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  • UN envoy, back in Yemen after Shiite rebel takeover, says national talks to resume

    Yemen will resume national talks over its future, the U.N. envoy to the country said Sunday, just days after Shiite rebels dissolved parliament and formally took power. Those talks Monday will include Abdel-Malek al-Houthi, whose Houthi rebels stormed...
  • Yemen's Shiite rebels hold first talks with political rivals since seizing power

    Yemen's Shiite rebels are meeting with political rivals for the first time since cementing their power grab last week by dissolving parliament and making their top security body the de facto government. The talks brokered by United Nations envoy Jamal...
  • After taking power, Yemen's Shiite rebels criticized for their 'coup' as protests grow

    A day after taking power, Shiite rebels in Yemen found themselves increasingly under pressure Saturday as thousands protested against their rule and a group of nearby countries denounced their "coup." The leader of the Houthi rebels, Abdel-Malak al-...
  • Q&A: Rise of Yemen's Shiites to power raises questions for Middle East, fight against al-Qaida

    Yemen's Shiite rebels have dissolved parliament and declared a transitional government in the majority Sunni nation. The move raises doubts over whether the U.S.-led counter-terrorism campaign against Yemen's branch of the al-Qaida terror network can...
  • Why the U.S. is courting the Houthis taking control in Yemen

    The Houthis, Shiite Muslim rebels who announced that they were taking control of Yemen's government last week, don't seem much like natural allies of the United States. One of their favorite slogans is “Death to America, death to Israel, damn the...
  • New Saudi king moves quickly to avoid future power struggle

    Saudi Arabia's newly ascended King Salman buried his predecessor, King Abdullah, on Friday, then moved quickly at a time of regional turmoil to allay fear of a looming power struggle among hundreds of princes in the next generation of the House of Saud....
  • Shiite rebels declare formal takeover of Yemen, raise fears of civil war with majority Sunnis

    Yemen's Shiite rebels proclaimed a formal takeover of the Arab nation Friday, dissolving parliament in a dramatic move that completes their power grab in the region's poorest nation where an al-Qaida terrorist offshoot flourishes. Angry demonstrators...
  • Al Qaeda's branch in Yemen reports senior figure killed by drone

    A senior figure in Al Qaeda’s Yemen branch was killed last week in a U.S. drone strike in the country’s south, the group said Thursday in an online “martyrdom” announcement. Harith bin Ghazi Nathari, identified by the group as...
  • Al-Qaida in Yemen says senior cleric among 4 killed in last month's US drone strike

    Al-Qaida's branch in Yemen announced on Thursday that one of its top clerics was killed in a U.S. drone strike last month in the country's south. The announcement came amid lingering uncertainty about the impact of Yemen's current political deadlock on...
  • Pentagon official lists militants, Russia and China as threats to U.S.

    Pentagon official lists militants, Russia and China as threats to U.S.
    Russian military activity is at its highest level since the Cold War, destructive state-sponsored attacks on U.S. computer systems are on the rise and Islamic State is expanding into unstable parts of North Africa, the Pentagon's top intelligence official...
  • Hezbollah at the crossroads: Thorn in Israel's side evolving into regional defender of Shiites

    Hezbollah's ambitions are spreading far beyond its Lebanon home as the militant Shiite movement appears increasingly bent on taking on Sunni foes across the Middle East. It has sent thousands of its fighters into Syria and senior military advisers to...