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  • Yemen Shiite rebels take neighborhood in Aden, occupy palace

    Yemen's Shiite rebels and their allies consolidated their hold in another part of the southern port city of Aden on Wednesday after heavy fighting with militiamen loyal to the exiled government and capturing the area's presidential palace, officials said....
  • New UN envoy on Yemen sets off for region; talks planned

    The new U.N. envoy for Yemen is on his way to the region for "intensive consultations," while the U.N. tries to organize a conference on the crisis as soon as possible on neutral ground. The U.N. says Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed started Wednesday in Paris,...
  • Kerry says he'll discuss pause in Yemen war with Saudis

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday he'll discuss with Saudi Arabian officials how to implement a "humanitarian pause" in Yemen's civil war, citing increased shortages of food, fuel and medicine that are adding to a crisis that has already...
  • Yemen rebels fire into Saudi Arabia, killing at least 3

    Yemen's rebels fired rockets and mortars into Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, killing at least three people and purportedly capturing five soldiers in an attack showing the insurgents' ability to launch assaults despite weeks of Saudi-led airstrikes targeting...
  • Once Iran's ally, Sudan sends advisers for Yemeni offensive Iran opposes

    ISLAMABAD Special operations advisers from Sudan previously Iran's key ally on the Red Sea have been deployed in support of a Saudi-backed militia offensive launched over the weekend in Yemen to seize control of Aden's airport, according to analysts...
  • Secretary of State John Kerry visits Somalia

    Secretary of State John Kerry visits Somalia
    Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced trip to Somalia Tuesday in a show of solidarity with a government trying to defeat al-Qaida-allied militants and end decades of war in the African country. He is the first top U.S. diplomat ever to visit...
  • In the face of IS successes, al-Qaida adapts, grows stronger

    When al-Qaida overran the Yemeni port city of Mukalla last month, the group's commanders immediately struck a deal to share power with the area's tribesmen. No jihadi banners were raised. Al-Qaida even issued a statement denying rumors that it had...
  • Former CIA leader defends drone strikes, torture

    President Barack Obama ordered a barrage of CIA drone strikes in Yemen in 2013 that killed the al-Qaida operatives behind the most serious plotting against American interests in years, a former CIA leader says in a new memoir that broadly defends the...
  • Senegal pledges 2,100 troops to aid effort in Yemen

    Senegal is sending 2,100 troops to help back the military intervention led by Saudi Arabia that is underway in Yemen, becoming the first sub-Saharan African country to contribute soldiers to the effort, the country's foreign minister said Monday. The...
  • Airstrikes hit Yemen airports as Saudis ponder cease-fire

    Heavy Saudi-led airstrikes targeted several airports Monday across Yemen even as the kingdom's foreign minister said officials were considering a cease-fire to allow aid into the Arab world's poorest country, while Senegal announced it would be...
  • Mysterious new force emerges in Yemen to fight rebels

    Mysterious new force emerges in Yemen to fight rebels
    A shadowy new pro-government force has been deployed in the embattled Yemeni port city of Aden, according to reports Sunday, sparking speculation that ground troops from the Saudi-led coalition may have joined the battle against Houthi rebels and their...