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Iranian, Russian Diplomats Discuss Yemen, Syria

Iranian, Russian Diplomats Discuss Yemen, Syria

Iranian Foreign Minister’s Senior Assistant in Special Political Affairs Ali-Asghar Khaji and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vasilyevich Vershinin have discussed the situation in Syria and Yemen, with both calling for political …

UN names city with the highest COVID-19 mortality rate

UN names city with the highest COVID-19 mortality rate

The city of Aden in south Yemen has the world's highest mortality rate from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with 70% of its infected residents dying, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said. "In Aden, we have …

Saudi Arabia announces Yemen cease-fire amid pandemic

Saudi Arabia announces Yemen cease-fire amid pandemic

The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen announced Wednesday that its forces would begin a cease-fire starting Thursday, a step that could pave the way for the first direct peace talks between the two sides …

Iran welcomes Houthis' ceasefire proposal

Iran welcomes Houthis' ceasefire proposal

Iran welcomes the Houthis' ceasefire proposal, the Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman Abbas Mousavi said. "The Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes the offer by Yemen's National Salvation …

Houthis report capture of Saudi soldiers and officers

Houthis report capture of Saudi soldiers and officers

Yemen's Houthi movement has said it carried out an attack near the border with the southwestern Saudi region of Najran and captured several army officers, but there was no immediate confirmation from the authorities …

Yemenis' attack on Saudi oil cites is warning, Rouhani says

Yemenis' attack on Saudi oil cites is warning, Rouhani says

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday Yemenis targeted Saudi oil facilities as a "warning" about a possible wider war in response to the kingdom's US-backed intervention in their conflict-ravaged country, Daily Mail …