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Yemen War

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 ...

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...

With Saudi Arabia Faltering in Yemen, Power in the Region Has Begun To Swing East

Alastair Crooke | Posted 04.29.2015 | World
Alastair Crooke

Just as the Ukraine conflict galvanized Russia (and China) to lessen their vulnerability to America's military domination of global financial governance, so the Yemen "war" has somehow clarified something in respect to the Middle East. The pendulum of power can be seen to have begun its swing away from the old Gulf pole and is retracing an earlier track.

Turkey and Iran: From Competition to Cooperation?

Aylin Unver Noi | Posted 04.24.2015 | World
Aylin Unver Noi

Turkey opted to keep its distance from the Middle East for decades. Yet its involvements in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) changed with the hyperactive foreign policy of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) since 2002.

Fog of War Yemen

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.22.2015 | World
Jeff Danziger

Fog of War Yemen

Saudis Bomb Yemen Despite Declaring End To Air Campaign

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2015 | World

By Mohammed Ghobari Mohammed Mukhashef CAIRO/ADEN, April 22 (Reuters) - Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Yemen on Wednesday despite an announce...

Saudi TV: Saudi Arabia Ends Yemen Airstrike Campaign

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2015 | World

By Noah Browning DUBAI, April 21 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday it was ending a month-long campaign of air strikes against the Houth...

Saudi TV: Saudi Arabia Ends Yemen Airstrike Campaign

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2015 | World

DUBAI, April 21 (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition bombing Yemen announced on Tuesday the end to a military operation that pounded the Iran-allied Ho...

Yemen's Healthcare Services Are On The Brink Of Collapse, WHO Says

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2015 | World

By Magdalena Mis LONDON, April 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Health services in Yemen are on the brink of collapse amid critical ...

Huge Explosions From Airstrikes Rock Yemeni Capital

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 04.20.2015 | 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...

Thousands Of Yemeni Troops Side With President Hadi, Say Officials

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2015 | World

(Adds Houthi quotes) By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN, April 19 (Reuters) - The leader of Yemen's Iranian-allied Houthi milit...

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 Launches $274 Million Appeal For Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 04.17.2015 | 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 04.17.2015 | World

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

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

Reuters | Posted 04.16.2015 | World

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

UN Yemen Envoy Calls It Quits As War Escalates

Reuters | Louis Charbonneau and Michelle Nichols | Posted 04.16.2015 | World

(Adds U.N. comment in paragraph 5-6) By Louis Charbonneau and Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, April 15 (Reuters) - U.N....

Iraq PM: Yemen Conflict Could Engulf Entire Region In War

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2015 | World

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Wednesday the fighting in Yemen could en...

Iran Proposes Peace Plan For Yemen

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2015 | World

By Mohamed Mukashaf ADEN, April 14 (Reuters) - Iran proposed a peace plan for Yemen on Tuesday and called for an end to Saudi-led air...

Embattled Yemen Leader Hadi Names New Vice President

AP | By AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 04.13.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who fled the country in the face of a rebel advance last month, has tapped his former...

Saudi Arabia Dismisses Iran Calls For Yemen Ceasefire

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2015 | World

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

What's Really Behind The War In Yemen?

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.11.2015 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. To gain insight on the conflict in Yemen, we tur...

First Medical Aid Flights Land In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2015 | 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...

Yemen's Houthis Seize Provincial Capital Despite Saudi-Led Airstrikes

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2015 | World

By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN, April 9 (Reuters) - Houthi fighters, backed by supporters of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh e...