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Yemen: Al-Qaeda 'in a war of attrition'

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 15:11

Yemen - As fighting between Yemen's warring groups intensified, the recent clashes between Houthi fighters and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) could turn into a wider sectarian conflict, a

Houthi militants face guerrilla campaign in Arhab

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 03:05

Two Houthis were killed and four others injured on Sunday after they stormed the booby-trapped house of a tribal figure in Al-Makarib village, Arhab district.

Yemeni women fear limited freedom as Houthis gain control

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 02:14

When Yemeni Arwa Othman took a dance at the headquarters of a political party in Sanaa, she exposed the kind of deep hostility that is worrying women’s rights campaigners now that Houthi rebels con

Yemen : Uncertain future

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 05:21

The Shia rebel offensive has slowed down, but not stalled, in its advance south.

This Yemeni says US drone strikes are actually helping al-Qaeda

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 03:00

American policymakers credit drones as a lifesaver for American soldiers, saying it keeps them from direct confrontations with fighters from groups like al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in Yemen.

Why Is Yemen So Violent? Because It Is So Poor and Thirsty

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 05:20

By Juan Cole - The Nation

EU provides €10 mn to improve job opportunities and heritage restoration in Yemen

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 05:11

The European Union has provided €10 million for UNESCO’s initiative, Cash for Work: Promoting Livelihood Opportunities for Urban Youth in Yemen.

Al-Qaeda in Yemen: a timeline

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 22:29

While the group said it had helped the Kouachi brothers stage the attack on the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, in which 12 people were killed, it called the subsequent attack, carried

Houthis’ advance threatens Red Sea countries

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 21:40

CAIRO — In light of the current crisis in Yemen and the control of Sanaa by Houthi armed groups, Egyptian experts predict that Egypt would intervene in the conflict to prevent the Houthis from gain


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