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US confirms ‘de-conflicting’ with Russia, seeks political solution for Yemen

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 09:26

The “deconfliction” hotline between the US and Russia is still operational, US Defense Secretary James Mattis told reporters on the way to Saudi Arabia, where he is expected to discuss defeating IS

Saudi Helicopter crash kills 12 officers in Yemen

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 09:21

The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said one of its helicopters crashed in eastern Yemen on Tuesday, killing 12 Saudi officers in one of the deadliest incidents for the kingdom’s tro

Yemen: UAE to rehabilitate service sectors in Mokha

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 08:29

AIJES: The United Arab Emirates continues its humanitarian efforts to provide support and  to the service sectors in the city of Al-Mukha, in the west of Yemen after the liberation

Saudi Arabia Warns Iran Is Trying To Turn Yemen Into A ‘Missile Base

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 16:01

Iran wants to turn Yemen into a “missile base” from which it can threaten Saudi Arabia, according to a Saudi general.

Egypt's Sisi offered Riyadh 40,000 soldiers for Yemen war

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 15:57

A Saudi general has disclosed that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi had proposed sending up to 40 thousand Egyptian ground forces to Yemen to fight with the Saudi-led Arab coalition against

US strikes Yemen more in a few weeks than it did all last year

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 14:13

From the very end of February to the opening weekend of April, the US conducted dozens more airstrikes in Yemen than it had on record in any previous year.

Pentagon favor ratcheting up support for Saudi Arabia’s campaign against Tehran-backed Houthi rebels

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 21:13

The Pentagon is looking to increase support for Saudi Arabia’s two-year-old war against Houthi rebels in Yemen, signaling a possible expansion of Washington’s controversial backing for a campaign t

US administration weighs deeper involvement in Yemen war

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 13:30

WP- Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has asked the White House to lift Obama-era restrictions on U.S.

UNHCR reaches the embattled district of Mokha in Yemen

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 18:42

Matthew Saltmarsh, for the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNCHR), said that after weeks of intense negotiations, UNHCR had reached the embattled district of Mokha in Yemen’s western governorate of

Iran steps up support for Houthis in Yemen's war - sources

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 05:38

Iran is sending advanced weapons and military advisers to Yemen's rebel Houthi movement, stepping up support for its Shi'ite ally in a civil war whose outcome could sway the balance of power in the


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