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Shi'ites and Sunnis are tearing Yemen to shreds

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 12:14

In the southern Arabian Peninsula is a country called Yemen. Of the roughly 24 million people who live there, half are under the poverty line.

The Arabs circa 2014: Despair and disintegration

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 11:45

By Hisham Melhem *

Shiite rebels expand territory in Yemeni capital

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 05:08

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's Shiite rebels defeated rival tribesmen and took control of a northern district of the capital on Saturday, expanding their control of the city, their spokesman said.

Houthis and Al-Hirak leader seek two-region federal Yemen: sources

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 02:34

Sana’a, Asharq Al-Awsat—Yemen’s Shi’ite Houthi movement, in alliance with former South Yemen president Ali Salim Al-Beidh, are seeking to create a two-region federal state, sources have to

Yemen Hostage Pierre Korkie's Widow Forgives and Grieves

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 02:18

The wife of a South African hostage killed in a failed raid to rescue an American said Tuesday that she is putting questions about the operation behind her. "What will it help to accuse?

U.S.: Yemen 'lost a friend' in slain hostage

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 22:08

By Brian Stelter CNN

"Luke loves Yemen and wants the best future for Yemenis."

A failed rescue attempt in Yemen may have put an American hostage at greater risk

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 19:48

The Defense Department and White House acknowledged on Thursday that British-American photojournalist Luke Somers was

How US Missed the Chance to Rescue Luke Somers, American Al Qaeda Hostage

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 01:26

(WASHINGTON) -- The White House was insistent Thursday that President Obama acted “promptly” to try to rescue American hostage Luke Somers from al Qaeda in Yemen, approving the risky special operat

Airstrikes Alone Do Not Work

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 00:46

By Katherine Zimmerman

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