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  • Saudi Vehicles Captured by Yemeni Jihadists
    Yemeni jihadists invade Saudi Arabian city, capture soldiers and cops
    Despite the White House's boasting a few months ago that Yemen was an example of President Barack Obama's successful leadership,Yemeni jihadists on Saturdaygained control over amajor city in the Southwestern Saudi Arabianprovince of Jazan....
  • Yemen must choose between peace or famine
    Yemen must choose peace or famine
    The latest UN update on Yemen has a clear message for the warring forces: "stop causing suffering of civilians."Over 1200 have been killed and 300,000 displaced by the war between the Houthi rebels and forces loyal to Yemen's ousted...
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    ISIS announces presence in Yemen in new video
    The Islamic State, or ISIS released a new video on Friday officially declaring the terrorist group's presence in Yemenand threatening the Houthi Shiite rebels in control of much of the country. Saudi-led airstrikes and ground fighting resumed...
  • Jihadists slaughter of Christians continues - no response from Obama
    Jihadists slaughter of Christians continues - no response from Obama
    Many religious believers following the turmoil in the Middle East and Africa have witnessed overt hatred and killing of Christians with dismay while the White House remains relatively quiet.Earlier this year at the yearly National Prayer Breakfast...
  • USS Theodore Roosevelt
    A naval battle with Iran off Yemen could scuttle the nuclear arms deal
    As Hot Air noted on Monday, Iran and the United States may be headed for a naval battle off the shores of Yemen. That prospect added to the impending sale of Russian made S-300 surface to air missiles to protect the nuclear bomb program Iran...
  • USS Theodore Roosevelt
    Reports of more ships being sent to Yemen by U.S. Navy
    On Monday, April 20 Reuters reported that the U.S. Navy has sent two more warships to the Gulf of the Arabian Sea, east of Yemen. The aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt, and its guided-missile escort cruiser, the USS Normandy, are linking up...
  • WFP distributes food in Aden, Yemen
    Massive challenge to feed the hungry in war-torn Yemen
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said today it's feeding 105,000 displaced persons in the Yemeni city of Aden. But the UN is warning that the conflict between government forces, militants and tribal fighters is quickly escalating humanitarian...
  • Yemen needs food aid
    Yemen war: an update on the hunger emergency
    As the civil war in Yemen escalates, so too is a hunger crisis. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) estimates that 12 million Yemenis are now living in hunger. This is a 13 percent increase since last year.WFP is the lead agency fighting hunger in...
  • Saudis air strike in Yemen
    To understand Yemen, ask the New York Times
    Boots-on-the ground journalists and a heavyweight analytical team makes it possible for the New York Times to cover the situation in Yemen as perhaps no other news corporation is able.As reported here before by the National Politics Examiner,...
  • Rand Paul
    Sectarian solution: Yemen?
    When one looks at the complete collapse of Yemen with Shiite Houthis occupying a large portion of territory and al Qaeda-backed Sunnis occupying the remainder, and only with the support of Saudi Arabia, is it fair to ask, why not let places like...
  • Obama’s regime change train stops in Yemen
    Obama’s regime change train stops in Yemen
    President Obama’s unbridled support of the “Arab Spring” that was advertised as a sweep of democracy into former dictatorships has instead seen the nearly complete destabilization of the Mid East and the imposition of Islamist...
  • Yemen faces a growing hunger emergency
    Yemen: hunger emergency grows with conflict
    As Yemen descends further into war, a hunger crisis is also escalating. The United Nations reports that food is "scarce" in the conflict zones in southern Yemen.Vendors are unable to restock their supplies. Food prices are soaring...
  • Saui F 15s
    Arabs lead on home turf, Yemen
    As it should be, with support from American intelligence, Arab airpower is in action in Yemen against the Iran-backed Houthi’s. Mark Thompson’s snippet from Time sums it up.“Saudi Air War Over Yemen Leaves U.S. on SidelinesMark...
  • Arab League
    Arab military collective from the Arab League
    The Arab League appeared to be the right organization to address many of the woes of the Middle East. The trouble is twofold:They didn’t want to.None are a model for future governance.The question is can the collective members change and...
  • Simplify: Yemen is no longer a state
    Simplify: Yemen is no longer a state
    Zack Beauchamp at VOX describes the explanation of the collapse of Yemen as deserving a “simple”. It isn’t simple and he proves it. So, let’s make it even simpler. Yemen is now a failed state that is a “green field...
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