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Iran Tried To Stop Houthi Rebels In Yemen, Obama Says

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Iran tried to hold back Shia rebels who were intent on taking the Yemeni capital of Sanaa at the height of the uprisin...

UN: Yemen's Ex-President Amassed Up To $60 Billion

Reuters | Posted 04.27.2015 | World

DUBAI, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh is suspected of corruptly amassing as much as $60 billion, equivalent to Yemen's an...

Saudi Arabia's Dark Role in the Syria Conflict

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.07.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

While the Saudis are delighted to see Iran's top ally facing a potentially existential threat, Riyadh would be wise to recognize that Iran's loss might not necessarily advance the Saudis' longer term interests in the Middle East.

A Solution for Saleh

William F. Schulz | Posted 02.29.2012 | World
William F. Schulz

The recent decision of the US government to admit the embattled President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, to the country for medical treatment presents a classic human rights conundrum.

Yemen's President Resigns

Joshua S. Goldstein | Posted 01.23.2012 | World
Joshua S. Goldstein

The ouster of the fourth Arab leader by the Arab Spring protests this year -- following those in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya -- stands as an important marker of the change that has swept the Middle East.

Arab Revolutions and the Exit Strategy for the Regimes

Raghida Dergham | Posted 09.14.2011 | World
Raghida Dergham

Today, Arab leaders have but one choice: to meet the demands of the people through a dignified exit strategy to avoid being ousted in otherwise undignified ways.

Yemen President's Injuries Will Prevent Him From Governing For Months: Official

New York Times | Laura Kasinof | Posted 09.01.2011 | World

SANA, Yemen — A senior Yemeni official who was briefed on the health of President Ali Abdullah Saleh said that the president’s injuries would leav...

Yemen President In 'Bad' Health After Blast

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.11.2011 | World

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh's health is in "bad" condition as he remains in a Saudi Arabia hospital for treatment one week after suffering inj...

Yemen: The World Goes to Riyadh

Robert Weller | Posted 08.06.2011 | World
Robert Weller

At the end of the Arab Spring will they all have gone to Riyadh? For years Muslim dictators have been able to go to Saudi Arabia for medical treatmen...

At Least 15 Killed In Yemen Crackdown

Posted 07.30.2011 | World

May 30 (Reuters) - At least 15 people were killed after forces loyal to Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh opened fire on protesters in the southern...