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Trump signals deeper US involvement in Yemen - The Hill

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Opinion: Yemen's shameful war - Deutsche Welle

Two years ago, a tribal conflict in Yemen widened into a full-scale war after intervention by Saudi Arabia. Today, two-thirds of the population is starving. The world can no longer look away, says DW's Matthias von Hein. Jemen Leid der Kinder ...and more »

If Yemen's UN envoy wants peace, he should speak to more Yemenis - Middle East Eye

The UN envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, has just concluded a European tour, apparently meeting senior officials in London, Paris and Berlin before flying to Abu Dhabi to meet the Emirati foreign minister. The Saudi-led intervention gave the ...and more »

US Inaction in Yemen Has Emboldened Iranian-Backed Houthi Rebels - Washington Free Beacon

The absence of U.S. military assistance to the Sunni Arab coalition fighting the Iranian-backed Houthi militants in Yemen has emboldened the insurgent Houthis over the past two years, according to policy experts. The Defense Department recently ...and more »

Does the Road to Tehran really lie through Sana'a? - LobeLog

The Washington Post reports that “The Pentagon is looking to increase support for Saudi Arabia's two-year-old war against Houthi rebels in Yemen[. …] The Pentagon views increased support for the Saudi-led coalition as one way of potentially pushing ...and more »

Disengage, Don't Intervene in Yemen's Civil War - International Policy Digest (press release) (blog)

It's a familiar story: a far-off country caught in a civil war, and an American imperative to intervene. The case of Yemen now looms. Rather than get bogged down in another country's civil war, the United States should disengage from Yemen and instead ...and more »

Captured Houthi militias reveal they were trained by Iran - Al-Arabiya

Two were captured - one of them a sniper - both later confessed to receiving training from Iranian and Lebanese experts. (Supplied). Mohammed al-Arab and Hani al-Sufyan, Al Arabiya Sunday, 2 April 2017. Text size A A A. Houthi militia captured and ...and more »

Yemen's war is a global concern - The National

Yemen's president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi attends the 28th Ordinary Summit of the Arab League at the Dead Sea, Jordan March 29, 2017. Mohammad Hamed / Reuters. When the Arab League, gathered in Amman, made its final statement on Wednesday, the members ...and more »

Houthi forces run rampage inside Saudi Arabia, scores of government soldiers killed - AMN Al-Masdar News

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (17:10 P.M.) – Fierce clashes erupted on the Yemeni border on Friday as Houthi-led troops were caught up in clashes with Saudi soldiers across three southern provinces of Saudi Arabia, military source Hesham Sami Al-Kibsi told Al-Masdar ...and more »

Houthis threaten to send former defence minister to Iran - Middle East Monitor

The Yemeni tribal leader, Sheikh Rashas Al-Otari, has said that the Houthi leaders informed him that they will send the former defence minister Maj. Gen. Mahmoud Al-Subaihi to Iran if the legitimate government did not discuss the demands to release him ...and more »