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  • Pictures in the News | April 9, 2015

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Georgia, where spectators walk along the first fairway before the first round of the 2015 Masters golf tournament in Augusta....
  • Saudi-led Yemen air war's high civilian toll unsettles U.S. officials

    Saudi-led Yemen air war's high civilian toll unsettles U.S. officials
    Concerned about reports of hundreds of civilian casualties, Obama administration officials are increasingly uneasy about the U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led air war against rebel militias in Yemen, opening a potential rift between Washington and its...
  • Al Qaeda seizes Yemen airport, military base; U.N. envoy resigns

    Al Qaeda seizes Yemen airport, military base; U.N. envoy resigns
    Al Qaeda's branch in Yemen, capitalizing on the chaos gripping the country, was reported to have taken control of an airport, oil terminal and other facilities near a key southern city on Thursday. That news came as the United Nations' special envoy...
  • Saudi Arabia's ambassador rejects Iran's call for cease-fire in Yemen

    Saudi Arabia's ambassador rejects Iran's call for cease-fire in Yemen
    Saudi Arabia’s envoy in Washington rejected Iranian calls for a cease-fire in Yemen, saying Tehran should have no role in political¬†negotiations in the war-torn country. Saudi-led airstrikes will continue in Yemen until rebel Houthi militants...
  • Iran nuclear deal: Saudi envoy shores up regional support for the pact

    Iran nuclear deal: Saudi envoy shores up regional support for the pact
    A top Saudi envoy appeared to give the White House support Monday for the nuclear framework deal with Iran, apparently bringing a powerful regional ally into the fold as the White House seeks to shore up regional support.  Adel Jubeir, Saudi Arabia's...
  • Iran halts pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia as tensions rise

    Iran halts pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia as tensions rise
    Iran suspended pilgrimage visits to Saudi Arabia on Monday in the latest manifestation of escalating tensions between the two regional rivals. The move comes after allegations that security personnel at the airport in Jeddah sexually molested a pair...
  • 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...
  • Should the U.S. guarantee safety in the Mideast?

    To the editor: Professor Steven L. Spiegel's idea of the U.S. entering into formal defense treaties with Israel, Saudi Arabia and other nearby Arab states, if implemented, guarantees nothing but more Middle East wars fought by the U.S. in the future. ("...
  • Yemen slides deeper into humanitarian crisis amid Saudi-led airstrikes

    Mohammed Shaalan was looking for work in the agricultural fields on the outskirts of Yemen’s capital this week when warplanes with a Saudi-led coalition started pounding a nearby rebel-held military base. He raced home to find that the roof of his...
  • Iran deploys two warships near Yemen as rivals continue airstrikes

    Iran deploys two warships near Yemen as rivals continue airstrikes
    Iran deployed warships near Yemen, Iranian state media reported Wednesday, raising the stakes in the confrontation between a Saudi Arabia-led military coalition and Shiite Muslim militants aligned with Iran. The dispatch of a naval destroyer and another...