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  • Airstrikes hit Yemen airports as Saudis ponder cease-fire 
    Updated: May-04-15 3:31 pm

    SANAA, Yemen - Heavy Saudi-led airstrikes targeted several airports Monday across Yemen even as the kingdom's foreign minister said officials were considering a cease-fire to allow aid into the Arab world's poorest country, while Senegal announced it would be contributing troops to back the Saudi-led coalition.

  • Hundreds of families trapped by fighting in Yemen's Aden 
    Updated: May-02-15 6:41 am

    SANAA, Yemen - Hundreds of families are trapped in their homes by weeks of fierce fighting in the center of the southern city of Aden, running short of supplies - their only lifeline coming from volunteers making dangerous runs across the city's harbor in rickety boats bearing food and medicine.

  • Administration worries grow over Saudi campaign in Yemen story has photos
    Updated: May-01-15 3:53 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is growing increasingly wary about the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen and how to restore peace to a country wracked by sectarian divisions, endemic poverty and the al-Qaida offshoot posing the greatest threat to the American homeland.

  • Hezbollah blames Saudi Arabia for spread of extremism story has photos
    Updated: Apr-17-15 2:10 pm

    BEIRUT - The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group launched his harshest criticism yet of Saudi Arabia on Friday, blaming the kingdom for the spread of extremist ideology in the Muslim world and the killing of civilians in Yemen.

  • Saudi-Iran rivalry over Yemen deepens Mideast sectarianism 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 1:19 pm

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's government insists it is not at war with Iran despite its three-week air campaign against Tehran-backed rebels in Yemen, but the kingdom's powerful clerics, and its regional rival's theocratic government, are increasingly presenting the conflict as part of a region-wide battle for the soul of Islam.

  • Iran minister defines Yemen peace plan details story has photos
    Updated: Apr-14-15 12:44 pm

    MADRID - Iran's foreign minister called Tuesday for a peace plan for war-torn Yemen that includes humanitarian aid, dialogue and the formation of a broad-based Yemeni government after a proposed cease-fire already rejected by Saudi Arabia.

  • UN to vote on arms embargo against Yemen rebel leaders 
    Updated: Apr-13-15 10:19 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council scheduled a vote Tuesday on a draft resolution that would impose an arms embargo on leaders of Yemen's Shiite Houthi rebels and their key supporters, ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son.

  • Top Emirati official won't rule out ground troops in Yemen 
    Updated: Apr-08-15 9:52 am

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat says the Saudi-led coalition conducting airstrikes in Yemen cannot rule out any options, including ground troops, as he defended the Gulf intervention in the troubled Arab nation.