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The Shiite Houthis Have Officially Taken Over Yemen

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 23:11

 The Shiite Houthis announced today that they are dissolving the country’s parliament and replacing it with a 151-member “presidential council” for a two-year transitional period.

Yemen’s Houthis’ over-ambition bounces back

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 00:14

When the sun rose in Yemen on Thursday, the leadership of the revivalist Zaydi movement Ansarullah woke up to a reality they created but probably would have rather have avoided.

Jeb Bush stumbles on Yemen in speech

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 23:57

DETROIT (Reuters) - Republican Jeb Bush stumbled on foreign policy in a big speech on Wednesday, telling a crowd that American diplomats have been withdrawn from Yemen, when in fact not all of them

Yemen: Shiite Houthis Allow More Time for Talks

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 23:50

SAN’A, Yemen—The country fell deeper into political limbo on Wednesday after rival Yemeni factions missed a deadline to agree on a new governmental setup in the wake of President Abed Rabbo Mansour

AQAP ransacks centuries-old Yemeni Muslim landmark

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 23:54

The destruction of the most important Muslim landmark in the Yemeni city of al-Hawta, Lahij province last w

35 African migrants go missing off Yemen coast

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 23:50

At least 35 African migrants went missing after their boat capsized in bad weather off southwest Yemen on Monday (February 2nd), AFP reported.

Houthis Set Wednesday Deadline to End Political Standoff in Yemen

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 21:55

SAN’A, Yemen—The minority group whose militants have overrun Yemen’s capital said it would take power by force and impose its own political order if a consensual arrangement to end a political stan

Pentagon loses track of weaponry sent to Yemen in recent years

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 21:44

Chaos in Yemen has left the US military unable to monitor the vast arsenal it has spent years providing to its Yemeni counterpart.

Yemen Shiite rebels say they'll take power if vacuum not filled in 3 days

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:16

SANAA, Yemen -- Rebels who control Yemen's capital have given a three-day ultimatum for political forces to fill a power vacuum, otherwise they will take over themselves, they said Sunday.

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