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  • Analysis: Formation of pan-Arab military force could backfire

    The last time an Arab-led force marshaled armies from across the region against a common enemy –- Israel -- the result was a resounding defeat that would shape the Mideast for decades to come. Now, nearly 50 years later, Arab states are joining...
  • Pakistan officials arrive in Saudi to assess Yemen mission

    Senior Pakistani officials arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to assess whether to take part in Riyadh's coalition battling Shiite rebels in Yemen, as the Pakistani prime minister vowed that any violation of Saudi sovereignty would bring a "strong...
  • 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...
  • Saudi-led forces strike Yemen rebels, blockade ports

    Saudi-led naval forces imposed a blockade on Yemen's ports as coalition airstrikes on Monday repelled an advance on the southern port city of Aden by Shiite rebels and forces loyal to a former president, in what appeared to be the most intense day of...
  • China evacuates 571 from Yemen, suspends anti-piracy patrols

    China said Tuesday that it had evacuated more than 500 of its citizens from Yemen amid the growing violence in the Middle Eastern country. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that 449 Chinese nationals left Yemen Monday evening aboard Chinese...
  • Saudi Arabia, Egypt show discord over Syria

    Egypt and Saudi Arabia are cooperating militarily to thwart a power grab in Yemen by Shiite rebels, but the agreement on how to deal with the region's complex and intertwined conflicts may stop there. The two countries' diverging interests were evident at...
  • In Yemen, dozens of civilians die in attack on camp for displaced people

    As a Saudi Arabia-led coalition pounded rebel positions across Yemen with airstrikes Monday, an apparent aerial bombardment hit a camp for displaced persons near the border of the two countries, killing dozens of people, aid workers said. Panicked...
  • Pakistani, Saudi armies hold joint military exercise

    The Pakistani military says it is holding a joint military exercise with Saudi Arabia. The military's statement on Monday says the drill is taking part near the city of Taif, in the mountains near Mecca in the western part of Saudi Arabia. It has been...
  • Obama can't escape war

    Obama can't escape war
    There's a certain irony in the fact that the American president who won the office vowing to end the two wars he inherited finds himself after six years as much a wartime president as the man he succeeded. President George W. Bush seized the role with...
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

    Across the Middle East this week, a Saudi-led coalition of predominantly Sunni Arab countries launched a campaign of airstrikes targeting Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen. The strikes come after the rebels, known as Houthis, swept across much of...
  • How the Yemen conflict risks new chaos in the Middle East

    How the Yemen conflict risks new chaos in the Middle East
    The meltdown in Yemen is pushing the Middle East dangerously closer toward the wider regional conflagration many long have feared would arise from the chaos unleashed by the Arab Spring revolts. What began as a peaceful struggle to unseat a Tunisian...