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Exclusive: U.S. armed drone program in Yemen facing intelligence gaps

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WASHINGTON - The United States is facing increasing difficulty acquiring intelligence needed to run its stealth drone program in Yemen, undermining a campaign against the most lethal branch of al Qaeda after Houthi rebels seized control of parts of the country’s security apparatus, U.S. officials say.

Suspected al Qaeda gunmen kill two soldiers in Yemen's oil province

ADEN, Yemen - Two Yemeni soldiers were killed and two wounded when they were ambushed while on patrol by suspected al Qaeda militants in the central province of Marib, a regional official said on Thursday.

World, 29 Jan 2015

Suspected al Qaeda gunmen kill two soldiers in Yemen's oil province

ADEN, Yemen, Jan 29 - Two Yemeni soldiers were killed and two wounded when they were ambushed while on patrol by suspected al Qaeda militants in the central province of Marib, a regional official said on Thursday.

29 Jan 2015

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Yemen's Houthi leader says wants peaceful transfer of power

SANAA, Jan 27 - The leader of Yemen's Houthis who control the capital Sanaa said on Tuesday his group was seeking a peaceful transfer of power after the resignation of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, and urged all factions to work together to solve the crisis.

28 Jan 2015

Yemen's Houthi leader says wants peaceful transfer of power

SANAA - The leader of Yemen's Houthis who control the capital Sanaa said on Tuesday his group was seeking a peaceful transfer of power after the resignation of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, and urged all factions to work together to solve the crisis.

World, 28 Jan 2015

Houthis have released kidnapped Yemen aide, sources say

SANAA - Yemen's Houthi movement has freed the presidential chief of staff, whom it seized on Jan. 17 during a power struggle with then President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, Houthi official Ali al-Quhoom and two government officials said on Tuesday.

World, 27 Jan 2015

UPDATE 2-Houthis have released kidnapped Yemen aide, sources say

SANAA, Jan 27 - Yemen's Houthi movement has freed the presidential chief of staff, whom it seized on Jan. 17 during a power struggle with then President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, Houthi official Ali al-Quhoom and two government officials said on Tuesday.

27 Jan 2015

Sixth grade student killed by Yemen drone strike - rights group

SANAA - A Yemeni rights group said on Tuesday a sixth grade student aged about 12 was killed in a U.S. drone strike east of the capital Sanaa, an assertion that could raise fresh concern over Washington's campaign against suspected militants.

World, 27 Jan 2015

Houthis release kidnapped Yemen aide, three sources say

SANAA, Jan 27 - Yemen's Houthi movement has freed the presidential chief of staff, whom it seized on Jan. 17 during a power struggle with then President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, Houthi official Ali al-Quhoom and two government officials said on Tuesday.

27 Jan 2015

Sixth grade student killed by Yemen drone strike-rights group

SANAA, Jan 27 - A Yemeni rights group said on Tuesday a sixth grade student aged about 12 was killed in a U.S. drone strike east of the capital Sanaa, an assertion that could raise fresh concern over Washington's campaign against suspected militants.

27 Jan 2015