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 Yemen’s widening sectarian conflict

Yemen’s widening sectarian conflict

The political chaos in Yemen should focus the world’s attention on the perils of counterterrorism-lite as is being practised by the US in many coun…

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Is the White House prepared for the collapse of Yemen?

Is the White House prepared for the collapse of Yemen?

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said U.S. leaders "weren't surprised" by the…

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First strike since Yemen leader resigned: US drone kills 3

First strike since Yemen leader resigned: US drone kills 3

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Tribal leaders and security officials in Yemen say the U.S. has carried out its first drone strike in the country since its pre…

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Who's in charge in Yemen?

Who's in charge in Yemen?

After days of turmoil, Yemen's President, Prime Minister and Cabinet have stood down, leaving the troubled Middle Eastern nation without clear lead…

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Why the crisis in Yemen matters to Americans

Why the crisis in Yemen matters to Americans

WASHINGTON — Yemen’s U.S.-backed president stepped down…

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‘Worst-case scenario’: Yemen chaos, Saudi king’s death pose new challenges for US

‘Worst-case scenario’: Yemen chaos, Saudi king’s death pose new challenges for US

The collapse of the Yemeni government, coupled with the death early Friday of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, have in an instant thrown the future of…

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US warships positioned closer to Yemen

US warships positioned closer to Yemen

Two amphibious ships moved into the Red Sea on Wednesday to be ready should U.S. officials order an evacuation in Yemen, a Navy official confirmed…

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Yemen chaos threatens White House anti-terror campaign

Yemen chaos threatens White House anti-terror campaign

Washington (CNN)- A pillar of President Barack Obama's global anti-terrorism strategy is in peril as sectarian chaos consumes Yemen, a vital…

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Yemen’s divisions: The U.S. should reconsider its aid and presence

Yemen’s divisions: The U.S. should reconsider its aid and presence

The disintegration of Yemen, a country of 24 million strategically located on the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, with borders on Oman and Saudi Arabia,…

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Yemen president held "captive" in his home, aides say

Yemen president held "captive" in his home, aides say

SANAA, Yemen - Shiite rebels in control of Yemen's capital now hold the country's president "captive" at his home, his aides said…

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Yemen could split into two radical Islamist safe havens.

Yemen could split into two radical Islamist safe havens.

It wasn’t long ago that President Obama touted Yemen as a success in the fight against terrorism. “This strategy of taking out terrorists who threa…

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Yemen leader expected to accept demands of Houthis who defeat his guards

Yemen leader expected to accept demands of Houthis who defeat his guards

(Reuters) - Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi was expected to yield to demands on Wednesday for constitutional change and power sharing with Ho…

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Yemeni President still in power despite rebel presence, official

Yemeni President still in power despite rebel presence, official

Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi still considers himself in power, a Yemeni official briefed on the political situation told CNN on Wednesday,…

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Yemeni Shiite rebels take base, guard president’s home

Yemeni Shiite rebels take base, guard president’s home

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen’s Shiite rebels pressed ahead on Wednesday with their power grab in the capital, Sanaa, capturing a military base housing ballist…

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

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

Yemen's powerful Houthi movement fought artillery battles with the army near the presidential palace in Sanaa on Monday, surrounded the prime minister…

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Yemen Clashes Continue Despite Cease-Fire Agreement

Yemen Clashes Continue Despite Cease-Fire Agreement

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…

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

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

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…

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Al-Qaeda in Yemen: a timeline

Al-Qaeda in Yemen: a timeline

While the group said it had helped the Kouachi brothers stage the attack on the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, in which 12 people were k…

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What We Know About Al-Qaeda in Yemen

What We Know About Al-Qaeda in Yemen

By Lucy Draper The al-Qaeda affiliate in Yemen, usually referred to as AQAP - or al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula - was founded in 2009 after the…

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While the Obama administration was fighting ISIL, Al Qaeda was regrouping in Yemen.

While the Obama administration was fighting ISIL, Al Qaeda was regrouping in Yemen.

By Michael Crowley For the last six months, U.S. officials have fixated on the threat of terrorism in Iraq and Syria as militants there seized terr…

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