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Mississippi family yearns for children stranded in Yemen

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 17:29

Photo: Ridgeland resident Mustafa Almatari talks alongside his family Monday about his two sons, Khalid, 12, and Mohammed, 10, who are stranded in Yemen awaiting word about traveling to the U.S

Yemen Al Qaeda leader says U.S. raid on Yemen a blow to Trump

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 06:52

The leader of Al Qaeda's Yemen branch said in a recorded speech released on Friday that the U.S. raid carried out last week had failed and was a blow to President Donald Trump.

Deadly U.S. raid in Yemen reveals strength of al-Qaida affiliate

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 06:46

A U.S. commando raid in Yemen that set off a fierce firefight revealed the growing strength of an al-Qaida affiliate that has targeted both the United States and Europe in recent years.

Yemen: Houthi rebels turn to defensive tactics, planting landmines within 10km of strategic town of Mocha

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 02:37

Yemen government forces and allied resistance fighters on Wednesday advanced deep into shrinking Al Houthi territory on the western coast and were battling the rebels 10 kilometres from the strateg

ISS leader suspected of recruiting suicide assailants arrested in Yemen

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 02:52

ADEN, Yemen,  Yemeni counter-terrorism forces arrested on Tuesday a leader of the Yemen-based affiliate of the Islamic State (IS) group suspected of recruiting suicide assailants in the southern po

United States announces $76 million in humanitarian assistance for Yemen

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 02:45

Today the United States announced more than $76 million in new humanitarian assistance to respond to the urgent needs of the Yemeni people throughout the country, bringing the total U.S.

Over Two Million Yemenis Displaced by Conflict

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 02:43

The humanitarian crisis in Yemen caused by the ongoing conflict over the past 22 months has led to the internal displacement of over 2.1 million Yemenis.

No Accountability for War Crimes in Yemen, HRW

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 14:50

Photo: A number of Huthi fighters chanting death to America and Israel

Arms Seized Off Coast of Yemen Appear to Have Been Made in Iran

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:07

Photo: Weapons seized in February from smugglers near Yemen’s coast. Credit Australian Department of Defense, via Small Arms Survey

Australian man kidnapped in Yemen appears in ransom video

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:54

An Australian man abducted in Yemen has appeared in a video asking his government to meet the demands of his unidentified k


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