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U.S. urges Yemen to accept U.N.-drafted roadmap for peace talks

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WASHINGTON The United States expressed disappointment on Wednesday at the Yemeni government's reaction to a U.N.-drafted roadmap to end the country's civil war and urged it to accept the proposal as a basis to begin negotiations on a peace agreement.

Thirty-five people rescued from ferry that sank off Yemen

ADEN At least 35 of the 64 people who were on a ferry that sank off Yemen have been rescued, a Yemeni minister said on Wednesday.

World, Top News, 07 Dec 2016

Yemen says U.N. roadmap to end conflict sets 'dangerous precedent'

WASHINGTON Yemen on Tuesday appeared to reject a U.N. plan to end its civil war, saying the roadmap would create a "dangerous international precedent" by legitimising the rebellion against the country's internationally recognised government.

World, 07 Dec 2016

Investigation urges coalition apology for Yemen hospital attack

DUBAI An investigative body set up by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Tuesday it should apologise for a deadly attack on a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) hospital in August that the group said killed 11 people.

World, 07 Dec 2016

Emaciated Yemeni woman now smiles but recovery patchy

SANAA Images of 18-year-old Saida Ahmad Baghili's emaciated body shocked the world and turned a spotlight on the worsening humanitarian crisis across war-torn Yemen.

World, 06 Dec 2016

Emaciated Yemeni woman now smiles but recovery patchy

SANAA Images of 18-year-old Saida Ahmad Baghili's emaciated body shocked the world and turned a spotlight on the worsening humanitarian crisis across war-torn Yemen.

Health, 06 Dec 2016

Qaeda militants blow up Yemen gas export pipeline - local officials

SANAA, Dec 5 Al Qaeda militants blew up Yemen's only gas export pipeline on Monday, local officials said, in a further blow to a moribund but vital piece of infrastructure for an impoverished country battered by 20 months of war.

06 Dec 2016

China expresses concern as Yemen's Houthis form government

BEIJING China's Foreign Ministry has expressed concern after Yemen's armed Houthi movement and its political allies formed a new government, in what appeared a blow to U.N.-backed efforts to end 20 months of war in the country.

World, 03 Dec 2016

Arabian Sea raids on arms smugglers show Iran-Yemen link - report

NAIROBI When Western navies raided three dhows in the Arabian Sea this year, some of the weapons they found matched arms taken from Houthi rebels in Yemen, a report said, suggesting links between Iranian suppliers and the Yemeni war.

World, 30 Nov 2016

Albright, Hadley urge U.S. to weigh using more force in Syria

WASHINGTON The United States should prepare to use greater military power and covert action in Syria to help forge a political settlement to end the country's civil war, according to a bipartisan report to be released on Wednesday.

World, Libya, Syria, Iraq 30 Nov 2016