UN Calls on Saudis to Allow Aid into Yemen

UN Security Council demands that Saudi Arabia lift its maritime controls on Yemen and allow entry of food, fuel and other supplies.Ben Ariel, 6/26/2015, 3:45 AM

Yemen Talks End Without Agreement

Yemen's exiled government and Houthi rebels end talks in Geneve without even agreeing on even a temporary ceasefire.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/19/2015, 10:50 PM

Warring Yemen Parties Agree a Ceasefire is Needed

Yemen's warring parties agreed at peace talks on the need for a ceasefire, but fail to work out the details.Ben Ariel, 6/17/2015, 6:42 AM

Yemen's Al-Qaeda Leader Reportedly Killed in American Airstrike

Yemeni officials say Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader Nasir al-Wuhayshi was killed in a suspected American drone strike.Ben Ariel, 6/16/2015, 3:44 AM

Houthis to Attend UN Peace Talks in Geneva

Houthis say they will attend UN-backed peace talks planned for June 14 without preconditions.Ben Ariel, 6/5/2015, 3:14 AM

American Ambassador Met Houthis in Oman

State Department confirms for the first time that Anne Patterson held talks with Yemen’s Houthi militia in Oman.Ben Ariel, 6/3/2015, 5:43 AM

Saudi Airstrikes Hit Edge of Yemeni Capital Sana'a

Saudi-led strikes on Houthi arsenal send shrapnel flying into neighborhood, while Houthis shell UN aid ship seeking entry to Aden.Ari Yashar, 6/1/2015, 3:14 PM

Iran Claims Israeli Weapons Found in Yemen

Iranian news agency claims Israeli weapons and ammunition were intercepted inside the Saudi embassy in the Yemeni capital.Elad Benari, 6/1/2015, 6:43 AM

Joyous Return to 130-Year Old Eastern Jerusalem Synagogue

77 years after Arab riots followed by British expulsion and apathy, Jews return to Yemenite Village synagogue on slopes of Mt. of OlivesHillel Fendel, 5/26/2015, 12:48 PM

Houthis Agree to Take Part in Peace Talks

The leader of the Houthi rebels backs peace talks to take place next week in Geneva.Ben Ariel, 5/21/2015, 2:12 AM

Saudis Resume Airstrikes in Yemen After Ceasefire Ends

Saudi Arabian-led coalition resumes airstrikes against Houthi rebels, hours after the expiry of a humanitarian truce.Ben Ariel, 5/18/2015, 3:16 AM

Fighting Continues in Yemen Despite Ceasefire

Houthis and a Saudi-led coalition continue to fight each other in Yemen. A ceasefire came into effect on Tuesday but has had little effect.Matt Wanderman, 5/16/2015, 11:19 PM

Humanitarian Ceasefire Begins in Yemen

Five-day humanitarian truce between Saudi-led coalition and Houthi rebels takes effect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2015, 2:15 AM

Four Al-Qaeda Members Killed in Drone Strike in Yemen

Four suspected members of Al-Qaeda killed in an apparent American drone strike on the Yemeni port city of Mukalla.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2015, 1:13 AM

Houthis Agree to Five-Day Humanitarian Ceasefire

Houthi rebels agree to five-day humanitarian ceasefire proposed by Saudi Arabia, warn they will respond to any violations.Ben Ariel, 5/11/2015, 2:14 AM

Arab Forces Vow to Target Houthi Leaders

After Houthis target Saudi cities, coalition forces say they 'crossed a red line' and will pay dearly.Gil Ronen, 5/8/2015, 11:36 AM

Senior Al-Qaeda Leader Killed in Drone Strike

Reports say senior commander in Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula killed in an American drone strike in Yemen.Ben Ariel, 5/8/2015, 2:46 AM

Yemen Asks International Community to Intervene Against Houthis

Yemen's ambassador to the UN asks for ground forces to save the country from Houthi rebels.Ben Ariel, 5/7/2015, 4:13 AM

Al Qaeda's Somali Hold Strengthened by Yemen Exodus

600 Al Qaeda terrorists flee Yemen war for former stronghold of Somalia, while Kerry offers aid without specifying details.Ari Yashar, 5/6/2015, 4:38 PM

Iran Claims it Chased US Warship in Gulf of Aden

Iranian navy confronted US vessel and several aircraft, causing them to 'rapidly' change direction, off the coast of Yemen.Ari Soffer, 5/6/2015, 2:50 PM

Start of a Ground Op? Saudi Troops Reportedly Land in Yemen

Yemeni government officials claim a small contingent of Arab coalition troops arrived in Aden to help fight Houthis; Saudis deny.Ari Soffer, 5/3/2015, 4:06 PM

UN Report: Iran Helping Houthis Since 2009

UN report proves Iran has been shipping weapons to Yemen's Houthi rebels since at least 2009.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/2/2015, 1:46 AM

US: Changes in Saudi Arabia Won't Dampen Relations

King Salman replaced a number of ministers, in a move seen as bolstering the fight against Iran.Gil Ronen, 5/1/2015, 9:54 AM

Iranian Plane Breaches Saudi No-Fly Zone in Yemen

Saudis bomb runway at Sana'a airport to block Iranian plane from landing, amid fears Iran will further arm Houthis.Ari Yashar, 4/29/2015, 11:43 AM

ISIS Threatens to 'Cut the Throats' of Houthi Rebels in Yemen

Declaring their presence in the war-torn country, Islamic State terrorists announce intentions to 'slaughter' Shiite Houthi in Yemen.Dalit Halevi, Cynthia Blank, 4/27/2015, 4:39 PM

Iran Threatens Saudis After Aid Planes Blocked

Iran says Saudi jets stopped Iranian planes carrying 'humanitarian aid' to Yemen, as tensions between Sunni-Shi'ite rival states grow.Hillel Fendel, 4/26/2015, 6:15 PM

Obama’s Last Red-Line: Blockade of Iranian Weapons to Yemen

The all-too realistic scenarios that will follow if Obama fails to set a red line for Iranian arms supply to the Houthis. Mark Langfan, 4/26/2015, 7:30 AM

UN Chief Concerned Over Renewed Airstrikes in Yemen

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voices concern after Saudi-led coalition renews airstrikes on Houthis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2015, 4:45 AM

Saudi Arabia: We'll Continue to Stop Houthis in Yemen

Saudi ambassador says his country will continue to use force to stop Houthis from making advances in Yemen.Ben Ariel, 4/23/2015, 12:13 AM

Yemen's President Thanks Saudi Arabia for Support

Yemen’s president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi thanks Saudi Arabia after it announces the end of the operation in Yemen.Ben Ariel, 4/22/2015, 5:44 AM

Iran Welcomes End of Saudi Operation in Yemen

Iran's foreign ministry says it welcomes the "halt to killing innocent and defenseless people" in Yemen.Ben Ariel, 4/22/2015, 3:14 AM

Saudi-led Arab Coalition Ends Yemen Airstrike Campaign

Airstrikes on Iran-backed Houthis comes to an end after 'achieving its goals,' with Saudis announcing new 'Operation Restoration of Hope.'Ari Yashar, 4/21/2015, 9:29 PM

Yemen Rejects Iran's 'Peace Plan'

Yemen throws out 'four-point peace plan' submitted by Iran, which hopes to preserve the Houthis' military gains on the ground.Mark Langfan A7 UN Reporter, 4/20/2015, 9:01 PM

'We Won't Back Down', Vows Houthi Leader

"Anyone who thinks we will surrender is dreaming," says Houthi leader Abdul-Malik al-Houthi.Ben Ariel, 4/20/2015, 3:45 AM

Druze Lebanese Leader: Nasrallah Is an 'Ingrate'

Lebanese Druze leader Walid Jumblatt over the weekend slammed Hezbollah for its support of Iran's assistance to Houthi rebels.Yaakov Levi, 4/19/2015, 9:57 PM

Iran Readies for War, Raises Security Level

As Iranian gears up for a possible showdown with Saudi Arabia over Yemen, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei dismissed what “American threats."Dalit Halevi, 4/19/2015, 9:15 PM

United States Sanctions 2 Top Houthis

Treasury Department places two top figures in Yemen's Houthi rebellion on its sanctions blacklist.Ben Ariel, 4/15/2015, 4:44 AM

US Drone Kills Al-Qaeda in Yemen's Terror Mufti

AQAP says one of its top leaders, who returned from Gitmo to terror, was killed in a US strike despite American evacuation from Yemen.Ari Yashar, 4/14/2015, 6:45 PM

US: Iran Trying to Smuggle Surface-to-Air Missiles to Houthis

US steps up intel and naval boarding to block Iran from providing missiles that would let Houthis foil Saudi-led airstrikes.Ari Yashar, Gedalyah Reback, 4/13/2015, 10:30 AM

Saudis: More than 500 Houthis Killed So Far

Six Saudi servicemen have been killed since Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen began. Saudi FM: we are not at war with Iran.Gil Ronen, 4/12/2015, 7:19 PM

Hezbollah Backing Houthi Rebels in Yemen, According to Reports

Increasingly open Iranian footprint in Yemen, as Hezbollah fighters reportedly operating alongside Iranian Revolutionary Guards.Ari Soffer, 4/12/2015, 12:18 AM

Yemen Battle Turning Into a US-Iran Proxy Showdown

End of US-Iranian rapprochement? US Deputy Secretary of State says weapons and intel backing to Saudi-coalition will be boosted.Ari Yashar, 4/7/2015, 7:05 PM

Saudi Arabia Pummels Houthis in Yemen; Flood of Refugees Begins

Mass exodus as neighboring countries evacuate their citizens from the fighting; hundreds dead over the week in bombings.Tova Dvorin, 4/7/2015, 2:24 PM

Yemen: Houthis Storm Presidential Palace, Seize Strategic Port

Houthis seize Aden presidential palace and central neighborhood, as city controlling entry to Red Sea and Eilat starts to fall.Ari Yashar, 4/2/2015, 8:30 PM

Yemen Conflict Could be Good for Israel, Says Expert

The Arab world could join forces to ward off Iran on its own, Dr. Dan Schueftan says - and help Israel in the process.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 3/31/2015, 8:35 AM

Houthis Could Turn Yemen into a 'Saudi Vietnam'

With homefield advantage and Iranian military advisers, Saudi Arabia might not be able to avoid getting bogged down.Gedalyah Reback, 3/30/2015, 10:22 PM

Egyptian Troops Show Commitment to Yemen War

Egypt has deepened its relationship with Saudi Arabia, and it's not all about the money.Gedalyah Reback, 3/30/2015, 8:34 PM

Regardless of Yemen Fallout, Erdogan En Route to Tehran

After Iranian parliamentarians threaten to cancel visit for 'domination' criticism, Erdogan says he will make tense visit anyway.Ari Yashar, 3/30/2015, 2:29 PM

Saudi-Led Ground Invasion of Yemen 'Within Days'

Yemeni Foreign Minister said he expects nine member Arab coalition troops to be inside Yemen soon.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/30/2015, 12:18 PM

Iran-Backed Houthi Conquest Escalates at Strategic Port of Aden

Fierce clashes at southern port controlling entrance to Red Sea and Eilat; Houthis get help from ex-president as Saudi coalition strikes.Ari Yashar, 3/30/2015, 10:50 AM

Saudi Arabia: Yemen Airstrikes Will Continue Until Hadi Can Rule

Saudi military spokesman says airstrikes in Yemen will continue until Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi is able to rule.Ben Ariel, 3/30/2015, 4:15 AM

New Arab-World Leader Emerges: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's offensive against the takeover of Yemen has established the kingdom as the leader of the Arab world.Hillel Fendel, 3/30/2015, 2:15 AM

Senate Majority Leader to PM: We're by Israel's Side

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, on a visit to Israel, said that both the Senate and the House backed Israel on the Iran issue.Yaakov Levi, 3/29/2015, 5:50 PM

Braving Iranian Ire, Saudis Pummel Yemen Air Force

Saudi air strikes against Houthi-controlled Yemeni forces, which began just just three days ago, have had a devastating effect.Moshe Cohen, 3/29/2015, 5:12 PM

Nasrallah: Israel Should be Targeted, Not Yemen

Hezbollah leader blasts Saudi Arabia for launching airstrikes against Houthi rebels, saying it should lead a campaign against Israel.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/28/2015, 12:31 AM

Saudi Arabia Ramps Up for Largest Campaign Since Gulf War

Saudi Arabia has an advanced military arsenal, and it hopes to send a message to Iran with those destructive capabilities in Yemen.Gedalyah Reback, 3/27/2015, 1:43 PM

Too Much Information

Now that “the Iran-backed Houthis” have entered our language, are their opponents the good guys? Who cares? Jack Engelhard, 3/27/2015, 8:23 AM