Yemen peace talks likely in early December -U.S.’ Mattis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that peace talks between Yemen's warring parties were likely to take place in early December in Sweden. Western countries are pressing for a ceasefire and renewed peace efforts to end the more than three-year conflict, which is seen as a

Street battles rage in Yemen’s Hodeidah, civilians caught in crossfire

ADEN (Reuters) - Street battles raged on Sunday in residential areas of Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah, forcing medical staff to flee the largest hospital, as Houthi insurgents tried to repel forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition. Residents said they saw bodies of seven civilians killed in clashes in southern

Hundreds killed in clashes in Yemen’s Hodeida in last 10 days

HODEIDA, Yemen: At least 61 combatants have been killed in clashes in Yemen's Hodeida, medics and a military source said Sunday, and dozens of wounded taken to hospitals outside the city. Medics in the Red Sea city reported 43 Houthi militia and nine pro-government fighters killed in clashes over the past