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  • 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...
  • U.S. promises to beef up defense aid to Persian Gulf allies

    U.S. promises to beef up defense aid to Persian Gulf allies
    Obama administration officials are promising a major strengthening of U.S. defense commitments to Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf allies, possibly including a nuclear commitment to their security, in an intensifying effort to win their support for the...
  • Yemen war may give a boost to Al Qaeda affiliate

    Yemen war may give a boost to Al Qaeda affiliate
    Ominous new signs emerged Tuesday that Yemen’s Al Qaeda affiliate was capitalizing on fighting between Shiite rebels and a Saudi-led military coalition to extend its own territorial reach. Suspected militants from Al Qaeda in the Arabian...
  • Saudi military official discusses Arab coalition's fight in Yemen

    Saudi military official discusses Arab coalition's fight in Yemen
    Every evening since a mostly Sunni Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia began airstrikes against Shiite Muslim rebels in Yemen, journalists have been invited into an air base in the Saudi capital for a briefing on the day's battlefield developments. The...
  • 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...
  • Muslim leaders rebuke misinterpretation of Quran

    Muslim leaders rebuke misinterpretation of Quran
    Leading Muslim leaders are speaking out against terrorism as a deadly misinterpretation of the Quran. The head Imam of Egypt's leading Islamic institution, addressing a Middle East conference on terrorism, called for better education of Muslims to the...
  • For the record

    Saudi King Salman: In the Jan. 24 Section A, an article about King Salman, the new ruler of Saudi Arabia, said that he was reported to have Alzheimer's disease. The Times has no independent evidence of the king's mental health. Lawyers for the Royal Court...
  • Al Qaeda fighters free 300 prisoners in Yemen as rebels invade key port

    Al Qaeda fighters free 300 prisoners in Yemen as rebels invade key port
    Seizing an opportunity amid the chaos, Al Qaeda fighters early Thursday staged a prison break in a city in southeastern Yemen, freeing about 300 prisoners thought to include several dozen of their comrades, officials and residents said. At the same...
  • Iranians denounce airstrikes in Yemen, warn others not to 'play with fire'

    Amid a burst of harsh new rhetoric from Iran, the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition on Tuesday staged a sixth day of airstrikes against Shiite Muslim Houthi rebel targets across the country. Naval bombardment struck Houthi positions on the outskirts...
  • How the Yemen conflict risks new chaos in the Middle East

    How the Yemen conflict risks new chaos in the Middle East
    The meltdown in Yemen is pushing the Middle East dangerously closer toward the wider regional conflagration many long have feared would arise from the chaos unleashed by the Arab Spring revolts. What began as a peaceful struggle to unseat a Tunisian...