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Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed currently leads the UN Ebola response mission. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The UN Security Council approved Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's nomination of Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania as his special envoy for Yemen, the UN spokesperson's office said Saturday.
John Kerry urged the Houthis and
April 25, 2015 - 10:33 GMT
US Secretary of State encourages Houthis to come to the negotiating table.
Saleh ruled Yemen for 33 years before he stepped down following protests in 2011. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has urged all sides in Yemen's conflict to return to political dialogue to end to the ongoing violence in the country, Reuters has reported.
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 injured since start of Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen, says UNICEF.  140 children have been recruited as fighters.  (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
April 24, 2015 - 11:32 GMT
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 injured in the Yemeni conflict since the launch of the Saudi-led airstrikes in the country, says UNICEF.
Yemenis dig graves on April 4, 2015 to bury the victims of a reported airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition against Shiite Houthi rebel positions in the village of Bani Matar. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
April 23, 2015 - 17:31 GMT
The death toll from clashes in Yemen rose to 1,080, including 48 children, the UN health agency said Thursday.
Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon nominated Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the current UN Ebola chief, as special envoy to Yemen. (AFP/File)
April 23, 2015 - 16:18 GMT
Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon nominated the current UN Ebola chief to the UN Security Council on Thursday.
Five Shiite rebels were reportedly killed in the attack on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
April 23, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
A new division of Daesh (ISIS) that calls itself the 'Green Brigade' has claimed a bombing in Yemen, AFP has reported.
Ban Ki-moon said that he hoped fighting would end as soon as possible. (AFP/File)
April 23, 2015 - 07:06 GMT
The UN Secretary-General has expressed concern over the renewal of Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen.
Supporters of the Shiite Houthi movement take part in a demonstration in the capital Sanaa on April 22, 2015, against the Saudi-led military
April 22, 2015 - 19:10 GMT
Iran said Wednesday two of its warships had reached the Gulf of Aden a day after the Saudi-led coalition announced the end of its air campaign.
Yemen's defense minister has been freed after a month of captivity, sources said Wednesday. (AFP/File)
April 22, 2015 - 13:34 GMT
Yemen's defense minister has been freed after a month of captivity, sources said Wednesday.
Fresh strikes came hours after the announced end of Saudi's air campaign against the Houthis Tuesday night and as the US warned Iran against sending weapons to the Houthis. (AFP/File)
April 22, 2015 - 10:44 GMT
Renewed strikes targeted new positions in Yemen's third largest city of Taez Wednesday, just hours after the announced end to their operation "Operation Decisive Storm."