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  • Ousted Yemeni president backs Saudi airstrikes on Houthi militants

    Ousted Yemeni president backs Saudi airstrikes on Houthi militants
    As airstrikes and ground battles continued across Yemen on Saturday, defiant words were uttered by regional leaders at an Arab summit in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el Sheik. Ousted Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi said Saudi Arabia-led...
  • Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'stooges of Iran'

    Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'stooges of Iran'
    Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue until they surrender....
  • Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

    As airstrikes in Yemen intensified on their second day Friday, Egypt and Saudi Arabia were considering an intervention on the ground, aimed at giving the president a secure foothold to return to the country, while backing Sunni tribesmen to fight...
  • Saudi Arabia leads attack on Yemen rebels; president flees

    Yemen's embattled President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi flew to Saudi Arabia on Thursday as warplanes from that kingdom and its allies pounded Shiite Muslim rebels who have taken over much of his country. Explosions and antiaircraft fire echoed across Yemen&...
  • U.S. finds itself on both sides at once in Middle East

    The battle for dominance in the Middle East draws on ancient enmity between the Shiite and Sunni branches of Islam, but what drives it is a thoroughly modern struggle for power between Iran and the Arab monarchies led by Saudi Arabia. Now the United...
  • With U.S. help, Saudi Arabia steps up airstrikes in Yemen

    With U.S. help, Saudi Arabia steps up airstrikes in Yemen
    Saudi Arabia stepped up its airstrikes on military facilities in Yemen on Thursday, targeting missile batteries, aircraft and weapon depots used by Iran-backed militias, according to a top Saudi diplomat. Saudi officials sent warplanes across the border...
  • 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...
  • Saudis begin airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen

    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...
  • President of Yemen flees by sea amid rebel advance in south

    President of Yemen flees by sea amid rebel advance in south
    President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi fled Yemen by sea Wednesday as Shiite rebels and their allies moved on his last refuge in the south, captured its airport and put a bounty on his head, officials said. Hours later, Saudi Arabia announced it had begun...
  • 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,...
  • Gary Olson: Is it worthwhile to send U.S. troops to fight Islamic State?

    Gary Olson: Is it worthwhile to send U.S. troops to fight Islamic State?
    The self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, is a savage, heinous entity whose origins remain largely unknown to Americans. I suspect this can be clarified by linking ISIS to policies adopted by Saudi Arabia and United States. First,...