Special Reports

UN Envoy: Military Escalation in Yemen Is Fueling Extremists

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 02:58

The dangerous military escalation following a breakdown in the cease-fire between government supporters and Shiite rebels is fueling the spread of al-Qaida and the Islamic State extremist groups, t

Yemen's Gov’t, Houthis exchange prisoners in Maarib

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 02:34

A total of 24 political detainees were released Friday in a prisoner swap between forces loyal to President Abd Rabbuh Manour Hadi and the Shia Houthi militia in Yemen’s eastern Maarib province.

Governor of Yemen's Aden survives car bomb attack

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 16:57

The governor of the southern Yemeni city of Aden survived a car bomb attack targeting his convoy on Friday, security officials and eyewitnesses said.

Yemen's Houthi rebels head for Kuwait to resume talks

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 16:53

Yemen's Houthi rebels have left for Kuwait to resume UN-mediated talks, amid threats of a boycott by the Saudi-backed, internationally recognised government.

US military may increase presence in Yemen, Iraq

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 16:01

BAGHDAD: The US military is weighing an increase in its presence in Yemen to better challenge Al Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, building on momentum against the group after a successful offensive

Al Qaeda's Yemen branch takes aim at US, 'liberation' of Palestinians

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 15:47

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has unveiled a new special operations training video featuring jihadis taunting the U.S.

UAE military helicopter crashes in Yemen

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 01:29

Abu Dhabi: The pilot and co-pilot of a UAE military helicopter died after their aircraft crashed on Monday.

UN: Yemen faces ‘Immeasurable’ suffering in Ramadan

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 01:21

United Nations: According to the UN Yemen’s civilians are facing an “immeasurable” crisis with the onset of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

The U.A.E. Approach to Counterinsurgency in Yemen

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 18:20

By Michael Knights*

The plight of Yemen’s children

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 21:22

Children can be seen manning check points in many cities in


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