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Saudi-Led Coalition Declares Ceasefire in Yemen

Coalition against Iranian-backed Houthis announces five-day humanitarian ceasefire.

Saudi-Led Coalition Declares Five Day Ceasefire in Yemen

Hamas: Iran Incited Against Us

Gaza rejects reports Hamas to send military aid to the Houthis in Yemen, say Iran is trying to torpedo new relationship with Saudi Arabia.

Hamas: Iran Incited Against Us

Temporary Ceasefire in Yemen to Begin Friday

Yemen's warring factions agree to a temporary humanitarian ceasefire from Friday night until the end of Ramadan.

Temporary Ceasefire in Yemen to Begin Friday

Yemen's Government Places Conditions on Truce

Yemen's government tells UN it would agree to a truce if key "guarantees" are met.

Yemen's Government Places Conditions on Truce with Houthis

Iranian Military Chief: ISIS is Defending Israel

Top military aide to Khamenei claims ISIS was created for 'Israel's security,' denounces Saudi actions in Yemen ignoring Iran's Houthis.

Iranian Military Chief: ISIS is Defending Israel

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.

UN Calls on Saudis to Allow Aid into Yemen

Yemen Talks End Without Agreement

Yemen's exiled government and Houthi rebels end talks in Geneve without even agreeing on even a temporary ceasefire.

Yemen Talks End Without Agreement

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.

Warring Yemen Parties Agree a Ceasefire is Needed

Yemen's Qaeda Leader Killed in Airstrike

Yemeni officials say Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader Nasir al-Wuhayshi was killed in a suspected American drone strike.

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

Houthis to Attend UN Peace Talks in Geneva

Houthis say they will attend UN-backed peace talks planned for June 14 without preconditions.

Houthis to Attend UN Peace Talks in Geneva

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.

American Ambassador Met Houthis in Oman

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.

Saudi Airstrikes Hit Edge of Yemeni Capital Sana'a

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.

Iran Claims Israeli Weapons Found in Yemen

Joyous Return to 130-Year Old Jerusalem Synagogue

77 years after Arab riots followed by British expulsion and apathy, Jews return to Yemenite Village synagogue on slopes of Mt. of Olives

Joyous Return to 130-Year Old Eastern Jerusalem Synagogueplayer

Houthis Agree to Take Part in Peace Talks

The leader of the Houthi rebels backs peace talks to take place next week in Geneva.

Houthis Agree to Take Part in Peace Talks

Saudis Resume Airstrikes in Yemen After Ceasefire

Saudi Arabian-led coalition resumes airstrikes against Houthi rebels, hours after the expiry of a humanitarian truce.

Saudis Resume Airstrikes in Yemen After Ceasefire Ends

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.

Fighting Continues in Yemen Despite Ceasefire

Humanitarian Ceasefire Begins in Yemen

Five-day humanitarian truce between Saudi-led coalition and Houthi rebels takes effect.

Humanitarian Ceasefire Begins in Yemen

Four Al-Qaeda Members Killed in Yemen

Four suspected members of Al-Qaeda killed in an apparent American drone strike on the Yemeni port city of Mukalla.

Four Al-Qaeda Members Killed in Drone Strike in Yemen

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.

Houthis Agree to Five-Day Humanitarian Ceasefire

Arab Forces Vow to Target Houthi Leaders

After Houthis target Saudi cities, coalition forces say they 'crossed a red line' and will pay dearly.

Arab Forces Vow to Target Houthi Leaders

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.

Senior Al-Qaeda Leader Killed in Drone Strike

Yemen Asks Int'l Community to Intervene

Yemen's ambassador to the UN asks for ground forces to save the country from Houthi rebels.

Yemen Asks International Community to Intervene Against Houthis

Al Qaeda in Somalia Strengthened by Yemen Exodus

600 Al Qaeda terrorists flee Yemen war for former stronghold of Somalia, while Kerry offers aid without specifying details.

Al Qaeda's Somali Hold Strengthened by Yemen Exodus

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.

Iran Claims it Chased US Warship in Gulf of Adenplayer

Report: Saudi Ground Troops Land in Yemen

Yemeni government officials claim a small contingent of Arab coalition troops arrived in Aden to help fight Houthis; Saudis deny.

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

UN Report: Iran Helping Houthis Since 2009

UN report proves Iran has been shipping weapons to Yemen's Houthi rebels since at least 2009.

UN Report: Iran Helping Houthis Since 2009

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.

US: Changes in Saudi Arabia Won't Dampen Relations

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.

Iranian Plane Breaches Saudi No-Fly Zone in Yemen

ISIS Threatens to 'Cut Throats' of Houthi Rebels

Declaring their presence in the war-torn country, Islamic State terrorists announce intentions to 'slaughter' Shiite Houthi in Yemen.

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

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.

Iran Threatens Saudis After Aid Planes Blocked

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

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

UN Chief Concerned Over Renewed Yemen Airstrikes

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voices concern after Saudi-led coalition renews airstrikes on Houthis.

UN Chief Concerned Over Renewed Airstrikes in Yemen

Saudi Arabia: We'll Continue to Stop Houthis

Saudi ambassador says his country will continue to use force to stop Houthis from making advances in Yemen.

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

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.

Yemen's President Thanks Saudi Arabia for Support

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.

Iran Welcomes End of Saudi Operation in Yemen

Saudi-led 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.'

Saudi-led Arab Coalition Ends Yemen Airstrike Campaign

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.

Yemen Rejects Iran's 'Peace Plan'

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

"Anyone who thinks we will surrender is dreaming," says Houthi leader Abdul-Malik al-Houthi.

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

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.

Druze Lebanese Leader: Nasrallah Is an 'Ingrate'