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Stories with person: Ali Abdullah Saleh
  • US, Saudi Arabia announce 5-day ceasefire in Yemen 'soon' story has photos
    Updated: May-07-15 9:13 am

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia and the United States said Thursday a renewable, five-day cease-fire in Yemen's war would start soon to facilitate aid to millions of civilians in need, if Iran-backed rebels and their allies also agree to stop fighting.

  • Analysis: Despite Saudi strikes, Yemen rebels remain dug in 
    Updated: May-06-15 3:40 am

    SANAA, Yemen - More than a month of relentless airstrikes by a coalition led by Saudi Arabia has inflicted painful damage on Shiite rebels in Yemen, but they show little sign of collapse.

  • 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.

  • AP Interview: Yemen peace talks inevitable, says UN official story has photos
    Updated: Apr-23-15 3:42 pm

    AMMAN, Jordan - A renewal of talks on ending Yemen's conflict is "inevitable" and behind-the-scenes diplomatic efforts could bring results in the coming weeks, including a possible U.N.-hosted conference involving most parties, the head of U.N. operations in Yemen said Thursday.

  • Carter concerned Iran ships may carry arms for Yemen rebels 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 9:55 pm

    MOFFETT FIELD, California - Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he is concerned that Iranian ships heading toward Yemen may be carrying advanced weapons for the Houthi rebels, and moving a U.S. aircraft carrier to the region gives the president options.