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  • Saudis propose a 5-day cease-fire in Yemen, if rebels agree

    Saudi Arabia said Thursday it is prepared to begin a five-day, renewable cease-fire in Yemen so that humanitarian aid can reach millions of civilians caught up in the conflict that has killed more than 1,400 people. The badly needed reprieve was...
  • APNewsBreak: Turkey, Saudi in pact to help anti-Assad rebels

    Casting aside U.S. concerns about aiding extremist groups, Turkey and Saudi Arabia have converged on an aggressive new strategy to bring down Syrian President Bashar Assad. The two countries — one a democracy, the other a conservative kingdom &#...
  • Yemen asks UN for troops to stop rebel takeover of Aden

    ISLAMABAD The conflict in Yemen looked set to escalate after the country's exiled government asked the United Nations on Thursday to send ground forces to save the strategic southern port city of Aden from imminent capture by Iran-backed rebels, who...
  • Saudis offer five-day cease-fire in Yemen to ease humanitarian crisis

    Saudis offer five-day cease-fire in Yemen to ease humanitarian crisis
    Saudi Arabia announced Thursday that it was willing to suspend airstrikes in Yemen for five days to allow aid to reach millions of civilians caught in fierce fighting, but said any truce would depend on the cooperation of rebels who control large parts of...
  • US, Saudi Arabia announce 5-day ceasefire in Yemen 'soon'

    Saudi Arabia and the United States said Thursday a renewable, five-day cease-fire in Yemen's war would start soon to facilitate aid to millions of civilians in need, if Iran-backed rebels and their allies also agree to stop fighting. At a joint news...
  • John Kerry seeks pause in Yemen war as he arrives in Saudi Arabia

    John Kerry seeks pause in Yemen war as he arrives in Saudi Arabia
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought to secure a pause in Yemen's war as he arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday to meet with the king and other top officials, citing increased shortages of food, fuel and medicine that are adding to a crisis that...
  • Analysis: Despite Saudi strikes, Yemen rebels remain dug in

    More than a month of relentless airstrikes by a coalition led by Saudi Arabia has inflicted painful damage on Shiite rebels in Yemen, but they show little sign of collapse. The rebels, known as the Houthis, continue to have a strong grip on the capital,...
  • Yemen's UN ambassador calls for ground forces to intervene

    Yemen's ambassador to the United Nations is asking the international community to quickly intervene with ground forces to save the country from Houthi rebels who have been targeted by Saudi-led airstrikes for weeks. A letter sent Wednesday to the...
  • Airstrikes on Houthi insurgents kill scores near Saudi border

    Airstrikes on Houthi insurgents kill scores near Saudi border
    Scores of people were reported killed by overnight Saudi-led airstrikes in northern Yemen targeting Houthi rebel strongholds near the border with Saudi Arabia, pro-Houthi authorities and area residents said Wednesday. There was no independent...
  • Kerry says he'll discuss pause in Yemen war with Saudis

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday he'll discuss with Saudi Arabian officials how to implement a "humanitarian pause" in Yemen's civil war, citing increased shortages of food, fuel and medicine that are adding to a crisis that has already...
  • Nepal's overseas migrant workers face tough decisions after quake

     Nepal's overseas migrant workers face tough decisions after quake
    The destruction on television and his family's despondent voices on the other end of the phone overpowered Shivaram Pariyar. The 31-year-old construction worker summoned the courage to approach his supervisor at their office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and...