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Gulf-backed government loyalists advance in Yemen

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 02:37

Saudi-backed forces loyal to Yemen's exiled government captured more territory from Iran-backed rebels Tuesday as they pressed an advance that has seen them retake large parts of the country's sout

Three Emirati soldiers killed during operations in Yemen

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 05:04

ABU DHABI // The UAE is mourning three more Emirati soldiers who have lost their lives in Operation Restoring Hope.

Egyptian columnists under fire for UAE comments

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 13:29

Photo: Fahmy Huweidi accused of insulting Gulf Arabs and cosying to Iran

Saudi plane lands in Yemen’s Aden airport for first time since 'liberation'

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 12:13

A Saudi military plane landed in Aden on Wednesday as the airport reopened in Yemen's second city after four months of fighting, the transport minister said, according to Agence France-Presse.

U.N. chief disappointed Yemen humanitarian pause in fighting didn't take hold

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 14:39

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is "very much disappointed" that a humanitarian pause in fighting in Yemen didn't take hold, his spokesman said on Monday, after Saudi Arabia did not re

Yemen government is not interstde in Geneva 2, FM

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 21:15

Hadi’s foreign minister Reyad Yassin Abdullah said his government had no interest in organising a new meeting in Geneva, Saudi newspaper Al Sharq Al Awsat reported on Friday, and would ins

Anti-Houthi forces in Yemen seize Saudi border crossing

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 22:03

Army forces loyal to Yemen's exiled president seized a border crossing with Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, officials in the area and witnesses said, dealing a rare blow to the country's dominant Houthi g

Iran advisers will accompany Houthis in Geneva meetings: sources

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 04:02

Iranian advisers will accompany the Houthi delegation in Geneva to hold talks with Yemen’s internationally recognized government, diplomatic sources told Asharq Al-Awsat on Wednesday.

Arab Coalition bombing ‘not over’ until UN resolution takes effect: GCC

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 03:24

RIYADH: The Saudi-led coalition bombing Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen for more than two months will continue until a UN resolution calling for a rebel pullback takes effect, Qatar's foreign minister

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