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  • Pakistani PM urges Iran to bring Yemen's rebels to talks

    Pakistan's prime minister on Monday called on Iran to use its influence to help bring Yemen's Shiite rebels to the negotiating table on the crisis roiling their country, where Saudi-led airstrikes have been targeting the rebels for over two weeks. The...
  • Arms spending up globally, except in US, Western Europe

    World military spending was largely unchanged in 2014 as lower spending in the United States and Western Europe was matched by increases elsewhere, prompted by conflicts in the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Africa, an arms watchdog said Monday. The...
  • Saudi-led strikes do little to reverse Houthi gains, Yemenis say

    Saudi-led strikes do little to reverse Houthi gains, Yemenis say
    From their post on a rocky hilltop, a pair of Saudi border guards man a .50-caliber machine gun and use binoculars to scan the dry scrubland that separates this kingdom from its war-torn neighbor to the south, Yemen. The scene before them appeared...
  • Where is anger over Saudi airstrikes in Yemen?

    Where is anger over Saudi airstrikes in Yemen?
    It is reported that hundreds of civilians, including many children, have been killed as a result of Saudi air attacks on terrorist forces in Yemen. This is unconscionable. I call for an immediate session of the U.N. It must declare Saudi Arabia an...
  • Yemeni rebel mortar attack kills 3 Saudi guards near border

    Saudi Arabia's Defense Ministry says Houthi rebels in Yemen have fired a mortar round at a border post, killing three Saudi officers and wounding two others. An unnamed military official is quoted in a Defense Ministry statement Saturday as saying that...
  • Pakistan votes to stay out of Yemen conflict,

    Pakistan's parliament voted unanimously Friday to stay out of the Saudi-led air campaign targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen, offering instead to mediate a solution, in a blow to Saudi Arabia's attempts to build a Sunni front in an increasingly sectarian...
  • Hundreds defy ban to protest Saudi Arabia in Iran's capital

    Defying a government ban, hundreds of Iranians protested against Saudi Arabia on Saturday over the alleged abuse of two Iranian pilgrims visiting the Sunni kingdom. Over 300 protesters gathered in front of the Saudi Embassy in north Tehran to call for...
  • Saudis say UN could vote soon on Yemen sanctions resolution

    Saudi Arabia's U.N. ambassador said Friday a vote on a draft United Nations resolution that would impose new sanctions on leaders of Yemen's Houthi Shiite rebels and the country's former president and his son will likely take place early next week. The...
  • UN asks Saudi Arabia for more time to unload aid, evacuate foreigners in Yemen

    GENEVA The United Nations is pressing Saudi Arabia to ease its restrictions on flights in and out of Yemen's capital, Sanaa, saying the tight limitations have delayed the arrival of life-saving aid and frustrated the evacuation of thousands of stranded...
  • Pakistan rejects Saudi request for military help in Yemen

    ISLAMABAD Pakistan's Parliament voted unanimously Friday not to join the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition that's fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen, a blow to the desert kingdom, which had been so certain of Pakistan's support that it had displayed...
  • Trudy Rubin: Badawi case shows Saudi hypocrisy

    Nothing better symbolizes the craziness of the Middle East, and the contradictions of U.S. policy, than the case of the Saudi blogger sentenced to a 1,000 lashes for advocating free speech. I wrote about Raif Badawi in January after he received his first...