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  • Senior Yemeni Sunni leaders abducted by Shiite rebels

    Yemeni Shiite rebels, making an aggressive bid for power in the impoverished Gulf state, arrested more than a hundred members from a rival Islamist Sunni political party, including two leaders, the party said in a statement Sunday. The Islah party, the...
  • Yemen rebels say ready to talk if Saudi-led bombing campaign ends

    SANAA, Yemen Houthi rebels who control much of Yemen said Sunday that they were willing to resume talks with rivals if a Saudi-led coalition backing embattled President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi stopped its bombing campaign. Houthi politburo member Mohammed...
  • 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...
  • American man killed in Yemen violence while visiting wife, young daughter

    American man killed in Yemen violence while visiting wife, young daughter
    An Oakland man who had traveled to Yemen to visit his wife and young daughter, who were caught in the nation's ongoing slide into chaotic violence, became the first American killed in the recent strife when rebels attacked the city of Aden this week,...
  • Russia urges UN to call for 'humanitarian pause' in Yemen

    Russia urged the U.N. Security Council on Saturday to call for a "humanitarian pause" in airstrikes by a Saudi-led military coalition to help evacuate foreigners from Yemen and unhindered access to deliver aid to civilians caught in the fighting between...
  • Saudi-led coalition airdrops arms to Yemeni forces

    A Saudi-led coalition trying to halt the advance of Yemen's Shiite rebels airdropped weapons to beleaguered fighters in a southern port city on Friday, while al-Qaida militants overran a key military base in eastern Yemen, further expanding their gains in...
  • Al-Qaida expands in key Yemeni city as Saudis airdrop arms in Aden

    SANAA Al-Qaida insurgents advanced into a major city in southeastern Yemen Friday as a Saudi-led coalition airdropped arms to fighters battling Houthi rebels in the southern city of Aden. Al-Qaida operatives overran a local army headquarters in Mukalla...
  • Al-Qaida in Yemen captures a southern city, frees inmates

    Al-Qaida militants traveling in convoys flying black banners captured a major port city in southern Yemen on Thursday, seizing government buildings and freeing inmates from a prison, including a top Saudi-born leader, security officials said. The fall of...
  • China sends new anti-piracy mission to Gulf of Aden

    China dispatched a naval squadron to conduct anti-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia on Friday after diverting other ships to help evacuate citizens from war-torn Yemen. The official Xinhua News Agency said the three ships with their 800 sailors and...
  • Yemen capital, Sana, is a city on edge amid airstrikes

    I can hear the fear and anxiety in my wife's voice when we talk daily on the phone. "Please don't go outside," she says. "It's not safe." Sana, our city and Yemen's capital, has been under bombardment for more than a week as a Saudi-led military...
  • Saudis in martial mood over Yemen as Salman turns to hard power

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi airwaves are full of the war in Yemen. On television, fighter jets soar into the sky, soldiers march in columns against a backdrop of the national flag, and King Salman confers with his army chiefs. Patriotic songs blare from...