Diplomats say UN will vote Tuesday on Yemen resolution

2015-04-14 09:27:37

UN diplomats say the Security Council will vote Tuesday on a draft UN resolution that would impose an arms embargo on leaders of Yemen's Shiite Houthi rebels and their key supporters, ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son.

First female fixed-wing Air Force aviator in Afghanistan

2015-04-13 11:10:28

Niloofar Rahmani is seen at a military airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, April 12, 2015.

Embattled Yemen leader names new vice president

2015-04-13 10:56:19

Yemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who fled the country in the face of a rebel advance last month, has tapped his former Prime Minister Khaled Bahah to be vice president in a move aimed at strengthening the embattled executive branch.

IS gunmen attack S. Korea's embassy in Libya, killing 2

2015-04-12 16:33:13

Gunmen attacked South Korea's embassy in Libya on Sunday, killing at least one guard, Seoul's foreign ministry said.

First Red Cross, UNICEF planes land in Yemen

2015-04-10 16:56:10

A plane carrying 16 tonnes of emergency medical aid lands in Sanaa, the first delivery flown in by an international aid group after weeks of heavy fighting.

Iran's Khamenei demands all sanctions end when nuclear deal signed

2015-04-10 10:27:39

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday demanded that all sanctions on Iran be lifted at the same time as any final agreement with world powers on curbing Tehran's nuclear programme is concluded.

Iran, Pakistan agree to work for peaceful solution to Yemen crisis

2015-04-09 10:19:38

Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that Iran and Pakistan have agreed to work for a peaceful solution to the Yemen crisis.

US quickens weapons deliveries to Saudi-led Yemen campaign

2015-04-08 21:00:02

The United States is speeding up weapons deliveries to the Saudi-led coalition launching airstrikes against rebels in Yemen, as the first boat carrying medical aid to the country since the start of the air campaign arrived Wednesday at the southern port city of Aden, where heavy clashes were underway.

Fleeing war-torn Yemen, Chinese, foreign nationals share the same boat

2015-04-07 13:25:29

It's a grand sea escape from conflict-ridden Yemen. Since late March, hundreds of Chinese and foreign nationals have been brought to safety in four rescue missions. They all share the same Chinese boat.

Chinese warship carrying 83 evacuees from Yemen arrives in Djibouti

2015-04-07 10:24:35

A Chinese navy ship carrying 83 Chinese nationals and foreign citizens evacuated from Yemen arrived Monday morning at the Port of Djibouti, about 12 hours after it left Yemen's western port of al-Hodayda.

Iran deal good for Sino-US relations: FM

2015-04-04 10:09:57

This week's framework nuclear deal with Iran was also good for boosting relations between China and the United States, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in a telephone call with US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Iran framework nuclear agreement applauded

2015-04-03 15:01:06

World leaders welcomed a framework nuclear agreement clinched Thursday between international brokers and Iran, saying it paves the way for a final comprehensive pact by the end of June.