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Fleeing Yemen war, thousands stuck in Djibouti

Sun, 05/31/2015 - 01:26

OBOCK, Djibouti (AP) — Fleeing the war at home, thousands of Yemenis have made it across the Gulf of Aden to find refuge in Djibouti, a sleepy Horn of Africa nation where the United Nations has set

Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemen after truce expires

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:32

Photo: People walk at the site of a Saudi-led air strike that hit a residential area last month near Sanaa airport .

Yemen dialogue stresses Hadi’s legitimacy

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 09:57

Photo: Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. (SPA)

U.N. envoy appeals for truce extension in war-damaged Yemen

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 02:38

The U.N. envoy to Yemen on Sunday called on a Saudi-led military coalition and its adversaries to extend a humanitarian truce due to expire at 2000 GMT (4 p.m.

Iranian Aid Ship Nears Yemen, Raising Risk of Saudi Showdown

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 02:33

Photo: “Saudi Arabia cannot decide for the UN and the countries helping Yemen,” Amir-Abdollahian said. Source- STR-AFP

US to discuss pause in Yemen fighting with Saudis: Kerry

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 17:43

Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday he hopes to secure a "pause" in the Yemen conflict as he announced $68 million in new U.S. aid for the struggling nation.

Yemen's Shiite Rebels Take Another city in Aden

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 17:15

Yemeni officials say Shiite rebels and their allies have seized another part of the southern port city of Aden after heavy fighting with militiamen loyal to the exiled government.

Analysis: Despite Saudi strikes, Yemen rebels remain dug in

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 14:05

More than a month of relentless airstrikes by a coalition led by Saudi Arabia has inflicted painful damage on Shiite rebels in Yemen, but they show little sign of collapse.

Yemen govt seeks GCC membership

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 20:02

DOHA: Yemen’s government will request membership in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), a powerful grouping of Gulf states, the country’s spokesman said yesterday.

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