Expectations Low as Yemen’s Warring Parties Meet for Talks

CAIRO — Yemen's warring parties will meet in Sweden this week for another attempt at talks aimed at halting their catastrophic 3-year-old war, but there are few incentives for major compromises, and the focus is likely to be on firming up a shaky de-escalation...
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Yemeni Rebels Say They Will Halt Rocket Fire at Saudi Arabia

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's Shiite rebels said Monday that they will halt rocket fire into Saudi Arabia for the sake of peace efforts, answering a key Saudi demand in the latest push to stop the civil war in the Arab world's poorest country. "We are ready to fre...
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US Calls for Yemen Cease-Fire, Political Talks

WASHINGTON — At an apparent turning point in one of its hardest foreign policy challenges, the Trump administration is demanding a cease-fire and the launch of U.N.-led political talks to end the Saudi-Iran proxy war in Yemen. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis call...
Photo of a cargo ship is docked at the port, in Hodeida, Yemen.

UN: Death Toll From Saudi Airstrike in Yemen at 21

SANAA, Yemen — A Saudi-led coalition airstrike at a fruit-and-vegetable market near Yemen's flashpoint Red Sea port of Hodeida killed at least 21 civilians, including children, the U.N. humanitarian aid agency ...

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US Has the Power to End the War in Yemen

Blinded by its obsession with Iran, the Trump administration is perpetuating an unwinnable civil war in Yemen and undermining the likelihood of a political settlement, writes Mohammed Buzzi in The Atlantic. Mohammed is the former Middle East bureau chief fo...