Yemen Unrest

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Summing Up 2014 in the Middle East

Summing Up 2014 in the Middle East

The Arab Spring hopes are a distant dream but ISIS is real.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 01/01/2015 10:11
Spinning Out of Control

Spinning Out of Control

Wherever you look in the Middle East, there is mayhem, some of it bloody and some of it economic or political.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 18/12/2014 10:14
Ezekiel and the Middle East

Ezekiel and the Middle East

The biblical prophet predicts an awful war of bloodshed in Syria, Babylonia (Iraq), Yemen and Arabia. Libya and Egypt will also be beset by civil war, much bloodshed and death, and economic deprivation. Rabbi Berel Wein, 16/10/2013 09:05
Al-Qaeda Attack Kills 5 in Yemen

Al-Qaeda Attack Kills 5 in Yemen

Al-Qaeda linked terrorists kill 5 as US drone strikes continue.Maayana Miskin, 11/08/2013 15:30
Clinton as Teacher: Violence is Not Acceptable

Clinton as Teacher: Violence is Not Acceptable

Speaking slowly, Secretary of State lectures Muslims on what their "great religion" stands for.Gil Ronen, 13/09/2012 20:32
Widow of Yemen Slaying Victim Makes Aliyah

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. Maayana Miskin, 12/08/2012 19:21
Yemeni Jew Murdered in Sanaa

Yemeni Jew Murdered in Sanaa

Aaron Zindani, who lived in Israel in recent years, was murdered in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.Gabe Kahn, 22/05/2012 20:57
Ousted Saleh Spoiling Yemen’s Politics

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.Gabe Kahn., 22/03/2012 18:26
Ethiopian Exile for Yemen's Saleh

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.Gabe Kahn., 28/02/2012 22:49
Clinton Commends Yemeni Presidential Poll

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.Gabe Kahn., 22/02/2012 22:49
Yemenis Vote in First 'Saleh-Free' Election

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.Gabe Kahn., 21/02/2012 19:12
Yemen: An Era Ends - Goodbye Saleh

Yemen: An Era Ends - Goodbye Saleh

After 33-years of autocratic rule, Yemen's president Ali Abdullah Saleh steps down this week.Gabe Kahn., 20/02/2012 19:26
Yemen: 16 Killed in Al-Qaeda Family Feud

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.Gabe Kahn., 16/02/2012 18:40
Yemen's Saleh is Off The Wall

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.Gabe Kahn., 16/02/2012 14:02
Yemen's Saleh Not Going to U.S. After All

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.Elad Benari, 05/01/2012 10:17
Yemen's Saleh US Bound

Yemen's Saleh US Bound

Obama administration officials have decided Yemen's outgoing president will be allowed into the US "for medical treatment only."Gabe Kahn., 28/12/2011 00:15
US Officials Mull Visit from Yemen's Saleh

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.Gabe Kahn., 27/12/2011 03:14
Yemen's 'March of Life' Ends In Death

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.Gabe Kahn., 24/12/2011 20:38
Goodbye Saleh: Yemen Forms Unity Government

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.Gabe Kahn., 07/12/2011 19:57
Arab Spring: Jihad Turns Inward in Yemen

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.Gabe Kahn., 30/11/2011 19:57
Yemen Protesters Not Satisfied with Saleh Deal

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.Elad Benari, 25/11/2011 09:50
Yemen Clashes Kill 19+

Yemen Clashes Kill 19+

A government declared cease-fire went unheeded as open armed confrontations between Saleh loyalists and his political rivals continue.Gabe Kahn., 27/10/2011 03:13
Yemen: Saleh, Protesters Thumb Nose at UN

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.Gabe Kahn., 25/10/2011 04:11
Yemen: General Says 2006 Elections 'Rigged'

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.Gabe Kahn., 11/10/2011 02:14
Report: Yemen's Saleh Accused of Murder Plot

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.Gabe Kahn., 27/09/2011 00:11
Saleh Returns to Yemen

Saleh Returns to Yemen

Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh returned to Sanaa amid pitched street battles in a surprise move expected to inflame more violenceGabe Kahn., 23/09/2011 16:07
Yemen Spiraling Into Civil War

Yemen Spiraling Into Civil War

Fighting between loyalist and dissident troops has erupted in Sanaa, scuttling talks between officials and opposition leaders.Gabe Kahn., 22/09/2011 17:46
Saana Truce Collapses, Fighting Resumes

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.Gabe Kahn., 21/09/2011 19:42
Yemen: At Least 56 Killed in Renewed Clashes

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.Gabe Kahn., 20/09/2011 20:32
Report: Saleh Won’t Return to Yemen

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.Gabe Kahn., 16/09/2011 15:20
Yemeni Troops Fire on Protest

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.Gabe Kahn., 15/09/2011 21:10
Saleh Authorizes Power Transfer Talks

Saleh Authorizes Power Transfer Talks

Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Slaeh authorized his deputy to negotiate a power transfer with the opposition.Gabe Kahn., 12/09/2011 20:48
Saleh Cabinet Convenes in Symbolic Snub

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.Gabe Kahn., 07/09/2011 23:46
Yemen Opposition to Form 'National Council'

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.Gabe Kahn., 17/08/2011 18:55
Yemen Opposition Wants Saleh Sanctions

Yemen Opposition Wants Saleh Sanctions

A leading opposition figure in Yemen has called on Western nations to impose sanctions on President Ali Abdullah Saleh.Gabe Kahn., 16/08/2011 17:43
Saleh Will Return to Yemen When Recovered

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.Gabe Kahn., 10/08/2011 17:55
Yemeni Youth Create New Gov't

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.Chana Ya'ar, 17/07/2011 14:06
Arab Spring: US Presses 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.Gabe Kahn., 11/07/2011 23:02
Saleh Makes TV Appearance

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.Elad Benari, 08/07/2011 14:00
Yemeni VP Makes Transition Offer

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.Gabe Kahn., 07/07/2011 21:04
Yemen's Military Losing Grip

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 southGabe Kahn., 04/07/2011 20:20
US War on Al Qaeda in Yemen

US War on Al Qaeda in Yemen

The US is taking advantage of a power vacuum in Yemen to carry out targeted assassination attempts against top Al Qaeda terrorists.Chana Ya'ar, 09/06/2011 13:29
Al-Qaeda Builds Emirate in Yemen

Al-Qaeda Builds Emirate in Yemen

A large city in southeastern Yemen has fallen to the Al-Qaeda terrorist organization, barely a week after the fall of Abyan province. Chana Ya'ar, 02/06/2011 15:07
Al Qaeda Wins Coastal Outlet

Al Qaeda Wins Coastal Outlet

The Al Qaeda terrorist organization has taken control of the south central coastal Yemeni town of Zinjibar, capital of the Abyan province.Chana Ya'ar, 29/05/2011 14:10
Yemen Clashes Intensify

Yemen Clashes Intensify

Smoke poured out of the Interior Ministry building in Sana'a Tuesday during clashes that killed at least 66 people. Chana Ya'ar, 25/05/2011 17:15