Rival parties to parley in Geneva

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In a week, rival factions in the Yemen conflict are scheduled to meet in Geneva to try to restore momentum towards a diplomatic solution. The U.N. Secretary General announced the talks, and urged parties to engage in good faith and without pre-conditions. But, as U.N. Correspondent Liling Tan finds out, just getting all the parties to the table will be a challenge.

Rival parties to parley in Geneva

Rival parties to parley in Geneva

n a week, rival factions in the Yemen conflict are scheduled to meet in Geneva to try to restore momentum towards a diplomatic solution. The U.N. Secretary General announced the talks, and urged parties to engage in good faith and without pre-conditions. But, as U.N. Correspondent Liling Tan finds out, just getting all the parties to the table will be a challenge.

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  • May 28 will be the first time since the Yemen conflict began that both the Yemeni government and the Houthi rebels will meet to negotiate a peace process.

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Trita Parsi on Iran\'s role in Iraq

Trita Parsi on Iran\'s role in Iraq

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