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US drone kills 3 al-Qaida suspects in Yemen

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 01:32

SANAA, Yemen — A suspected U.S. drone killed three alleged al-Qaida fighters in an airstrike in the central Shabwa province, Yemeni security officials said Monday.

Yemen progress in Kuwait talks

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 22:33

Significant progress has been made in the Kuwait talks surrounding Yemen’s military and security arrangements, including arrangements on how to secure the war-torn country’s capital, a government s

New Yemen government holds first meeting in Aden

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 21:12

Yemen’s new government convened for the first time in the southern city of Aden on Tuesday under recently-appointed Prime Minister Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr.

UN credibility is threatened, Yemeni Foreign Minister says

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 22:00

Yemeni Deputy Prime and Foreign Minister Abdul-Malik Al-Mikhlafi considered today that the UN credibility was threatened, after the combats with militias of Ansar Allah in Taiz, while the peace neg

UN chief condemns attacks in Yemen's Taiz, calls on parties to negotiate 'in good faith'

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 18:04

 4 June 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned attacks in the Yemeni city of Taiz, which were carried out with heavy weapons, including rockets, mortars and artillery.

Yemen warring parties ‘close to settlement’

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 04:10

Yemen’s warring parties are close to a settlement in peace talks being held in Kuwait, the United Nations’ special envoy for Yemen Esmail Ould Shaikh Ahmad said.

Saudi Arabia Forms Group to Investigate Yemen Airstrike Claims

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 02:54

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—Saudi Arabia on Sunday announced the formation of an independent group to investigate claims of airstrikes that have led to civilian deaths in Yemen, where the kingdom has led

Rebel Shelling Destroys Museum in Yemen

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 02:46

Shelling by Yemen's Shiite Houthi rebels in the heavily contested western city of Taiz struck a museum housing rare manuscripts and the possessions of a deceased ruler, activists said Wednesday.

Senior Al-Qaida Leader Killed in Yemen Clashes

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 15:24

Pro-government fighters in Yemen report they have killed a senior al-Qaida leader along with at least two other militants.

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