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No plans to move embassy in Yemen to Aden, US says

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:39

The United States is not planning to follow its Gulf partners and move its embassy in Yemen to the southern city of Aden, a top State Department official said Tuesday.

U.S. drone strike in Yemen kills 3 suspected al-Qaida fighters

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 13:44

SANAA, Yemen — A suspected U.S. drone strike Saturday in central Yemen killed three men believed to be al-Qaida militants, security officials said.

Yemen's president says Saleh conspired with Iran to undermine power transfer deal

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 00:35

President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi accused his predecessor on Sunday of conspiring with Iran to scuttle a 2011 deal backed by Gulf states to transfer power to him in cooperation with the Shi'ite Musl

Yemen’s president declares Sanaa an ‘occupied capital’

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 00:18

Yemeni President Hadi declared the city of Sanaa an occupied capital on Sunday and accused Houthi militants of turning against political dialogue, the Al Arabiya News Channel reported.

Houthi Rebels Accuse Saudis of Fueling Unrest to Divide Yemen

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 11:20

The leader of the Houthi rebel group here, in an unusually combative speech Thursday that reflected frustration by the rebel movement at its deepening isolation, accused

UAE, Kuwait move embassies to Yemen’s Aden

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 11:15

The UAE and Kuwait said on Friday that their embassies in Yemen have resumed their operations in the southern city of Aden, a day after Saudi Arabia took a similar step.

Yemen: Security Council calls on all parties to stay committed to peaceful political transition

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 11:04

 The United Nations Security Council called for all parties in Yemen, including the Houthis, to adhere to resolving their differences through dialogue and consultation, according to a press stateme

Yemeni gunmen kill 4 soldiers in southern province

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 10:40

 Gunmen ambushed a military truck during a night-time attack in a southern province, officials said, killing all four soldiers in the vehicle, in a raid claimed by Yemen’s Al Qaida branch.

Iran dismisses Kerry’s remarks over intervention in Yemen

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 15:50

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has rejected as a blame game recent remarks made by US Secretary of State John Kerry, who accused the Islamic Republic of intervening in Yemen.

Yemen Houthis take over army base

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 15:47

Sanaa - Armed men from Yemen's newly dominant Houthi group took over a special forces army camp in Sanaa early on Wednesday after overnight fighting, sources in the camp said.

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