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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

Yemen Clashes Continue Despite Cease-Fire Agreement

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 21:24

SAN'A, Yemen—Clashes erupted across Yemen’s capital on Monday as Houthi militants demanded a greater say in the crafting of the country’s constitution, days after kidnapping a top presidential aide

Yemen: Ma’rib tribes on high alert ahead of Houthi advance

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 17:54

More than 14,000 tribal fighters have been placed on high alert in Yemen’s western Ma’rib governorate ahead of a feared Houthi attack on the strategic province, local tribal sources told Asharq Al-

What We Know About Al-Qaeda in Yemen

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 20:57

By Lucy Draper


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