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UN Envoy in Yemen for Talks on Hudaydah Truce 22 Jan 2019

UN Envoy in Yemen for Talks on Hudaydah Truce

The UN envoy for Yemen landed in Sana’a on Monday for talks aimed at shoring up a truce between forces loyal to Yemen’s fugitive former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and he Ansarullah movement in the port city of Hudaydah. Martin Griffiths landed in the capital at around 10:30 am local time (1330 GMT), an […]

Yemen peace talks in Stockholm; the tale of negotiators with no authority 14 Dec 2018

Yemen peace talks in Stockholm; the tale of negotiators with no authority

The Peace talks between Yemeni government delegation and Houthi representatives has begun since Thursday in Sweden. This is the third round of peace negotiations between the two sides, undergoing talks that had not been resolved in the past because of the abusive Saudi rulers. However, this round of negotiations after months of deliberations by Martin […]

UN Envoy Commends Positive Spirit in Yemen Peace Talks 09 Dec 2018

UN Envoy Commends Positive Spirit in Yemen Peace Talks

The UN special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, commended the positive spirit the two parties are demonstrating at talks underway in Sweden in the pursuit of peace in Yemen. “The two parties are engaged in a serious and constructive way in discussing the details of confidence-building measures, the reduction of violence, and the framework for […]

Yemen’s Houthis, Saudi-led coalition reach prisoner exchange deal 04 Dec 2018

Yemen’s Houthis, Saudi-led coalition reach prisoner exchange deal

A Houthi official says the Saudi-led coalition and militants fighting on its behalf in Yemen have signed a UN-brokered deal for exchanging prisoners with the Houthi Ansarullah movement, prior to the peace negotiations due to be launched in Sweden. Abdul Qader al-Murtaza, chairman of the Houthi-run Committee for Prisoners’ Affairs, confirmed the news to Turkey’s […]

UN Envoy Arrives in Sana’a to Escort Houthis to Yemen Peace Talks 03 Dec 2018

UN Envoy Arrives in Sana’a to Escort Houthis to Yemen Peace Talks

The UN’s Yemen envoy, Martin Griffiths, landed at Sana’a international airport in Yemen Monday for talks with Houthis ahead of planned peace talks in Sweden this month. An AFP photographer at the airport said Griffiths did not take questions on arrival. Fifty wounded Houthis will also be evacuated from Sana’a for medical treatment Monday, the […]