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Sen. Chris Murphy: Saudi war in Yemen 'empowering terrorists'

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) marked the first anniversary of the US-backed, Saudi-led war against Houthi rebels in Yemen by questioning America’s role in the civil war and arguing that US involvement there is fueling more terrorism.

Op-Ed: Talking peace while preparing an offensive in Yemen

Sanaa - The Saudi coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen, some time ago decided that the bombing campaign alone was not sufficient to defeat the Houthis. Special forces and military equipment were sent to bolster local militia in Aden.

Op-Ed: Talks in Oman seek cease fire in Yemen battles

Sanaa - Ismail Ahmed, the UN special envoy for Yemen has warned that Yemen is on the verge of famine with 31 million now in need of assistance versus 7 million just two years ago.

Op-Ed: Geneva peace talks on Yemen end without ceasefire agreement

Geneva - The Yemen peace talks in Geneva have broken down with foreign minister Riad Yassin of the government in exile telling Al Jazeera his delegation will leave negotiations and return to Saudi Arabia on Saturday.

Violence breaks out at Yemen Geneva peace talks

Geneva - A news conference by the Houthi rebels held in Geneva on the sidelines of the peace talks was interrupted by protesters throwing shoes and calling the Houthis "criminals" and "dogs" who were "killing the children of South Yemen."

Op-Ed: UN wants a two-week pause in Yemen conflict to mark Ramadan

Geneva - Even though the Houthi rebel delegation had not yet arrived, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon opened the peace conference in Geneva on Monday with a call for a two-week "humanitarian pause" in the fighting to mark Ramadan.

Op-Ed: Yemen peace talks in Geneva postponed until Monday

Geneva - Peace talks on Yemen that were to begin on Sunday June 15 in Geneva, Switzerland have been postponed one day until Monday. The arrival of the Houthi delegation has been delayed by logistical problems.

Op-Ed: UN to hold Yemen peace talks in Geneva on June 14

Geneva - The Prime Minister of the government in exile of president Mansour Hadi said that the upcoming peace talks slated for June 14 in Geneva will be aimed at "restoring power" to the Hadi government.

Op-Ed: US offiicals discuss peace talks with Houthi rebels

Muscat - Anne Patterson, the Obama administration's top diplomat for the Near East, met last week in Oman with representatives of the Houthi rebels according to Marie Harf a State Department spokesperson.

Op-Ed: US offiicals discuss peace talks with Houthi rebels

Muscat - Anne Patterson, the Obama administration's top diplomat for the Near East, met last week in Oman with representatives of the Houthi rebels according to Marie Harf a State Department spokesperson.

Op-Ed: Southern separatist militia capture Yemen town from Houthi rebels

Aden - The Popular Resistance militia group, associated with a Southern Yemen secessionist movement, have finally taken control of the small city of Dalea from Houthi rebels after battling for months.

Op-Ed: 'President' of Yemen proposes talks in Saudi Arabia

Aden - The "president" of Yemen, and US ally, Mansour Hadi proposed Ryadh, Saudi Arabia, as the site for UN-sponsored talks between Yemeni political groups and Houthi rebels.

Yemeni Houthi rebels seize presidential palace

Sanaa - In Yemen, Houthi rebels are reported to be in control of the presidential palace in the capital Sanaa. President Mansour Hadi is thought to be inside.

Yemen's conflicts complicated by Special Forces mutiny

Sanaa - As if Yemen did not have enough problems dealing with rebel Houthis and Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula(AQAP) there has now been a mutiny within the elite Special Forces.

Many killed in Yemen as Houthi separatists gain ground

Sanaa - After weeks of clashes that have left many dead and wounded, Houthi separatist rebels have managed to dislodge powerful tribes from areas of northern Yemen.

Prominent Shia member of Yemeni reconciliation talks killed

Sanaa - As the reconciliation talks, the National Dialogue, come to an end, a prominent member of the Houthi Shia delegation has been assassinated.

Houthis blame Yemeni government for kidnapping foreigners

For months, the Yemeni government has accused the Houthi rebels for kidnapping foreign visitors, including two children but the Houthis are turning the tables and blaming the government for committing the hostage taking.

Houthis capture 3 Yemeni military bases in the north

Houthi rebels in Yemen's northern region have seized three Yemeni military bases after fighting with government forces in the city of Sa'ada.
 

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