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Intelligence Chief Cites Threats From Iran, Hezbollah After GOP Criticism

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 03:37

WASHINGTON—Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said in a letter to lawmakers that Iran and Hezbollah remain threats to the U.S., responding to what Senate critics said was an omission i

American teenager pleads guilty to helping Islamic State

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 03:32

Washington : A 17-year-old from Virginia pleaded guilty in court on Thursday to charges of conspiring to help Islamic State militants, the first time the United States has prosecuted a minor as an

Federal state option high on Yemen talks

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:08

The concept of a federal state in Yemen loomed large as Yemeni politicians and tribal leaders met in the Saudi capital Riyadh to seek a formula for a lasting peace.

Yemen's human suffering fanned by war

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 03:05

By the end of the month, clashes were taking place in Aden's Mualla district, forcing all residents to leave the area. Like many, Mr Sultan had no choice other than to flee with his family.

Yemen Then and Now: The Sad Chronicle of a Failed State

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 16:59

1994, I took my mother on a vacation to Yemen, the most remote and populous corner of the Arabian peninsula.

New Fighting Along Yemen Border Closes Schools And Airports

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 11:38

By Jackie Northam

US asks Iran to help in Yemen

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 19:56

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States sought Iran's help to bring Yemen's warring parties into talks on a political settlement when U.S. and Iranian foreign minister's met on Monday, a U.S.

No clear winners or losers in Yemen as conflict rages

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 09:40

By Frank Gardner

For almost three weeks the Saudi-led coalition of mostly Gulf Arab air forces has been pummelling Houthi rebel positions across Yemen.

The Complex Politics Behind the Chaos in Yemen

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 09:32

The casual reader of a recent Ne

U.S. citizens stuck in Yemen sue in bid to force their rescue

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 09:55

WASHINGTON — Dozens of U.S.

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