Iran helped Houthis seize Yemen' US says

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 15:27

Iran has “contributed” to the Houthi militia’s takeover of Yemen and the collapse of the government there, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

France urges release of French woman kidnapped in Yemen

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 15:01

A French woman working for an international organization in the Yemeni capital Sanaa was kidnapped on Tuesday morning, the Foreign Ministry said.

Yemen Leader Says Still President After Fleeing Capital

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 00:17

The Yemeni leader who resigned the presidency last month and fled to the country's south on Saturday said all actions taken since Shiite rebels stormed the capital, Sanaa, last September are illegi

Yemen’s president, Held by Rebels, Leaves Capital

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 23:33

To hear the Houthi militants who control this capital describe it, the country’s former president escaped from house arrest on Saturday by dressing as a woman, wearing a long black chador covering

Yemen parties agree on transitional council: U.N.

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 00:49

Yemen's feuding parties have agreed on a "people's transitional council" to help govern the country and guide it out of a political crisis, U.N. mediator Jamal Benomar announced on Friday.

Yemen's Houthi rebels show willingness to negotiate, cut rough deal

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 00:47

Houthi rebels, who deposed Yemen's government by force, have come to a preliminary agreement for a new government, showing willingness to negotiate, a U.N. official said Friday.

Yemen southern movement offer to work with Houthis to ease political tensions

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 21:37

Yemen’s southern secessionist Al-Hirak movement has offered to work with the Shi’ite Houthi movement which recently seized control of the country’s government, to help ease Yemen’s political crisis

Political transition – the only solution to Yemen crisis

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 21:31

On February 15, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2201 aimed at resolving the crisis in the Republic of Yemen in response to the deteriorating political situation.

Forces loyal to president seize parts of Yemen's economic hub

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 19:58

Forces loyal to Yemen's president said they had seized strategic buildings in the southern city of Aden on Monday after a five-hour battle, escalating a civil conflict threatening to split the coun

Yemen's neighbours urge forceful UN action over security

Sun, 02/15/2015 - 20:57

 Yemen's neighbours urged the UN Saturday to move forcefully over the deteriorating security situation, saying they will themselves act if the rival factions there do not resolve their differences.


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