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  • Saudis seen short of options to change tide in Yemen's war

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The collapse of Yemen's government in the face of a rebel offensive leaves Saudi Arabia with no easy way of fulfilling a pledge to stand by its ally. Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies started bombing Shiite Houthi targets in...
  • Saudis begin airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen

    Saudi Arabia began airstrikes Wednesday against Houthi rebel positions in Yemen, vowing that the Sunni kingdom will do "anything necessary" to restore a deposed government that has been routed by the Iranian-backed group. In an unusual tableau, Saudi...
  • Gulf equities slide as Saudi launches airstrikes on Yemen

    Stock markets across the Gulf Arab region and other parts of the Middle East closed slightly lower on Thursday, an expected tumble after Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes overnight on neighboring Yemen. Oil prices were also hit by the jitters over the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...