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  • Saudi king names counterterrorism czar as new crown prince

    Saudi king names counterterrorism czar as new crown prince
    Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday removed his half-brother from the post of crown prince and named his nephew, the country's Interior Minister, in his place. The post of crown prince secures Prince Mohammed bin Nayef as the most likely successor...
  • Saudi-led airstrikes damage airport in Yemeni capital, disrupting aid

    Saudi-led airstrikes damage airport in Yemeni capital, disrupting aid
    A wave of Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen on Tuesday seriously damaged Sana’s international airport, dealing a blow to already faltering efforts to bring in desperately needed humanitarian aid and arrange evacuation flights for those trapped by...
  • Saudi Arabia thwarts Islamic State attacks on U.S. Embassy, other targets

    Saudi Arabia thwarts Islamic State attacks on U.S. Embassy, other targets
    Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced the arrest of 93 suspects with ties to the Islamic State group who it says were planning multi-pronged attacks on the U.S. Embassy, security forces and residential compounds where foreigners live. The list of targets...
  • War of words -- and bombs -- shakes Yemen

    War of words -- and bombs -- shakes Yemen
    With Saudi Arabia beefing up its forces along the frontier with Yemen, rival Iran on Monday unleashed some of its harshest rhetoric yet in denouncing the month-old Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen’s Shiite Muslim rebels. Dozens of...
  • Street battles, airstrikes rock Yemen anew

    Street battles, airstrikes rock Yemen anew
    Street battles raged Saturday in the Yemeni port city of Aden as the capital, Sana, was hit by bombardment for the first time since Saudi Arabia declared an easing of its air offensive four days earlier. The Saudi-led coalition’s air war, now...
  • The Mideast's new reality

    The Mideast's new reality
    The multiple wars roiling the Middle East have rarely made for stranger bedfellows than the U.S. and Iran, which unexpectedly now find themselves backing opposite sides in some conflicts while simultaneously working hand-in-hand against mutual foes in...
  • Fighting persists in Yemen after Saudis vow to ease airstrikes

    A scaling-back of the Saudi Arabia-led air war brought some relief Wednesday to residents of Yemen’s capital, but intensive bombardment continued in the city of Taiz, and street fighting raged in the port of Aden, the country’s commercial...
  • Saudi Arabia to shift from heavy airstrikes to 'political process' in Yemen

    Saudi Arabia to shift from heavy airstrikes to 'political process' in Yemen
    Amid mounting civilian casualties, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday signaled a scaling back of its nearly monthlong campaign of airstrikes in Yemen, but said it would continue to act militarily against Shiite Muslim insurgents who have overrun much of the...
  • Saudi: Campaign against Yemen rebels enters new phase

    Saudi: Campaign against Yemen rebels enters new phase
    Saudi Arabia declared an end on Tuesday to its nearly monthlong "Decisive Storm" air campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, and announced the start of a more limited military campaign aimed at preventing the rebels from operating. Speaking at a news...
  • Saudi Arabia signals a more muscular foreign policy less reliant on U.S.

    Saudi Arabia signals a more muscular foreign policy less reliant on U.S.
    Just weeks into the reign of Saudi Arabia's new ruler, King Salman, wars were raging across two of the kingdom's borders. To the north, Sunni Muslim extremists were threatening the stability of Iraq, which sought help from another of its neighbors,...
  • Saudi airstrikes pound Yemen's Shiite rebels, killing 20

    Saudi airstrikes pound Yemen's Shiite rebels, killing 20
    The Saudi-led coalition pounded Shiite rebels in Yemen on Tuesday, killing 20 in a city in the country's west as the civilian death toll rose to 38 from airstrikes the day before in the capital, Sanaa, officials said. The U.S. backed campaign by Saudi...