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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...

Report: Yemen Rebels Steal Files On U.S. Spy Operations

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 25 (Reuters) - Yemeni intelligence files containing information about U.S.-supported counterterrorism operations and the names of ...

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 ...

Houthi Rebels Seize U.S. Embassy Vehicles After Evacuation, Staff Says

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2015 | World

CAIRO, Feb 11 (Reuters) - U.S. embassy staff in Yemen destroyed weapons, computers and documents before closing and evacuating diplomats on Wednesda...

Matt Sledge

Every Yemen Drone Strike Creates 40 To 60 New Enemies For U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

NEW YORK -- A former State Department official in Yemen says every U.S. drone killing there of an al Qaeda operative creates 40 to 60 new enemies of A...

Yemen: U.S. Drone Strike Kills 2 Militants

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 02.23.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A U.S. drone airstrike killed two al-Qaida militants Monday in a southern town, Yemeni security officials said, the latest in a y...

Yemen To Receive Additional $52 Million In US Aid

AP | Posted 06.21.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A top U.S. aid official says the United States plans to give Yemen an additional $52 million in aid for areas hit hard by Yemen's war ...

Yemen Launches Assault Against Al Qaeda Fighters

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Government troops and warplanes pounded al-Qaida positions in southern Yemen on Wednesday, killing at least 29 militants as part ...

U.S. Reportedly Guides Yemeni Offensive Against Al Qaeda

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni warplanes and troops backed by heavy artillery waged a four-front assault Tuesday against the strongholds of al-Qaida mili...

Suspected U.S. Drone Strikes Kill 11 Al Qaeda Militants

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.12.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Two suspected U.S. drone strikes killed 11 al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen on Saturday, Yemeni military officials said. The...

Where Is Saleh Heading?

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Yemen's outgoing president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, who had medical treatment in the United States, left the country on T...

Report: Yemen's Outgoing President Changes Mind, Will Not Travel To U.S.

Posted 03.05.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A senior official from Yemen's ruling party says President Ali Abdullah Saleh will not travel to the U.S. for medical treatment and w...

Officials: U.S. And Saudi Arabia Advised Yemeni President Not To Return Home

AP | By AHMED AL-HAJ and HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 10.08.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- The U.S. and Saudi Arabia pressured Yemen's president to stay in Saudi Arabia after he was released from a lengthy hospital stay to tr...

Al-Qaeda In Yemen Adapts To Evade U.S.

AP | By MATT APUZZO and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 06.16.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- On Christmas Eve in 2009, intelligence officials anxiously monitored dozens of al-Qaida members as they gathered for a meeting in southe...

Yemeni President Says U.S., Israel Behind Unrest

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's embattled president on Tuesday accused the U.S., his closest ally, of instigating the mounting protests against him, but ...

U.S. Embassy Vehicle Hit With Bomb In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A group of American embassy staffers came under attack when a bomb was thrown near their vehicle outside a restaurant in Yemen's ...