Special Reports

Yemeni President still in power despite rebel presence, official

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 18:59

Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi still considers himself in power, a Yemeni official briefed on the political situation told CNN on Wednesday, after two days of turmoil that have led to talk

Yemeni Shiite rebels take base, guard president’s home

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 15:46

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen’s Shiite rebels pressed ahead on Wednesday with their power grab in the capital, Sanaa, capturing a military base housing ballistic missiles that overlooks the city and posting

Houthis, accused of coup, surround Yemeni PM's residence

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:29

Yemen's powerful Houthi movement fought artillery battles with the army near the presidential palace in Sanaa on Monday, surrounded the prime minister's residence and drew accusations they were mou

Yemen Clashes Continue Despite Cease-Fire Agreement

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 21:24

SAN'A, Yemen—Clashes erupted across Yemen’s capital on Monday as Houthi militants demanded a greater say in the crafting of the country’s constitution, days after kidnapping a top presidential aide

Yemen: Ma’rib tribes on high alert ahead of Houthi advance

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 17:54

More than 14,000 tribal fighters have been placed on high alert in Yemen’s western Ma’rib governorate ahead of a feared Houthi attack on the strategic province, local tribal sources told Asharq Al-

What We Know About Al-Qaeda in Yemen

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 20:57

By Lucy Draper

‘Yemen could have helped avoid Paris attacks’

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 22:33

Yemeni security officials said the United States and France failed to pass on intelligence information about Said Kouachi, one of the brothers behind the attack on a French magazine who trained wit

Paris gunman told Yemeni he lived with ‘underwear bomber'

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 01:30

One of the men behind last week’s deadly rampage in Paris claimed to have lived with the Nigerian behind the failed al-Qaida “underwear bomb” plot five years ago, a Yemeni reporter who met the Pari

Iran’s shallow influence in Yemen

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 01:18

Ever since Sanaa fell into the hands of the Houthis on Sept.


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