The peace deal, which is being implemented after a five-month lull, is seen by some as a significant move towards peace and window-dressing by others.
The US is supporting a joint Saudi-UAE effort to stamp out democratic movements in the region.
Warring parties exchanged fire on Sunday into Monday as the UN seeks to prop up a ceasefire in the key port city Hudaida, a lifeline for millions at risk of starvation after five years of bombing of Houthi rebels by a Saudi-led coalition.
Norwegian Refugee Council says sniper and explosive attacks have been growing despite an easing of air attacks amid a three-month-old truce in Hudaida, as the devastating conflict intensifies elsewhere.
Both sides in Yemen's devastating four-year war agreed to a series of confidence-building measures, including an exchange of thousands of prisoners.
The episode of 'Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj' probed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's alleged complicity in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi's role in the war in Yemen.
The rebels have begun to withdraw from the port city, the country's key aid lifeline, under a UN-brokered agreement reached in Sweden earlier this month.
Peace in Yemen might be a far cry but at no time has it come closer than it is right now over the past 6 years.
Mediators seek a de-escalation of violence in two flashpoint cities: rebel-held port city of Hudaida and Taiz during Yemen peace talks in Sweden.
The government and Houthi teams are in Sweden for talks expected to continue until the end of this week, the first since more than three months of negotiations collapsed in 2016.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledges that the humanitarian crisis in Yemen — where millions are at risk of starvation — has reached “epic proportions” but says Washington and Riyadh are offering aid.
Expressing dissatisfaction over the Trump administration's handling of the Khashoggi case, the Senate opted to move forward with legislation calling for an end to US involvement in the Saudi-led Yemen war. So what role does the US play in Yemen?
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