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‘Worst-case scenario’: Yemen chaos, Saudi king’s death pose new challenges for US

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 22:07

The collapse of the Yemeni government, coupled with the death early Friday of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, have in an instant thrown the future of America’s fight against Islamist extremists in th

US warships positioned closer to Yemen

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 18:55

Two amphibious ships moved into the Red Sea on Wednesday to be ready should U.S.

Yemen chaos threatens White House anti-terror campaign

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 18:38

Washington (CNN)- A pillar of President Barack Obama's global anti-terrorism strategy is in peril as sectarian chaos consumes Yemen, a vital U.S.

Yemen’s divisions: The U.S. should reconsider its aid and presence

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 22:54

The disintegration of Yemen, a country of 24 million strategically located on the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, with borders on Oman and Saudi Arabia, also constitutes the collapse of an important piec

Yemen president held "captive" in his home, aides say

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 21:44

SANAA, Yemen - Shiite rebels in control of Yemen's capital now hold the country's president "captive" at his home, his aides said Wednesday, putting in question who actually rules

Yemen could split into two radical Islamist safe havens.

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 21:33

It wasn’t long ago that President Obama touted Yemen as a success in the fight against terrorism.

Yemen leader expected to accept demands of Houthis who defeat his guards

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 19:06

(Reuters) - Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi was expected to yield to demands on Wednesday for constitutional change and power sharing with Houthi rebels who took up positions outside his h

Yemeni President still in power despite rebel presence, official

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 18:59

Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi still considers himself in power, a Yemeni official briefed on the political situation told CNN on Wednesday, after two days of turmoil that have led to talk

Yemeni Shiite rebels take base, guard president’s home

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 15:46

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen’s Shiite rebels pressed ahead on Wednesday with their power grab in the capital, Sanaa, capturing a military base housing ballistic missiles that overlooks the city and posting

Houthis, accused of coup, surround Yemeni PM's residence

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:29

Yemen's powerful Houthi movement fought artillery battles with the army near the presidential palace in Sanaa on Monday, surrounded the prime minister's residence and drew accusations they were mou

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