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Iran urges restoration of stability in Yemen

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 15:18

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham, while pointing to the recent developments in Yemen, called upon all parties in Yemen to exercise restraint and refrain from violence.

Yemeni al-Qaeda calls for lone wolf attacks in West

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 15:11

The Yemen-based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has renewed its call for launching stand-alone terror attacks in Western countries.

Houthi leader says no one, including president, is above any measures

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 01:17

SANAA - The leader of Yemen's Houthi said on Tuesday he was determined to implement a power-sharing deal signed last year and warned that no one, including the president, was above what he called "

Clashes hit Yemen capital again as Houthis pursue political gains

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 01:02

Fighters from the Houthi group battled guards at the Yemeni president's private home and entered the presidential palace on Tuesday, witnesses said, as a second day of violence in Sanaa raised fear

UN chief "gravely concerned" about situation in Yemen

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:49

WASHINGTON, Jan 20 -- UN chief Ban Ki-moon expressed his grave concern on Tuesday about the deteriorating situation in Yemen, calling for an immediate end to all hostilities and the restoration of

UN Security Council calls for lasting cease-fire condemning violence in Yemen

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:45

The United Nations Security Council is calling for a lasting cease-fire in Yemen and condemning the recent surge in violence aimed at undermining its legitimate government institutions.

UN special envoy to return to Yemen as fighting rages

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:32

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has condemned the latest clashes between Houthi fighters and the presidential guard in Yemen's capital Sanaa and called for an end to the hostilities and immediate

Pentagon in position to evacuate U.S. Embassy in Yemen

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:24

Washington (CNN)Two U.S.

President facing attack by 'militias seeking to overthrow ruling system'

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 18:54

SANAA - The house of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi was being shelled by Shiite militias who seeking to overthrow the ruling system".

Shiite rebels seize presidential palace in Yemen capital, commander says

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 18:11

SANAA, Yemen -- A Yemeni army commander says Shiite Houthi rebels have seized the presidential palace in the capital, Sanaa, a move he described as a "coup."

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