Special Reports

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?

Why UN Chief Says Yemen 'Is Collapsing Before Our Eyes'

Sat, 02/14/2015 - 03:12

For the first time since Farea al-Muslimi can remember, there was absolutely no traffic today on the road to Sanaa, Yemen’s capital.

Chaos In Yemen Cause For Concern Across Region

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 02:31

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — As Western diplomats and staff fled Yemen on Wednesday, concern widened over the increasing turmoil in the impoverished nation, with Saudi Arabia arming loyal tribesmen across i

US pullout from Yemen eases pressure on Al Qaeda, lawmakers warn

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 02:22

The evacuation of American diplomats, soldiers and even CIA operatives from Yemen is stirring deep concerns that the U.S.

Special forces stay in Yemen , U.S. Defense official

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 22:33

WASHINGTON  - United States Special Forces personnel will continue to operate in Yemen conducting training missions with Yemeni forces, as well as retaining the ability to conduct counter-terrorism

U.S. embassy staff in Yemen destroy weapons, computers and documents: staff

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 22:22

U.S. embassy staff in Yemen destroyed weapons, computers and documents before closing and evacuating diplomats on Wednesday, local members of staff told Reuters.

Western diplomats leave Yemen as conflict deepens

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 21:37

Western governments evacuated their diplomats from Yemen on Wednesday as conflict deepened in the Saudi neighbour which has long been on the front line of the war against Al Qaeda.

US, France, UK and Italy close embassies in Yemen amid turmoil

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 20:51

SANAA, Yemen — The United States, Britain, France and Italy said Wednesday they were closing their embassies in Yemen following Shiite rebels seizing power there, highlighting the turmoil gripping


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