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Fighting Rages In Yemen As All Sides Ignore UN Truce

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2015 | World

By Mohammed Ghobari and Mohammed Mukhashaf SANAA/ADEN, July 11 (Reuters) - Saudi-led air strikes and heavy shelling between warring factions shook ...

ISIS Claims Deadly Car Bomb In Yemeni Capital

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2015 | World

SANAA, June 20 (Reuters) - Islamic State group said it was behind a car bomb that exploded in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Saturday near ...

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Car Bombs In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2015 | World

By Mohammed Ghobari and Lara Sukhtian SANAA/GENEVA, June 17 (Reuters) - Car bombs killed or injured at least 50 people near mosques and the headqua...

A Campaign in Saudi Arabia Challenges Young People to Rethink Their Biases

Joseph Braude | Posted 06.15.2015 | World
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Joseph Braude

A three-minute video, posted by a Saudi government-backed organization to YouTube on June 4, has garnered 150,000 views in 48 hours and sparked a discussion in the kingdom about how to stem sectarian conflict.

As A Yemeni Woman, I'm Tired Of Being Told 'No'

Maha Assabalani | Posted 06.04.2015 | Women
Maha Assabalani

As a typical Yemeni woman, my life revolved around the word "no." My story is no different than the millions of girls, not only in my country but in my region, who have to fight for every single inch. But the things that once seemed like the whole world to me suddenly seem small now.

Houthi Rebels Accept Saudi-Proposed Ceasefire In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

By Mohammed Ghobari and Mohammed Mukhashaf CAIRO/ADEN, May 10 (Reuters) - Iranian-allied Houthi fighters in Yemen accepted on Sunday a...

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...

Airstrikes Hit Yemen Airports As Saudis Ponder Ceasefire

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.04.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Heavy Saudi-led airstrikes targeted several airports Monday across Yemen even as the kingdom's foreign minister said officials w...

Hundreds Of Families Trapped By Fierce Fighting In Yemen's City Of Aden

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.02.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Hundreds of families are trapped in their homes by weeks of fierce fighting in the center of the southern city of Aden, running ...

Yemen: Backing Saudis = Unleashing Al Qaeda

Michael Brenner | Posted 06.27.2015 | World
Michael Brenner

Yemen is the latest mishap where the American assisted Saudi bombardment of the Houthis (along with killing 1,000 civilians) has skidded to a sudden stop just short of the abyss. Washington policy is now stranded in no-man's-land with no way forward or back -- yet having already incurred major damage.

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...

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...

Huge Explosions From Airstrikes Rock Yemeni Capital

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 06.20.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led airstrikes hit weapons caches held by Iran-backed Shiite rebels, touching off massive explosions Monday in Yemen's cap...

UN Launches $274 Million Appeal For Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 06.16.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led coalition airstrikes targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen intensified on Friday, with bombings in the capital, Sanaa, and ...

UN Chief Calls For Ceasefire As Yemen Crisis Grows

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2015 | World

(Adds more comments from Ban, background) By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, April 16 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-Gener...

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...

Saudi Arabia Dismisses Iran Calls For Yemen Ceasefire

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2015 | World

(Refiles fixing byline) By Mohammed Mukhashaf and Angus McDowall ADEN/RIYADH, April 12 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia dismisse...

First Medical Aid Flights Land In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2015 | World

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, April 10 (Reuters) - The first two planeloads of medical aid for Yemen landed in the capital Sanaa on Fri...

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...

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...

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...

12 Powerful Photos That Show The Utter Devastation In Yemen

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.06.2015 | World

Fighting between Houthi rebels and forces loyal to the government of President Hadi in Yemen continued unabated on Monday, while fighter jets from a c...

Fighting In Yemen Continues As Gun Battles And Heavy Shelling Hit Aden

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2015 | World

By Mohammad Mukhashaf ADEN, April 5 (Reuters) - Houthi fighters and allied army units clashed with local militias in the southern Yeme...