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  • Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen on eve of proposed truce

    Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen on eve of proposed truce
    Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition pounded weapons depots on the edge of Yemen's capital Monday, one day before a humanitarian cease-fire is due to start and a U.N. envoy arrives on his first visit to try to end the war. The latest airstrikes followed...
  • Rebels in Yemen claim to have shot down missing Moroccan jet

    Rebels in Yemen claim to have shot down missing Moroccan jet
    Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed Monday to have shot down a Moroccan warplane participating in a Saudi-led air campaign against them, part of an escalation in fighting that could jeopardize plans for a five-day cease-fire intended to facilitate the...
  • Obama's summit will take place without most Persian Gulf leaders

    Obama's summit will take place without most Persian Gulf leaders
    Between the lines of a bland communique issued last week by six Persian Gulf states was a warning: If Washington won't help us roll back aggressive moves from Iran and its allies, we will do it ourselves. That blunt message will be central to a two-...
  • Yemen rebels agree to cease-fire; Saudi airstrike hits ex-leader's home

    Yemen rebels agree to cease-fire; Saudi airstrike hits ex-leader's home
    Yemen's Houthi rebels said Sunday they would accept a five-day humanitarian cease-fire proposed by Saudi Arabia, even as a new round of Saudi airstrikes targeted the home of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, a key Houthi supporter. An irate Saleh,...
  • Iraq's foreign minister addresses ties with both U.S. and Iran

    Iraq's foreign minister addresses ties with both U.S. and Iran
    As Iraq's government attempts to reclaim territory seized by the extremist group Islamic State, it has accepted military aid from two rival powers, the United States and Iran. It is a difficult balancing act. U.S. officials were troubled by the role...
  • Saudis offer five-day cease-fire in Yemen to ease humanitarian crisis

    Saudis offer five-day cease-fire in Yemen to ease humanitarian crisis
    Saudi Arabia announced Thursday that it was willing to suspend airstrikes in Yemen for five days to allow aid to reach millions of civilians caught in fierce fighting, but said any truce would depend on the cooperation of rebels who control large parts of...
  • John Kerry seeks pause in Yemen war as he arrives in Saudi Arabia

    John Kerry seeks pause in Yemen war as he arrives in Saudi Arabia
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought to secure a pause in Yemen's war as he arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday to meet with the king and other top officials, citing increased shortages of food, fuel and medicine that are adding to a crisis that...
  • Airstrikes on Houthi insurgents kill scores near Saudi border

    Airstrikes on Houthi insurgents kill scores near Saudi border
    Scores of people were reported killed by overnight Saudi-led airstrikes in northern Yemen targeting Houthi rebel strongholds near the border with Saudi Arabia, pro-Houthi authorities and area residents said Wednesday. There was no independent...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Saudi-led Arab coalition lands 'reconnaissance' troops in Yemen

    Saudi-led Arab coalition lands 'reconnaissance' troops in Yemen
    With helicopter gunships hovering overhead, at least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition came ashore Sunday in the southern port city of Aden on what military officials called a "reconnaissance" mission, as fighting raged between Iranian-backed...