Special Reports

Salman and Sisi discuss Yemen crisis, terrorism

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 00:39

RIYADH —  Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi held wide-ranging talks here on Sunday.

Iran Builds Ties With Yemen’s Houthis as GCC Moves Embassies

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 00:33

Yemen’s Shiite Muslim Houthi group is boosting ties with Iran shortly after Sunni Gulf Arab monarchies moved their embassies to a southern port city to back the government of President Abdurabuh Ma

First flight from Iran arrives in rebel-held Yemen capital to warm reception

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 00:23

SANAA, Yemen –  The first direct flight from Iran to the rebel-held Yemeni capital has arrived, as the country's Shiite rebels formalize ties with the regional Shiite powerhouse.

Rival protests grip Yemen in wake of Shiite rebel power grab as al-Qaida kills 4 soldiers

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 11:13

Tens of thousands of Yemenis marched Friday in the capital, Sanaa, in support of Shiite rebels who captured the city last year.

Arab Countries Moving Yemen Ambassadors from Sanaa to Aden

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 11:00

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Yemen is leaving the capital city Sanaa and moving to the southern city of Aden.

Gulf bloc throws weight behind beleaguered Yemen leader

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 10:35

Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries reiterated their support Wednesday for Yemen’s beleaguered president against the Shiite militia that holds Sanaa, as militiamen opened fire to disperse thousand

UN Security Council renews Yemen sanctions panel for 13 months to promote political transition

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 16:11

Under the terms of a resolution unanimously adopted by the United Nations Security Council today, members decided to extend the mandate of the group of four experts on Yemen, which was established

Yemen Slides Toward Breakup as Hadi Rallies Support

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 16:05

Yemen’s President Abdurabuh Mansur Hadi sought to rally supporters in the south after fleeing the capital Sana’a, which is under the control of Houthi rebels, as conflict threatens to split the imp

Search widens for abducted French woman, Yemeni guide

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 15:39

Efforts intensified Wednesday to find a French woman and her Yemeni interpreter kidnapped in crisis-hit Yemen, with relatives reaching out to tribal chiefs and Shiite militiamen in control of the c

Shiite Rebels Say Yemen President Hadi 'Wanted for Justice'

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 15:19

Yemen's Shiite rebels said Tuesday that President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who fled the rebel-controlled capital earlier this month and has begun reconstituting his authority in the south, is "want

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