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  • 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.
  • Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida in Syria seize major city

    Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida's branch in Syria seized almost full control of the northwestern city of Idlib on Saturday, taking over major roundabouts and government buildings in a powerful blow to President Bashar Assad whose forces rapidly collapsed...

    Questions and answers about the Arab peacekeeping force

    Arab League member states have agreed in principle to form a joint inter-Arab military peacekeeping force. While details of how such a force would actually operate remain thin, the agreement is a telling sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia,...

    UN pulls out of Yemen, ending hope for brokered peace

    SANAA, Yemen With Saudi Arabia's bombing campaign in its third day, the United Nations on Saturday withdrew its remaining personnel from Yemen's capital, dashing whatever hope remained that the fighting would stop and U.N.-sponsored peace talks would...

    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...