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Sleepless Nights In Sanaa As Airstrikes Pound Yemen

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2015 | 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 03.20.2015 | 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 03.19.2015 | 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 03.20.2015 | 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 02.21.2015 | 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...

Houthi Gunmen Fire On Crowds Protesting Their Rule In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2015 | World

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

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

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2015 | 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 ...

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 Pre...

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...

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...

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's Al Qaeda Threatens U.S. Hostage In New Video

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.03.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida's branch in Yemen threatened an American hostage who was the target of a rescue attempt by U.S. special forces last mon...

Yemen Official: American Hostage Of Al Qaeda Targeted In Rescue Attempt

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and ROBERT BURNS | Posted 01.26.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — U.S operation forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages in a remote corner of Yemen, but a Yemeni official ...

Al Qaeda In Yemen Denounces ISIS

AP | AHMED AL-HAJJ | Posted 11.21.2014 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's al-Qaida branch on Friday denounced the Islamic State group for declaring a caliphate on territory it seized in Syria an...

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...

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 se...