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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 Arabia Says Yemen Rebels Launch Deadly Border Attack

AP | AYA BATRAWY and AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.01.2015 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels attacked Saudi border posts, sparking fierce fighting overnight that killed three Saudi troops and...

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...

Al Qaeda In Yemen Seizes Massive Weapons Depot

AP | Posted 04.17.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Al-Qaida's Yemen branch routed government forces from a large weapons depot in the country's east on Friday, seizing dozens of ta...

UN Envoy To Yemen Resigns Amid Crisis

AP | Posted 04.16.2015 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N.'s special envoy to Yemen has stepped down after four years of efforts at a peaceful political transition in the Arab w...

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...

Al Qaeda In Yemen Says Senior Leader Killed In U.S. Airstrike

AP | Posted 04.14.2015 | World

April 14 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda in Yemen announced on Tuesday that a top Saudi leader in the organization has been killed by a U.S. air strike, accordin...

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...

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...

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 S...

The Death Toll Mounts In Yemen As Airstrikes And Fighting Continue

AP | Posted 03.31.2015 | World

ADEN, Yemen, March 31 (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi militiamen and allied army units shelled Aden overnight while Saudi-led coalition jets bombed their p...

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...

Saudi Arabia: Yemen's President Arrives In Saudi Capital

AP | Posted 03.26.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi state TV says Yemen's embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has arrived in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. Al-Ekhbariy...

Egypt Officials: Ground Operation Planned In Yemen

AP | Posted 03.26.2015 | World

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security and military officials say Saudi Arabia and Egypt will lead a ground operation in Yemen against Shii...

Yemen: U.S. Forces Evacuate Base As Al Qaeda Seizes City

AP | Posted 03.21.2015 | Politics

ADEN, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels issued a call to arms Saturday to battle forces loyal to the country's embattled president, as U.S. troops ...

At Least 137 Dead After Suicide Blasts Hit Mosques In Yemeni Capital: TV Channel

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.20.2015 | World

ADEN, Yemen (AP) — Suicide bombers attacked a pair of mosques Friday in the Yemeni capital, unleashing monstrous blasts that ripped through worshipp...

Warplanes Bomb Yemen's Presidential Palace

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 05.19.2015 | World

ADEN, Yemen (AP) — Forces loyal to Yemen's former president stormed the international airport in Aden on Thursday and sent fighter planes to bomb th...

Rebel Forces Storm Yemen Airport Sparking Deadly Clashes

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 05.19.2015 | World

ADEN, Yemen (AP) -- Forces loyal to Yemen's former president stormed a section of the international airport in the southern port city of Aden on Thurs...

Yemen's Leader Flees Capital After House Arrest

AP | By AHMED AL-HAJ and BRIAN ROHAN | Posted 04.23.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Yemeni leader who resigned the presidency last month and fled to the country's south on Saturday said all actions taken sinc...