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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.

US armed drone program in Yemen facing intelligence gaps

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 23:12

The United States is facing increasing difficulty acquiring intelligence needed to run its stealth drone program in Yemen, undermining a campaign against the most lethal branch of al Qaeda after Ho

Anarchy in Yemen is our problem, too, opinion

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 21:07

By Greg Dobbs*

The U.S. Fight Against Al Qaeda in Yemen Just Got Harder

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 20:24

Four months ago, President Barack Obama pointed to the United States’ counterterrorism campaign in Yemen against Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) as a model worth emulating.

Yemen’s South Calls for UN-Sponsored Self-Determination Referendum

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 19:30

The north of Yemen has been embroiled in unrest between the Shia Houthis and the Sunni government which resigned last week


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