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In Yemen, Iran is the problem

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:08

Although it is a crunch time for all warring factions in Yemen, they failed to reach a humanitarian truce in Geneva.

Yemeni Peace Talks Sabotaged by United States Supported Elements in Geneva

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 22:52

After nearly a week of discussions in Geneva, Switzerland the United Nations peace talks to end the fighting in Yemen have adjourned with no resolution to the months-long war.

Drone strike kills three Qaeda suspects in Yemen

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 03:56

Yemen-Aden: Three suspected Al-Qaeda members were killed in an apparent US drone strike in Yemen’s jihadist-held southeastern port city of Mukalla, a local official said today. The drone “fired fou

Iran Backs Taliban With Cash and Arms

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 03:40

KABUL—When Abdullah, a Taliban commander in central Afghanistan, needs more rifles and ammunition, he turns to the same people who pay his $580-a-month salary: his Iranian sponsors.

Intelligence Chief Cites Threats From Iran, Hezbollah After GOP Criticism

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 03:37

WASHINGTON—Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said in a letter to lawmakers that Iran and Hezbollah remain threats to the U.S., responding to what Senate critics said was an omission i

American teenager pleads guilty to helping Islamic State

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 03:32

Washington : A 17-year-old from Virginia pleaded guilty in court on Thursday to charges of conspiring to help Islamic State militants, the first time the United States has prosecuted a minor as an

Federal state option high on Yemen talks

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:08

The concept of a federal state in Yemen loomed large as Yemeni politicians and tribal leaders met in the Saudi capital Riyadh to seek a formula for a lasting peace.

Yemen's human suffering fanned by war

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 03:05

By the end of the month, clashes were taking place in Aden's Mualla district, forcing all residents to leave the area. Like many, Mr Sultan had no choice other than to flee with his family.

Yemen Then and Now: The Sad Chronicle of a Failed State

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 16:59

1994, I took my mother on a vacation to Yemen, the most remote and populous corner of the Arabian peninsula.

New Fighting Along Yemen Border Closes Schools And Airports

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 11:38

By Jackie Northam

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