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The father of US Navy soldier killed in Yemen raid, demands investigation

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 01:36

Photo: Chief Petty Officer William "Ryan" Owens was killed in Yemen during a raid against al-Qaida. (Courtesy photo from Navy)


Yemen rebel rocket kills policeman on Saudi border

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 18:44

Rocket fire by Yemeni rebels killed a policeman and wounded a civilian on the Saudi side of the border, the civil defence department has said.

Yemen's health system another victim of the conflict – UN health agency

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 18:08

Photo: A severely damaged health facility in Taiz, Yemen. Photo: WHO Yemen



Bomber wearing a military uniform kills at least five soldiers in Yemen

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 17:48

A suicide bomber killed at least eight soldiers in an attack on a military camp in Yemen's southern city of Zinjibar at dawn on Friday, a local official and residents said.

Mississippi family yearns for children stranded in Yemen

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 17:29

Photo: Ridgeland resident Mustafa Almatari talks alongside his family Monday about his two sons, Khalid, 12, and Mohammed, 10, who are stranded in Yemen awaiting word about traveling to the U.S

Yemen Al Qaeda leader says U.S. raid on Yemen a blow to Trump

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 06:52

The leader of Al Qaeda's Yemen branch said in a recorded speech released on Friday that the U.S. raid carried out last week had failed and was a blow to President Donald Trump.

Deadly U.S. raid in Yemen reveals strength of al-Qaida affiliate

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 06:46

A U.S. commando raid in Yemen that set off a fierce firefight revealed the growing strength of an al-Qaida affiliate that has targeted both the United States and Europe in recent years.

Yemen: Houthi rebels turn to defensive tactics, planting landmines within 10km of strategic town of Mocha

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 02:37

Yemen government forces and allied resistance fighters on Wednesday advanced deep into shrinking Al Houthi territory on the western coast and were battling the rebels 10 kilometres from the strateg

ISS leader suspected of recruiting suicide assailants arrested in Yemen

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 02:52

ADEN, Yemen,  Yemeni counter-terrorism forces arrested on Tuesday a leader of the Yemen-based affiliate of the Islamic State (IS) group suspected of recruiting suicide assailants in the southern po

United States announces $76 million in humanitarian assistance for Yemen

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 02:45

Today the United States announced more than $76 million in new humanitarian assistance to respond to the urgent needs of the Yemeni people throughout the country, bringing the total U.S.


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