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  • Can Arab states broker the Mideast peace deal that U.S. presidents haven't?

    Can Arab states broker the Mideast peace deal that U.S. presidents haven't?
    Is it possible that the Middle East has become so unstable that an Arab-Israeli peace deal is no longer unthinkable? — Joe Klein, Time A long line of U.S. presidents and their bone-weary secretaries of state have tried to broker a peace pact...
  • Yemen's main port closed as rebels guard presidential residence

    SANA'A Officials supporting Yemeni President Abd Rabu Mansour Hadi on Wednesday closed the country's main port in the southern city of Aden, as Houthi rebels stood guard outside Hadi's Sana'a residence a day after seizing the presidential palace....
  • Yemen rebels allow premier to leave besieged residence

    SANA'A Houthi rebels allowed Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah to leave his official residence Wednesday after three days of siege, cabinet spokesman Rajeh Badi said. Bahah, who took office in October, left for his home in the capital Sana'a after...
  • Aides: Rebels hold Yemen's president 'captive' at his house

    Aides: Rebels hold Yemen's president 'captive' at his house
    Shiite rebels in control of Yemen's capital now hold the country's president "captive" at his home, his aides said Wednesday, putting in question who actually rules the Arab world's most-impoverished nation. Embattled Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi — a...
  • Shiite rebels shell Yemen president's home, take over palace

    Shiite rebels shell Yemen president's home, take over palace
    Shiite rebels shelled the residence of Yemen's leader and swept into the nearby presidential palace Tuesday in what a top army commander said was an unfolding coup. President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi — an important U.S. ally in the fight against...
  • Rebels seize Yemen palace as Hadi allies say coup unfolding

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Shiite rebels seized the presidential complex in Yemen's capital Tuesday, threatening the country's Gulf-backed ruler and plunging the nation deeper into sectarian conflict. Palace guards surrendered after receiving assurances...
  • At least 15 dead in Yemen clashes as truce takes hold

    An uneasy truce was reached Monday in Yemen's capital, Sana, after a day of clashes between Houthi rebels and government soldiers threatened the standing of President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi, a U.S. ally. At least 15 people were killed and more than...
  • Yemeni premier's convoy shot at as Sana'a ceasefire efforts continue

    SANA'A Houthi rebels fired on the convoy of Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah Monday, amid continuing clashes around the presidential palace in Sana'a, the country's information minister said. Minister Nadia Sakkaf wrote on Twitter that Bahah's convoy...
  • Yemen arrests 2 Frenchmen over al-Qaida links; Shiite rebels abduct president's chief of staff

    Yemeni authorities have arrested two French citizens suspected of being members of al-Qaida, the country's national security chief said Saturday, without mentioning whether they were involved in this month's attack by gunmen on a French newspaper. Gen....
  • Two French citizens arrested in Yemen may have ties to Paris attacks

    Two French citizens arrested in Yemen may have ties to Paris attacks
    Two French citizens arrested in Yemen are believed to have links to the  Paris attack on the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, according to top Yemeni security officials. Ali Ahmadi, chairman of Yemen’s national security unit,...
  • How France missed a homegrown terrorism plot

     How France missed a homegrown terrorism plot
    On the streets of Gennevilliers, a working-class suburb north of Paris, residents said there was little indication that a militant bent on warfare on French soil was living in their midst. "He came once a week to pray and minded his own business," Ali...