De-escalation of fighting in Hodeida is key to ‘long-overdue’ restart of Yemen peace talks: UN envoy

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. “Events on the battlefield” are the main spoiler to the peace process in Yemen, but political negotiations are the top overall priority for resolving the conflict, according to the UN’s envoy for the country. As Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths had sought to […]

UN Envoy ‘confident’ deal can be reached to avert further violence around key Yemeni port city

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. The United Nations envoy for Yemen expressed confidence on Thursday that a solution can be found to prevent further violence in and around the port city of Hodeida. Fighting between Houthi rebels who control the city, and government forces backed by a Saudi-led military […]