
'We have begun to launch air strikes targeting sites operated by the Huthi militia, including in Sanaa,' a Saudi-led coalition official says
But Hodeida Governor Al-Hasan Taher says the Huthi rebels were merely reshuffling personnel
The accusation comes after the Huthi rebels, who have been in control of the ports since 2014, said they had carried out their obligations
'The (rebel) army and committees are withdrawing unilaterally as a result of the refusal of the countries of the US-British-Saudi-Emirati aggression and their allies to implement the accord,' says Mohammed al-Huthi, The head of the rebels' Supreme Revolutionary Committee
The Red Sea mills hold 51,000 tons of grain which was enough to feed more than 3.7 million people for a month
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