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  • Yemen rebels say ready to talk if Saudi-led bombing campaign ends

    SANAA, Yemen Houthi rebels who control much of Yemen said Sunday that they were willing to resume talks with rivals if a Saudi-led coalition backing embattled President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi stopped its bombing campaign. Houthi politburo member Mohammed...
  • In Yemen, rebels press attack amid questions about president's whereabouts

    Shiite Muslim rebels surged Wednesday toward the southern Yemen port of Aden, where President Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi took refuge last month after the nation's capital was overrun. The Houthi rebels also claimed to have seized a major air base, Al-Anad,...
  • Saudi-led coalition airdrops arms to Yemeni forces

    A Saudi-led coalition trying to halt the advance of Yemen's Shiite rebels airdropped weapons to beleaguered fighters in a southern port city on Friday, while al-Qaida militants overran a key military base in eastern Yemen, further expanding their gains in...
  • Al-Qaida expands in key Yemeni city as Saudis airdrop arms in Aden

    SANAA Al-Qaida insurgents advanced into a major city in southeastern Yemen Friday as a Saudi-led coalition airdropped arms to fighters battling Houthi rebels in the southern city of Aden. Al-Qaida operatives overran a local army headquarters in Mukalla...
  • Saudis in martial mood over Yemen as Salman turns to hard power

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi airwaves are full of the war in Yemen. On television, fighter jets soar into the sky, soldiers march in columns against a backdrop of the national flag, and King Salman confers with his army chiefs. Patriotic songs blare from...
  • In fight against Islamic State, US would be better off without its Arab allies

    In fight against Islamic State, US would be better off without its Arab allies
    U.S. officials continue to insist that our Middle Eastern allies are crucial to the fight against Islamic State and to other Middle Eastern conflicts. But are they? To judge by the chaos their help has created in Syria, we'd be better off without them....
  • US officer: US helping Saudis monitor Yemen border

    The U.S. is helping Saudi Arabia defend its border with Yemen by providing intelligence from aerial surveillance while Saudi warplanes bomb rebels who have thrown Yemen into chaos, a senior U.S. military officer said Thursday. The U.S. intelligence is...
  • Al Qaeda fighters free 300 prisoners in Yemen as rebels invade key port

    Al Qaeda fighters free 300 prisoners in Yemen as rebels invade key port
    Seizing an opportunity amid the chaos, Al Qaeda fighters early Thursday staged a prison break in a city in southeastern Yemen, freeing about 300 prisoners thought to include several dozen of their comrades, officials and residents said. At the same...
  • Analysis: Yemen ground operation carries major risks

    Saudi Arabia and its allies plan an ambitious ground offensive on multiple fronts in Yemen. It may be inevitable if they want to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels but it also carries enormous risks, from the inhospitable, mountainous terrain and a...
  • Frida Ghitis: Yemen war: A historic turning point

    It's easy to dismiss yet another outbreak of fighting in the Middle East this time led by Saudi Arabia in Yemen as more of the same; more fighting in a region of perennial turmoil. But that would be a mistake. This new war in Yemen, in which Saudi...
  • A look at those involved in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen

    A Saudi-led coalition is targeting Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen in a campaign of airstrikes that began last week. Here's a look at the Sunni Arab countries involved in the fighting so far, as well as others offering material support or...