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  • Obama authorizes some support for Saudi airstrikes in Yemen

    President Obama has authorized U.S. logistical and intelligence support for Saudi Arabia as it launches airstrikes on Houthi rebels in Yemen. Saudi Arabia began the airstrikes Wednesday night. The Houthi rebels reported firing anti-aircraft missiles as...
  • Saudis, Egypt consider intervention in Yemen, likely by air

    With Yemen's president swept out of power by Shiite rebels, neighboring Saudi Arabia and allies such as Egypt are considering whether and how to intervene to stop a takeover of the country by rebels they believe are backed by Shiite Iran. President...
  • Saudi Arabia hits Yemen with airstrikes, explosions heard in capital

    Saudi Arabia hits Yemen with airstrikes, explosions heard in capital
    Saudi Arabia has launched airstrikes against Iranian-backed militias in Yemen, broadening that country's civil conflict into a regional war. The Saudis began the strikes to bolster the position of the Yemeni government against the rapid advance of the...
  • In Yemen, rebels press attack amid questions about president's whereabouts

    Shiite Muslim rebels surged Wednesday toward the southern Yemen port of Aden, where President Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi took refuge last month after the nation's capital was overrun. The Houthi rebels also claimed to have seized a major air base, Al-Anad,...
  • Former President Jimmy Carter meets Saudi crown prince

    Former President Jimmy Carter has met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muqrin during a visit to the kingdom. The official Saudi Press Agency says the two met in a palace in the Saudi capital of Riyadh on Wednesday. The report says they discussed a number...
  • Yemen FM: President Hadi calls for Gulf military, UN action

    Yemen's embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has asked Gulf countries to intervene militarily against Shiite rebels who have seized the capital and are advancing toward his new base in the south, his foreign minister told Saudi media Monday....
  • US Embassy in Saudi Arabia reopens after security concerns

    The U.S. Embassy in Riyadh and two other diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia resumed consular services on Sunday after closing all of last week due to security concerns. However, the embassy said in a statement that U.S. citizens should "continue to be...
  • Saudi Arabia to stop issuing visas to Swedes after criticism

    Saudi Arabia will no longer issue business visas to Swedes or renew the current visas of Swedish nationals living in the country, a senior Saudi official told The Associated Press on Thursday. The official said the decision is in response to Swedish...
  • US missions in Saudi Arabia extend cancellation of services

    The U.S. Embassy in Riyadh and two other diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia will remain closed for consular services due to security concerns, the embassy said in a statement Thursday. The diplomatic facilities in Riyadh, Jiddah and Dhahran have been...
  • UAE recalls envoy to Sweden over criticism of Saudi Arabia

    The United Arab Emirates said Wednesday that it has recalled its ambassador to Sweden to protest comments made by Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom criticizing neighboring Saudi Arabia. The move comes one week after Saudi Arabia recalled its...
  • US missions in Saudi Arabia halt services over security

    The U.S. Embassy in Riyadh and two other diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia are cancelling all consular services for two days over security fears. The Embassy says it and missions in Jiddah and Dhahran will provide no consular services Sunday and Monday...