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Who are the Houthis?

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:46
A Shiite militia known as the Houthis, have swept into power in Yemen.
Categories: International News

Opinion: Why Yemen has come undone

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:16
It shouldn't come as a surprise that Yemen has collapsed -- again. A country that has split and been pulled together before, has the youngest and fastest growing population in the region, is running low on oil and water, and possesses a "personalist" government rather than stable institutions, was on the top of every expert's list as the fragile state most likely to fail next.
Categories: International News

Opinion: Was the Middle East better off with its dictators?

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:15
Was the Middle East better off under dictatorships? It is certainly tempting to think so when one looks at conflicts in the region today, from Yemen to Libya to Syria.
Categories: International News

How chaos could spiral into all-out regional war

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:14
Foreign intervention in Yemen's chaos has dramatically raised the stakes in the Arabian Peninsula, threatening to expand what is already a civil war into a conflict pitting Iran against Saudi Arabia and an Arab coalition.
Categories: International News

Ground war coming to Yemen?

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 23:38
Oversized military trucks painted in desert beige hauled tanks in the same camouflage color down a dark highway late Saturday past glowing billboards in the Saudi Arabian town of Jazan.
Categories: International News

U.S.-led coalition bombs ISIS in Tikrit

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 02:59
U.S.-led warplanes continued to hammer ISIS positions around the pivotal Iraqi battleground city of Tikrit, stepping in at the Iraqi Prime Minister's request to get at what a spokesman called "difficult targets."
Categories: International News

Iran nuke talks at critical point

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 21:23
Nuclear talks reached a critical point Saturday as the ministers of France and Germany arrived to push a framework agreement with Iran ahead of Tuesday's deadline.
Categories: International News

Problems extend Nigeria voting

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 17:58
A Boko Haram attack, equipment failures and the hacking of an election website Saturday marred presidential voting in Nigeria, forcing voting to be extended into Sunday in some areas.
Categories: International News

Palestine Marathon highlights race for recognition

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 17:12
In the biblical city of Bethlehem, Sana Jamaani is warmed up and ready to run. This isn't her first race, but she says it is her most important.
Categories: International News

Investigators seek clues on co-pilot's background

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 14:07
Investigators are working to piece together the secret life of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who officials say was hiding an illness from his employers.
Categories: International News

Arab Spring: Revolutions bring more unrest

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 14:00
It wasn't supposed to turn out like this.
Categories: International News

Why Bergdahl left his unit

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 13:52
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told the military he left his unit in eastern Afghanistan in July 2009 intending to walk to the nearest U.S. military outpost to report wrongdoing, believing he could not trust his own commanders to deal with his concerns, according to sources familiar with the Army investigation. It is the clearest indication yet of the motive behind his decision to leave his post.
Categories: International News

Somalia hotel siege" 20 killed

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 13:46
A siege that started with gunmen detonating a bomb and spraying bullets in a hotel in Somalia ended Saturday with at least 20 people dead, authorities said.
Categories: International News

Bombing in Yemen intensifies

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 13:42
In just a few weeks' time, good relations with neighbors have become a matter of survival for Yemen's President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi.
Categories: International News

Duchess makes last appearance before due date

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 20:47
Enjoy the latest pictures of the former Kate Middleton. They're the last you'll see for a while.
Categories: International News

Capital turns into ghost town

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 15:34
Sanaa, the bustling capital of Yemen, has turned into a ghost town. Hundreds of shops are closed, and the once-crowded pavements are empty.
Categories: International News

Ripped doctor's letter found in co-pilot's trash

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 15:00
Notes found in the home of the co-pilot suspected in this week's crash suggest he "kept his illness secret" and a doctor had declared him "unfit to work," a prosecutor said. FULL STORY
Categories: International News

Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 14:29
A coalition of Middle Eastern forces pounded positions in Yemen from the air overnight in the second day of a campaign to bring a rebel group to its knees.
Categories: International News

Famous photos recreated with tiny models

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 14:20
From Tiananmen Square to the moon landing, a pair of artists have recreated the world's most famous images in brilliantly detailed miniature models.
Categories: International News

Family portraits, for families with nothing

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 14:19
Photographer Alexia Webster was tired of always taking pictures. Instead, she decided to give some back.
Categories: International News
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