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  • Jordan hosts international competition of anti-terror squads

    Jordan on Sunday launched a competition among elite anti-terrorism squads from 18 countries, including fellow members of military coalitions fighting rebels in Yemen and Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria. The 7th annual Warrior Competition is...
  • Rouhani says Saudis will harvest hatred in Yemen

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani harshly criticized Saudi Arabia Saturday, warning that the Saudi royal family in Riyadh will harvest the hatred it is sowing in Yemen through its airstrike campaign. Since March 26, the Saudi-led coalition has been...
  • Germany flies over 100 people from Yemen to Djibouti

    The German government says it has flown more than 100 citizens of Germany and other countries out of Yemen on a plane chartered from a Jordanian airline. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the flight from the Yemeni capital, San'a, landed...
  • Iran urges UN to try to end Saudi-led bombing in Yemen

    Iran's foreign minister urged U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday to try to end "the senseless aerial attacks" in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition and establish a cease-fire. Javad Zarif said in a letter, obtained by The Associated Press, that...
  • Hezbollah blames Saudi Arabia for spread of extremism

    The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group launched his harshest criticism yet of Saudi Arabia on Friday, blaming the kingdom for the spread of extremist ideology in the Muslim world and the killing of civilians in Yemen. Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah...
  • Pakistan agrees to send ships to search for guns off Yemen

    ISLAMABAD Yielding to pressure from staunch ally Saudi Arabia, Pakistan has agreed to help an Arab military coalition enforce an arms embargo against Houthi rebels in Yemen and is expected to announce the deployment of navy warships to the busy commercial...
  • Saudi-Iran rivalry over Yemen deepens Mideast sectarianism

    Saudi Arabia's government insists it is not at war with Iran despite its three-week air campaign against Tehran-backed rebels in Yemen, but the kingdom's powerful clerics, and its regional rival's theocratic government, are increasingly presenting the...
  • Saudi-led Yemen air war's high civilian toll unsettles U.S. officials

    Saudi-led Yemen air war's high civilian toll unsettles U.S. officials
    Concerned about reports of hundreds of civilian casualties, Obama administration officials are increasingly uneasy about the U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led air war against rebel militias in Yemen, opening a potential rift between Washington and its...
  • Al-Qaida taking advantage of Yemen turmoil, US defense chiefs say

    WASHINGTON The top U.S. defense officials acknowledged Thursday that al-Qaida militants in Yemen who threaten the United States are taking advantage of turmoil there exacerbated by Saudi-led airstrikes that Washington supports. At a Pentagon news...
  • Al Qaeda seizes Yemen airport, military base; U.N. envoy resigns

    Al Qaeda seizes Yemen airport, military base; U.N. envoy resigns
    Al Qaeda's branch in Yemen, capitalizing on the chaos gripping the country, was reported to have taken control of an airport, oil terminal and other facilities near a key southern city on Thursday. That news came as the United Nations' special envoy...
  • Yemen's past as graveyard for invaders looms over Saudi buildup

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia From lookouts on the Yemen border, Saudi soldiers can see villages controlled by their Shiite rebel enemies, scattered across a terrain deep ravines and dry riverbeds that's ideal for ambush. "This is the front line," Hamed Alahmari,...