RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Yemen

A collection of news and information related to Yemen published by this site and its partners.

Top Yemen Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Oil prices jump almost 5 percent as tensions mount in Yemen

    The price of oil rose sharply on Thursday as mounting tensions in Yemen got traders worried that the flow of crude from the Persian Gulf region could be disrupted. Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states launched strikes on key military installations in...
  • Saudi ambassador: Iran is advising Yemen rebels

    Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States says Iran has been playing a key role in backing the Houthi (HOO'-thee) advance in Yemen. Adel al-Jubeir (AD'-duhl ahl-joo-BEHR') says Iranian Revolutionary Guard officers, as well as operatives from the...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    German co-pilot locks cockpit, deliberately slams plane into Alps; investigators study why Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and...
  • Gulf states ask UN Security Council for Yemen arms embargo

    Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies presented powerful members of the U.N. Security Council with suggested elements for a resolution that would impose an arms embargo on the Shiite rebels who have thrown Yemen into turmoil and caused its Western-backed...
  • Analysts: Obama anti-terror plan likely a victim of Saudi push into Yemen's war

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama probably has no choice but to back a Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen, where Iranian-backed Houthi rebels control the capital and were driving on the country's largest seaport. But the campaign is likely to...
  • Yemenis flee capital as Saudi warplanes blast Houthi rebel targets

    SANAA, Yemen Saudi warplanes bombed a military airbase at Sanaa's civilian airport and struck at other strategic locations in a sudden air campaign aimed at halting the advance of Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. Residents packed their cars and fled the...
  • With U.S. help, Saudi Arabia steps up airstrikes in Yemen

    With U.S. help, Saudi Arabia steps up airstrikes in Yemen
    Saudi Arabia stepped up its airstrikes on military facilities in Yemen on Thursday, targeting missile batteries, aircraft and weapon depots used by Iran-backed militias, according to a top Saudi diplomat. Saudi officials sent warplanes across the border...
  • Saudis, Egypt consider intervention in Yemen, likely by air

    With Yemen's president swept out of power by Shiite rebels, neighboring Saudi Arabia and allies such as Egypt are considering whether and how to intervene to stop a takeover of the country by rebels they believe are backed by Shiite Iran. President...
  • 10 Things to Know for Thursday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. US, SAUDIS LAUNCH MIDEAST AIRSTRIKES The Americans attack Islamic State militants in Saddam Hussein's hometown in northern Iraq, while Saudi...
  • President of Yemen flees by sea; Saudis begin airstrikes

    President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi fled Yemen by sea Wednesday as Shiite rebels and their allies moved on his last refuge in the south, captured its airport and put a bounty on his head, officials said. Hours later, Saudi Arabia announced it had begun...
  • Yemen's conflict fuels calls for southern independence

    The flag of once-independent South Yemen is visible everywhere around this port city, once the country's capital. The banner — red, white, black and blue with a red star — is painted on walls, flown from homes, and flutters from the vehicles...