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Houthis enter Yemen's Bayda 'without resistance'

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 17:21

Shiite Houthis have entered Yemen's central city of Al-Bayda – capital of the flashpoint province of the same name – without resistance, eyewitnesses have said.

UN envoy announces Yemeni political parties agree to resume talks

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 01:43

The UN envoy to Yemen  Jamal Bin Omar announced on Sunday agreement of the Yemeni political parties including Shiite Houthi rebels  to resume consultations to reach a political solution for the pre

Yemeni political factions have agreed to resume talks

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 00:26

Yemeni political factions have agreed to resume talks aimed at resolving the country's political crisis, the UN's envoy in Yemen Jamal Benomar has said.

Anti-Houthis Demonstrations storm Yemen cities

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 23:56

Angry demonstrators protested the rebels' move in street rallies in several cities, raising fears of a full-blown sectarian conflict between Yemen's new Shiite tribal rulers, known as Houthis, and

Yemen's Takeover Leader says "Hand Extended" for Partnership

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 21:08

Yemen's Houthi rebel leader Abdel-Malak al-Houthi defended the takeover of power in a speech Saturday, saying it filled a political "vacuum" and was in the interest of the Yemeni people.

Egypt has "great concern" over situation in Yemen

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 21:06

Egypt said on Saturday it has "great concern" over the recent developments in Yemen, and urged all political factions to find a political solution to the crisis.

Gulf countries denounce Shiite rebel's 'coup' in Yemen

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 21:02

SANAA, Yemen — A group of Gulf countries denounced the Shiite rebel takeover of Yemen as a "coup" Saturday, calling for the United Nations to take action as thousands demonstrated in the streets ag

U.N. alarmed by Yemen power vacuum, monitoring situation closely

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 23:44

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations is alarmed by what it described as a power vacuum in Yemen after the dominant Houthi movement dissolved parliament on Friday and said a new interim assembly and g

US 'deeply concerned' by rebel takeover in Yemen; US counterterror operations continue

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 23:32

 

WASHINGTON - The White House says it is "deeply concerned" by the takeover of Yemen by Shiite rebels who have announced that they've dissolved parliament.

Yemen Houthi Rebels Say They Will Form New Government

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 23:26

SANA, Yemen — The Houthi rebels in

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