U.N. special envoy

UN Libya envoy says rival governments reach 'consensus'

Bernardino Leon told reporters in Skhirat, Morocco early Sunday that the two sides were able to "overcome their differences" on major outstanding issues.

Since the 2011 overthrow and killing of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi, Libya has slid into chaos. The country is divided between an Islamist-backed government in Tripoli and the internationally recognized government in Tobruk.

UN warns of impending famine in conflict-torn Yemen

Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed told reporters after briefing the U.N. Security Council behind closed doors that all parties to the conflict are responsible for the dire suffering of the Yemeni people until there is "a true cease-fire."

The humanitarian crisis in the Arab world's poorest country has escalated as the conflict has intensified.

Ground fighting and Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Yemen's Shiite Houthi rebels killed nearly 100 people Wednesday.