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Ban Ki-moon meets Saudi Arabia prince to discuss report on children The two met in New York on Wednesday to discuss improving civilian protection in Yemen after a UN report blacklisted a Saudi-led coalition for killing childrenThe United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, has met Saudi Arabias powerful deputy crown p
The Guardian | Jun 22, 2016 9:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Saudi deputy crown prince, U.N. chief talk protecting Yemen's children By Louis Charbonneau and Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met Saudi Arabia's powerful deputy crown prince on Wednesday and the pair discussed improving civilian protection in Yemen after a U.N.
Yahoo! News | Jun 22, 2016 8:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Saudi prince discuss Yemen controversy at UN UNITED NATIONS (AP) Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince and the U.N. Secretary-General on Wednesday discussed measures to improve the situation on the ground in Yemen following a controversy that saw a Saudi-led coalition being placed on, and then removed
Yahoo! News | Jun 22, 2016 8:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN envoy urges Yemen warring parties to finalize peace deal The U.N. envoy for Yemen appealed to the warring parties on Tuesday to finalize a peace deal as soon as possible, saying slow progress has been made in the past two months and its now time for concessions on the toughest issues.
Washington Post | Jun 21, 2016 9:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN envoy proposes roadmap for Yemen peace The UN special envoy to Yemen said on Tuesday he has proposed a roadmap for a peaceful settlement to end 14 months of armed conflict in the impoverished Arab nation. The envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed proposed the roadmap after two months of negotiations
Yahoo! News | Jun 21, 2016 8:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
More than half of Yemen's population now food insecure — UN Vast swathes of war-torn Yemen — 19 out of 22 governorates — are facing severe food insecurity, and the situation within affected areas is likely to deteriorate if conflict persists, according to a new assessment by the United Nations and partners.
UN News Centre | Jun 21, 2016 4:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yemen missile launch, deadly air strike shake truce A Saudi-led military coalition said it intercepted a missile fired in Yemen on Tuesday and residents said an air strike by the alliance killed and wounded eight civilians, straining a civil war ceasefire. The ballistic missile was fired toward the central
Yahoo! News | Jun 21, 2016 11:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yemeni officials say coalition airstrike kills 8 civilians SANAA, Yemen (AP) An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on Tuesday mistakenly killed eight civilians building a home in an area on the border between Yemen's southern provinces of Lahj and Taiz, security officials said.
Yahoo! News | Jun 21, 2016 08:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN chief to meet Saudi prince amid Yemen row UN chief Ban Ki-moon will meet with Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman Wednesday as the world body and Riyadh lock horns over the conflict in Yemen. The two are to meet at midday at UN headquarters in New York, said Ban's dep
Yahoo! News | Jun 20, 2016 7:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Yemeni rebels free 276 loyalists Shiite Huthi rebels in Yemen announced on Sunday the release of 276 government loyalists who had been held captive for months, in a gesture of good will. The detainees in Rada had been captured for allegedly "cooperating with the Arab military coalit
Yahoo! News | Jun 19, 2016 3:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend