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  • Islamic State loyalists claim Saudi mosque attack that killed 21

    A suicide bomber unleashed a blast in a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia as worshippers commemorated the birth of a revered saint, killing at least 21 people and wounding dozens more in the deadliest attack seen in the kingdom in more than a decade....
  • Islamic State says it's responsible for bombing at Saudi Shiite mosque

    Islamic State says it's responsible for bombing at Saudi Shiite mosque
    Islamic State militants Friday claimed responsibility for a deadly bombing at a Shiite Muslim mosque in Saudi Arabia, marking the Sunni Muslim organization’s first formal assertion that it had carried out an attack on the kingdom’s soil. The...
  • Pause in bombardment urged in Yemen for evacuations, aid deliveries

    Pause in bombardment urged in Yemen for evacuations, aid deliveries
    As a Saudi Arabia-led air coalition continued to strike rebel targets across Yemen, Russia and the International Committee of the Red Cross on Saturday called for a pause in the bombardment to enable the evacuation of foreigners and the delivery of aid to...
  • Into Africa: Yemeni refugees wait out war in heat and dust of Djibouti

    Into Africa: Yemeni refugees wait out war in heat and dust of Djibouti
    They escaped snipers, aerial bombardment and shelling back home in Yemen, only to end up facing a new and bewildering struggle: Surviving as refugees in a rudimentary camp in Djibouti on a remote coastal stretch where shelter from a punishing sun is...
  • In Yemen, hundreds flee as airstrikes pummel capital after truce's end

    In Yemen, hundreds flee as airstrikes pummel capital after truce's end
    The roar of bombardment mingled with the wail of sirens in Sana on Tuesday as the first Saudi-led airstrikes since the end of a five-day cease-fire hit the Yemeni capital. In Riyadh, the capital of neighboring Saudi Arabia, three days of talks ended...
  • Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen resume after truce expires

    Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen resume after truce expires
    Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels resumed on Monday and fierce clashes were underway across the impoverished country after a five-day truce expired. The cease-fire had been repeatedly violated, with both the rebels, known as Houthis,...
  • Islamic State group releases audio message purportedly from leader

    Islamic State group releases audio message purportedly from leader
    The Islamic State group on Thursday released an audio message purportedly from its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has not been seen or heard from in months. The 35-minute audio message posted on militant websites features a voice that sounds like al-...
  • Yemen's cease-fire takes shaky hold, but both sides claim violations

    Yemen's cease-fire takes shaky hold, but both sides claim violations
    Saudi Arabia and Yemen’s Houthi rebels traded accusations of cease-fire violations Wednesday, but a negotiated pause in their hostilities appeared to be largely holding. Aid agencies hope to use the five-day truce that took effect at 11 p.m....
  • In Yemen, cease-fire begins between Saudi-led coalition and rebels

    A humanitarian cease-fire appeared to begin in Yemen late Tuesday, after six weeks of bombardment by a Saudi Arabia-led coalition opposed to Houthi rebels who control much of the country. The capital, Sana, was quiet as the 11 p.m. hour marking the...
  • Saudi airstrike hits Yemen rebel convoy, strains cease-fire

    Saudi airstrike hits Yemen rebel convoy, strains cease-fire
    A jet-fighter from a Saudi-led coalition struck a military convoy belonging to Shiite rebels and their allies in southern Yemen on Wednesday, straining a humanitarian, five-day cease-fire that took hold the previous day. Meanwhile, a senior Iranian...
  • Yemen cease-fire starts between Saudi-led coalition, rebels

    Yemen cease-fire starts between Saudi-led coalition, rebels
    With cargo ships poised to launch a desperately needed aid operation in embattled Yemen, a five-day humanitarian cease-fire began Tuesday night, just hours after Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck against Shiite rebels and their allies. There were...