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    1. April 22, 2015

      Saudis resume Yemen strikes hours after ending bombing campaign

      Less than a day after Saudi Arabia announced the end of its month-long campaign of air strikes against Yemen, its warplanes...

    2. April 21, 2015

      Saudi calls end to Yemen bombing operations

      Saudi Arabia announced an end to Operation Decisive Storm, its coalition bombing campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, on...

    1. April 8, 2015

      Iranian naval vessels sail near Yemen as proxy war intensifies

      Iran has sent naval vessels to waters near Yemen in a signal of greater external involvement after almost two weeks of...

    2. April 1, 2015

      Yemen’s Houthi and Saleh rebels tighten grip on Aden

      Fighters from Yemen’s Zaydi Shia Houthi movement and military units loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh moved to...

    3. March 28, 2015

      Yemen’s ousted president vetoes ceasefire

      Yemen’s ousted president Abd-Rabbu Hadi has effectively vetoed calls for a ceasefire in the war-torn country, saying air...

    4. March 27, 2015

      Yemen strikes are test of youthful Saudi defence minister

      As Saudi jets pummelled Houthi rebel targets around the Yemeni capital Sana’a, Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud was...

    5. March 27, 2015

      Houthi rebels clash with Saudi troops on Yemen’s northern border

      Shia Houthi rebels clashed with Saudi military units on Yemen’s northern border on Friday. The rebels vowed to intensify...

    6. March 26, 2015

      Saudi intervention adds heat to regional cold war

      Saudi Arabia’s military intervention in Yemen’s civil conflict has turned up the heat on the simmering cold war that has...

    7. March 26, 2015

      Yemen’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh behind Houthis’ rise

      When fighting broke out in the strategic port of Aden between militias aligned with Yemen’s president and a local army unit,...

    8. March 22, 2015

      Q&A: Yemen’s slide into civil war

      Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement cemented its control of Taiz, the country’s third largest city, after declaring a “general...

    9. March 19, 2015

      Yemen fighting escalates leaving six dead

      Yemen descended further towards civil war on Thursday as fighting escalated in the strategic port city of Aden and an...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      March 13, 2015

      Dancing demonstration

      Supporters of Ahmed Ali Abdullah Saleh, the son of Yemen’s former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, dance as they demonstrate to...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      March 10, 2015

      Protest on the Monument of the Unknown Soldier

      Supporters of Ahmed Ali Abdullah Saleh, the son of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, gather at the Monument of the...

    12. FT Photo Diary

      March 10, 2015

      A call for elections

      Supporters of Ahmed Ali Abdullah Saleh, the son of Yemen’s former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, raise their rifles as they...

    13. January 24, 2015

      Thousands of Yemenis stage anti-Houthi protest in Sana'a

      SANA'A, Jan 24 — Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets on Saturday in the biggest demonstration yet against the Houthi...

    14. January 21, 2015

      Q&A: Who are Yemen’s Houthis?

      The Houthis, who are said to be allied to Iran, have been calling for greater rights for their minority Zaydi Shia community...

    15. January 19, 2015

      Houthi rebels and Yemeni soldiers clash in Sana’a

      The Yemeni capital has been plunged into its worst violence since Houthi rebels took control of Sana'a in September as their...

    16. January 17, 2015

      Yemen official abducted amid wrangling over constitution

      SANA'A — Yemen’s Houthi movement pulled out of a meeting with the country’s other main political and regional factions on a...

    17. FT Photo Diary

      November 7, 2014

      Yemeni presidential support

      Yahya Arhab/EPA A Yemeni woman wears buttons depicting Yemen’s ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh during a gathering to protest...

    18. November 6, 2014

      Yemen tensions rise as ruling party threatens to oust president

      Yemen’s transition to democracy is under threat after the country’s ruling party threatened to oust President Abd Rabbu...

    19. August 19, 2014

      Houthi Shia rebels threaten Yemen’s transition to democracy

      An offensive by a militant Shia movement in Yemen that has taken its fighters to within 50km of the capital has reignited...

    20. February 13, 2014

      West grows wary of Yemen’s Houthis as Shia group’s profile increases

      A scattered collection of rubble, clothes and books is all that remains of the Dar al-Hadith Institute, a Salafist madrassa...

    21. February 4, 2014

      Yemen transition aims for consensus over confrontation

      There are few success stories in the Arab world three years after the uprisings that overthrew many long-time leaders: Syria...

    22. beyondbrics

      October 10, 2013

      The cost of a revolution: $800bn

      It'll cost you Commenting on the Russian revolution, Joseph Stalin is alleged to have said, “You can’t make an omelette...

    23. July 24, 2013

      Voice of Yemen’s hungry poor struggles to be heard in peace dialogue

      Fatima’s head, shrunken and wizened, lolls to one side as she struggles to draw breath, her tiny chest rising and falling...

    24. June 25, 2013

      Qatar shows how to manage a modern monarchy

      The Emir of Qatar’s decision to abdicate voluntarily in favour of his 33-year-old son may well be a first in Arab dynastic...

    25. April 15, 2013

      Volatile Yemen risks economic false dawn

      Yemen’s fragile political transition risks being derailed by economic problems linked to security concerns, the slow release...

    26. April 14, 2013

      Power struggle emerges over Yemen

      Conflict-racked Yemen is emerging as the site of a murky and evolving power struggle between Iran, Saudi Arabia and other...

    27. March 18, 2013

      Protests overshadow Yemen reform talks

      Tens of thousands of southern Yemenis took to the streets on Monday to demand their own state, threatening to overshadow...

    28. March 6, 2013

      Sad decline of Aden’s once-thriving port

      The giant cranes at Aden container port in southern Yemen were standing idle, their inactivity now the norm in what was once...

    29. February 13, 2013

      Yemen plans body to speed aid spending

      Yemen is pressing to speed up spending of $7.9bn in post-conflict economic aid pledged by foreign governments, amid concerns...

    30. November 2, 2012

      Yemen: Journey to a land in limbo

      A short while ago, I swept past the Victorian garrison church overlooking the port city of Aden in southwest Yemen for the...

    31. September 17, 2012

      DP World faces loss of Yemen port deal

      Yemen’s moves to scrap Dubai ports operator DP World’s contract to manage two container terminals in the strategic port of...

    32. September 11, 2012

      Yemen minister survives bomb attack

      Yemen’s defence minister has survived a car bombing in which at least a dozen people died just a day after the government...

    33. September 4, 2012

      Donors pledge $6.4bn in aid to Yemen

      International donors on Tuesday pledged $6.4bn of aid to help Yemen navigate its rocky political transition at a conference...

    34. August 7, 2012

      Yemen president restructures military

      SANA’A – Yemen’s president ordered the restructuring of some military units on Monday, aiming to curb the powers of a son of...

    35. August 5, 2012

      Yemen suicide bomber kills 45

      A suicide bomber struck at a wake in Yemen's southern city of Jaar in the early hours of Sunday, killing at least 45 people...

    36. July 11, 2012

      Bomber targets Yemen police academy

      SANA’A, July 11 – At least 22 people were killed in a suicide bombing at a police academy in the Yemeni capital Sana’a on...

    37. June 9, 2012

      Russia insists on Iran role over Syria

      Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has made clear that Iran should not be excluded from an international conference on...

    38. June 4, 2012

      Yemeni troops advance al-Qaeda assault

      Hundreds of Yemeni troops backed by tanks advanced in an effort to retake a coastal town from fighters linked to al-Qaeda,...

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