Yemen Headlines

  • Germany weighs new sanctions against Iran: report

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is lobbying among European allies to agree new sanctions against Iran in an attempt to prevent U.S. President Donald Trump from terminating an international deal curbing Tehran's nuclear program, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Saturday.

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  • Yemen's Houthis fire ballistic missile toward Saudi Arabia

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi movement fired a ballistic missile toward the southern Saudi province of Najran on Saturday, the group's official al-Masirah TV reported, and a Saudi military spokesman said air defense forces had intercepted the missile.

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  • Officials say UN migration agency employee abducted in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni security officials say unidentified gunmen have abducted an employee at the U.N. migration agency in the capital, Sanaa.The...

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  • Trapped in Yemen: Dave Eggers on one man’s astonishing fight to get home to America

    On a business trip to Yemen in 2015, Californian Mokhtar Alkhanshali was trapped when civil war broke out. Abandoned by his government and the airport bombed, he was forced to find his own way home … In the spring of 2015, I met Mokhtar Alkhanshali outside the Blue Bottle Coffee headquarters in Oakland, California. He had just returned from Yemen, having narrowly escaped with his life. An American citizen, Mokhtar was abandoned by his government and left to evade Saudi bombs and Houthi rebels....

    the Guardian
  • Officials say UN migration agency employee abducted in Yemen

    Yemeni security officials say unidentified gunmen have abducted an employee at the U.N. migration agency in the capital, Sanaa. The officials said late Friday that Hisham Abdel-Rahman Bagash was abducted … Click to Continue

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  • Supreme Court to decide legality of Trump travel ban

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday set up a major showdown over presidential powers, agreeing to decide the legality of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries.

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