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  • Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'puppets of Iran'

    Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue until they surrender....
  • Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

    As airstrikes in Yemen intensified on their second day Friday, Egypt and Saudi Arabia were considering an intervention on the ground, aimed at giving the president a secure foothold to return to the country, while backing Sunni tribesmen to fight...
  • UN pulls out of Yemen, ending hope for brokered peace

    SANAA, Yemen With Saudi Arabia's bombing campaign in its third day, the United Nations on Saturday withdrew its remaining personnel from Yemen's capital, dashing whatever hope remained that the fighting would stop and U.N.-sponsored peace talks would...
  • Questions and answers about the Arab peacekeeping force

    Arab League member states have agreed in principle to form a joint inter-Arab military peacekeeping force. While details of how such a force would actually operate remain thin, the agreement is a telling sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia,...
  • Saudis 'very pleased' with US support for Yemen air campaign

    Saudi Arabia is praising the U.S. for helping an Arab air campaign against Yemen's rebels. The Saudi ambassador in Washington, Adel al-Jubeir, said Friday that the U.S. has been "very supportive" of the operation politically and logistically. He said the...
  • A look at America's complicated collage of a Mideast policy

    The United States' engagement in the volatile and unpredictable Middle East got more complicated this week, as American and Iranian negotiators sought a historic nuclear agreement while the U.S. provided intelligence for a Saudi-led air campaign against...
  • Pakistani fears of Sunni-Shiite violence spark opposition to helping Saudis

    ISLAMABAD Prospects that Pakistan would join the Saudi-led air campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen appeared to be evaporating Friday amid widespread concern that taking sides in what's perceived as a power struggle between Sunni Muslim Saudi Arabia...
  • Hezbollah leader slams Saudi intervention in Yemen

    The leader of Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah group unleashed a tirade against Saudi Arabia on Friday over its intervention in Yemen, calling it "surprising and painful," and suggesting Riyadh would suffer a "humiliating defeat" if it didn't resolve the...
  • President replaced in Arab Spring back on Yemen's stage, calling for peace

    SANAA, Yemen After two days of Saudi airstrikes and a barrage of anti-aircraft fire by Houthi rebels, Yemen's former president reappeared Friday in Sanaa to call for a cease-fire and a return to United Nations negotiations. Former President Ali...
  • Yemen weighs on Asian shares, Japan gains on stimulus hopes

    Asian shares were lackluster Friday as investors monitored violence in the Middle East but Japan's market rose after weak economic data boosted hopes for more central bank stimulus. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 19,564.67 after...
  • U.S. finds itself on both sides at once in Middle East

    The battle for dominance in the Middle East draws on ancient enmity between the Shiite and Sunni branches of Islam, but what drives it is a thoroughly modern struggle for power between Iran and the Arab monarchies led by Saudi Arabia. Now the United...