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Syria's Divisive Impact on Yemen

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

The violent clashes that erupted last month between Sunni Islamists and Shi'ite rebels in Yemen's Amran province were partly a reaction to U.S. President Obama's declaration of his intention to launch a military strike against Syria.

Suspected Al Qaeda Militants Kill 30 In Yemen

Reuters | Mohammed and Mukhashaf | Posted 11.19.2013 | World

ADEN, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Suspected al Qaeda militants killed about 30 people in attacks on two military targets in south Yemen on Friday, security ...

Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

This Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs: Peace Prevails in Ireland A last minute peace deal is reached in Northern Ireland to peacefully devolve L...

A Soft Power Opportunity for Iran

Kevin Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kevin Sullivan

In the neighboring country of Yemen, a very real opportunity to make good on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's promise of friendship is rapidly emerging for Iran.

US Keeps Wary Eye On Yemen Conflicts

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen - As three loosely aligned rebel groups continue to wage war against Yemen's U.S.-backed government, American officials here insist the w...

The Saudi-Iranian Neo Cold War

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

For more than a week, Saudi Arabia has been carrying out military operations on its remote southern border to punish Houthi rebels from Yemen who crossed over and attacked one of its patrols.

Arabia Felix 102: Yemeni Government Fingers Iran as Arms Supplier to Northern Houthi Rebels

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

The sixth Sa'ada war between central government forces and Houthi rebels in Yemen's north is well underway and expected to drag on, according to the country's ruling party.

Arabia Felix 101: Yemen in the Grips of Unrest

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Yemen has mounted a tight security plan for the holy Moslem month of Ramadan starting this week in a bid to thwart any new terrorist attacks, the Yemen Times reported.