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  • AP Interview: Top Yemen Shiite rebel welcomes UN peace talks

    The second-in-command of Yemen's Shiite rebels said Wednesday that the Iranian-backed group was ready to go to Geneva for U.N.-mediated peace talks on ending the country's civil war, and accused the internationally-recognized government in exile of...
  • Yemen ambassador: UN-led Geneva talks to start June 14

    Yemen's ambassador to the United Nations said Wednesday that U.N.-led talks aimed at ending the conflict in the Middle East's poorest nation will begin June 14 in Geneva. Ambassador Khaled Alyemany told The Associated Press that the United Nations is...
  • Suicide bombs strike Saudi fault line as Islamic State widens war

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Waist-high concrete barriers are being installed around the Al-Anoud mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia, and young Shiite men in yellow vests search worshipers arriving for midday prayers. The asphalt outside is still charred from the...
  • Yemen's exiled government to attend UN talks on June 10

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Yemen's government in exile said it has agreed to attend United Nations-brokered peace negotiations in Geneva and the talks are set to start on June 10. The administration of President Abdurabuh Mansur Hadi, which fled to...
  • Aide: Yemen's president willing to meet rebels in UN talks

    Yemen's exiled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has agreed to travel to Geneva for peace talks with Shiite rebels who have taken over large swaths of his country, an aide to the embattled leader said Tuesday. A U.N. official said it is hoped the talks...
  • Mother of American hostage released in Yemen says he's ok

    The mother of an American hostage released by Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen says her son suffered a back injury and is still in shock, but that he's doing well considering the ordeal. Freelance journalist Casey Coombs, 33, is stable in a hospital in Oman...
  • American held in Yemen freed, French hostage pleas for help

    A freelance journalist who was among several Americans held by Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen was set free Monday as a French hostage abducted in Yemen by an unknown party appeared in a video pleading for help. State Department spokeswoman Marie...
  • U.S. journalist Casey Coombs freed by Yemen's Houthi rebels

    An American freelance journalist who had been held by insurgents in Yemen since last month has been freed, U.S. officials said Monday. News of the release of Casey Coombs, one of several Americans believed to have been detained by the Shiite Muslim...
  • American held in Yemen freed; French hostage pleas for help

    American held in Yemen freed; French hostage pleas for help
    One of several Americans held by Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen was set free on Monday, a U.S. official said, as a French hostage abducted in Yemen by an unknown party appeared in a video pleading for help. The rebels, known as Houthis, seized...
  • Report: At least 4 Americans held by Yemen's rebels

    Report: At least 4 Americans held by Yemen's rebels
    WASHINGTON (AP) — At least four Americans are being held in Yemen by rebels who toppled the U.S. backed government, the Washington Post reported late Friday. Citing unnamed sources, the report says attempts to free the Americans have failed. The...
  • Islamic State claims responsibility for bombing outside Saudi mosque

    Islamic State claims responsibility for bombing outside Saudi mosque
    Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Friday outside a Shiite Muslim mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia that killed four people, echoing a similar deadly strike a week ago, also claimed by the group. As in last week’s...