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Yemen Civil War

Food for Peace: A Lifeline for Yemen

William Lambers | Posted 06.18.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

There are now 12.9 million people in Yemen living in hunger-- almost half of the population. This number has risen dramatically since the outbreak of fighting between the Houthi rebels and the Saudi Arabia-backed coalition.

Saudi Arabia Dismisses Iran Calls For Yemen Ceasefire

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2015 | World

(Refiles fixing byline) By Mohammed Mukhashaf and Angus McDowall ADEN/RIYADH, April 12 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia dismisse...

Fighting In Yemen Continues As Gun Battles And Heavy Shelling Hit Aden

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2015 | World

By Mohammad Mukhashaf ADEN, April 5 (Reuters) - Houthi fighters and allied army units clashed with local militias in the southern Yeme...

UN: More Than 500 Killed In Yemen Fighting, Thousands Flee

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 06.02.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Violence in Yemen has killed an estimated 519 people the past two weeks, 90 of them children, and tens of thousands are fleeing ...

Yemen's Former Dictator Is Still Pulling Strings In Current Conflict

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 03.31.2015 | World

When Ali Abdullah Saleh came to power in Yemen in 1978, analysts at the CIA predicted that he wouldn't last six months. Almost 40 years later, Saleh i...

A Tale of Two Cities: Aden, Tikrit and the Battle for Arabia

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 05.28.2015 | Politics
Joseph V. Micallef

Two cities, two air campaigns. In many ways completely different from each other, and yet both underscore the growing power and influence of Iran in the Middle East. From Riyadh's perspective, these two conflicts at opposite ends of the Arabian Peninsula are just the opening round.

Fighting And Airstrikes Continue Throughout Yemen As Dialogue Remains Distant

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2015 | World

By Mohammed Mukhashaf and Sami Aboudi ADEN, March 29 (Reuters) - Yemeni fighters loyal to the Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour...

U.S. Authorizes Logistical, Intelligence Support For Saudi Operation In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 25 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama has authorized logistical and intelligence help in support of a Saudi-led military oper...

U.S. Officials: Saudi Arabia Amasses Military Near Yemen

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2015 | World

(Adds details on Tuesday's fighting, U.S. ambassador's quote, Houthi ties to Iran) By Mark Hosenball, Phil Stewart and Matt Spetalnick...

'Death to America': Shia-Sunni Rivalry and the Realignment of the Middle East

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics
Joseph V. Micallef

In this rapidly changing environment, U.S. foreign policy needs to be both fresh and nimble. Sadly, it has been neither, preferring instead a seat of the pants approach that only serves to emphasize its policy inconsistency and its strategic incoherence

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...

Gunfire And Explosions Rock Yemeni Capital

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.29.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Heavy gunfire and explosions rocked the Yemeni capital on Thursday as clashes between government troops and rival tribesmen erupt...

Yemeni Troops Fire At Tens Of Thousands Of Mourners

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni government forces on Wednesday fired mortars at tens of thousands of mourners at funerals held for protesters killed in cl...

Yemeni Government Forces Clash With Tribe In Capital

Posted 10.05.2011 | World

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni government forces clashed on Friday with supporters of the powerful Hashed tribal grouping led by Sheikh Sadeq al-Ahmar...

Armed Tribesmen Prepare To March On Yemen's Capital

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and LEE KEATH | Posted 08.02.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Thousands of tribesmen threatened Thursday to descend on Yemen's capital to join the battle against forces loyal to President Ali...

Yemeni Militia Warns Of Looking Civil War

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.26.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Fighting spilled across Yemen's capital and frightened residents fled or cowered in basements Thursday as a powerful militia alli...