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Yemen War

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 ...

Yemen Peace Talks Fail To Produce Ceasefire

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2015 | World

By Tom Miles and Mohammed Ghobari GENEVA/SANAA, June 19 (Reuters) - U.N.-sponsored talks in Geneva on a ceasefire between Yemen's civil war parties...

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...

Yemen's Houthi Rebels Release U.S. Prisoner

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.01.2015 | World

Shiite Houthi rebels released an American citizen being held in Yemen on Monday, an unnamed U.S. official told The Associated Press. State Department ...

Video Released Showing Frenchwoman Held Hostage In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 06.01.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A freelance journalist who was among several Americans held by Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen was set free Monday as a Fr...

Yemen May Never Emerge Intact From Its Civil War

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2015 | World

By Mohammed Ghobari and Noah Browning CAIRO/DUBAI, May 25 (Reuters) - Yemen may never emerge as a united country from a civil war pitt...

ISIS Claims Yemen Mosque Attack Via Twitter Statement

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2015 | World

CAIRO, May 22 (Reuters) - A bomb exploded at a Shi'ite Houthi mosque in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Friday, wounding 13 people, a security source said...

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 Air Strikes Pound Yemen Hours Before Ceasefire

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2015 | World

CAIRO/ADEN, May 12 (Reuters) - Saudi-led air strikes hit the rebel-held Yemeni capital Sanaa on Tuesday hours before a five-day humanitarian truce was...

Moroccan F-16 Jet From Saudi-Led Coalition In Yemen Goes Missing

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

CAIRO, May 11 (Reuters) - A Moroccan F-16 warplane that is part of the Saudi-led force carrying out air strikes in Yemen has gone missing, Morocco's...

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...

Rebooting Al Jazeera America

Monroe Price | Posted 05.08.2015 | Media
Monroe Price

The founding head of Al Jazeera America has been unceremoniously demoted, and a trusted face from the older Al Jazeera English put in his stead. Yet this is not the main issue. As it happens, we all have a stake in a stronger, better, trusted Al Jazeera service.

Saudi Arabia Announces 5-Day Ceasefire In Yemen War

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 05.07.2015 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia and the United States said Thursday a renewable, five-day cease-fire in Yemen's war would start soon to fac...

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 ...

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 06.29.2015 | 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 06.23.2015 | 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 06.22.2015 | World
Jeff Danziger

Fog of War Yemen

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...

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 06.21.2015 | 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 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...