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Saudi Air Strikes Pound Yemen Hours Before Ceasefire

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2015 | World

CAIRO/ADEN, May 12 (Reuters) - Saudi-led air strikes hit the rebel-held Yemeni capital Sanaa on Tuesday hours before a five-day humanitarian truce was...

At Least 40 Yemenis Killed Trying To Flee Fighting In Aden

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2015 | World

ADEN, May 6 (Reuters) - At least 80 people, many of them civilians, have been killed in the Yemeni port of Aden as fighting rages between Houthi fight...

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...

Iran Proposes Peace Plan For Yemen

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2015 | World

By Mohamed Mukashaf ADEN, April 14 (Reuters) - Iran proposed a peace plan for Yemen on Tuesday and called for an end to Saudi-led air...

Who's Who In Yemen's War

PBS Frontline | Posted 04.07.2015 | World

More than 500 Yemeni civilians have been killed and at least 100,000 have fled their homes in recent weeks as rebels, tribes and the government of Pre...

At Least 74 Children Have Been Killed In Yemen Fighting, Says UN Agency

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 06.07.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — As tons of desperately needed medical supplies await clearance to be flown into Yemen, aid workers warned Tuesday of an unfoldin...

Red Cross Aims To Get Much-Needed Aid To Yemen In Next 2 Days

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2015 | World

DUBAI, April 7 (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross aims to fly two planes carrying 48 tonnes of medical help and other aid to Y...

Over 100,000 Flee Yemen Amid Intensified Fighting

AP | By AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 06.06.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — As tons of desperately needed medical supplies await clearance to be flown into Yemen, aid workers warned Tuesday of an unfoldin...

Fighting Leaves Streets In Yemen's Aden Littered With Bodies

AP | Posted 04.06.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Pitched fighting intensified Monday in Yemen's second-largest city, Aden, leaving streets littered with dead bodies, as Shiite r...

Rebel Fighters In Yemen Reach Key Southern City Despite Airstrikes

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2015 | World

By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN, April 1 (Reuters) - Houthi rebels and allies backed by tanks pushed on Wednesday into central Aden, the m...

What You Need To Read To Understand The Crisis In Yemen

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 03.25.2015 | World

The rapidly escalating crisis in Yemen continues to bring chaos to the country as forces of the Shiite Houthi militia drive south in an aim to take th...

Houthi Rebels Keep Yemen's President Under Guard Despite Deal

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2015 | World

MOGADISHU, Jan 22 (Reuters) - A suicide car bomb exploded at the gate of a Mogadishu hotel where Turkish delegates were meeting on Thursday, a day ahe...

Yemen Rebels Seize Presidential Palace, Shell President's Residence

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.22.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemen's powerful Shiite Houthi rebels shelled the residence of the country's embattled president Tuesday and simultaneously swept...

Yemeni Houthi Fighters Surround Prime Minister's Home, Official Says

Reuters | Posted 03.21.2015 | World

By Yara Bayoumy and Mohammed Ghobari SANAA, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Yemen's powerful Houthi movement fought artillery battles with the army...

Battles Near Yemen's Presidential Palace As Rebels Seize State Media

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.21.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's U.S.-backed leadership came under serious threat Monday as government troops clashed with Shiite rebels near the preside...

Houthi Rebels, Military Clash Near Yemen Presidential Palace

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.20.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's U.S.-backed leadership came under serious threat Monday as government troops clashed with Shiite rebels near the preside...

Yemen Arrests Suspected Militants, Top Official Kidnapped

AP | By AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.18.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni authorities have arrested two French citizens suspected of being members of al-Qaida, the country's national security chi...

Yemen Swears In New Government Amid Crisis

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.09.2014 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's president swore in a new government Sunday despite objections from the ruling party, led by former President Ali Abdulla...

Yemen Rocked By Heavy Fighting

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.18.2014 | World

Sanaa, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's state television said on Thursday that its headquarters in a northwestern suburb of the capital Sanaa has come under att...

Yemeni Army Clashes Reportedly Kill At Least 28

AP | By AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 12.04.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Clashes between the Yemeni army and tribal fighters in the southern city of Taiz have left at least 28 people dead over the past three...

At Least 13 Killed In Restive Yemeni City

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 01.31.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Clashes between Yemeni soldiers and armed tribesmen in the restive southern city of Taiz left 13 dead on Thursday, the Defense Mi...

Intense Clashes In Yemen Despite Deal

AP | JAMAL AL-JASHINI and AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 01.25.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Heavy fighting between rival army units shook Yemen's capital Friday, killing two soldiers in what could signal the start of a po...

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...

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...