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UN envoy urges new pullouts from Yemen ports and peace steps

The U.N. envoy for Yemen is urging the country's warring parties to maintain the momentum of the initial pullout of Houthi rebel forces from three port areas....

UN envoy urges new pullouts from Yemen ports and peace steps

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As Houthis quit ports, Yemen awaits next peace steps Yemen's government wants the United Nations to give time-frames for next steps of a peace deal after Houthi forces began withdrawing from key ports in the most significant advance yet for efforts to end the four-year war and relieve hunger....
10:00, 05/12/2019

Yemen's Houthis begin withdrawal from Hodeidah ports in boost to peace deal Yemen's Houthi movement on Saturday started withdrawing forces from Saleef port in Hodeidah under a U.N.-sponsored deal that had been stalled for months, a Reuters witness said, reviving hopes for peace efforts to end the four-year war....
07:00, 05/11/2019

Afghan peace deal hinges on ceasefire by Taliban: U.S. peace envoy Any peace agreement with the Afghan Taliban would depend on the declaration of a permanent ceasefire and a commitment to end the country's long war, the U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad said on Sunday....
09:48, 04/28/2019

U.N. says Houthis to redeploy from Yemen ports Yemen's Houthi group agreed on Friday to unilaterally redeploy forces out of three key ports between May 11 and May 14, a U.N. statement said, a move needed to pave the way for political negotiations to end Yemen's four-year war....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Day one of Houthi withdrawal from Yemen ports went according to plan, UN says The development marks the first concrete step since a fragile UN ceasefire agreement was brokered between the war-ravaged nation's rival parties last December....
13:48, 05/12/2019

U.N. says first day of Houthi withdrawal from Yemen ports went to plan The first day of a withdrawal of forces by Yemen's Houthi movement from three of Yemen's Red Sea ports went "in accordance with established plans", the head of a U.N. mission to monitor the deal said on Sunday....
05:48, 05/12/2019

Yemen's Houthis to withdraw from Hodeida and other ports The Houthi rebels are set to begin a withdrawal from three ports, the first steps on the ground since a ceasefire deal was agreed. It's hoped that the action might pave the way for a peace agreement....
16:48, 05/10/2019

Yemen's Houthis withdraw from Hodeida and other ports Houthi rebels are withdrawing from three ports in line with a ceasefire deal that was agreed to in December. Diplomats hope that the move could pave the way for a peace agreement....
05:16, 05/11/2019

U.N., Houthis say Yemen ports withdrawal to start on Saturday Yemen's Houthi group will on Saturday start to unilaterally redeploy forces out of three key ports, the United Nations and a Houthi spokesman said, a move to pave the way for political negotiations to end Yemen's four-year war....
21:16, 05/10/2019

No Houthi military in three key Yemen ports for past month: U.N. A U.N. mission monitoring a peace deal between warring parties in Yemen's Hodeidah region said on Wednesday it had not detected any Houthi military forces in three key ports since the group withdrew a month ago....
13:32, 06/12/2019

UN to report Tuesday on rebel withdrawals from 3 Yemen ports UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says it will report Tuesday on whether rebel forces in Yemen carried out a first step in the redeployment of forces from three key ports in Yemen and is moving ahead to discuss the issues of management and use...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Houthi rebels begin withdrawal from key ports in Yemen Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they have begun a long-delayed withdrawal of their forces from the key port city of Hodeida, following a UN-brokered cease-fire...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Yemen's Houthis start withdrawing from two ports in Hodeidah: witness Yemen's Houthi forces have started to redeploy from Saleef and Ras Isa ports in Hodeidah province under a United Nations-sponsored peace deal that had been stalled for months, a Reuters witness said....
02:48, 05/11/2019

Germany urges Italy to open up ports to migrant rescue ships German Interior Minister Seehofer has urged his Italian counterpart Salvini to open ports to boats carrying rescued migrants. A rescue boat landed without permission in port at Lampedusa and another is headed to Malta....
21:00, 07/06/2019

Yemen: UN Envoy ‘guilty’ of optimistic hope that war is ‘nearing the end’ With Yemen once again at a “crucial moment” the UN Special Envoy trying to facilitate peace there told Security Council members on Thursday that despite the dangers of being over optimistic, he could not help thinking the country could finally be “ne...
10:48, 07/18/2019

Yemen's president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy Yemen's president has sent a letter to the U.N. chief criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly siding with the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels....
05:48, 05/24/2019

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had reportedly come in for criticism by the Government....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Yemen president slams U.N. envoy's handling of war in letter to secretary-general Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi criticized the U.N.'s special envoy to the country in a sharply-worded letter to the U.N. chief, describing him as legitimizing Houthi rebels his Saudi-backed coalition is locked in a four-year war with....
21:00, 05/24/2019

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates over the next two weeks as part of an effort to help end the long-running war. In Kabul, the State De...
11:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. envoy says latest peace talks with Taliban 'most productive' so far U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by a top U.S. negotiator leading the discussions with the hardline Islamists group to end the Afghan war....
14:00, 07/06/2019

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at starting formal negotiations between the government and the Taliban....
22:48, 06/19/2019

UAE Says Reducing Troops In War-Torn Yemen, Moving To "Peace Plan" The United Arab Emirates said on Monday it was reducing the number of troops in war-torn Yemen and moving from a "military-first" strategy to a "peace-first" plan....
13:16, 07/08/2019

U.S. Envoy Points to Progress in Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad said that he is aiming by Sept. 1 to reach agreement with the insurgents on a road map for completing negotiations on a comprehensive settlement of the Afghan war. Looming over that deadline are already twice-postpon...
17:32, 07/07/2019

Taliban: Fresh round of talks with US peace envoy opening The Taliban say a fresh round of talks with U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is to begin in Qatar, where the religious movement maintains a political office....
22:48, 04/30/2019

U.S., Taliban peace talks 'most productive session': envoy Khalilzad The U.S. peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions were the "most productive session" to date....
14:00, 07/06/2019

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a three-year conflict. This is welcome news, says Nkongho Felix Agbor Balla....
12:00, 07/17/2019

Fighting grips Yemen's Hodeidah port, complicating peace moves Houthi fighters and Saudi-backed pro-government forces battled in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah on Wednesday, breaching a ceasefire and potentially complicating a troop withdrawal agreement intended to pave the way for wider peace talks....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Houthis tell U.N. to press Saudi-led forces to implement Yemen peace deal Yemen's Houthi movement called on the United Nations on Saturday to press the Saudi-led coalition to implement the Hodeidah agreement, al-Masirah TV said, citing the movement's political office....
10:00, 05/11/2019

US peace envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as 'most productive' to date Zalmay Khalilzad said progress had been made on all four parts of a peace deal as two sides to resume meeting from Tuesday in QatarThe US peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions...
11:16, 07/06/2019

‘Action and tangible progress’ needed to finally ‘win the peace’ for Syrians: UN envoy It will take “action and tangible progress” between Syrian Government and opposition leaders, not just dialogue, to bring about lasting peace said the UN Special Envoy for the war-torn country on Tuesday, stressing that Syria “contains many threats f...
14:48, 04/30/2019

Houthi leader says drone attacks a response to spurned Yemen peace moves A leader of Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Sunday it had resumed drone strikes deep inside Saudi Arabia this month in response to what he called the Saudi-led coalition's spurning of "peace initiatives" by his group....
13:00, 05/26/2019

Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt: Peace plan is weeks away With predictions swirling as to what’s in the Trump administration’s so-called “Deal of the Century,” for potential peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, Jason Greenblatt, the U.S. envoy for international negotiations, gave some clues this wee...
12:32, 05/11/2019

Iran's UN Envoy Urges US To Stop "Economic War" Against Iranians Iran's UN ambassador said Monday that conditions were not ripe for a dialogue with the United States after President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions on Tehran....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Germany urges Iran not to take any aggressive steps Germany regrets statements made by the Iranian government and urges Tehran not to take any aggressive steps, a government spokesman said on Wednesday after Iran said it was scaling back curbs to its nuclear program under a 2015 deal....
05:32, 05/08/2019

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visited the Security Council on Wednesday with a simple message from the field that “young people care abo...
17:00, 07/17/2019

'Steps for peace': Oakland residents take stand against gun violence after 36th death this year Dozens gather two days after shooting as Operation Ceasefire program helps save livesTwo days after 66-year-old Thomas Romerson was fatally shot near a church in Oakland, California, community members gathered near the site of the shooting to take a ...
07:32, 06/21/2019

U.S. envoy urges response 'short of war' to Gulf tankers attack The U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia said Washington should take what he called "reasonable responses short of war" after it had determined who was behind attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
03:48, 05/14/2019

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’, a senior UN envoy said on Friday, calling for the 15-member body’s continued commitment as the coun...
14:48, 07/19/2019

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
17:00, 06/27/2019

Despite peace deal, Central African Republic’s population faces daily acts of violence, UN envoy warns Although the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), armed groups and civil society representatives are all taking part in the process that followed the signing of a deal signed in February, civilians continue to suffer daily acts of violen...
16:48, 06/20/2019

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election period as “largely, peaceful and participatory”, and called for that spirit to prevail through elect...
14:16, 04/28/2019

China defiant toward U.S. on trade, Kudlow urges strong enforcement steps The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any "bitter fruit" that harmed its interests....
15:32, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. report urges steps to reduce reliance on foreign critical minerals The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday recommended urgent steps to boost domestic production of rare earths and other critical minerals, warning that a halt in Chinese or Russian exports could cause "significant shocks" in global supply chains....
17:16, 06/04/2019

Saudi paper urges Palestinians to consider Trump peace plan The editor-in-chief of a Saudi newspaper is urging Palestinians to keep an open mind toward a Mideast plan being devised by President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner....
08:32, 05/15/2019

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Japan's Emperor Naruhito urges peace and happiness in public debut Japan's new Emperor Naruhito has appeared in public for the first time since ascending the Chrysanthemum Throne. In an address, the monarch wished for world peace and happiness for the Japanese people....
06:32, 05/04/2019

Inclusive peace in Afghanistan means ‘women at the centre’ urges UN deputy chief in Kabul The UN deputy chief issued an impassioned plea on Sunday for Afghans to reconcile with the past and put “women at the centre” of all efforts to forge a durable peace, and a truly inclusive political process where women’s voices are truly heard. ...
15:48, 07/21/2019

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12:16, 05/30/2019

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10:32, 07/18/2019

This Tiny, $21 USB-C Dongle Includes Five Useful Ports It’s not the biggest or most feature-packed USB-C hub out there, but Anker’s 5-in-1 dongle has the essentials in tow for an all-time low price today.Read more......
14:16, 05/08/2019

Add a Handful of Extra Ethernet Ports to Your Router For Just $8 Nothing beats a hardwired ethernet connection and if your router doesn’t have enough ports for your liking, that’s an easy fix with this dirt cheap 5-port switch from TP-Link, now just $8. Read more......
12:32, 05/29/2019

Add a Bunch of Extra Ethernet Ports to Your Router For $17 As great as Wi-Fi has gotten, nothing beats a hardwired ethernet connection. If your router doesn’t have enough ports for your liking, that’s an easy fix with this eight-port switch from TP-Link, now just $17 after you clip the coupon on the page....
03:00, 05/14/2019

The Latest: German minister appeals to Italy on ports Germany’s interior minister is appealing to his Italian counterpart to rethink his policy of closing the country’s harbors to humanitarian groups’ rescue ships...
10:02, 07/06/2019

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21:16, 07/09/2019

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13:32, 05/04/2019

Mophie adds USB-C ports to refreshed Powerstation batteries Mophie, the makers of a popular line of external batteries, announced today an update to its Powerstation family of portable chargers. The refreshed versions of the Powerstation line come in four different capacities, a variety of colors and now incl...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Lanka President Rejects Military Deal To Allow US Access To Ports Sri Lanka's President Saturday announced he will not allow his government to conclude a proposed military deal that would allow US troops free access to the island's ports....
13:32, 07/06/2019

Imports at Southern California Ports Fell Sharply Last Month The volume of inbound loaded containers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the neighboring ports that comprise the largest U.S. gateway for seaborne trade, fell 6.3% last month from a year ago....
11:32, 06/12/2019

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West....
15:00, 07/13/2019

Add a Bunch of Extra Ports to Your Devices with These Discounted Hubs and Docks Someday everything we own will connect via a wireless connection or USB-C cable. Until then, we can all be glad to have this Sabrent USB hubs and docking station Gold Box....
06:00, 05/16/2019

20 Ports In Raigad Classified As Sensitive By Navy: Devendra Fadnavis The Indian Navy has dubbed as many as 20 ports in neighbouring Raigad district as "sensitive" from security point of view, the Maharashtra government told the Legislative Council on Wednesday....
21:16, 06/19/2019

Argentina strike shuts down key grain ports, grounds flights A nationwide strike in Argentina protesting austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri brought the country's airports to a standstill and halted work at key grains ports on Wednesday, the latest sign of tension in the recession-hit nation....
09:00, 05/29/2019

Anker's New USB-C PD Chargers Pack Double the Ports, and Plenty of Power Anker just struck a 1-2 punch in the quixotic USB-C GaN Charger War of 2019, and while its two new chargers are the same size and technically share the same total amount of power, they offer very different value propositions....
19:48, 05/20/2019

Making Chinese investment in African ports work despite risks Chinese involvement in sub-Saharan Africa's ports is substantial. The investments could become a risk if Beijing controls access, experts warn. Still African countries stand to benefit if they can mitigate the risks....
04:00, 06/21/2019

Italy to fine migrant rescue boats without OK to enter ports ROME (AP) — Italy’s populist government has approved stiff fines for migrant rescue boats that defy orders to stay out of Italian waters. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Tuesday after a Cabinet meeting that a new decree allows fines of up...
13:32, 06/11/2019

When Italy closed its ports to migrants, tiny Malta took them instead. With conditions. Italy’s restrictive immigration policies appear to be forcing Malta into a moral and political reckoning over whether to take a harder line on migration....
01:32, 07/10/2019

Trump's escalated trade war with China could hit California ports especially hard An escalation of U.S.-China trade tensions could deal a severe blow to California's ports and economy, potentially putting at risk thousands of jobs....
16:16, 05/06/2019

Iran-Allied Houthi Rebels Withdraw Last Troops From Key Yemeni Ports Houthi rebels allied with Tehran have finished pulling forces out of three Red Sea ports in Yemen, the United Nations said, a withdrawal that comes as the U.S. has warned of heightened threats from Iran and its proxies in the region....
15:48, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia says it will protect ports, regional waters after attacks on tankers Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih condemned on Thursday the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying Riyadh would take all necessary measures to protect its ports and regional waters, state news agency SPA reported....
14:16, 06/13/2019

India launches mass evacuation, shuts down ports as cyclone bears down India began evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers on Wednesday and shut down operations at two major ports on its east coast ahead of an impending cyclone expected to make landfall on Friday....
08:32, 05/01/2019

Italy's Salvini orders ports to block ship carrying 65 migrants A ship operated by the German rescue charity "Sea Watch" rescued more than 60 migrants near Libya. Italy's far-right interior minister said he doesn't want them "getting near Italian territorial waters."...
13:48, 05/15/2019

In Cuba, Carnival Cruise Ships Have Been Using Stolen Ports, Original Owners Say On the first day that Americans could file such suits, two claimants went to court in Miami seeking compensation for the use of docks they owned before the revolution....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Farm loans and ports on Indian opposition's post-election agenda A loan waiver program for farmers and privatization of air and sea ports will be among the post-election priorities if India's opposition parties pull off an unexpected victory in the national vote, a regional party leader told Reuters....
10:32, 05/16/2019

Oculus Quest developer shares tricks to optimize Rift and Vive ports An early third-party Quest developer says that surprising art optimizations make a huge difference in enabling Oculus Rift apps to run on mobile hardware.Read More...
11:32, 06/17/2019

Argentina anti-government strike shuts down key grain ports, grounds flights Thousands marched through Argentina's capital on Wednesday to protest austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri, as a nationwide strike brought the airports of the recession-plagued country to a standstill and halted work at key grains ports....
15:00, 05/29/2019

Japan resumes commercial whaling for the first time in 31 years as boats leave ports for hunts TOKYO (AP) — Japan resumes commercial whaling for the first time in 31 years as boats leave ports for hunts....
19:48, 06/30/2019

U.A.E. Moves to Extricate Itself From Yemen War The United Arab Emirates is aiming to pull most of its forces out of the Saudi-led campaign against Houthi rebels, disentangling itself from a four-year war that has provoked congressional opposition and become a flashpoint with Iran....
19:48, 07/02/2019

Yemen civil war: the conflict explained Everything you need to know about conflict that has turned country into humanitarian catastropheUK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declaresUK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly warYemen has been troubled by civil wars for decades, but...
06:32, 06/20/2019

With focus on Hodeidah, Yemen's war rages on elsewhere With global attention on Yemen focused on a fragile truce in its main port of Hodeidah, fighting between rival forces in the country's four-year war has surged elsewhere....
07:00, 05/05/2019

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen Tens of thousands of people are going hungry in Houthi-controlled Yemen as desperately needed food aid is diverted away from them, a CNN investigation finds....
07:16, 05/20/2019

Nearly 92,000 killed in Yemen war since 2015: database CAIRO — Yemen’s civil war has killed at least 91,600 people so far, a database tracking violence said Wednesday, presenting a new estimate after completing reporting for the first months of fighting in 2015. The conflict began with the 2014 takeover ...
10:16, 06/19/2019

UAE fast withdrawing from controversial Yemen war The future of Yemen is shrouded in a fresh slew of speculation amid reports this week that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are abruptly withdrawing their troops from the Saudi-led onslaught on the neighboring nation....
12:00, 07/12/2019

WFP begins partial suspension of Yemen food aid The World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday it had started a partial suspension of aid in Yemen, citing failure to reach an agreement with the Iran-aligned Houthis on controls to prevent the diversion of food away from vulnerable people....
17:16, 06/20/2019

UN accesses key wheat silos in Yemen’s Hodeida A U.N. agency says it has gained access to silos in Yemen’s port city of Hodeida that may hold enough grain to feed hundreds of thousands of people in the conflict-battered country...
09:48, 05/05/2019

Database says 91,600 killed in Yemen fighting since 2015 A database tracking violence says at least 91,600 people have been killed in Yemen's civil war, presenting a new estimate after completing reporting for the first months of fighting in 2015....
01:48, 06/19/2019

7,500 kids 'killed or maimed' in Yemen since 2013, UN says The suffering of children caught up in the Yemen conflict has become "simply appalling," according to a UN report. It says thousands of kids have been killed, recruited as soldiers and subjected to devastating violence....
00:00, 06/29/2019

UN says civilians targeted in airstrikes on Yemen’s capital UN refugee agency says it is ‘deeply saddened’ by the targeting of civilians in recent airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition, which left at least six dead, in Yemen’s capital...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Yemen: Houthis' port withdrawal 'going according to plan', says UN UN observes Houthi fighters pull out from three ports in line with Stockholm accordThe first day of a withdrawal of forces by Yemen’s Houthi movement from three of the country’s Red Sea ports went “in accordance with established plans”, the head of a...
15:32, 05/12/2019

UN monitoring rebel withdrawal from Yemen’s Hodeida The U.N. says it is monitoring the redeployment of rebel forces from three key ports in Yemen after the government dismissed the withdrawal as a “farce.”...
08:00, 05/12/2019

Child soldiers used in Yemen civil war, report says All sides of the conflict are responsible for using children in battle, a new report says. Since 2012, when the civil war in Yemen begun, at least 70,000 people have been killed....
08:48, 07/16/2019

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access to those in need The United Nations World Food Programme warned that it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfettered access to those in need....
23:32, 05/20/2019

House Moves Again to Cut Off Support to Saudi War in Yemen The vote was part of a barrage of defense policy measures that would put a Democratic stamp on the military and serve as an indictment of the president’s foreign policy....
18:32, 07/11/2019

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
22:48, 05/22/2019

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access The United Nations World Food Program has warned it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfettered access to those in need....
05:00, 05/21/2019

UN says civilians targeted in airstrikes on Yemen's capital The U.N. refugee agency says it is "deeply saddened" by the targeting of civilians in recent airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition, which left at least six dead including four children, in Yemen's capital....
08:00, 05/17/2019

UN threatens to suspend food aid in Yemen after CNN investigation The United Nations is threatening to suspend aid that helps thousands of destitute Yemenis following a CNN investigation that exposed the theft or "diversion" of food aid by Houthi rebels....
13:32, 05/20/2019

UN monitoring rebel withdrawal from Yemen's Hodeida The U.N. says it is monitoring the redeployment of rebel forces from three key ports in Yemen after the government dismissed the withdrawal as a "farce."...
06:16, 05/12/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Rebuilding Yemen’s future from the ground up The ongoing conflict in Yemen has had a devastating impact on the Gulf country and while UN agencies continue to meet the immediate humanitarian needs of the Yemeni people, at least one UN agency has already begun planning for a future without war....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hagerty his strong endorsement....
21:32, 07/12/2019

UN envoy to Mideast warns of war between Israel, Hamas GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The U.N. envoy to the Mideast says it’s the “last chance” to prevent an all-out conflict between Israel and Gaza militants. Nikolay Mladenov said on Monday that the “risk of war remains imminent,&#...
04:32, 05/13/2019

| UK offers 'full support' for its US envoy in Trump row British Prime Minister Theresa May's government reiterated its "full support" for its ambassador to Washington after US President Donald Trump said he would no longer deal with him....
08:32, 07/09/2019

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. envoy were a factor in his resignation Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but admitted his comments had been a factor in the shock departure of one of the country's most senior diplo...
12:48, 07/12/2019

UK led towards no-deal Brexit by untruthful elite, says ex-EU envoy Ivan Rogers offers withering assessment of Tory candidates vying to be prime ministerToday’s political developments - live updatesBritain is being led to a no-deal Brexit by a political elite “which has great difficulties discerning and telling the t...
07:16, 06/18/2019

| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripoli was "just the start of a long and bloody war"....
09:16, 05/22/2019

Pakistan Should End ''Proxy War'' Against India: Indian Envoy Pakistan should end its "proxy war" against India and make efforts to build trust with New Delhi to move forward the bilateral relationship, Indian high commissioner to Islamabad Ajay Bisaria said......
19:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. Envoy Hails Latest Talks With Taliban as the Best Ever KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in the country’s 17-year war, calling the latest r...
12:16, 07/06/2019

Report says Sudan summons its envoy from Qatar Sudan's state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the country's envoy from Qatar, a day after the satellite news channel Al-Jazeera said Sudanese authorities shut down its Khartoum bureau....
09:48, 06/01/2019

UK's Top Envoy In US Says Trump Administration "Dysfunctional": Report Britain's ambassador in the United States has described President Donald Trump and his administration as "inept" and "uniquely dysfunctional", according to leaked diplomatic memos published by the......
08:48, 07/07/2019

UN envoy optimistic of Syria constitution committee soon The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he is "optimistic" an agreement can be reached on the long-sought formation of a committee to draft a new constitution for the war-torn country so it can meet this summer....
17:00, 04/30/2019

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on the meeting with the US have been killed or jailed, the paper said....
03:16, 05/31/2019

US envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as the best ever The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan says that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in the country’s 17-year war...
12:16, 07/06/2019

Yemen’s Civil War Is Spilling Deeper Into the Gulf Region Yemen’s four-year civil war is spilling deeper into the oil-rich Persian Gulf region. Saudi Arabia, with its Sunni majority, intervened to support the government of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi; Iran, which has a Shiite majority, aids the Houthi ...
10:00, 05/20/2019

Yemen's Houthis and WFP dispute aid control as millions starve A dispute over control of biometric data between the World Food Programme and Yemen's Houthi group is straining humanitarian efforts and threatens to disrupt aid distribution in a country already on the brink of famine....
08:00, 06/04/2019

UN agency threatens to suspend aid to rebel areas in Yemen The UN food agency is threatening to suspend aid to areas under the control of Yemen’s Houthi rebels, if they do not take measures against theft and fraud in food distribution...
09:48, 05/20/2019

‘The Saudis couldn’t do it without us’: the UK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly war Britain does not merely supply the bombs that fall on Yemen – it provides the personnel and expertise that keep the war going. But is the government breaking the law? By Arron MeratFor more than four years, a brutal Saudi air campaign has bombarded Y...
07:16, 06/18/2019

Saudi coalition answers oil attacks with airstrikes in Yemen Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen Thursday killed at least six people and injured dozens, an operation the Saudi government said is retaliation for terror attacks this week on oil infrastructure....
12:32, 05/16/2019

Yemen: Houthis begin Hodeida port pullout UN supervisor welcomes long-delayed implementation of Stockholm ceasefire deal Yemen’s Houthi rebels will begin a pullback from ports in the flashpoint city of Hodeida on Saturday, the first practical step on the ground since a ceasefire deal was rea...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels begin withdrawal from Hodeida Yemen's Houthi rebels began on Saturday a long-delayed withdrawal of their forces from the key port city of Hodeida, the group said, following the terms of a cease-fire....
07:32, 05/11/2019

UAE scaling back military role in Yemen conflict The UAE is beginning a partial military drawdown in Yemen. Experts say the country is pushing for a political solution to end the conflict, but growing US-Iran tension in the region may also have played a role....
20:00, 07/09/2019

AP Explains: How Yemen's rebels increasingly deploy drones In Yemen, the high-pitched whine of drones has been a part of life for over 15 years, ever since the first U.S. drone strike here targeting al-Qaida in 2002....
07:48, 05/21/2019

Yemen's Houthi rebels strike Saudi airport Houthi rebels have attacked a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks. The Houthis said the strike was in retaliation for Saudi airstrikes in Yemen....
18:00, 06/23/2019

Yemen's Houthi Rebels Begin Withdrawal From Key Port Houthi rebels in Yemen began to withdraw fighters from the country’s most strategic port city, a move that if completed would mark a significant step toward salvaging a peace deal that hasn’t been implemented since it was brokered by the U.N. in Dece...
11:00, 05/11/2019

Six civilians killed in Yemen in suspected al Qaeda bombing At least six civilians, including children, were killed in Yemen on Friday when a roadside bomb believed to be planted by al Qaeda went off in the country's southeast, a Yemeni security official said....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Police official says bomb kills 3 in southeast Yemen SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni official say a bomb has exploded in the southeastern province of Hadramout, killing three people and wounding four. A local police official said the bomb went off Friday near a hub for motorcycle taxis in al-Qoton distric...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Saudi officials condemn Iran over its role in Yemen The ongoing civil war in Yemen has resulted in the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today, and Saudi officials have told Fox News that Iran’s continued backing of the Houthi rebels in the country has only exacerbated the crisis....
09:00, 05/03/2019

Yemen's Houthis to start Hodeidah withdrawal on Saturday: U.N. Yemen's Houthi group intends to withdraw forces from three key ports in Yemen over four days, starting on Saturday, said a senior United Nations official in charge of monitoring the move....
18:48, 05/10/2019

MQ-9 Reaper drone shot down over Yemen on June 6, CENTCOM says U.S. Central Command reported Monday that a MQ-9 Reaper was shot down over Yemen on June 6 at an altitude that suggested Iranian involvement, just a week before an attack on the M/T Front Altair oil tanker....
16:00, 06/17/2019

Cholera surge stalks Yemen's hungry and displaced In the last two weeks Dr Asmahan Ahmed has seen a surge in suspected cholera cases arriving at her health center in Abs, a small, Houthi-held town in northwest Yemen....
09:16, 06/11/2019

Germany to train Saudi soldiers despite Yemen war concerns Seven Saudi soldiers are to receive officer's training from the German military starting in July. But some lawmakers have accused the German government of turning a blind eye to Saudi's brutal campaign in Yemen....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Yemen: UAE confirms withdrawal from port city of Hodeidah Move is a significant moment in civil war, but officials say UAE remains in Saudi-led coalition against HouthisThe United Arab Emirates has announced a “strategic redeployment” from the port city of Hodeidah in Yemen, as well as a more limited tactic...
07:32, 07/09/2019

UN report: 7,500 kids killed or wounded in Yemen since 2013 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new U.N. report says over 7,500 children have been killed or wounded in Yemen in the last 5 1/2 years as a result of airstrikes, shelling, fighting, suicide attacks, mines and other unexploded ordnance. The report by Secretary...
16:00, 06/28/2019

| Yemen rebel court condemns 30 to death for spying A court run by Yemen's Huthi rebels sentenced 30 academics, trade unionists and preachers to death for allegedly spying for the Saudi-led coalition, a judicial source said....
11:00, 07/09/2019

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted 2 Yemen rebel drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it intercepted two drones launched by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels targeting the kingdom. The Houthi’s Al-Masirah satellite news channel late Saturday said the rebels targeted S...
22:16, 06/29/2019

U.N. Report Says 7,500 Kids Have Been Killed or Wounded in Yemen Since 2013 UNITED NATIONS — Over 7,500 children have been killed or wounded in Yemen in the last 5 1/2 years as a result of airstrikes, shelling, fighting, suicide attacks, mines and other unexploded ordnance, according to a U.N. report released Friday. T...
13:32, 06/29/2019

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longer winnable....
20:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. wants military coalition to safeguard waters off Iran, Yemen The United States hopes to enlist allies over the next two weeks or so in a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters off Iran and Yemen, where Washington blames Iran and Iran-aligned fighters for attacks, the top U.S. general said on Tuesday....
21:00, 07/09/2019

World Food Program partly suspends aid in Yemen The United Nations World Food Program said Thursday it's partially suspended food assistance operations in Yemen after it failed to reach an agreement with the Houthi rebel leadership on distribution....
05:16, 06/21/2019

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the hundreds of millions of dollars they pledged five months ago to a humanitarian appeal for Yemen....
11:16, 07/18/2019

Senate fails to override Trump's veto on Yemen The Senate failed Thursday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a resolution to end U.S. support for the bloody Saudi-backed war in Yemen. Seven Republicans broke with the White House and joined all Senate Democrats to override the veto, whic...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Saudi-Led Coalition Says New Yemen Rebel Drone Intercepted Saudi air defenses intercepted a Yemeni rebel drone targeting a residential area in the kingdom's south on Tuesday, a Riyadh-led military coalition said, as the Iran-linked militia step up attacks......
23:00, 06/25/2019

6 easy steps to help you land your next job Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. There’s no denying that looking for a new role can sometimes turn into a full-time job, but with these handy tip...
09:00, 07/01/2019

Hangover help: five easy steps (KPRC) Hoping to avoid a hangover after your next night of partying? Experts say there are ways to prevent the pain, or ease it if you’re too late. 1) AVOID CONGENERS Dr. Spencer Greene, director of medical toxicology at Baylor College of Medic...
10:16, 05/08/2019

Kal Yafai steps forward Kal Yafai has his first fight as the longest-reigning current British world champion, writes Paul Wheeler The post Kal Yafai steps forward appeared first on Boxing News....
22:00, 06/24/2019

Trump assails Theresa May, UK envoy in Twitter rant Donald Trump has lashed out at Theresa May after the leak of diplomatic memos criticizing his presidency. The UK has been scrambling to stem the damage caused by the release of confidential telegrams over the weekend....
18:16, 07/08/2019

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its campaign of civil disobedience and strikes....
16:00, 06/11/2019

US envoy says Russia still stands with Maduro, contradicting Trump Elliott Abrams says Russians ‘have not abandoned’ Nicolas Maduro despite US president’s tweetThe US special envoy for Venezuela has said that Moscow has “not abandoned” the regime of Nicolás Maduro and that the Russian presence in the South American ...
16:32, 06/06/2019

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich nation “is on the verge of descending into a civil war” that could divide the country and imperil the security of its neighbors and the wider Mediterranean region...
09:00, 05/21/2019

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delivered by Pyongyang's top envoy to the U.N....
21:32, 05/21/2019

UN envoy: Islamic State revival in Iraq must be prevented The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for "wide-based international support" to prevent Islamic State extremists from regaining a foothold in the country....
17:16, 05/21/2019

Countries fueling Libya conflict must be stopped: U.N. envoy Libya is on the brink of a civil war that could "lead to the permanent division of the country," a top U.N. official warned the Security Council on Tuesday as he urged the world body to stop countries that were fueling the conflict with weapons....
14:48, 05/21/2019

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are meeting in Islamabad....
01:48, 06/10/2019

Guaido envoy: Venezuelans want out of 'drug cartel regime' Even with support in the international community, self-appointed Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido has failed to oust President Maduro. Has Guaido's movement given false hope to Venezuelans? DW meets his envoy to the UK....
13:16, 05/21/2019

Johnson declines to back UK envoy to Washington over Trump row Boris Johnson, the leading contender to become Britain's prime minister, declined to say whether he would keep the country's ambassador to Washington in his job after the envoy was criticized publicly by U.S. President Donald Trump....
21:00, 07/09/2019

"Full Support" For US Envoy Kim Darroch In Trump Row: UK Government British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Monday reiterated its "full support" for its ambassador to Washington after US President Donald Trump said he would no longer deal with him....
15:48, 07/08/2019

Iran tells German envoy its patience is over: Fars Iran told a German envoy seeking to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal that its patience was over and urged the treaty's remaining signatories to fulfill their commitments after the United States pulled out, the Fars news agency reported on Thursday....
09:32, 05/23/2019

US Should Keep Promise To Pay North Korea For Student's Release: Ex-Envoy The former US diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honour its pledge to pay Pyongyang $2 million for the student's hospital......
23:32, 04/29/2019

India Not Buying Oil From Iran After US Waivers Expired: Envoy India has stopped importing oil from Iran after American waivers granted to eight buyers expired early this month, New Delhi's envoy in Washington has said, becoming the latest country to comply with......
16:16, 05/24/2019

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday....
13:48, 05/25/2019

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU's special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc's special envoy for Venezuela....
05:48, 05/28/2019

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU’s special envoy for Venezuela MADRID (AP) — The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc’s special envoy for Venezuela. Iglesias has been the head of the Inter-American Development Bank and SEG...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Libya detention centre attack is possible war crime, says UN envoy Warlord Khalifa Haftar blamed for airstrikes in which at least 44 people are killedAt least 44 people, and possibly many more, have been killed in the bombing of a detention centre south of Tripoli condemned by the UN Libya envoy as a possible war cr...
08:00, 07/03/2019

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal - report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have tried to stop the 2017 deal had he been in Bern at the time, a newspaper reported in an interview on...
09:16, 06/29/2019

U.S. envoy says top Venezuelan officials negotiated to help restore order U.S. envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said on Tuesday opposition-led protests in Caracas were part of a broader effort negotiated with three senior officials in President Nicolas Maduro's government to restore constitutional order....
16:48, 04/30/2019

Pompeo looking into reports that North Korea executed envoy to the U.S. North Korea has previously executed scapegoats to atone for high-profile political flops, and the most recent summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump ended in failure, leaving Kim embarrassed on the world stage....
03:48, 05/31/2019

China's envoy to London laments "Cold War mentality" China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kong, China's ambassador to London said on Sunday....
10:00, 07/07/2019

UN envoy attacks lack of 'moral motivation' to end Libyan war Ghassan Salamé, UN special envoy for Libya, says country is viewed as a prizeThe international community lacks the moral motivation to end the Libyan civil war and largely views the country as a prize to be captured, the UN’s special envoy for Libya ...
14:16, 05/22/2019

US Will Sanction Any Country That Imports Iranian Oil: Special Envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the US special envoy for Iran said on Friday....
10:00, 06/28/2019

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un: KCNA North Korea's former top nuclear envoy, Kim Yong Chol, accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to an art performance, state news agency KCNA said on Monday, signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in the power structure....
05:00, 06/03/2019

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya The U.N. envoy for Myanmar says progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and warns that if there is no action it will be time to “ring the alarm bell.”...
18:16, 07/01/2019

U.S. will sanction any countries that import Iranian oil: special envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the United States special envoy for Iran said on Friday....
04:32, 06/28/2019

U.K. Envoy's Exit Feeds British Worries of Isolation The resignation this week of Britain’s ambassador to Washington under duress has set off a period of self-examination in the U.K. as the nation struggles to find its place in the world ahead of its planned exit from the European Union....
11:48, 07/11/2019

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang, envoy says China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang, where he said "education training centers" were helping to stamp out extremism and give people new skills....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Shouldn't Let "Minor Speed Bumps" Come In Way Of Relations With US: Envoy Hopeful that India and the United States will find a "mutually satisfactory" solution to their bilateral differences, the Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that the two countries......
12:32, 07/12/2019

Iran summons UK envoy over 'unfounded' tanker accusations Iran on Saturday summoned the British ambassador to Tehran after London blamed it for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the semi-official Students News Agency ISNA reported, a claim denied by the British government....
14:16, 06/15/2019

U.N., Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on setting up a constitutional committee, a long-awaited step in a stalled peace process, the U.N. Syria envoy said on Wednesday....
08:00, 07/10/2019

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal: report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have tried to stop the 2017 deal had he been in Bern at the time, a newspaper reported in an interview on...
06:48, 06/29/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if it damages his popularity....
18:16, 07/18/2019

Iran summons Emirates’ top envoy over US drone incident TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing the U.S. to use a base there to launch a drone that Iran says entered its airspace. The Saturday report ...
06:32, 06/22/2019

"End Of A Very Long Story," Says French Envoy On Masood Azhar's UN Ban French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on Friday praised the listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN stating that it is "solid proof" of the......
12:48, 05/03/2019

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the United States over leaked memos that criticised the......
01:32, 07/12/2019

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport: Al-Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Saturday that it carried out drone attacks on military sites at Abha airport in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
14:00, 07/06/2019

The Latest: Yemen’s rebels claim drone assault on Saudi oil DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf, elsewhere in Mideast, amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Yemen’s Houthi rebels say their drone assault on Saudi Arab...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Saudi airport hit by cruise missile, Yemen's Houthis claim Saudi Arabia has not officially confirmed the attack, which comes a day after Saudi authorities said they intercepted two drones fired by the Houthis....
03:32, 06/12/2019

Children are still dying in Yemen war, despite partial ceasefire, says UNICEF chief Responding to the violent deaths of five children in the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah on Thursday, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), said that Yemen’s civil war continues to take a “horrific toll” on c...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Yemen's Houthis say they attacked Saudi airport, power station Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Monday that it carried out drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport and Tihama power station, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
15:00, 07/08/2019

U.N. food chief warns aid suspension in Yemen likely to start this week United Nations food chief David Beasley warned the Security Council on Monday that a phased-suspension of food assistance in Yemen was likely to begin later this week over a diversion of aid and lack of independence in Houthi-controlled areas....
08:32, 06/17/2019

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Jizan Airport: Al-Masirah TV Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Thursday that it carried out attacks on military sites in Jizan Airport in Saudi Arabia, the group’s Al-Masirah TV reported....
14:00, 07/04/2019

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Sanaa, casualties reported The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen carried out several air strikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday after the Iranian-aligned movement claimed responsibility for drone attacks on Saudi oil installations....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Saudi Warplanes, Most Made in America, Still Bomb Civilians in Yemen U.S. efforts to reduce civilian casualties have failed to stop allied warplanes with the Saudi coalition from bombing homes and killing families in Yemen....
22:48, 05/22/2019

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi airport with drone Yemen-based Houthi rebels have launched their third attack in three weeks on Abha international airport in southern Saudi Arabia. The Saudis say they will intensify air raids on rebel positions....
00:00, 07/02/2019

Yemen's Houthis say they attacked Saudi's Najran airport by drone Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Thursday launched a drone attack on a Patriot missile battery in the airport of the Saudi city of Najran near the Yemeni border, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Thursday....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Saudi-led alliance launches airstrikes on Yemen's rebel capital Rebel military camps belonging to the Iran-backed Houthi rebels have been targeted by an aerial bombardment. The operation follows last week's attempts by the United Nations to restart stalled peace talks....
07:48, 07/20/2019

Saudi-Led Warplanes Pound Yemen Rebels After Pipeline Attack Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck Yemeni rebel targets, including in the capital Sanaa, today, two days after the insurgents claimed drone strikes that shut a key oil pipeline in the neighbouring......
03:00, 05/16/2019

WFP hopeful Yemen's 'good' Houthis will prevail to allow food aid suspension to end United Nations food chief David Beasley said on Friday he was hopeful that "good Houthis" would prevail to allow the agency to lift its partial suspension of aid in Yemen and prevent the collapse of the entire humanitarian system....
08:16, 06/21/2019

1 Dead, Several Injured In Saudi Airport Attack By Yemen Rebels A Yemeni rebel attack on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia killed a Syrian national and wounded seven civilians Sunday, a Riyadh-led coalition said, the latest in a series of strikes on the......
18:48, 06/23/2019

Yemen's Houthis deny targeting Mecca with ballistic missiles Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement denied Saudi media reports on Monday that it had fired a ballistic missile toward Mecca, Islam's holiest site, at a time of heightened tensions between Tehran and Gulf Arab states allied to Washington....
05:32, 05/20/2019

Saudi-led coalition targets Houthis in Yemen's Dalea - Al Arabiya TV The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has started an operation against Houthi targets in the Yemeni province of Dalea, Al Arabiya TV reported on Wednesday....
01:16, 05/29/2019

American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemen dagger CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say a Yemeni American was detained at the Cairo airport for carrying a traditional Yemeni dagger in his luggage. Customs officials say the man, a dual U.S.-Yemeni national, landed in Cairo on Friday on a flight from th...
05:00, 06/14/2019

United Arab Emirates pulls out of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Military forces of the United Arab Emirates have started a withdrawal from Yemen, Emirati officials said, leaving Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided since late last year amid United Nations-led peace efforts....
08:32, 05/21/2019

'I feel lucky': millions have fled war-torn Yemen – the US has accepted 50 The war in Middle Eastern country is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis but Trump has all but ended Yemeni immigration, leaving a community tornSince a devastating war began in Yemen in 2015, causing the displacement of 3 million people, the Unite...
00:48, 06/27/2019

Saudi coalition says head of Yemen’s Islamic State captured A Saudi military spokesman says the country’s special forces have captured the leader of the Islamic State group’s branch in Yemen during a raid on a house that was under surveillance...
08:48, 06/25/2019

Yemen government accuses UAE of landing separatists on remote island The Yemeni government has accused the United Arab Emirates of landing around 100 separatist troops on a remote island in the Arabian Sea this week, a claim the UAE denied, deepening a rift between nominal allies in Yemen's war....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-aligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals....
02:16, 05/21/2019

What next for tumultuous UK Brexit path as May steps down? A look at what happens next after British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down Friday as Conservative Party leader after admitting failure in her attempt to shepherd the country out of the European Union....
10:48, 06/07/2019

Edward Crutchley Steps Into the Spotlight Kim Jones’s longtime right-hand man is now a rising star on the London men’s wear scene thanks to his high-luxe offerings with a focus on texture and print....
23:32, 06/07/2019

Here are 5 steps China could take to hurt the US beyond more tariffs China might take other measures beyond tariffs to strike back at the U.S. economy during the escalating trade war.        ...
07:48, 05/27/2019

Switching careers isn’t about little steps — it’s one leap Most people don’t voluntarily quit their jobs, let alone leave their professions, unless they are sitting on a pile of cash or know where their next paycheck will come from. But Jonathan Fields isn’t most people. The Upper West Sider set aside his im...
17:32, 05/26/2019

Yes, counting steps might make you healthier People who track their daily steps may not only be more active, they may also be less likely to develop health problems that lead to events like heart attacks or broken bones, a new study suggests....
13:32, 06/25/2019

End of May, Britain's PM steps down as Conservative leader British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit....
06:32, 06/07/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond Chief Executive Steps Down Bed Bath & Beyond said Steven Temares has stepped down as chief executive and a member of the board as a group of activist shareholders continues to press for changes at the retailer....
06:48, 05/13/2019

Kia's U.S. marketing chief Chehab steps down Saad Chehab told his Kia colleagues about his departure on Wednesday but did not indicate his new employer. He is expected to stay within the industry....
15:48, 06/26/2019

End Of An Era As Japanese Emperor Akihito Steps Down Outgoing Japanese emperor Akihito on Tuesday performed the main ritual to hand over the Chrysanthemum Throne to his son Naruhito -- Japan's first abdication in more than two centuries....
03:16, 04/30/2019

Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest Two more activists join protest on North Sea rig in Cromarty Firth as others appear in courtGreenpeace has escalated its protests against BP by putting two more activists on a North Sea rig in the Cromarty Firth, hours after the police removed other ...
04:00, 06/14/2019

3 steps to determine whether you've earned the right to invest You'll have to tidy up your finances before you can start investing, says Douglas A. Boneparth, president of Bone Fide Wealth in New York. Where to begin....
13:32, 05/16/2019

5 easy steps to achieve Inbox Zero Inboxes are beasts, overflowing mountains of frustration – and in my opinion, a real buzzkill when it comes to productivity, sucking up hours out of our days, weeks, and months.   So, what’s the secret to maintaining a healthy inbox and keeping your ...
10:16, 06/20/2019

On D-Day beach, 75 years on, awed son follows in dad's steps Exactly 75 years — almost to the minute — after his dad battled his way through the carnage that was Omaha Beach on the morning of June 6, 1944, Randall Atanay kicked off his shoes and waded into the chill waters, so cleansing and still, that had run...
09:16, 06/06/2019

Sources: Westbrook talking next steps with OKC Russell Westbrook and his agent, Thad Foucher, are engaged with Thunder GM Sam Presti about the next steps of Westbrook's career, including the possibility of a trade prior to the start of next season, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
14:00, 07/06/2019

You May Not Need the 10,000 Steps a Day Your Fitness Tracker is Telling You to Take Walking 10,000 steps a day has become a ubiquitous benchmark for adequate physical activity, thanks largely to wearable fitness trackers that push users to hit that target. But according to one new study, it may be a more ambitious goal than necessar...
10:16, 05/30/2019

Ofcom CEO Sharon White steps down Sharon White is stepping down as CEO of communications regulator Ofcom after more than four years in the role.She was appointed as chief executive in March 2015, replacing the outgoing Ed Richards who had served the organisation for more than a decad...
08:16, 06/06/2019

No need to take EU steps against Turkey seriously: foreign minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus....
04:16, 07/16/2019

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya crisis The UN envoy for Myanmar said that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and if there is no action it will be time to “ring the alarm bell.”...
14:16, 07/02/2019

UK PM contender Hunt tells Trump he is wrong in envoy spat British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, one of the two contenders to become prime minister, challenged U.S. President Donald Trump over his criticisms of the British ambassador to Washington whose confidential comments on Trump were leaked....
10:48, 07/09/2019

Trump blasts 'foolish' UK PM May and her 'wacky' envoy over leaked memos U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at "foolish" British Prime Minister Theresa May and her "wacky" Washington ambassador on Tuesday, stepping up a tirade against a close ally whose envoy had branded his administration inept....
07:16, 07/09/2019

In Apparent Reference To PoK, China's New Envoy Appeals To India: Report As Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit India later this year for his second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China has said the two neighbours should not allow any......
01:16, 07/20/2019

UK Envoy Called Trump Administration "Dysfunctional" In Email: Report In leaked emails, the UK's Ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch labelled American President Donald Trump's administration as "inept, insecure and incompetent", a media report said on Sunday....
08:48, 07/07/2019

Jordan names new envoy to Qatar, two years after downgrading ties Jordan appointed a new ambassador to Qatar on Tuesday, a step toward restoring normal relations two years after Amman withdrew its ambassador in solidarity with Gulf Arab allies who severed ties with Doha....
10:00, 07/16/2019

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body held a rare news conference to deliver a warning....
12:48, 05/21/2019

US should pay North Korea hospital bill for Otto Warmbier, ex-envoy says The former U.S. diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honor its pledge to pay Pyongyang $2 million for the student's hospital care....
22:32, 04/29/2019

U.N. envoy meets UAE minister to discuss fighting in Libya: tweet The U.N. envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss ways to end the fighting in Libya, the U.N. Support Mission in Libya said in a tweet on Tuesday....
13:48, 07/16/2019

Johnson vows to stand up for UK diplomats after Washington envoy's resignation Boris Johnson vowed to stand up for Britain's diplomats around the world and take a robust approach towards U.S. President Donald Trump if he succeeds in becoming the next prime minister....
13:48, 07/11/2019

UK Police Identify Suspect Behind Leaked Envoy Memos: Report The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain's Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States, has been identified, the Sunday Times newspaper......
10:32, 07/14/2019

Reached Consensus With India To Break Up And Down Circle: Chinese Envoy China and India have made a lot of progress in building trade ties in the last 14 years but there is still scope for improvement, outgoing Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui said....
00:48, 05/22/2019

Trump "Walked The Talk" In Keeping Pressure On Pak: Indian Envoy To US President Donald Trump has "walked the talk" in maintaining pressure on Pakistan to end terrorism emanating from its soil, India's envoy to the US has said. The Indian envoy said that Islamabad's......
01:00, 07/18/2019

Britain confirms envoy to Iran summoned over oil tanker seizure Britain's Foreign Office confirmed on Thursday that its ambassador to Tehran had been summoned over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar....
09:32, 07/04/2019

Japan to summon South Korea envoy over World War Two labourer row Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono plans to summon South Korea's ambassador on Friday, his ministry said, in a deepening political and economic row over compensation for Korean forced labourers in the World War Two era....
18:16, 07/18/2019

Former Obama envoy details ‘ice age’ with Stephen Harper over Keystone pipeline Barack Obama's former envoy to Ottawa has pulled back the veil on how the previous Conservative government of Stephen Harper froze him out over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline....
18:48, 05/02/2019

Chinese envoy to nuclear talks guarded on buying Iranian oil China's envoy to talks aimed at saving the Iran nuclear deal on Friday was guarded when asked if his country was willing to defy U.S. sanctions and buy Iranian oil but said his country rejects those sanctions....
09:16, 06/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, formally recognizing her as the ambassador of the neighboring country....
17:32, 06/04/2019

U.S. envoy, in interview, does not rule out Israeli annexation in West Bank The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land that the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times published on Saturday....
16:32, 06/08/2019

North Korea says time running out for talks as U.S. envoy due in South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive negotiations with North Korea, a senior North Korean diplomat said, as a U.S. envoy was due to hold talks in Seoul ahead of a visit by President Donald Trump....
17:16, 06/27/2019

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursday, as a U.S. envoy for North Korea is due to visit......
15:32, 06/27/2019

Israel's UN envoy calls on world to 'declare war' on anti-Semitism The United Nations Wednesday hosted a special session on the fight against anti-Semitism and other forms of hatred at which Israel's U.N. ambassador urged world powers to "declare war" against anti-Semitism....
12:00, 06/27/2019

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country's protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal crackdown on protesters....
04:48, 06/13/2019

China Appoints Veteran Diplomat Sun Weidong As New Envoy To India China has appointed veteran diplomat Sun Weidong, an expert in South Asian affairs and worked closely with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during his tenure as Ambassador in Beijing, as its new......
05:00, 06/12/2019

Ukraine recalls Council of Europe envoy over Russia vote Ukraine’s foreign minister has recalled the country’s permanent representative to the Council of Europe after the human rights organization’s assembly approved a resolution to restore Russia’s participation...
11:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. may review ties with countries deemed anti-Israel: envoy The United States may review its ties with countries it deems as being anti-Israel after what a U.S. envoy said on Sunday was a shift in policy toward equating anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism....
11:16, 05/05/2019

Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian territory’s Hamas rulers. An official at the Qatari Gaza Reconstruction Committee said Mond...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Iran summons UAE envoy to complain about U.S. drone launch: Fars Iran's foreign ministry summoned a United Arab Emirates envoy to complain about the UAE allowing a U.S. drone shot down on Thursday to be launched from a U.S. military base on its territory, the Fars news agency reported....
07:32, 06/22/2019

Sudan protesters, Ethiopia envoy discuss talks with military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders say they are meeting with an Ethiopian envoy over proposals to resume negotiations with the ruling military council. The leaders say they’ve received Ethiopia’s initiative for the trans...
06:32, 06/22/2019

Trump’s Nominee for U.N. Envoy Appears to Differ With Him on Saudis and Climate At her confirmation hearing, Kelly Knight Craft suggested that she would be tougher than President Trump on Saudi Arabia and that climate change is a threat....
16:32, 06/19/2019

Supposedly executed former North Korean nuclear envoy is alive: CNN North Korea's nuclear envoy, who a South Korean newspaper said last week had been executed, is alive but in custody and under investigation for his role in a failed summit with the United States, CNN reported on Tuesday....
02:48, 06/04/2019

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un on Sunday: KCNA North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance, state media KCNA said on Monday, signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in North Korea's pow...
20:48, 06/02/2019

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of......
23:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. Envoy Swings Sledgehammer in East Jerusalem, and a Metaphor Is Born The ambassador to Israel, David M. Friedman, opened an archaeological site, calling it “undeniable evidence” of Jewish historical claims to Jerusalem....
16:16, 06/30/2019

Israel summons French envoy for diplomat's apartheid remark Israel's Foreign Ministry says it has summoned the French ambassador to protest remarks made by the former French envoy to Washington, in which he called Israel an "apartheid state."...
11:48, 04/30/2019

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradition request by the United States....
16:48, 05/23/2019

German envoy visits Iran to mediate as tensions rise A senior German diplomat was in Tehran on Thursday for meetings with Iranian officials to try to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cool rising tensions in the region, a German diplomatic source told Reuters....
04:48, 05/23/2019

North Korea 'executes envoy to US' after Trump summit failures Kim Hyok-chol killed and senior negotiator Kim Yong-chol subjected to forced labour in wake of abortive Hanoi talksNorth Korea executed Kim Hyok-chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-leve...
17:00, 05/30/2019

China Rejects US Envoy's Call For Talks With Dalai Lama China on Tuesday rejected US Ambassador Terry Branstad's call to Beijing to engage in "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama, saying it was firmly opposed to "foreign interference" in Tibet and......
08:48, 05/28/2019

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed caliphate, a key U.S. diplomat said Wednesday....
02:48, 05/23/2019

U.S. checking reports of North Korean envoy's execution: Pompeo The United States is attempting to check on reports that a senior North Korean official involved in Pyongyang's non-proliferation talks with Washington has been executed, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday....
03:48, 05/31/2019

Ties with China beneficial, its envoy tells new El Salvador leader El Salvador's decision to establish ties with China was correct and the two countries have bright prospects, a Chinese envoy told El Salvador's maverick new president, who has been critical of Beijing....
19:16, 05/31/2019

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, playing down the idea that it showed skepticism from the military wing of President Jair Bolsonaro's go...
12:16, 05/31/2019

The Latest: SKorea summons Japanese envoy over export curbs TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japan’s tightening of restrictions on technology exports to South Korea (all times local): 5:50 p.m. South Korea’s Foreign Ministry says the vice foreign minister has summoned the Japanese ambassador to Seoul to...
03:32, 07/01/2019

Guests At Indian Envoy's Iftar Party "Turned Away" By Pak Officials Guests invited to an Iftar party hosted by the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were intimidated and "aggressively" turned away from the venue by Pakistani officials on Saturday evening, a top......
00:48, 06/02/2019

Yemen's Houthis, in tit-for-tat, launch fresh attacks against Saudi Abha airport Yemen's Houthi group carried out new drone strikes on a Saudi airport on Friday after a series of air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition against the capital Sanaa, residents and both sides of Yemen's war said....
20:48, 06/13/2019

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport with drones: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said early on Friday that it carried out drone attacks on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
20:48, 06/13/2019

Yemen's Houthis target two Saudi airports with multiple drone attacks Yemen's Houthi movement launched fresh drone attacks targeting Jizan and Abha airports, in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Saturday, adding the installations were out of service....
14:16, 06/15/2019

U.S. blames Iran for helping Houthi rebels shoot down drone in Yemen Houthi rebels in Yemen recently shot down a U.S. government-operated drone with assistance from Iran, the U.S. military said in a statement on Sunday....
09:00, 06/16/2019

Italy unions refuse to load Saudi ship in protest over Yemen war Italian unions refused on Monday to load electricity generators onto a Saudi Arabian ship with weapons on board in a protest against the war in Yemen....
05:32, 05/20/2019

Yemen's Houthi group says will target UAE, Saudi vital military facilities Yemen's Houthi group said targeting Saudi Aramco's installations last week was the beginning of military operations against 300 vital military targets, Houthi-controled SABA news agency said on Sunday, citing a source in the movement's military....
13:16, 05/19/2019

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi utility station, coalition responds Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties....
17:16, 06/20/2019

Saudi-backed Yemen forces attack Houthi sites: Al Arabiya Forces of the internationally recognized Yemeni government, which is backed by a Saudi-led coalition, killed 97 Houthi forces and captured 120 in the governorate of Al-Dhalea, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Wednesday, citing military sourc...
22:16, 05/14/2019

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16 others....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Yemen's Houthis launch strike on Saudi utility station, no damage Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties....
05:16, 06/20/2019

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long violence wrought by civil war in Yemen....
12:32, 06/20/2019

Fighting grips south Yemen as Saudi coalition bombs capital Yemen's human rights minister says heavy fighting is underway in the country's south as rebel Houthis push to gain more territory from government forces and their allies....
02:16, 05/16/2019

Yemen hospital airstrike under investigation amid resurgence of deadly cholera UN human rights staff in Yemen are investigating an apparent airstrike on a hospital in opposition-held territory which reportedly killed at least seven civilians on Tuesday, amid fears that cholera is spreading “like wildfire”, one of the organizati...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Saudi forces say they have captured leader of Yemen branch of Islamic State Saudi special forces have captured the leader of the Yemeni branch of the Islamic State militant group, the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said on Tuesday....
09:16, 06/25/2019

'Blood antiquities' looted from war-torn Yemen bring in $1 million at auction At least 100 artifacts from Yemen have been successfully sold at auction for an estimated $1 million in the U.S., Europe and the United Arab Emirates since 2011, according to a Live Science investigation into the country's so-called "blood antiquitie...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launch attack drones into Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched at least two drones targeting a southwest Saudi city that’s home to an air base. The Houthis’ Al-Masirah satellite news channel reported early Tuesday the rebels...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Yemen government minister dismisses Houthi pullout from Hodeidah as a 'show' A minister in the Yemeni government backed by Saudi Arabia dismissed on Saturday the Houthi movement's pullout from the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah as a "show" meant to "disinform the international community"....
10:00, 05/11/2019

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a ...
16:48, 06/11/2019

US plans coalition of military allies to patrol waters off Iran and Yemen Pentagon’s top general says group of nations would ensure freedom of navigation in Straits of HormuzThe United States hopes to enlist allies in the coming weeks for a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters in the Persian Gulf where Washingt...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Yemen Houthis carry out attacks on Saudi Arabia airbase: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Monday that it carried out attacks on King Khalid airbase near Khamis Mushait in southwestern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
15:16, 06/10/2019

Exclusive: UAE scales down military presence in Yemen as Gulf tensions flare The United Arab Emirates, a key member of the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, is scaling back its military presence there as worsening U.S.-Iran tensions threaten security closer to home, four western diplomatic sources said....
03:16, 06/28/2019

Yemen's Houthis attack military positions at Saudi Jizan airport: TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group attacked military positions and aircraft hangars at Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport, the group's Al Masirah TV said on Saturday, citing a military spokesman....
16:00, 06/29/2019

Yemen rebels say drone hits arms depot at Saudi airport DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they launched a bomb-laden drone targeting an airport in Saudi Arabia that also has a military base inside of it. The Houthi’s Al-Masirah satellite news channel said early Tuesd...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport, coalition vows to retaliate The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that wounded 26 people....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Yemen’s Houthi drone targeted civilian facility: Saudi coalition Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement targeted an arms depot at Najran airport in Saudi Arabia which caused a fire to break out in the facility, the group's Al Masirah TV said on Tuesday....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Germany, UAE renew business ties, gloss over arms exports, Yemen war Germany and the United Arab Emirates have extended their multibillion-euro partnership during a meeting in Berlin. Opposition Greens decried the UAE's role in the Yemen and Libya conflicts, and Sudan's turmoil....
01:32, 06/13/2019

Yemen rebels attack Saudi airport with bomb-carrying drone Yemen's Iranian-allied Houthi rebels said Tuesday they attacked a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone, an assault acknowledged by the kingdom as Mideast tensions remain high between Tehran and the United States....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Yemen foreign minister resigns amid differences over U.N. efforts: sources Yemen's foreign minister has submitted his resignation as differences emerge within the Saudi-backed government over the handling of a U.N.-led peace initiative in the main port city of Hodeidah, two ministry sources said on Monday....
09:32, 06/10/2019

Psycho to The 39 Steps: on set with Alfred Hitchcock – in pictures The innovative director made a string of suspense-filled classics. Here, we see him telling actors how to faint, wear handcuffs – and play an icy blonde Continue reading......
23:48, 05/27/2019

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest economies are not at the table....
14:32, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Naval War College president steps down PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation at the U.S. Naval War College (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The president of the U.S. Naval War College says he is stepping down. The announcement by Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley on Monday came afte...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Step back: researcher says 10,000 steps a day isn’t optimal for everyone Ten-thousand steps a day – it's the magic number cited by manufacturers of fitness trackers, but is there any science behind it? According to a Harvard University professor, not really....
07:32, 06/08/2019

Christine Lagarde steps down as IMF chief, to take up ECB post Christine Lagarde has stepped down as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, saying she now has more clarity on her nomination to be the next head of the European Central Bank....
15:32, 07/16/2019

UK government considers next steps as Brexit talks end The British government is considering its next steps, including trying to win over dissenting lawmakers, after talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party ended, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Friday....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Mexico Detains More Migrants as Crackdown Steps Up ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities reinforced efforts over the weekend to deter Central Americans and others from crossing Mexico to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande...
22:32, 06/23/2019

Hunt steps up attacks in UK leadership contest LONDON (AP) — U.K. Conservative Party leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has stepped up his attacks on front-runner Boris Johnson, challenging him to address the reported quarrel with his girlfriend last week that prompted a police visit. Writing in th...
01:16, 06/24/2019

| Heat is on as women's World Cup steps into the sauna With the temperature in France soaring, organisers are taking steps to adapt as the winter sport again faces the problem of playing its marquee tournaments in summer....
07:00, 06/25/2019

Yankees’ bullpen taking steps toward finally becoming whole The Yankees bullpen hasn’t been as dominant as many predicted before the season, but it could be getting an important arm back relatively soon. Dellin Betances, who has been sidelined with a right shoulder impingement all season, could begin a throwi...
18:32, 05/05/2019

Trump Steps Up Assault on China's Huawei The Trump administration escalated its battle against Huawei with a pair of actions that threatens to both cut the Chinese telecommunications giant off from American suppliers and ban it from doing business in the U.S....
06:48, 05/16/2019

US Asks Pak Military To Take "Right Steps" After UN Ban On Masood Azhar Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is saying right things and trying to make some changes in the country, but his military leadership too needs to take right decisions and right steps, the Trump......
23:32, 05/01/2019

EU threatens legal steps against Romania over rule of law The European Commission said on Monday it would take legal action against Romania unless it reversed measures that undermine the independence of its courts and the fight against corruption....
08:16, 05/13/2019

No-deal Brexit could end Japan investment boom, envoy tells UK PM rivals Japan on Thursday cautioned the two candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May that a no-deal Brexit would be so disruptive for many companies that Japanese capital's 35-year bet on Britain could end....
20:48, 06/27/2019

Iran Summons United Arab Emirates’ Top Envoy Over U.S. Drone Incident TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing the U.S. to use a base there to launch a drone that Iran says entered its airspace. The Saturday report...
12:16, 06/22/2019

Mick Jagger’s ex Vanessa Neumann hired as envoy in Venezuelan uprising The Brits have hired The Stones frontman’s former flame, Vanessa Neumann, as an envoy to Juan Guaidó as he attempts to revive his struggling opposition efforts to loosen the socialist dictator’s grip on power....
20:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. envoy signed North Korea document to pay for Warmbier's care: Bolton The United States signed a document agreeing to pay North Korea for the care of American Otto Warmbier but never paid the $2 million Pyongyang demanded, White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Brazil snubs Venezuelan opposition envoy as doubts rise on Guaido Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, and the government in Brasilia said it would decide later whether to accept them....
16:00, 05/31/2019

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
03:32, 05/23/2019

British Foreign Office calls in Iranian envoy over tanker seizure Britain summoned the Iranian Charge d'Affaires in London after Friday's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the British Foreign Office said on Saturday....
08:48, 07/20/2019

North Korea "Executed" Envoy, 4 Others After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday....
02:16, 05/31/2019

U.S. should pay North Korea hospital bill for student prisoner who died: ex-envoy The former U.S. diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honor its pledge to pay Pyongyang $2 million for the student's hospital care....
20:00, 04/29/2019

'He's no Abraham Lincoln': Libya U.N. envoy warns against backing eastern commander The United Nations envoy for Libya on Monday warned countries tempted to continue backing eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar that he was no democrat and his political agenda was not supported by most Libyans....
07:32, 04/29/2019

Sudan parties to resume talks on forming transitional council: envoy Sudanese parties have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan said on Tuesday....
16:00, 06/11/2019

"India Established Link Between Masood Azhar, ISIS And Al-Qaeda": Envoy Former Indian High Commissioner Pakistan Gautam Bambawale said today that India succeeded in establishing strong links between Jaish-e- Mohammad chief Masood Azhar, Al-Qaeda and ISIS, leading to his......
12:48, 05/03/2019

The U.N. Envoy for Myanmar Will ‘Ring the Alarm Bell’ If No Action is Taken on the Rohingya Crisis (UNITED NATIONS) — The U.N. envoy for Myanmar said Monday that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and if there is no action it will be time to “ri...
23:16, 07/01/2019

Vatican waives immunity for France envoy accused of sexual assault The Vatican has waived immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault, according to the Bishops' Conference of France....
15:00, 07/08/2019

UK police identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos: Sunday Times The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain's Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States, has been identified, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....
15:00, 07/13/2019

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule....
02:32, 06/13/2019

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
21:48, 06/12/2019

"High-Level" Meeting, Engagements Planned For PM Modi-Xi Jinping: Envoy India and China will have several ministerial-level engagements this year, including a foreign ministers' meeting, to prepare the ground for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra......
11:32, 05/27/2019

Venezuela opposition's envoy to U.S. meets Pentagon, State Department officials The Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States said he met Pentagon and State Department officials in Washington on Monday to discuss "all aspects of the Venezuelan crisis."...
21:32, 05/20/2019

Vatican lifts diplomatic immunity for envoy facing assault claims Move clears way for papal nuncio Luigi Ventura to face criminal chargesThe Vatican has waived diplomatic immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault.The move – an indication of the Vatican’s tougher approach to sex...
07:32, 07/09/2019

Germany's India envoy visits 'Nazi-inspired' Hindu group Ambassador Walter J Lindner's visit to the headquarters of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has stirred a controversy in India. Experts say the Hindu extremist group glorifies Adolf Hitler and his "cultural nationalism."...
13:48, 07/21/2019

Probe Underway: French Envoy On Break-In At IAF's Office Handling Rafale French ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on Saturday said the investigation into a possible data theft during the break-in into the Rafale project management team office in Paris is still......
18:48, 06/29/2019

Spain protests Vatican envoy's criticism of Franco reburial plan Spain formally complained to the Vatican on Thursday after its ambassador criticized the Socialist government's attempts to exhume the remains of dictator Francisco Franco and said it had achieved little but stoke divisions and "resuscitate Franco"....
09:32, 07/04/2019

After UK Envoy Sacked, Diplomats Fear Putting Trump Criticism In Writing The lightning-fast resignation of Britain's ambassador to the United States on Wednesday after a leak of his correspondence criticizing the Trump administration has sent shivers down the spines of......
01:32, 07/11/2019

Threat Real As Security Forces Are On High Alert: US Envoy To Sri Lanka The US ambassador to Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that some of the ISIS terrorists involved in the Easter Sunday bombings on the island were likely still at large and could be planning fresh attacks....
03:16, 04/30/2019

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child protection with the Force Commander of a main Syrian opposition military alliance, it was announced on M...
10:48, 07/01/2019

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
19:16, 06/02/2019

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
03:48, 05/31/2019

Amid outcry over Yemen war, Saudi ship leaves France without arms cargo A Saudi vessel that had been due to load weapons at a northern French port on Friday set sail without them and headed for Spain, a day after a rights group tried to block the cargo on humanitarian grounds....
09:16, 05/10/2019

Yemen: maternal and newborn health ‘on the brink of total collapse’, UNICEF alerts After more than four years of grinding conflict in Yemen, healthcare for mothers and their babies is “on the brink of collapse”, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday, in a report that highlights the difficulties of childbirth and parentin...
13:16, 06/14/2019

Hunger in Yemen: WFP considers aid suspension in face of repeated interference by some Houthi leaders The UN emergency food relief agency said on Monday that without full access and “freedom to decide” who receives lifesaving aid, in Houthi rebel-controlled areas of Yemen, it could be forced to implement a “phased suspension”....
12:16, 05/20/2019

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport with a cruise missile: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement carried out an attack on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia with a cruise missile, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported early on Wednesday....
17:32, 06/11/2019

Dunford: U.S. seeks to create coalition to protect ships in waters near Iran, Yemen The United States aims to create a coalition to protect shipping vessels in the Strait of Hormuz where several tankers have been attacked in the past two months and near Yemen, the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman said....
03:00, 07/10/2019

Yemen warring parties hold fresh talks as Houthis withdraw from Hodeidah Yemen's warring parties started fresh U.N.-sponsored talks in Jordan on Monday, Yemeni officials said, two days after Houthi forces began withdrawing from the ports of Hodeidah, breaking a six month stalemate....
08:16, 05/13/2019

Senate Fails to Override President Trump’s Veto to End U.S. Military Assistance in Yemen (WASHINGTON) — The Senate has failed to overturn President Donald Trump’s veto of legislation that would have ended U.S. military assistance for the Saudi-led war in Yemen against Iran-backed rebels. Congress has grown uneasy with Trump&#...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Yemen war ‘a test of our humanity’, and we’re ‘badly failing’ warns UN Children’s Fund chief “Fifteen million children in Yemen are asking you to save their lives” the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) told the 15 members of the Security Council on Wednesday, in an impassioned plea for action to end four years of fighting which has lef...
10:48, 05/15/2019

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Strike On Saudi's Jizan Airport: Report Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's Masirah TV reported on Sunday....
04:48, 05/26/2019

Yemen's Houthis say they struck power station in Saudi's Jizan province: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis said on Wednesday that they struck a power station in Saudi Arabia's Al-Shuqaiq city, in Jizan province, with a cruise missile, the group's Al Masirah TV said....
16:32, 06/19/2019

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports due to Yemen concerns, court rules The British government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in the conflict in Yemen, a British court ruled on Thursday....
03:00, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia announces capture of an ISIS leader in Yemen in U.S.-backed raid The group's branch in Yemen rose to prominence at the beginning of Yemen’s civil war and is considered one of the Islamic State’s smaller franchises....
16:32, 06/25/2019

Saudi intercepts drone launched by Yemen's Houthis towards Jizan: state media Saudi Arabia's air defence forces intercepted a drone armed with explosives which had been launched by Yemen's Houthis and aimed at an airport in the south of the kingdom, state news agency SPA said on Sunday....
10:00, 05/26/2019

Senate upholds veto of Yemen resolution in victory for Trump Saudi policy The U.S. Senate on Thursday sustained President Donald Trump's veto of a resolution demanding an end to military support for the Saudi-led coalition waging war in Yemen, in a victory for the White House's policy of continued backing for the kingdom....
22:16, 05/02/2019

Yemen's Houthis launch new attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi movement launched a new drone attack targeting the Abha regional airport in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Monday....
17:48, 06/16/2019

Saudi Arabia shuts down pipeline following drone attack by Yemen Houthi rebels Rebels in Yemen on Tuesday said they carried out a coordinated drone strike on one of Saudi Arabia’s oil pipelines. The attack, confirmed by the Saudi energy minister, follows recent reports of sabotage against oil tankers in the Persian Gulf off the...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Senate fails to override Trump’s veto of resolution demanding end to U.S. involvement in Yemen war The measure represented a bipartisan rebuke of the president’s continued embrace of Saudi Arabia, which leads the coalition targeting Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen....
21:32, 05/02/2019

Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthi targets in Yemen's Hodeidah: state news The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said on Friday it had struck targets around the port city of Hodeidah belonging to the Iran-aligned Houthis, after the Houthis fired a missile at a utility plant in southern Saudi Arabia....
17:16, 06/20/2019

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected debit card, it said on Thursday....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Taiwan president says China steps up infiltration efforts Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen said on Friday that China has stepped up its efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in Taiwan and she asked national security agencies to counter Beijing's efforts....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber steps on the gas as IPO looms Ride-hailing service Uber is going public on Friday, and it's been billed as one of the largest IPOs in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. But the company's high losses have many questioning the move....
08:48, 05/09/2019

Walking for weight loss: How to hit 10,000 steps when you work at a desk all day WALKING for weight loss is very effective, but it can be hard to hit your 10,000 step goal if you’re working from a desk every day. Here are some tips on how to get in some extra steps....
04:00, 05/21/2019

California governor proposes safety steps for utilities SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to throw a financial lifeline to California’s biggest electric companies dealing with the results of disastrous wildfires — but only if the companies agree to concessions such as tying ex...
13:32, 06/21/2019

WH Smith chief Clarke steps down, shares fall WH Smith Plc announced the departure of Chief Executive Officer Stephen Clarke after six years in charge on Tuesday, as the British books, stationery and newspaper chain reported another double-digit rise in sales in the third quarter....
03:32, 05/21/2019

Andrade and Charlo in position to face off to see who steps forward Demetrius Andrade and Jermall Charlo both won on Saturday and called for bigger fights. The unbeaten middleweights could generate the necessary buzz by looking each other's way....
14:48, 07/01/2019

Russia will respond to any NATO steps over missiles, says minister Moscow will respond in kind to any steps NATO takes over Russia's decision to suspend a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Wednesday, according to RIA news agency....
00:32, 06/26/2019

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as a trade row between the East Asian neighbors grows....
01:00, 07/11/2019

Ghosn's wife steps up call for G20 leaders to help her husband The wife of ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has again called on world leaders, who have gathered in Japan for a G20 summit, to help raise the issue of her husband's treatment in the country where he is facing financial misconduct charges....
22:32, 06/28/2019

Forest Hills HS ‘pot principal’ steps down after months of controversy They smoked him out. The embattled principal of Forest Hills HS has resigned amid complaints of rampant, unchecked marijuana smoking and general disorder at the school, officials said Monday. Teachers and parents have howled for Ben Sherman’s r...
17:32, 06/03/2019

How to draft a fantasy football team in nine easy steps New to fantasy football or just making sure you're doing things correctly? Follow these nine important steps to assemble the best roster possible on draft day....
16:32, 07/11/2019

Shanahan steps down to avoid 'painful' family situation After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate, citing a "painful" family situation that would hurt his children and reopen "wounds we have worke...
12:16, 06/18/2019

"Moldova is free" cheers new premier as rival steps aside Moldova's new prime minister Maia Sandu consolidated her power on Friday as her predecessor resigned, appearing to ease a crisis that shook the country for the past week as two rival governments jostled for control....
11:00, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-S.Korea steps up efforts for U.S. help in export row with Japan * U.S. seen as an unlikely mediator in the dispute (Adds S.Korea budget announcement, S&P, comments and background, paragraphs 1-2, 3, 6, 11-18; adds bullet points)...
20:32, 07/10/2019

Journey to Knighthood: The Hidden Steps of Becoming a Medieval Knight The knight is arguably one of the most iconic figures of the Middle Ages. Knights were essentially mounted warriors, and in the hierarchy of Medieval society, were considered to be part of the lower nobility. Nevertheless, knights could rise to the r...
10:00, 05/11/2019

Guatemala applauds Belize vote, says to work on next steps Guatemala's government on Thursday applauded a referendum vote in Belize in favor of sending the countries' long-running territorial dispute to a top U.N. court, saying the move will help deepen bilateral relations between the two neighbors....
10:16, 05/09/2019

| WATCH: Trump steps into North Korea, in historic first Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula, in a symbolic diplomatic spectacle and a first for any American president....
08:00, 06/30/2019

| '10 steps ahead': Kenya's tech war on wildlife poachers Every morning, at the far perimeter of the wildlife reserve capped by Mount Kenya, a khaki-clad ranger meticulously sweeps the earth of animal footprints, covering their tracks from any poachers....
10:16, 06/30/2019

Jaguars’ Telvin Smith steps away to ‘get my world in order’ JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith, the team’s leading tackler the past two seasons and a Pro Bowl selection in 2017, is stepping away from football to “give this time back to myself, my family & my hea...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
14:32, 05/22/2019

Symantec CEO Greg Clark steps down, stock drops Shares of security company Symantec fell Thursday after the company said its CEO, Greg Clark, has stepped down. The company is looking for a replacement....
15:00, 05/09/2019

7 steps to building a stellar engineering competency matrix As a manager, I view it as my responsibility to provide every engineer with a realistic and achievable growth plan they can execute against. In that responsibility, I try to be fair and objective, ensuring each individual is being held to the same se...
01:16, 05/27/2019

Tableau's latest release steps up mapping game Release 2019.2 of Tableau represents an overhaul of the company's underlying mapping technology. Location and geospatial data is increasingly being combined with analytics for context and mapping tools to aid predictions....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company’s artists. Yang Hyun Suk said in a statement posted Frid...
02:32, 06/14/2019

UK's May steps up calls for Labour to agree a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May has stepped up calls on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to agree a cross-party deal to leave the European Union, following poor results for both parties in local elections on Thursday....
16:16, 05/04/2019

BMW CEO Steps Down After a Too-Cautious Strategy Loses Market Share Having presided over the German marque for four years, Harald Krueger is stepping down as CEO of BMW. He will not seek an extension of his contract, effective through April of 2020, and the board will meet to discuss finding his successor on July 18t...
09:16, 07/06/2019

Trump Meets Kim Jong Un, Steps Into North Korea President Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday at the demilitarized zone that divides the two Koreas, a spontaneous third meeting between the two leaders with nuclear talks at an impasse....
00:00, 06/30/2019

Homeland Security steps up use of biometrics data on border The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday it was increasing the use of biometric data such as DNA testing to crack down on migrants posing as "fake families" crossing the United States' southern border....
09:32, 05/02/2019

Cricket 19 review – exemplary sports sim steps up to the crease PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC; Big Ant Studios/Maximum GamesDelivering all the funky play any bowler or batsman could desire, this virtual leather-on-willow is the best cricket game yetGamers rarely get to hear the thwack of virtual leather on willow t...
19:32, 06/13/2019

US steps up trade war with threat to $300bn of Chinese goods US officials have issued a list of $300bn worth of Chinese goods earmarked for further tariff hikes as the bitter trade war between the two countries showed no sign of abating....
03:00, 05/14/2019

5 simple steps to consolidate your debt with a personal loan Consolidating using a personal loan could lead to paying off high-interest debts, simplify your payments and reduce debt faster.       ...
06:48, 06/08/2019

Pamplona bull-run festival steps up protection for women More police on duty as tourists descend on Spanish town to watch bulls and partyThree man were gored and another three injured during the first run of the week-long San Fermín running of the bulls festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on Saturday. Th...
13:00, 07/07/2019

McGahn to skip hearing as Democrats debate next steps WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are facing yet another brazen attempt by President Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn defying a subpoena for his testimony on orders from the White...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Blizzard's Global Esports Director Kim Phan Steps Down Kim Phan, the Global Esports Director of American video game developer and publisher Blizzard, has left the firm to pursue a "new endeavour" in the industry....
02:00, 06/24/2019

Sudan Takes First Tentative Steps Toward Democratic Rule Leaders of Sudan’s military and the protest movement that unseated dictator Omar al-Bashir agreed on a three-year blueprint for democratic rule, days after clashes between the two sides left at least four people dead....
10:16, 05/15/2019

Mexico officials detain more migrants as crackdown steps up Mexican authorities are reinforcing efforts to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande in the north...
17:48, 06/23/2019

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
17:48, 06/10/2019

Southern Baptists meet; endorse steps against sex abuse BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, presid...
03:32, 06/12/2019

‘Big Bang Theory’ stars reflect on show’s end, next steps BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Jim Parsons says the end of “The Big Bang Theory” is like a rite of passage, with the requisite tears and sense of achievement. Kaley Cuoco called the sitcom’s conclusion after 12 seasons “bittersweet.&#...
13:16, 05/15/2019

Czech police take steps to protect schools from threat PRAGUE (AP) — Czech police say they have been taking steps to protect unspecified schools after receiving reports of a threat that they might be attacked. Police tweeted Monday that they have increased the presence of officers near the schools in que...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Facebook steps up work in AI to systematically tackle its problems At F8, Facebook executives showcased the state-of-the-art systems they’re using to address everything from exclusionary algorithms to bad actors posting hard-to-spot content....
12:00, 05/01/2019

Planning on growing wealth? Three steps to start investing Market havoc is temporary, but long-term growth through equities can help you fund your retirement. Douglas Boneparth, certified financial planner and president of Bone Fide Wealth, discusses where to begin....
08:16, 05/14/2019

Nissan governance steps, board win shareholders’ approval YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Scandal-battered Nissan has won shareholders’ approval for a new system of committees to oversee governance and for keeping Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa on its board. The Japanese automaker had seen profits tumble amid ...
22:32, 06/24/2019

Theresa May Formally Steps Down as Conservative Party Leader (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May formally stepped down as Conservative Party leader on Friday, defeated by the Brexit conundrum. May’s three years at the helm ended not with a bang but a whimper: The party simply confirmed th...
10:32, 06/07/2019

EU says inspectors, not announcements, determine next steps in Iran standoff Facing threats from Washington and Tehran, the European Union keeps calm and claims the middle ground when it comes to the Iran nuclear deal. Despite a tight deadline, many say there's time for a diplomatic solution....
01:32, 05/09/2019

Ken Lerer steps down as BuzzFeed’s chairman after decade in role News website BuzzFeed’s Ken Lerer is stepping down as chairman after a decade in the role, the company said Tuesday. Lerer, along with founder Jonah Peretti, has driven the viral news website’s expansion into a globally recognized media name over the...
11:16, 06/25/2019

North Korea executes U.S. nuclear envoy after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
03:16, 05/31/2019

Kim Jong-un executes North Korea envoy over failed Trump nuclear summit BRUTAL tyrant Kim Jong-un has reportedly executed the envoy credited in helping set up a meeting with US President Donald Trump after the last summit ended in failure....
21:48, 05/30/2019

China’s leading envoy calls lack of trade deal ‘just a small setback’ China’s leading envoy to trade talks in Washington said the failure to strike a deal in the tariffs war with the US was “just a small setback” and negotiations will continue despite increases in import duties on American imports fro...
13:32, 05/11/2019

UK Envoy Says Trump Ditched Iran Deal To Spite Barack Obama: Report Britain's ambassador to Washington believed US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iranian nuclear deal because it was associated with his predecessor Barack Obama, leaked documents showed......
21:32, 07/13/2019

China's envoy to Britain laments 'Cold War mentality' over Hong Kong protests China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kong, China's ambassador to London said on Sunday....
06:32, 07/07/2019

Trump's Mideast envoy slams UN over 'Band-Aid' solutions to Israel-Palestinian conflict The Trump administration's chief negotiator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict delivered a blunt message to the United Nations Security Council Wednesday, asserting that it is time “to move past Band-Aid solutions" and claiming that the U.N. agency...
00:16, 05/23/2019

North Korea Reportedly Executed Its Nuclear Envoy After the Failed Trump-Kim Summit North Korea executed its former top nuclear envoy with the U.S. along with four other foreign ministry officials in March after a failed summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Vietnam, South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported. Kim H...
08:32, 05/31/2019

North Korea executes nuclear envoy to U.S. after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
08:48, 05/31/2019

Newly-Appointed Chinese Envoy Vows To Work For Better China-India Ties Newly-appointed Chinese envoy to India Sun Weidong arrived in New Delhi on Sunday and resolved to work for building better ties between the two Asian giants....
10:32, 07/21/2019

U.S. envoy attend opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt attended the inauguration of an archaeological site in Jerusalem on Sunday....
15:32, 06/30/2019

Donald Trump Hits Back As UK's Top Envoy Calls White House "Inept" US President Donald Trump hit back on Sunday and the UK launched an inquiry after leaked memos revealed Britain's ambassador in the US had described the president and his White House as "inept" and......
18:32, 07/07/2019

U.S. envoy attends opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt attended the inauguration of an archaeological site in Jerusalem on Sunday....
19:32, 06/30/2019

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” by the head of the UN Mission there, after “scores” of civilians were reportedly killed and injured....
09:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. envoy to Sri Lanka says threat is real; security forces maintain high alert The U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that some of the Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people were likely still at large and could be planning more attacks....
18:16, 04/30/2019

Warren Entsch declares war on plastic in new Great Barrier Reef envoy role Veteran Liberal MP is aiming to rid beaches of plastics, micro and nano plastics, but won’t commit to a banThe Liberal MP Warren Entsch has launched a crusade against single-use plastics as part of his new role as special envoy for the Great Barrier ...
13:00, 05/27/2019

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
21:00, 06/12/2019

China Grants Rare Tibet Visit To US Envoy, Asks For "Unbiased Judgement" China, which granted a rare permit for US Ambassador Terry Branstad to visit Tibet, on Monday hoped that the American envoy would make an "unbiased judgement" about the conditions in the Himalayan......
12:32, 05/20/2019

Nepal Can Reap Huge Benefits From India's Economic Growth: Indian Envoy Nepal can reap huge benefits from the steady economic growth of India, which is poised to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has said....
07:16, 07/19/2019

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy visits the South South Korean President Moon Jae-in suggested that North Korea's missile launch could be a protest against the US after the failed Kim-Trump summit in February. But he urged the North to refrain from such actions....
08:48, 05/09/2019

U.S. envoy to Sri Lanka says threat is real as security forces maintain high alert The U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that some of the Islamist militants involved in the Easter Sunday bombings on the island were likely still at large and could be planning fresh attacks....
03:16, 04/30/2019

President Trump Disinvites U.K. Envoy From Dinner With Qatar’s Emir in Diplomatic Feud U.K. Ambassador Kim Darroch was disinvited from a dinner that U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is hosting Monday with President Donald Trump and the emir of Qatar, according to a U.S. official. The move to pull the invitation comes as Trump twe...
17:48, 07/08/2019

US envoy decries lack of response from Islamic world to China's attacks on Uighurs Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt have been silent in the face of the mass incarceration of Muslims in XinjiangThe US envoy on religious liberty has said he is “disappointed” at the response of governments in the Islamic world to China...
18:16, 06/10/2019

Japan summons South Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of microchips and smartphone displays....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Yemen proves it: in western eyes, not all ‘Notre Dames’ are created equal | Lamya Khalidi As an archaeologist, I’ve seen Yemen’s rich heritage. But for too many world leaders, only arms sales really matterLike everyone else the world over, I watched in horror last week as Notre Dame burned and its spire fell. I saw the stunned reactions o...
07:00, 05/01/2019

UN monitoring team in Yemen verifies pullout of armed forces from crucial port zones The UN team set up to monitor the ceasefire agreement between warring parties in Yemen has formally verified the pullout of armed Ansar Allah, or Houthi forces, from port zones in the country that are crucial to the flow of humanitarian aid, describi...
11:16, 05/14/2019

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attack on Saudi-led coalition military parade in Aden Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone attack on a military parade for Saudi-led coalition forces in the port city of Aden, the group's Al Masirah TV said early on Monday....
20:48, 06/02/2019

House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike Next up: a proposal that would bar Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, which supporters predict will pass in a vote set for Friday.        ...
18:16, 07/11/2019

Deadly Yemen airstrikes that claim children’s lives in capital Sana’a, strongly condemned by UN Thursday’s airstrikes on Yemen’s capital Sana’a that reportedly killed five children and injured dozens more, have been strongly condemned by UN agencies, which have warned of the “brutal toll” on civilians of more than four years of conflict....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care...
15:16, 06/17/2019