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  • Pause in bombardment urged in Yemen for evacuations, aid deliveries

    Pause in bombardment urged in Yemen for evacuations, aid deliveries
    As a Saudi Arabia-led air coalition continued to strike rebel targets across Yemen, Russia and the International Committee of the Red Cross on Saturday called for a pause in the bombardment to enable the evacuation of foreigners and the delivery of aid to...
  • Saudi-led airstrikes target rebels a day after Yemen truce ends

    Saudi-led airstrikes target rebels a day after Yemen truce ends
    Fierce new fighting across Yemen and a wave of Saudi-led airstrikes on Monday appeared to bode ill for calls to restart a humanitarian truce that expired a day earlier. Aid agencies warned that the five-day hiatus had not allowed in nearly enough food,...
  • U.S. should pursue its own interests, not Israel's or Saudi Arabia's

    To the editor: I agree with Andrew J. Bacevich. Who cares if President Obama's policies annoy an Israeli prime minister or a Saudi monarch? ("Go ahead, tick off the Saudis (and the Israelis, too)," op-ed, May 13) Some people seem to forget that our...
  • Yemen's cease-fire takes shaky hold, but both sides claim violations

    Yemen's cease-fire takes shaky hold, but both sides claim violations
    Saudi Arabia and Yemen’s Houthi rebels traded accusations of cease-fire violations Wednesday, but a negotiated pause in their hostilities appeared to be largely holding. Aid agencies hope to use the five-day truce that took effect at 11 p.m....
  • Go ahead, tick off the Saudis (and the Israelis, too)

    Go ahead, tick off the Saudis (and the Israelis, too)
    In his second term, President Obama has demonstrated a real knack for ticking off putative American friends. First, he annoyed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who registered his complaint by promptly taking it to Capitol Hill. Now (apparently)...
  • In Yemen, cease-fire begins between Saudi-led coalition and rebels

    A humanitarian cease-fire appeared to begin in Yemen late Tuesday, after six weeks of bombardment by a Saudi Arabia-led coalition opposed to Houthi rebels who control much of the country. The capital, Sana, was quiet as the 11 p.m. hour marking the...
  • U.S. denies snub by Persian Gulf leaders skipping Obama's summit

    U.S. denies snub by Persian Gulf leaders skipping Obama's summit
    The Obama administration scrambled Monday to blunt suggestions that Persian Gulf leaders are signaling unhappiness with the White House by shunning President Obama's invitation to a defense summit this week. Although the heads of four of the six Arab...
  • Rebels in Yemen claim to have shot down missing Moroccan jet

    Rebels in Yemen claim to have shot down missing Moroccan jet
    Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed Monday to have shot down a Moroccan warplane participating in a Saudi-led air campaign against them, part of an escalation in fighting that could jeopardize plans for a five-day cease-fire intended to facilitate the...
  • White House denies Obama's Gulf overtures are unraveling

    White House denies Obama's Gulf overtures are unraveling
    The White House on Monday raced to dispel the notion that President Barack Obama's efforts to reassure anxious Persian Gulf nations about his overtures to Iran were unraveling ahead of a rare Camp David summit this week. Officials insisted there was...
  • Obama's summit will take place without most Persian Gulf leaders

    Obama's summit will take place without most Persian Gulf leaders
    Between the lines of a bland communique issued last week by six Persian Gulf states was a warning: If Washington won't help us roll back aggressive moves from Iran and its allies, we will do it ourselves. That blunt message will be central to a two-...
  • Yemen rebels agree to cease-fire; Saudi airstrike hits ex-leader's home

    Yemen rebels agree to cease-fire; Saudi airstrike hits ex-leader's home
    Yemen's Houthi rebels said Sunday they would accept a five-day humanitarian cease-fire proposed by Saudi Arabia, even as a new round of Saudi airstrikes targeted the home of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, a key Houthi supporter. An irate Saleh,...