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ANALYSIS: What was behind Trump's decision not to strike Iran

Did the president have his own "Syria moment' as in Obama's mythical red line crossing, or is there more than meets the eye?

ANALYSIS: What was behind Trump's decision not to strike Iran

Leader of ISIS in Yemen killed in drone strike

Witnesses report drone strike that kills local ISIS leader and two others. Second deadly strike kills six al-Qaeda operatives.

Leader of ISIS in Yemen killed in drone strike

Al-Qaeda Attack Kills 5 in Yemen

Al-Qaeda linked terrorists kill 5 as US drone strikes continue.

Al-Qaeda Attack Kills 5 in Yemen

Clinton as Teacher: Violence is Not Acceptable

Speaking slowly, Secretary of State lectures Muslims on what their "great religion" stands for.

Clinton as Schoolteacher: Violence is Not Acceptableplayer

Widow of Yemen Slaying Victim Makes Aliyah

The widow of Moshe Nahari, who was murdered for being Jewish, has made aliyah to Israel along with four of her children.

Widow of Yemen Slaying Victim Makes Aliyah

Yemeni Jew Murdered in Sanaa

Aaron Zindani, who lived in Israel in recent years, was murdered in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.

Yemeni Jew Murdered in Sanaa

Ousted Saleh Spoiling Yemen’s Politics

Former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has ratcheted up tensions as he tries to run Yemen from behind the scenes in spite of his ouster.

Ousted Saleh Spoiling Yemen’s Politics

Ethiopian Exile for Yemen's Saleh

Aides close to ousted Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh say he will be retiring to an Addis Ababa villa in Ethiopia.

Ethiopian Exile for Yemen's Saleh

Clinton Commends Yemeni Presidential Poll

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hailed Yemen's vote as a step towards democracy as Abd-Rabbo Manour takes the reigns.

Clinton Commends Yemeni Presidential Poll

Yemenis Vote in First 'Saleh-Free' Election

The impoverished and conflict-ridden country of Yemen sought to put its past behind it and elect a new president on Tuesday.

Yemenis Vote in First 'Saleh-Free' Election

Yemen: An Era Ends - Goodbye Saleh

After 33-years of autocratic rule, Yemen's president Ali Abdullah Saleh steps down this week.

Yemen: An Era Ends - Goodbye Saleh

Yemen: 16 Killed in Al-Qaeda Family Feud

Al-Qaeda has found itself in an internal series of reprisals and counter-reprisals after a local terror chief was murdered by an in-law.

Yemen: 16 Killed in Al-Qaeda Family Feud

Yemen's Saleh is Off The Wall

Yemen's outgoing president Ali Abdullah Saleh on Thursday ordered the removal of his photos from all government and private facilities.

Yemen's Saleh is Off The Wall

Yemen's Saleh Not Going to U.S. After All

Despite earlier reports, Yemen's President will remain in his country and not travel to the U.S. for medical treatment.

Yemen's Saleh Not Going to U.S. After All

Yemen's Saleh US Bound

Obama administration officials have decided Yemen's outgoing president will be allowed into the US "for medical treatment only."

Yemen's Saleh US Bound

US Officials Mull Visit from Yemen's Saleh

As violence continues to rock Yemen, US officials are mulling whether the outgoing president can come to the US for medical treatment.

US Officials Mull Visit from Yemen's Saleh

Yemen's 'March of Life' Ends In Death

A mass march by some 100,000 protesters demanding the outgoing president be prosecuted turned bloody as government forces opened fire.

Yemen's 'March of Life' Ends In Death

Goodbye Saleh: Yemen Forms Unity Government

The Gulf-brokered transition of power is underway in Yemen even as clashes rock the capital of Sanaa; Hadi to replace Saleh soon.

Goodbye Saleh: Yemen Forms Unity Government

Arab Spring: Jihad Turns Inward in Yemen

A reactionary Sunni school in Yemen has declared jihad on the Huthi rebels who have laid siege to its compound in a bid to seize the region.

Arab Spring: Jihad Turns Inward in Yemen

Yemen Protesters Not Satisfied with Saleh Deal

The deal for Yemen's president to step down fell far short of the demands of protesters, who hit the streets again.

Yemen Protesters Not Satisfied with Saleh Deal, Hit the Streets

Yemen Clashes Kill 19+

A government declared cease-fire went unheeded as open armed confrontations between Saleh loyalists and his political rivals continue.

Yemen Clashes Kill 19+

Yemen: Saleh, Protesters Thumb Nose at UN

Clashes continue as neither Yemeni president Abdullah Ali Saleh or those calling for his ouster are impressed by the UN.

Yemen: Saleh, Protesters Thumb Nose at UN

Yemen: General Says 2006 Elections 'Rigged'

Dissident General Ali Mohsin Al Ahmar says opposition candidate Faisal Bin Shamlan won the 2006 elections - but result was rigged.

Yemen: Dissident General Says 2006 Elections 'Rigged'

Report: Yemen's Saleh Accused of Murder Plot

Former Yemeni diplomat accuses President Saleh of sending assassins to kill him in his south Cairo home for supporting the opposition.

Report: Yemen's Saleh Accused of Murder Plot

Saleh Returns to Yemen

Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh returned to Sanaa amid pitched street battles in a surprise move expected to inflame more violence

Saleh Returns to Yemen - Is It War?

Yemen Spiraling Into Civil War

Fighting between loyalist and dissident troops has erupted in Sanaa, scuttling talks between officials and opposition leaders.

Yemen Spiraling Into Civil War

Saana Truce Collapses, Fighting Resumes

With a transfer of power agreement expected in days, a truce between rival military units has broken down leading to more bloodshed.

Saana Truce Collapses, Fighting Resumes

Yemen: At Least 56 Killed in Renewed Clashes

At least 56 are dead in Yemen after protesters stormed an army base, sparking a prolonged gunfight between defenders and army defectors.

Yemen: At Least 56 Killed in Renewed Clashes

Report: Saleh Won’t Return to Yemen

Officials say president Ali Abdullah Saleh will not return to Yemen; US says power transfer could occur this week.

Report: Saleh Won’t Return to Yemen

Yemeni Troops Fire on Protest

Just a week after authorizing transfer of power talks, Yemeni forces opened fire on anti-regime protesters, wounding at least 10.

Yemeni Troops Fire on Opposition Protesters

Saleh Authorizes Power Transfer Talks

Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Slaeh authorized his deputy to negotiate a power transfer with the opposition.

Yemen's Saleh Authorizes Power Transfer Talks

Saleh Cabinet Convenes in Symbolic Snub

The Cabinet of Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh convened in a clear message they have no plans to step down.

Saleh Cabinet Convenes in Symbolic Snub

Yemen Opposition to Form 'National Council'

Opposition leaders in Yemen have met to form a 'National Council' to seize power from President Ali Abdullah Saleh before his return.

Yemen Opposition Meets to Form 'National Council'

Yemen Opposition Wants Saleh Sanctions

A leading opposition figure in Yemen has called on Western nations to impose sanctions on President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Yemen Opposition Wants Saleh Sanctions

Saleh Will Return to Yemen When Recovered

Saudi officials say embattled Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will return to his country after completing his recovery.

Saleh Will Return to Yemen When Recovered

Yemeni Youth Create New Gov't

A Yemeni youth organization announced Saturday it has set up a shadow government in hopes of ousting President Ali Abdullah Saleh by default.

Yemeni Youth Create Shadow Government to Oust Saleh

Arab Spring: US Presses Saleh

After months of murky policy in Yemen the US has finally made a direct appeal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down.

Arab Spring: US Finally Pushing Saleh to Step Down

Saleh Makes TV Appearance

Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh appeared on television Thursday for the first time since being wounded in an attack on his palace last month.

Saleh Makes TV Appearance, Welcomes Talks with Opposition

Yemeni VP Makes Transition Offer

Yemen's VP Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has made a new transition offer to opposition leaders as the army struggles to secure the country's south.

Yemeni VP Makes New Transition Offer

Yemen's Military Losing Grip

Dozens of Yemeni military officers have been arrested for conspiring with opposition elements while terrorists seize more and more of the south

Yemen's Military Losing Grip on South