UN creates joint observation posts in Yemen’s key port city
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The U.N. says four joint observation posts manned by both forces loyal to Yemen's internationally recognized government and the country's Houthi rebels have been established in...
Yemen rebels say Saudi-led airstrike kills 5 civilians
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels say an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition has killed at least five civilians, including two children, when it hit a vehicle in a northern...
Detroit-area men who sent millions to Yemen spared prison
DETROIT (AP) — A group of Detroit-area men opened bank accounts to move millions of dollars to Yemen, their war-torn native country. Their crime: They didn't register as a money transfer...
UN: September deadliest for civilians in Yemen but new hope
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — September was the deadliest month for civilians in war-torn Yemen this year but violence has lessened very recently and there are signs of hope, U.N. officials said...
Yemeni officials: Saudi troops take control Aden in deal
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni officials say Saudi Arabian troops have taken control of the airport and ports in the interim capital Aden from separatists backed by the United Arab...
Save the Children warns of cholera spike in Yemen’s north
CAIRO (AP) — A children's advocacy group is warning of a spike in cholera cases in northern Yemen affecting hundreds of thousands of children and their families as a result of an increase in fuel...
Yemeni officials say explosive device has killed 4 children
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni health officials on Tuesday said an explosive device has gone off near the flashpoint port city of Hodeida, killing at least four children.
Iran’s FM says Saudi will be ‘companion’ if ends Yemen war
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister says his country could turn into a "companion" for Saudi Arabia if the kingdom ends its war in Yemen, where the archrivals support opposite...
Saudi positive toward Yemeni rebels’ truce
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it views positively a truce called by Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels, two weeks after the rebels said they were halting drone and missile...
Yemeni officials say protester killed at separatist rally
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni officials say a protester was killed and five were wounded when forces loyal to the country’s internationally recognized government opened fire to disperse a rally by...
Yemen rebel leader meets UN envoy in efforts to revive talks
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels has met with U.N. envoy Martin Griffiths in the capital Sanaa to discuss reviving peace talks to end the country's four-year-old stalemated...
Yemeni rebels deny entry, turn back top UN rights official
CAIRO (AP) — Officials say Yemen's Houthi rebels have denied entry to the top U.N. human rights official and ordered his plane to take off from the capital, Sanaa, shortly after landing.
Iran says Saudi attack claimed by Yemen rebels justified
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Monday that the missile-and-drone attack on major Saudi oil sites was an act of "legitimate defense" by Yemen's Iran-allied Houthi rebels.
Yemen rebels free 290 detainees, reviving hopes for talks
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's rebels on Monday released scores of detainees they had rounded up and held for years in rebel-controlled territory, a development that raised hopes of reviving stalled...
Yemen rebels claim capture of Saudi troops in ‘major attack’
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's rebels Sunday claimed they launched a major attack on the border of Saudi Arabia, releasing video purporting to show captive Saudi soldiers and equipment.
The Latest: Yemen vows to end attempts to divide country
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local):
Yemen's new foreign minister is vowing that the government...
AP Explains: Yemen crisis among thorny issues at UN meeting
The ongoing conflict in Yemen , which has killed tens of thousands of people and sparked a humanitarian crisis, is among the thorniest issues facing world leaders this week as they meet at the...
Yemeni tribal leaders say Saudi-led airstrikes kill 13
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's rebels on Tuesday killed at least 13 civilians, including children, when they hit a residential building in southern...
UK, France Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Britain, France and Germany joined the United States on Monday in blaming Iran for attacks on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, but the Iranian foreign minister pointed to...
Yemen’s rebels say Saudi-led airstrike kills 7 civilians
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's rebels and tribal leaders say an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition has killed at least seven people including children, when it hit a mosque in the northwestern...
Iran’s Guard says ready for ‘any scenario’ amid US standoff
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard is ready for combat and "any scenario," its chief commander said Saturday, as the country's nuclear deal with world powers collapses and the...
UN welcomes Houthi move to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia
CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Yemen says the Houthi rebels' initiative to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia "could send a powerful message of the will to end the war" in Yemen.
Yemen rebels say they’re halting attacks on Saudi Arabia
CAIRO (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels said late Friday night that they were halting drone and missile attacks against Saudi Arabia, one week after they claimed responsibility for a strike that...
The Latest: Yemen rebels halting attacks on Saudi Arabia
BUQAYQ, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local):
Yemen's Houthi rebels say they are halting all drone and ballistic missile attacks...
Hezbollah tells Saudi Arabia to stop Yemen war
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah on Friday called for Saudi Arabia to stop its war in Yemen, or else face more attacks on its soil.
Blast in Yemen kills 6 government troops, Saudi officer
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials said Wednesday an explosion targeting a government military convoy killed at least six Yemeni troops and one Saudi Arabian officer.
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Iran says top diplomat to attend UN despite visa doubts
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says its foreign minister will attend next week's United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, amid doubts about whether the U.S. would give him a visa.
US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian ‘act of war’
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil installations an "act of war" against the kingdom by Iran, as the Saudis...
The Latest: UN chief: Experts on way to probe Saudi attacks
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local):
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says U.N. experts have already left...
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Analysts: Weapons in Saudi attack similar to Iranian ones
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A cruise missile and drone fragments that Saudi Arabia says it recovered from an attack on its oil industry bear similarities to Iranian-manufactured weapons,...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Saudi Arabia should see attack on oil facilities as a warning to end its Yemen war
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Saudi Arabia should see attack on oil facilities as a warning to end its Yemen war.
The Latest: Saudi minister: 50% of crude reduction restored
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf and the fallout after weekend attack on major oil sites in Saudi Arabia (all times local):
AP Analysis: Saudi oil attack part of dangerous new pattern
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The assault on the beating heart of Saudi Arabia's vast oil empire follows a new and dangerous pattern that's emerged across the Persian Gulf this summer of...
Trump: It looks like Iran hit Saudis, no military option yet
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Monday it "looks" like Iran was behind the explosive attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. But he stressed that military retaliation was not yet...
Saudi military spokesman says initial investigation suggests attack on oil installations ‘was not launched from Yemen’
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi military spokesman says initial investigation suggests attack on oil installations 'was not launched from Yemen'
The Latest: Trump disputes ground rules of meeting with Iran
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the tensions in the Persian Gulf a day after Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attacked major oil sites in Saudi Arabia (all times local):
Trump: US locked and loaded for response to attack on Saudis
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom's oil production threatened Sunday to fuel a regional crisis,...
The Latest: US ‘ready’ to deploy resources from reserves
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the explosion and fire at a major oil facility in Saudi Arabia (all times local):
Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires...
Yemeni officials say rebel shelling kills 13 civilians
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say shelling by Houthi rebels has killed at least 13 civilians including women and children in the provinces of Hodeida and Taiz.
Military spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi rebels claims 10-drone attack on 2 major Saudi oil installations.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Military spokesman for Yemen's Houthi rebels claims 10-drone attack on 2 major Saudi oil installations.
UAE says 6 troops killed in ‘collision,’ without elaborating
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Six Emirati troops have been killed in a "collision," the United Arab Emirates said Friday, without elaborating or offering a location or time for the incident...
Yemeni rebels say they killed alleged Saudi agent
CAIRO (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels say they have killed the man they hold responsible for the recent assassination of their leader's brother, adding that the man was a spy for archenemy Saudi...
Yemeni medics: 135 bodies found after Saudi-led airstrike
CAIRO (AP) — Yemeni medics say the final death toll from Saudi-led coalition airstrikes last week on a detention center operated by the Houthi rebels has reached 135 people.
Muslim group claims ‘unexplained’ delays for asylum seekers
CHICAGO (AP) — A Muslim civil rights organization in Chicago is suing federal immigration officials over "unexplained and indefinite delays" that seven asylum seekers have faced in their bid to...