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  • Yemen leader asks UN to back military action against rebels

    Yemen's embattled president asked the U.N. Security Council to authorize a military intervention in support of his government to oust Houthi Shiite rebels who control much of the disintegrating country's north and are advancing south. President Abed...
  • Shiite rebels fire on protesters in south Yemen, killing 6

    Shiite rebels fired bullets and tear gas Tuesday to disperse thousands of protesters demanding they withdraw from a southwestern province, killing six demonstrators, wounding scores more and escalating tensions in a country on the verge of civil war. The...
  • US counterterrorism strategy in Yemen collapses amid chaos

    Once hailed by President Barack Obama as a model for fighting extremism, the U.S. counterterrorism strategy in Yemen has all but collapsed as the country descends into chaos, according to U.S. and Yemeni officials. Operations against militants have...
  • In south Yemen, a militia leader is president's top ally

    In the Yemeni president's battle with Shiite rebels, one of his chief allies is a powerful southern militia leader, a one-time anti-government fighter who later led his men in a bloody campaign against al-Qaida. At 34, Abdul-Lateef al-Sayed al-Bafqeeh is...
  • NEWS GUIDE: The crisis in Yemen

    Yemen's Shiite rebels, backed by supporters of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, have largely seized the third-largest city after capturing the capital Sanaa in September, effectively splitting the country in half and hindering U.S. efforts to combat a...
  • Yemen FM: President Hadi calls for Gulf military, UN action

    Yemen's embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has asked Gulf countries to intervene militarily against Shiite rebels who have seized the capital and are advancing toward his new base in the south, his foreign minister told Saudi media Monday....
  • Aden: Refuge of Yemen's president and target of his enemies

    This port city, perched on an extinct volcano protruding into the Arabian Sea on Yemen's far southern edge, has become perhaps the last refuge of the country's embattled president, and it feels like now all his enemies are bearing down on it. Driven...
  • UN envoy: Yemen is being pushed 'to the edge of civil war'

    The U.N. special envoy for Yemen warned an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Sunday that events appear to be leading the Arab country "to the edge of civil war" and urged all parties to step back from the brink and resolve the conflict...
  • Shiite rebel leader vows to fight rivals in Yemen's south

    Yemen's Shiite rebel leader escalated his attack Sunday against the country's embattled president, vowing to send fighters to the south where Abed-Rabbo Mansour Hadi has taken refuge. The fiery speech came hours after his militia seized the third- largest...
  • U.S. forces leave Yemen amid concerns it is haven for terror groups

    All remaining U.S. government personnel withdrew from Yemen over the weekend as fighting erupted near the last haven for American special forces there and an Iran-backed militia took control of key locations in the country’s third-largest city....
  • Shiite rebels call for Yemen offensive; U.S. troops evacuate

    Shiite rebels call for Yemen offensive; U.S. troops evacuate
    Yemen's Shiite rebels issued a call to arms Saturday to battle forces loyal to the country's embattled president, as U.S. troops were evacuating a southern air base crucial to America's drone strike program after al-Qaida militants seized a nearby city....