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Yemen 21st Sept revolution anniversary Yemenis mark Houthi capture of Sanaa and condemn Saudi-led war

On September 21, 2014, a Houthi-led armed resistance captured Yemen’s capital Sanaa and forced the Saudi and US-backed President Abdrabbu Mansur Hadi to flee

Yemen conflict Fight breaks out among Saudi-led coalition forces in Yemen’s Shabwah province 

Control over the oil-rich southeastern province has been a central issue among the warring factions in Yemen. The Houthis claim that Saudi-backed groups are working with imperialist forces to loot the country’s resources  

Yemen truce Warring parties in Yemen extend truce by two months

The agreement reached on August 2 will extend the UN-mediated truce that was first put into effect in April, with the eventual goal of a peace agreement

Saudi forces violate ceasefire in Yemen, killing 17

Scores were also injured after Saudi Arabia’s border guards opened fire across the border in Yemen’s Sa’ada province on Sunday. Sa’ada is at the extreme north-west of the country, sharing a long land border with Saudi Arabia

Yemen oil and gas resources Houthi-backed government in Yemen accuses Saudi coalition of stealing country’s oil and gas resources 

The Houthis have threatened that looting Yemen’s resources may lead to the ending of the ceasefire arrangement and claimed that the Saudis want to prolong the occupation of the country in order to exploit its resources 

Ceasefire in Yemen gets a 2-month extension

The extension of the ceasefire in Yemen by another two months is a relief to the citizens of the country who have been enduring war for over seven years

UN announces extension of Yemen ceasefire for two more months

The extension raises hopes for peace in Yemen, which has been devastated by the war for almost a decade resulting in death and displacement. The situation in Yemen has been called the worst human rights disaster of the century

Yemen ceasefire As UN-sponsored ceasefire in Yemen nears end, Houthis under pressure to lift siege of Taiz

The first round of talks between representatives of the Houthis and the Saudi-backed Presidential Council started in Jordanian capital Amman last week and ended on Sunday without any resolution on the issue of the siege

Sanaa airport Yemen First commercial flight in last six years takes off from Yemen’s Sanaa airport 

The implementation of one of the crucial elements of the UN-sponsored ceasefire agreement was widely welcomed by peace activists and is expected to boost the possibility of a lasting peace in Yemen

Yemen ceasefire Yemen ceasefire completes one month amid contradictory claims 

The Houthis have accused the Saudi Arabia-led coalition of disregarding the main provisions of the UN-sponsored ceasefire agreement by not lifting its blockade on the Sanaa airport and carrying out various forms of aggression

Yemen’s Sanaa airport to reopen after six years of illegal Saudi-led blockade

The first flight from the war ravaged country’s main international airport will fly between Sanaa and the Jordanian capital Amman on Sunday

Saudi-based Yemeni leader steps down as president

The Houthis, who had rejected the invitation to join the talks in Riyadh where the presidential council was created, have refused to recognize the council calling it a foreign implant without any real representation of the Yemeni people