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Yemen Cease-Fire Largely Holds Despite Reports Of Clashes

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2015 | World

CAIRO, May 13 (Reuters) - A five-day humanitarian truce in Yemen appeared to be broadly holding on Wednesday, despite reports of air strikes overnight...

Yemen Ceasefire Begins After Fighting Rages Until Last Minute

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2015 | World

By Mohammed Ghobari and Mohammed Mukhashaf CAIRO/ADEN, May 12 (Reuters) - Saudi-led air strikes hit the rebel-held Yemeni capital Sanaa hours befor...

Saudi-Led Coalition Bombs Yemen Airport To Stop Iranian Plane Landing

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2015 | World

By Mohammed Ghobari and Mohammed Mukhashaf CAIRO/ADEN, April 28 (Reuters) - Jets from a Saudi-led alliance destroyed the runway of Yemen's Sanaa ai...

Fighting Gets Worse In Yemen Despite Saudi Pledge To Halt Campaign

Reuters | Mohammed Mukhashaf and Mohammed Ghobari | Posted 04.26.2015 | World

ADEN/CAIRO, April 26 (Reuters) - Air raids, naval shelling and ground fighting shook Yemen on Sunday in some of the most widespread combat since a Sau...

Fear In Yemen As Al Qaeda Exploits Chaos To Expand

Reuters | Mohammed Mukhashaf | Posted 04.17.2015 | World

ADEN, April 17 (Reuters) - The capture of much of eastern Yemen's oil-producing province by a newly-formed group of armed tribesmen and Sunni Muslim c...

Half Of Yemen's Population Is Going Hungry As Violence Worsens

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2015 | World

By Joseph D'Urso LONDON, April 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Worsening violence in Yemen has made almost half the country's popula...

Charlotte Alfred

For Most People, There's No Way Out Of Yemen's Conflict

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.13.2015 | World

Trying to get out of Yemen’s conflict alive presents some stark choices. Airports are closed. Many roads are impassible. There is the ocean, but...

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...

Aid To Embattled Yemen Blocked Amid Saudi-Led Airstrikes

Reuters | Michelle Nichols and Mohammad Mukashaf | Posted 04.04.2015 | World

UNITED NATIONS/ADEN, April 4 (Reuters) - Russia and the Red Cross appealed on Saturday for a military pause in Yemen to allow urgent humanitarian aid ...

Saudis Airdrop Weapons To Fighters Defending Aden From Houthi Rebels

Reuters | Mohammad Mukhashaf | Posted 04.03.2015 | World

ADEN, April 3 (Reuters) - Fighters loyal to Yemen's president pushed Houthi fighters back from central Aden on Friday after they were reinforced with ...

Sleepless Nights In Sanaa As Airstrikes Pound Yemen

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2015 | World

SANAA, March 31 (Reuters) - Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition have stepped up raids on Houthi targets around the Yemeni capital Sanaa, resident...

Saudi-Led Coalition Bombs Yemen As Houthi Rebels Advance On Aden

Reuters | Sami Aboudi and Mohammed Mukhashaf | Posted 03.28.2015 | World

ADEN, March 28 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen on Saturday and the United Nations pulled out international st...

Houthi Gunmen Fire On Crowds Protesting Their Rule In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 04.16.2015 | World

By Mohammed Ghobari SANAA, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Yemenis demonstrated in several cities on Saturday against the rule...

Al Qaeda In Yemen Says Senior Member Killed By U.S. Airstrike

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2015 | World

CAIRO, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The Yemeni arm of al Qaeda said on Thursday that one of its leading members had been killed by a U.S. air strike while trav...

Record Crowds Protest Against Houthi Rebels In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2015 | World

By Mohammed Ghobari and Yara Bayoumy SANAA, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets on Saturday in the biggest demonstrations ye...

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...

Fate Of Yemen's President Unclear Amid Rebel Takeover

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2015 | World

By Yara Bayoumy and Mohammed Ghobari SANAA, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Yemen's minority Shi'ite Houthi fighters took up guard at President Abd...

In Yemen, A Job You Definitely Don't Want

Posted 11.05.2014 | World

By Laura Secorun Palet, OZY Google “Yemen” these days and up pops overwhelming images and articles depicting the horrors of terrorism, child ma...

Report: Senior Al Qaeda Official Killed In U.S. Drone Strike In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 01.05.2015 | World

SANAA, Nov 5 (Reuters) - A senior al Qaeda official wanted by the United States and a local leader of the militant group's affiliate, Ansar al-Shari...

Yemen's Political Crisis Deepens

Reuters | Posted 12.07.2014 | World

* President names a top associate as PM * Houthi leaders reject nomination, vow to foil the move * Impasse adds to weeks...

Al Qaeda-Linked Militants Fire Rocket Towards U.S. Embassy In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2014 | World

SANAA, Sept 27 (Reuters) - An al Qaeda splinter group launched a rocket attack on the U.S. embassy in Sanaa on Saturday, injuring several guards, to...

What Yemen's Donors Need to Know

Belkis Wille | Posted 11.22.2014 | World
Belkis Wille

The Friends of Yemen are in a position to wield significant influence, given their crucial financial support for Yemen's failing economy, but they aren't doing enough to address the human rights abuses that lie at the core of Yemen's problems.

Al Qaeda Says 'Spies' Executed For Aiding U.S. Drone Strikes In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 08.01.2014 | World

DUBAI, June 2 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) said it had executed four men accused of planting electronic chips in vehicles to...

Death From Above: How American Drone Strikes Are Devastating Yemen

Rolling Stone | Vivian Salama | Posted 04.14.2014 | World

The people of Yemen can hear destruction before it arrives. In cities, towns and villages across this country, which hangs off the southern end of the...

Reports: US Drone Strike Kills Two Al Qaeda Suspects In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2014 | World

ADEN, Yemen, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Two suspected al Qaeda militants were killed in a U.S. drone strike in the southeastern province of Hadramout on Wedn...