YEMEN’s Despair on Full Display in ‘Ruined’ City
No place in the beleaguered country has suffered as severely as Aden, a blockaded port city captive to deadly street fighting for the better part of a month.
Political Talks in Yemen Hit Turbulence From the Start
The talks are regarded as crucial to reverse the deepening political anarchy in Yemen, the Arab worlds poorest country and incubator of Qaeda militants.. United Nations-mediated talks resume between Yemens feuding political parties and Houthi militants who control countrys capital; talks, aimed at reversing anarchy in Arab worlds poorest country, immediately descend into turmoil following withdrawal of two parties.
Tensions Between Iran and Saudi Arabia Deepen Over Conflict in Yemen
Iranian leaders lashed out with rare vehemence against the continuing Saudi air campaign in Yemen, even hurling personal insults at the young Saudi prince who is leading the fight.. Tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia deepen as Saudia Arabia continues air campaign in Yemen against Houthi rebel group, which is backed by Iran.
Al-Qaida Says US Drone Killed Top Cleric in Yemen
CAPITOL HILL���. The chaotic situation in Yemen was the focus of a congressional hearing and United Nations Security Council action against the Houthi rebels Tuesday. The attention came as the terrorist group al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP, .
Singaporeans in Yemen should heed calls to leave: K Shanmugam
SINGAPORE: Law and Foreign Affairs Minister K Shanmugam on Wednesday (Apr 15) urged Singaporeans in Yemen to leave immediately and not put themselves in serious risk. As the situation in the country worsens, he said Singapores own ability to .
Saudis Face Defeat in Yemen and Instability at Home.
���Yemen Economic Corporation, one of Yemens largest food storage centres, was destroyed by three coalition missile strikes in Hodeidah last Tuesday, according to the Houthi-controlled defence ministry. The corporation had��.
Three weeks of Saudi strikes in YEMEN, no peace in sight
(CNN) Thursday will mark three weeks since Saudi Arabia began airstrikes on Houthi rebels in Yemen. But there is as yet little sign that the rebels are being driven back, that the fighting in Yemen is dying down or that lives there are being saved.
US, UK thank Russia for evacuation of their citizens from.
The British Foreign Office, as well as the US Secretary of State, have thanked Moscow for the evacuation of their citizens from war-torn Yemen, as Russian planes and ships take hundreds of Russian and���
Make No Mistake ��� the United States Is at War in Yemen.
This time, its Yemen. Late Wednesday evening, March 25, the White House posted a statement declaring: ���President Obama has authorized the provision of logistical and intelligence support to GCC [Gulf Cooperation��.
Saudi Spurns Call by Iran to Draw Back From Yemen
The foreign minister, Prince Saud al-Faisal, accused Tehran of meddling, as a feud between two regional powers intensified.. Saudi Arabian Foreign Min Prince Saud al-Faisal accuses Iran of meddling in Yemen and rebuffs Irans calls to end bombing campaign there, escalating feud between nations and dampening hopes for end to conflict in Yemen.
YEMEN’s President: The Houthis Must Be Stopped
My country is besieged by pro-Iranian militias. It is in no nations interest to let them win.
Saudi Arabia Dismisses Iran Calls for YEMEN Ceasefire.
ADEN/RIYADH ��� Saudi Arabia dismissed Iranian calls to end air strikes on neighboring Yemen on Sunday as Saudi-led attacks hit a military camp in the Yemeni city of Taiz, killing eight civilians according to a medical source��.
Houthis Dissolve Parliament in Yemen
A member of the Houthi group that recently took power in Yemen announced on Yemeni television the dissolution of Parliament and the creation of an interim assembly.
Yemen campaign may lead to bigger mess than. - RT.com
While Saudi aims, except for sectarian warfare, remain uncertain, the Yemeni Houthis are fighting against al-Qaeda and IS, and if they suffer a defeat, the country will be controlled by extremist groups, said Firat Demir of the��.
Iraqi Prime Minister Criticizes Saudi Intervention in Yemen
WASHINGTON ��� Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of Iraq on Wednesday sharply criticized Saudi Arabias military intervention in Yemen, saying there was ���no logic��� to its bombing campaign. Mr. Abadis comments illustrated the challenges confronted by the .
U.S. Embassy Shuts in YEMEN, Even as Militant Leader Reaches Out
As the State Department advised Americans to leave, Saleh Ali al-Sammad, a senior Houthi leader, said the group wanted to share power with its political rivals and maintain good relations with allies.. Saleh Ali al-Sammad, leader of Houthi militants who have taken over capital of Sana, Yemen, announces groups willingness to work with rivals and with ally nations during United Nations-mediated talks; statement points to softening of groups position following declaration of unilateral plan to form new government.
Yemen Evacuation Shows Chinese Navys Growing Role
. The Chinese ambassador to Yemen described the evacuation of nearly 600 people as “a significant practice of major power diplomacy with Chinese characteristics.”
Saudi and Iranian leaders wage war of words as Yemen burns
Irans ban on these lesser pilgrimages takes place at a heated moment: The Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen has been framed by the Saudis as an action against Iranian proxies in the region. The enmity between the two countries ��� an orthodox .
Drone Strikes in YEMEN Said to Set a Dangerous Precedent
WASHINGTON ��� An investigation of American drone strikes in Yemen concludes that the Obama administration has not followed its own rules to avoid civilian casualties and is setting a dangerous example for other countries that want to use unmanned .
Rebels in Yemen Say They Intend to Form a New Government
The Houthi rebels who seized the capital in January said they would take control of the country, which does not now have a functioning government.. Yemens Houthi rebels, who have already forced resignations of president and cabinet, say they plan to also replace Parliament with national council which will choose new president; critics say move is undemocratic.
To Win Its War in YEMEN, Saudi Arabia May Have to Split.
Aden is a forlorn port city in the south of Yemen. It has been the capital of both a British colony and the Arabian peninsulas only socialist state. It was once the busiest port in the world. And it is probably best known today as��.
Stereotyping the Deaf
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U.S. Confirms It Is Supporting Saudi Military Operations In.
The airstrikes came hours after unconfirmed reports emerged that Yemens President Abed Raboo Mansour Hadi had fled the country, as Houthi rebels closed in on Aden, the countrys second largest city. The rebels had also��.
Compromise Reached on YEMEN Council, U.N. Says
Houthi rebels have agreed to effectively add an upper chamber to Parliament rather than dismiss it, a United Nations mediator said.. United Nations mediator Jamal Benomar reports that leaders of Houthi militia in Yemen have agreed to temporary legislative compromise that will keep existing Parliament while adding council made up of Houthis and other underrepresented groups; indicates that negotiations are ongoing.
Update on Yemen situation
Refugees continue to arrive in Djibouti and Somalia from Yemen, with a total of 1,260 people arriving by boat to both countries over the past two weeks. In Djibouti, most of those arriving are Yemeni nationals, while three are Syrians. The latest new.
In YEMEN, Hard Times Remain a Constant as Rebels Take Charge
Yemenis have always had to struggle to get through their days in a country where the government is incapable of delivering essential services.. Ordinary citizens in Yemen, who have borne brunt of ineffectual government and struggled to get by without basic services for years, say government overthrow by Shiite Houthis has made little difference in their daily lives.
Only regional consensus can stop Yemen war, UN. - RT.com
Saudi-led military aggression in Yemen is against international law and will not help stop the crisis, former UN spokesperson for Iraq, Said Arikat, told RT, adding that only a mutual agreement of regional powers, including��.
Pakistans Parliament Rejects Joining Saudi Coalition In.
Pakistans parliament has rejected a proposal to join a Saudi-led coalition battling Yemens Houthi rebels, a move that could dash Riyadhs hopes of forming a wider Sunni front against the Iranian-allied rebels on its southern��.
Meet the General Shaking Up Americas YEMEN, ISIS, and Hostage Rescue Plans
In a rare interview, Sacolick talked to The Daily Beast about the ongoing hostage review; how his office is rewriting the strategy in Yemen from scratch as the country disintegrates into a civil war; and how his office is revising the plan to degrade.
YEMENi President Is Taking Steps to Resume Duties
President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi on Sunday held his first public meeting with state officials since he fled house arrest by the Houthi militia.. Yemeni Pres Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi holds first public meeting with state officials since he fled house arrest by Houthi militia.
US to Iran: Stop sending weapons to Yemen
Feierstein did not say whether the U.S. was talking with Iran about its involvement in Yemen, but said ���we believe that the Iranians are well aware of our views and our positions on the situation in Yemen.��� He said the U.S. has reached out to the.
U.N. Warns That YEMEN May Collapse as Qaeda Fighters Make Big Gains
The militants were said to have completely captured the Yemeni National Armys 19th Brigade after heavy fighting at its headquarters in the southeast.. United Nations issues warning that Yemen may collapse as Al Qaeda fighters make large gains there.
Kerry Says U.S. Knew of Iran’s Military Aid to Houthi Rebels
In an interview on Wednesday with “PBS NewsHour,” Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington was “not going to stand by while the region is destabilized.”
Arms embargo and sanctions on rebels: Yemen resolution up for vote at UN.
The draft resolution being put to the vote on Tuesday envisions an asset freeze and a travel ban on Ahmed Saleh, the former head of Yemens elite Republican Guard, and on Abdulmalik al-Houthi, a top leader of the Houthi rebel group, alongside several .
Bahrain Arrests Rights Activist Over Tweets About Torture
One of Bahrain’s most prominent human rights activists, Nabeel Rajab, was arrested for posting critical remarks about the government on Twitter.
US Ambassador: Were Doing the Best We Can for Americans in YEMEN
Escape routes are dwindling, and the U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti says hundreds of Americans remain trapped in Yemen. Various boats have sailed and motored their way into the port and Ambassador Tom Kelly was on deck to meet the most recent arrivals: .
Russian naval ship evacuates over 300 people stranded in.
The Russian Navy vessel Priazovye has helped to evacuate 308 people from war-torn Yemen. The Russian Defense Ministry stated citizens from 19 countries had been rescued, including Russian, Ukrainian, US���
UN arms embargo on Houthis not peace prescription, US.
The UN arms embargo on Houthis in Yemen is designed not to stop war but to assign blame to those targeted by Saudi bombing, Brian Becker, from the Answer Coalition told RT. To achieve peace foreign powers should stop��.
Al Qaeda Group Says Top Cleric Killed in YEMEN
Al Qaedas most lethal branch said today that its top cleric, a man with a $5 million American bounty on his head, has been killed in Yemen, as the Arab nation falls deeper into chaos. The group said in a statement posted online that former Guantanamo.
US Expands Role in Saudi Arabias War on YEMEN -- News.
While US officials continue to try to downplay their involvement in the Saudi Arabian attack on Yemen, the Pentagon continues to increase overt US involvement above and beyond the in-air refueling missions initially��.
Russia Evacuates Nationals of 19 Countries from YEMEN.
MOSCOW, April 12 (TASS) - A ship of Russias naval forces has evacuated some 308 nationals, including 45 Russians, from war-torn Yemen, a defence ministry spokesman said on Sunday.The ministry official, General-Major��.
India Concludes Evacuation of Its Citizens From Yemen
Planes and naval vessels have evacuated 4,640 Indians and 960 foreign citizens since the effort began last month, India’s Ministry of External Affairs said.
News about Yemen , including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
Saudi Arabia signs up Egypt for major military maneuver.
Riyadh continues to strengthen ties with powerful regional armies amid an ongoing air campaign against Houthi fighters in Yemen. It has signed up Egypt for a joint planning of a ���major military maneuver������
Security Council imposes arms embargo on YEMEN rebels, demands all parties.
14 April 2015 ��� Alarmed at the military escalation by Houthis in many parts of Yemen and the ���significant and rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation, the United Nations Security Council today approved an arms embargo against the rebel groups .
Arms embargo and sanctions on rebels: YEMEN resolution up.
The UN Security Council is set to vote on a resolution drafted by Gulf Arab states seeking to impose an arms embargo on Yemeni rebels. Russia earlier suggested an all-inclusive ban on arms sales and to���
Is There Any Hope Left for YEMEN?
The Saudis want to pressure the Houthis, the Shiite tribal community who have overrun much of Yemen, to negotiate with our former president, Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who fled last month for exile in Riyadh. As the shelling of infrastructure and the.
Yemen war puts 2015 crop at risk, food stocks shrink: UN agency
Yemens cereal stocks stood at around 860,000 tonnes when Saudi-led air strikes against Iran-allied Houthi rebels started, enough for three to four months, FAO Assistant Director-General for North Africa and the Near East, Abdessalam Ould Ahmed, said.
Drone Strike in YEMEN Said to Kill Senior Qaeda Figure
Harith al-Nadhari, who had praised the Paris terrorist attacks, was killed with three other members of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula when their car was hit Jan. 31.. Drone strike in Yemen reportedly kills four members of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, including prominent figure Harith al-Nadhari, who had publicly praised Paris terrorist attacks.
Houthis Blame Separatists in Yemen for Stalemate
In a speech, the Houthi leader also called for talks to end the crisis, and his group freed a presidential aide.. Houthi rebel leaders Abdel Malik al-Houthi calls for end to Yemeni crisis after his group frees presidential aide as good-will gesture.
The Simmering War In Yemen: Background And Future
Followers of Middle East news are likely aware of the simmering conflict in Yemen. It is now appearing to burst its narrow confines, and draw in a number of regional players. As with most conflicts that involve overlapping��.
Mideasts arch-survivor stands in way of Saudi success in YEMEN
DUBAI (Reuters) - Three weeks of Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen have led to defections of army units loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, military sources said, dealing a blow to his efforts to stage a comeback. Saleh has teamed up with his old.