Yemen

Former Yemeni president calls for political dialogue to end war

DOHA - Former president Ali Abdullah Saleh called on Friday on all Yemenis to return to political dialogue to find a way to end the country's spiralling conflict.

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Iran moves ships, reducing tensions near Yemen - Pentagon's Carter 25 Apr 2015

WASHINGTON - A flotilla of nine Iranian naval and cargo ships that U.S. officials feared was carrying arms to strife-torn Yemen sailed northeast in the direction of Iran on Friday, and this should ease U.S. concerns, a Pentagon spokesman said.

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More fighting, air strikes in Yemen, civilian death toll exceeds 550 25 Apr 2015

ADEN - Fighting between Yemen's warring factions raged in southern and central parts of the country and air strikes hit Houthi militia forces in Aden on Friday, but there were no fresh moves towards dialogue.

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More fighting, air strikes in Yemen, civilian death toll exceeds 550 24 Apr 2015

ADEN - Fighting between Yemen's warring factions raged in southern and central parts of the country and air strikes hit Houthi militia forces in Aden on Friday, but there were no fresh moves towards dialogue.

Former Yemen president calls for political dialogue to end war 24 Apr 2015

DOHA - Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh called on Friday on all Yemenis to return to a political dialogue to end to the country's conflict.

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Brent at 4-1/2 month high; U.S. crude up for sixth week 24 Apr 2015

NEW YORK - Oil prices diverged on Friday, with Brent hitting 4-1/2-month highs on continued fighting in Yemen as U.S. crude fell on concerns of another upcoming stock build, though both benchmarks headed toward weekly gains.

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Hundreds of children killed, injured in 'devastating' Yemen conflict - U.N. 24 Apr 2015

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A month of "devastating" conflict in Yemen has killed or injured hundreds of children, and dozens more have been mobilised as fighters, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said on Friday.

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As Yemen bombing subsides, Saudi may struggle with peacemaker role 24 Apr 2015

DUBAI - Saudi Arabia has bombed Yemen for four weeks but may be little closer to imposing influence in its war-torn neighbour.

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Saudi-led coalition launches air strikes throughout Yemen - residents 24 Apr 2015

ADEN - Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition pounded Houthi militiamen and military bases with at least 20 air strikes throughout Yemen on Thursday, residents said, despite Riyadh saying it was winding down its campaign. | Video

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Oil hits 2015 high on Yemen worry; U.S. gasoline at Nov peaks 24 Apr 2015

NEW YORK - Crude oil prices settled up 3 percent on Thursday, hitting 2015 highs, while U.S. gasoline reached 5-month peaks after Saudi Arabia and its allies maintained a bombing blitz in Yemen that heightened concerns about the security of Middle East oil supplies.