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Yemeni Villagers Build New Life High Above The Conflict Destroying Their Country

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 09.13.2016 | World

High in the remote mountains of Yemen’s western Jafariya district, villagers remain safe from the vicious battle for power below that has pushed the...

What It's Like To Live Through Yemen's War

The Huffington Post | Rowaida Abdelaziz | Posted 10.02.2015 | World

An airstrike on a wedding party in the village of Al-Wahijah in Yemen killed more than 130 people on Monday. The bombing, which residents attribute to...

Yemen Houthis Free Two U.S. Citizens, One Briton: Report

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 09.20.2015 | World

WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Two U.S. citizens held in Yemen have been freed and have arrived in Oman, the White House said on Sunday, following re...

Air Strikes, Clashes In Yemen Kill Nearly 200

Reuters | Mohammed Gobari | Posted 07.07.2015 | World

SANAA, July 7 (Reuters) - Saudi-led coalition air strikes and clashes killed at least 176 fighters and civilians in Yemen on Monday, residents and med...

Saudis Bomb Yemen Despite Declaring End To Air Campaign

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2015 | World

By Mohammed Ghobari Mohammed Mukhashef CAIRO/ADEN, April 22 (Reuters) - Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Yemen on Wednesday despite an announce...

Saudi TV: Saudi Arabia Ends Yemen Airstrike Campaign

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2015 | World

By Noah Browning DUBAI, April 21 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday it was ending a month-long campaign of air strikes against the Houth...

Saudi TV: Saudi Arabia Ends Yemen Airstrike Campaign

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2015 | World

DUBAI, April 21 (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition bombing Yemen announced on Tuesday the end to a military operation that pounded the Iran-allied Ho...

Yemen's Houthis Seize Provincial Capital Despite Saudi-Led Airstrikes

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2015 | World

By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN, April 9 (Reuters) - Houthi fighters, backed by supporters of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh en...

Swiss Fondue With Iran While It Blows Up Yemen

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.27.2015 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Just think about the supreme irony unfolding in war-torn Yemen -- Exhibit A of what I would charitably call "Kerry compartmentalization." While feve...

Yemen's Power Struggle Escalates As Houthis Seize Strategic City

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2015 | World

* Houthis take over parts of Taiz-residents * Anti-aircraft guns open fire at plane over Aden * Conflict may pit Gulf Ar...

Four Ways America Can De-escalate the Crisis in Yemen

Nabeel A. Khoury | Posted 04.19.2015 | World
Nabeel A. Khoury

U.S. national interest is definitely at stake in the direction events in Yemen take over the next few months.

Yemen Is On The Brink Of Civil War, Says UN Envoy

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2015 | World

CAIRO, Feb 12 (Reuters) - The United Nations' special envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar, has warned that the country is on the brink of civil war and ac...

Houthi Rebels Seize U.S. Embassy Vehicles After Evacuation, Staff Says

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2015 | World

CAIRO, Feb 11 (Reuters) - U.S. embassy staff in Yemen destroyed weapons, computers and documents before closing and evacuating diplomats on Wednesda...

Can Oman and Iran's 'Special' Relationship Last?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.05.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

While Oman continues to use its leverage to thwart a military confrontation in the Arabian Gulf, officials in Muscat have accepted that their influence is naturally limited, and they have taken actions to prepare for a scenario in which the Strait of Hormuz is closed.

Yemeni Government Plans to Short-Circuit Broadcast/Online Media: Activists

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

According to Yemeni sources, the government is strong-arming parliament to ram through the legislation to avoid any debate of the matter by journalists' unions, media representatives and civil society groups.

Yemen's North Hit By Bloodiest Fighting In Years

nytimes.com | ROBERT F. WORTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIRUT, Lebanon �" The Yemeni Army fought back a major offensive by rebels in the northern city of Sadah early Sunday morning, killing dozens of ins...