02 octombrie 2022

Yemen's warring sides fail to extend UN-backed ceasefire


Yemen's warring sides have failed to reach an agreement to extend a nationwide cease-fire, the UN said Sunday, endangering the longest lull in fighting since the country's bloody civil war began.In a statement, the UN’s envoy to Yemen called on all sides to refrain from acts of provocation as the talks continue, after the deadline of Oct. 2 for extending the agreement was missed. The UN -backed truce initially took effect in April, and raised hopes for a longer pause in fighting as Yemen’s [...]