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.
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.
Irans Zarif calls for peace talks over Yemen
Just last week, U.S. officials said that Iran was sending seven to nine ships toward Yemen, a potentially worrisome sign that the Islamic Republic is providing more support for the northern-based Houthi rebels, who have overrun the capital and forced .
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Roosevelt Strike Group Departs Gulf, 9 US Warships Now Near YEMEN
Nine U.S. warships have moved closer to Yemen ��� including the bulk of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (CSG) ��� pulling U.S. forces away from the ongoing airstrikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS or ISIL) militants, U.S. Navy .
US carrier moving off coast of Yemen to block Iranian arms shipments
WASHINGTON ��� The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt has moved off the coast of Yemen to prepare to intercept potential shipments of Iranian weapons to the rebels fighting the U.S.-backed government of Yemen, Pentagon officials said Monday. Col.
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.
Vivid Accounts of Wars Horror Stream From YEMENs Capital
Residents of Yemens capital, Sana, shared vivid accounts of life during wartime on social networks on Monday, as a huge blast shattered windows and shook buildings miles from the site of an attack in the Faj Attan district of the city. Dozens of.
Watch: Saudi air strike destroys Yemen missile base
An air strike on a Scud missile base in the Yemeni capital Sanaa caused a big explosion that blew out windows in homes, killing seven civilians and wounding dozens, medical sources told Reuters. Yemens state news agency Saba, run by the Houthi .
UN sanctions Houthis in Yemen, ignores Russian calls for.
The UN Security Council has imposed an arms embargo against the Houthi rebels in Yemen and blacklisted the son of Yemens former president and a Houthi leader.
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.
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.
US Ups The Ante With Iran, Sends Carrier To YEMENi Waters
The USS Theodore Roosevelt is moving toward Yemeni waters to intercept any Iranian ships attempting at delivering weaponry to Shiite, Houthi rebels in Yemen.
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.
Failed jihadist gets 25 years in prison for plotting to join Al Qaeda in Yemen
A Long Island wannabe jihadist is getting 25 years in prison to rethink his really bad career move. Marcos Alonso Zea was slammed with the heavy sentence Monday in Long Island Federal Court for plotting travel to Yemen so he could join Al Qaeda in the .
Iran Foreign Minister Urges Talks With West to Solve Crisis in Yemen
Irans Foreign Minister has called for dialogue with the U.S. and Western allies to confront crises in its regional neighbors, saying civil war-torn Yemen would be a ���good place to start.��� Mohammad Javad Zarif, who reached a framework agreement on his .
Pentagon: The Navy sent warships near YEMEN but NOT to.
US Navy officials say the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off Yemen and will join other American ships prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the Houthi rebels��.
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Refugees Fleeing Conflict in YEMEN Arrive in Djibouti
They emphasized that while the USS Theodore Roosevelt carrier group would be in position to intercept the convoy, an intercept could also be carried out by Saudi Arabia, Egypt or the United Arab Emirates, which are patrolling the waters off Yemen.
Al Qaeda In YEMEN Seizes Massive Weapons Depot From.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Al-Qaidas Yemen branch routed government forces from a large weapons depot in the countrys east on Friday, seizing dozens of tanks, Katyusha rocket launchers and small arms, security officials said��.
Saudis Say Iranian Advisers Aiding Houthis In YEMEN As.
The Saudi ambassador to Washington says the Saudi air operations against Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen will continue and we will see coalition partners join in the effort and he accused Iran of sending advisers to aid the��.
Top YEMEN scholars in the West condemn Saudi Arabias war
A group of 18 Yemen scholars and experts based in the United States and Britain published an open letter decrying the near month-long Saudi bombing campaign in the country. The letter, whose signatories include academics at Harvard, Oxford and .
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��.
Yemeni Army Tries to Safeguard Oil Fields as Qaeda Fighters Advance
DOWAAN, Yemen ��� A Yemeni Army unit handed over control of a group of oil fields to a coalition of armed tribes on Friday in an attempt to keep the fields from falling into the hands of Al Qaeda or other militant groups amid the chaos of a continuing.
Chemical Weapons Used by Saudi Arabia in Yemen Kill.
The Saudi Arabia led coalition has been attacking Yemen for 24 days now to restore power to President Mansour Hadi, a close ally of Riyadh. The Saudi-led operation has so far killed over 2655 Yemenis, including hundreds��.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Indian Embassy in YEMEN shifted to Djibouti
In view of the worsening situation in Yemens capital Sanaa, India has shifted its embassy to Djibouti, adjoining the war-torn country, after the ���successful��� conclusion of the process to evacuate its nationals, government informed the Lok Sabha on.
YEMEN grinds to a halt for lack of gas
SANAA, Yemen ��� Hamoud al-Harazis brush with death happened while he was trying to buy gasoline this week. On his fifth day waiting at a filling station in Yemens capital, a fight erupted when armed men in a Toyota pickup tried to cut in at the front.
Vivid Accounts of War’s Horror Stream From YEMEN’s Capital
Civilians in Yemen’s capital, Sana, documented another day of terror in Twitter dispatches.
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Air strike on missile base in YEMEN capital kills at least seven
SANAA (Reuters) - An air strike on a Scud missile base in the Yemeni capital Sanaa caused a big explosion that blew out windows in homes, killing seven civilians and wounding dozens, medical sources told Reuters. Yemens state news agency Saba, run .
Houthis vow resistance as Saudis claim 80% of priority.
Yemeni people have a full right to resist ���Saudi aggression��� and a planned occupation by ���all means and options,��� the Houthi rebel leader said, as Riyadh wraps-up the ���first phase��� of an operation that saw more than 2,300��.
War in YEMEN Is Allowing Qaeda Group to Expand
Capitalizing on the expanding war in Yemen and the collapse of its government, Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is carving out more territory for itself.. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, capitalizing on expanding war in Yemen and collapse of its government, reportedly takes control of Riyan Airport and nearby military base and Dhabah oil terminal.
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.”
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��.
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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.
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.
Airstrikes not the answer: Iran proposes peace plan for.
Iran has proposed a peaceful solution to the crisis in Yemen, calling for a ceasefire on the ground and the end of airstrikes by Saudi-led coalition against the Houthi rebels ��� Tehrans allies. The���
Obama to Americans in Yemen: Youre on Your Own.
As we all should know by now, the official government of Yemen fell earlier this year. Among those caught in the chaos that has ensued are a number of American citizens living in the country. The United States has evacuated��.
Stranded Americans fend for themselves in war-torn YEMEN
(CNN) My son served in the army for four years. In Iraq. He served because we love our country. As we should. Now look at us? Muna Mansour is gesturing around her at the slatted cargo hold she and her family -- all nine of them -- are trying to get .
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The United States strongly condemns ongoing military actions taken by the Houthis against the elected government of Yemen. These actions have caused widespread instability and chaos that threaten the safety and��.
WATCH: Incredibly Powerful Explosion Rocks Yemens.
A Saudi-led air strike in Yemen destroyed a weapons cache outside the capital of Sanaa hours ago, causing a massive explosion with shockwaves blowing out windows throughout the city.
Yemen conflict: Guns but no drugs in Yemen hospital
The rebel Houthi fighters, from the North, are continuing their push for the city in spite of airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition. The city has seen some of the worst fighting since Yemens conflict escalated in late March. Aden has been virtually.
Indonesia embassy in YEMEN damaged after Saudi-led air strike, 3 injured
Indonesian students evacuated from Yemen arriving at Halim Perdanakusuma airport in Jakarta on April 13, 2015. The Indonesian Embassy in Yemen was bombed on Monday, April 20, leaving two staffers slight injured, as Jakarta continues to try to evacuate .
Tensions Flare Between Iraq and Saudi Arabia in U.S. Coalition
An exchange between Iraq and Saudi Arabia reflected the challenges facing the Obama administration as it tries to hold together a diverse coalition in the fight against the Islamic State.. Iraqi Prime Min Haider al-Abadi, in Washington to seek American military and financial aid to help fight Islamic State militants, has heated exchange with Saudi official Adel al-Jubeir over Abadis criticism of Saudi air campaign in Yemen; clash between two key American allies in Middle East puts Obama administration in uncomfortable position, especially because of Abadis implication that White House sides with him on issue, which administration denies.
US beefing up naval presence off Yemen amid rising.
The US Navy has sent two warships to Yemeni waters to conduct maritime security operations. However, Washington denies they have been sent to intercept an alleged Iranian naval convoy carrying weapons���
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.