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U.S. military says strikes kill four al Qaeda operatives in Yemen

WASHINGTON The U.S. military struck two targets in Yemen in the past week, killing four operatives of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in a continuing effort to degrade and defeat the group, the military command for U.S. troops in the area said on Wednesday.

Yemen's Houthis must disband militias under any peace deal - Saudi-led coalition

BERLIN A Saudi-led coalition will not accept a Yemeni peace deal unless it requires the Houthi movement to disband its armed wing, a spokesman said on Wednesday, in effect rebuffing an offer by the Iran-allied group for a truce made three days earlier.

World, 28 Sep 2016

Houthi official in Yemen offers border truce, amnesty

SANAA A top official in Yemen's armed Houthi movement on Sunday offered to stop attacks on Saudi Arabia and an amnesty for Yemeni fighters opposing the group if the kingdom stopped air strikes and lifted a near blockade on the country.

World, 26 Sep 2016

Raids kill nine in central Yemen - medical official, residents

SANAA Arab coalition air strikes killed nine people in Houthi-controlled Ibb city in central Yemen late on Saturday, a hospital manager and residents in the area told Reuters. | Video

World, 25 Sep 2016

Yemen plans U.N. complaint over Iran weapons transfers - minister

NEW YORK Yemen plans to complain to the U.N. Security Council over what it says are Iran's weapon transfers to Houthi allies fighting the internationally recognised Yemeni government, the foreign minister said on Saturday.

World, 25 Sep 2016

Coalition forces kill Houthi general on Saudi-Yemen border - sources

DUBAI A senior military officer of Yemen's Houthi movement has been killed in clashes on the border with Saudi Arabia, a source in the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iranian-allied group said on Saturday.

World, 24 Sep 2016

Four al Qaeda members killed in suspected U.S. drone strike - officials

SANAA Four members of al Qaeda's Yemen branch, including a local commander, were killed in a suspected U.S. drone strike on a vehicle traveling east of the capital Sanaa, two local officials said on Saturday.

World, 24 Sep 2016

Yemen president vows at U.N. to 'extract Yemen from claws of Iran'

UNITED NATIONS Yemen President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi vowed at the United Nations on Friday to "extract Yemen from the claws of Iran" as he accused Tehran of impeding peace by intervening in the country.

World, 23 Sep 2016

UPDATE 1-Yemen president vows at U.N. to 'extract Yemen from claws of Iran'

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 23 Yemen President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi vowed at the United Nations on Friday to "extract Yemen from the claws of Iran" as he accused Tehran of impeding peace by intervening in the country.

23 Sep 2016

U.N. condemns Yemen house attack, increased attacks on civilians

SANAA The United Nations has condemned airstrikes by an Arab coalition that killed 26 people in Western Yemen on Wednesday and said attacks on civilian facilities in the Arab World's poorest country have increased since July. | Video

World, 23 Sep 2016