Turkey's foreign minister on Jan. 28 met with an UN official to discuss the killing last fall in Istanbul of a Saudi journalist.
A Saudi-led coalition launched several air strikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa, stoking tensions among Yemen's warring parties as the United Nations struggles to implement a peace deal reached last month.
A rebel drone hit Yemen's largest air base on Jan. 10, killing six loyalist soldiers during a military parade in an attack which raises questions over UN-led peace efforts.
Peace talks between the Yemeni government and rebels, aimed at ending four years of war that has pushed 14 million people to the brink of famine, were due to open Thursday in Sweden.
An Argentine judge reviewing a Human Rights Watch complaint against Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman asked the foreign ministry on Nov. 29 to seek information from Turkey, Yemen and the International Criminal Court.
Turkish humanitarian agencies on Nov. 22 launched a joint aid campaign for people in Yemen.
Turkey's foreign minister discussed the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Nov. 19, but there was no formal request for a UN investigation, a spokesman said.
At least 149 people including civilians have been killed in 24 hours of clashes between government loyalists and rebels in Yemen's flashpoint city of Hodeida, medics and military sources said Monday, reports AFP.
A military official in Hodeida confirmed seven civilians had died, without giving further details.
The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen has sent more than 10,000 new troops towards a vital rebel-held port city ahead of a new assault, Yemeni government officials said on Oct. 30.
In this Oct. 6, 2018, photo, a craftsman holds a dagger or 'Jambiyya' in Yemeni Arabic, made out of remains of missiles, in Hajjah, Yemen. Photo: Hammadi Issa/Associated Press