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Hadi says he is still Yemen’s legitimate president By

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 15:07

The Yemeni leader who was forced to step down as president last month is organizing a bid to reclaim power, hoping to capitalize on widespread anger over the takeover of the government by Houthi re

Yemeni analyst : Houthi rebels are the new Nazis in the Arabian Peninsula

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 02:55

Photo: Yemeni Jewish Families (YemenOnline)


50 Yemeni pilgrims survive in a bus fire

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 01:15

JAZAN — About 50 Yemeni pilgrims survived a fire on their bus as they were returning to Yemen after performing Umrah in Makkah.

In Yemen, takeover by Houthis leaves nation's future unclear

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 00:42

Loudspeakers mounted on pickup trucks regularly blare a message of defiance above the steady din of honking horns and grinding motors.

Yemen’s Houthi movement sack top military official: sources

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 21:35

Yemen’s Houthi movement was plunged into a state of confusion on Wednesday following news of the sacking of one of its top military commanders over the failure to reach a settlement with other poli

Battle lines drawn for a civil war in Yemen

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 21:15

Hundreds of Sunni tribesmen in the central Yemeni desert parade in pickup trucks toting heavy machine guns and singing martial songs to raise morale.

Houthi rebels in Yemen eye oil-rich province, sparking fears of all-out civil war

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 19:44

SANAA, Yemen — The Shiite insurgents who have toppled Yemen’s government are threatening to take over a key oil-producing province to the east of the capital, triggering fears that the country coul

UN to urge Houthis to step aside in Yemen Read more: UN to urge Houthis to step aside in Yemen

Sun, 02/15/2015 - 20:39

The UN Security Council is due to adopt a resolution Sunday urging the Shiite militiamen behind a power grab in Yemen to step down, release government officials and negotiate, diplomats said.

Yemen's last Jews eye exodus after Islamist militia takeover

Sun, 02/15/2015 - 20:28

SANAA: A few worried families are all that remain of Yemen's ancient Jewish community, and they too may soon flee after a Shi'ite Muslim militia seized power in the strife-torn country this month.

The Hidden Issue Behind Marines Ditching Weapons In Yemen

Sat, 02/14/2015 - 03:14

All the furor about Marines allegedly surrendering weapons to Yemeni rebels misses the obvious question: Why were Marines and diplomats in such a rush?


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