UAE will support U.N. proposals for new talks on Yemen – official

The United Arab Emirates will support United Nations proposals for new peace talks on Yemen, a senior Emiriati official said early on Wednesday after meeting with U.N. Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York. The remarks came two weeks

Yemeni army secures safe passage for citizens

By Middle East Affairs On Sunday the Yemeni army announced that it had secured safe passage for citizens who were ready to evacuate Hodeidah. The army extended their offer to members of the Houthi militia that are willing to put down their weapons and leave their posts. As of Sunday, fighting continued

Yemen wants U.S. help to prevent a new Hezbollah forming in its borders

DUBAI: Yemen’s Foreign Minister Khalid Al-Yamani has called on the United States for cooperation to thwart any attempt of a new Hezbollah being formed in Yemen, which would threaten security and stability in the region. Al-Yamani said, during his meeting in Riyadh with the US Ambassador to Yemen Matthew H. Tueller,