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Shiite Houthis take charge in Yemen

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 22:39

Houthi rebels on Friday seized power in Yemen and dissolved the country’s parliament as they announced a series of constitutional decrees drafted by the powerful shiite militia, Al Arabiya News Cha

Why we need to keep our ambassador in Yemen

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 23:40

Yemen’s increasing tumult recently led two members of Congress to call for the withdrawal of U.S.

Yahya Frederickson in Yemen: The Gold of the Wayfarer

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 00:12

1- Some poets travel to distant lands and bring back exotic sights and smells.

Why the End of Yemen Means a New Saudi Arabia

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 23:13

By Andrew L. Peek*

Yemen remains caught between past and future

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 14:43

The Houthi takeover of Sanaa has now led to the resignation of president Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and his government, dragging Yemen deeper into crisis and this is enhanced by the political vacuum a

Opinion: Iran Talks Give US More Options

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 22:47

President Barack Obama gave up a day of sightseeing in India to meet the new king and crown princes of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, an acknowledgement that the U.S.

Yemen risks disintegration as south rejects Shi'ite group's takeover

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 14:29

No sooner had Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi announced his resignation than his country's tenuous political fabric began to disintegrate.

Some counter-terrorism efforts in Yemen frozen for now - U.S. officials

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 20:25

The United States has halted some counter-terrorism operations against al Qaeda militants in Yemen following a takeover of the country by Iran-backed Houthi rebels, U.S.

Yemen Government in Limbo Amid Uncertainty Over President’s Resignation

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 21:53

SANA, Yemen — The status of Yemen’s government remained unclear on Friday, one day after it collapsed in the face of a siege by opposition forces, with reports that Parliament might reject the pres

An old hand is at work in Yemen's bloody civil war

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 21:38

It’s all about the Saudis.

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