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Middle East roiled by Yemen chaos and Saudi succession

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 22:23

Counterterrorism specialist Ali Soufan breaks down what the turmoil means for US interests

What the US senators say on the current situation in Yemen?

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 19:49

Things have settled down, at least for now, after Houthi rebels reached an agreement with Yemen’s president, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi.

Yemen militia keeps grip on capital despite deal

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 19:24

UN envoy to Yemen Jamal Benomar meanwhile arrived in the violence-wracked country and was expected to head a meeting of political rivals later in the day, a source close to the Moroccan diplomat sa

Who is really in control in Yemen?

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 15:00

Shiite Houthi rebels overtook the presidential palace in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, on Tuesday, marking what a government minister called "the completion of a coup."

What's Going On In Yemen?

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:59

Even in the best of times, it's hard to tell if anyone is in control of Yemen.

Yemen Truce After Shiite Rebels Battle Troops, Seize Media

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 21:11

SANAA, Yemen — A cease-fire halted intense clashes near the presidential palace in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Monday after Shiite rebels seized control of state-run media in a move that one official

Charlie Hebdo Attack Highlights the Challenge of the U.S.-Yemen Relationship

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 14:31

If wars on terror don’t work, does Washington’s “lighter footprint” offer a viable alternative?

France may now be tempted to invade Yemen. It should resist the urge.

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 20:53

On Wednesday, Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the Yemen-based branch of the terrorist organization, claimed operational and moral responsibility for the "blessed battle of Paris." By "ble

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