Yemen

Saudi-Led Airstrikes in Yemen Ramp Up as Allies Push North

A Shiite Houthi rebel holds his weapon as he attends a rally to protest Saudi-led airstrikes, in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

SANAA, Yemen — The Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen doubled its near-daily airstrikes Monday in the central province of Marib and the adjacent border area of Jawf, in order to allow allies on the ground to push north toward insurgent strongholds, authorities said. Marib's pro-government forces also received major reinforcemen... more

Al-Qaida Kills Two Alleged US Spies in Yemen

This image from video released Jan. 23, 2009, by al-Malahim Media Foundation and provided by IntelCenter on Dec. 30, 2009, shows the leader of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, identified by the IntelCenter as Nasir al-Wahishi.  (IntelCenter via AP)

Al-Qaida soldiers in Yemen killed two alleged spies Thursday after the assassination of an al-Qaida leader. Earlier photographs showed the two men blindfolded and kneeling in front of armed soldiers holding banners. They were then shot dead, publicly, in the city of Mukalla before being hung off a bridge in front of various spectators below an... more

American Held in Yemen Freed, French Hostage Pleads for Help

In this image made from a militant video posted on YouTube on June 1, 2015 which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, Frenchwoman Isabelle Prime addresses the French president, in Yemen. (Militant video via AP)

SANAA, Yemen — A freelance journalist who was among several Americans held by Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen was set free Monday as a French hostage abducted in Yemen by an unknown party appeared in a video pleading for help. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said that freelance journalist Casey Coombs, who was injured, has been re... more

US Counterterrorism Strategy in Yemen Collapses Amid Chaos

In this March 21, 2015, photo, Members of a militia group loyal to Yemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, known as the Popular Committees, chew qat as they sit next to their tank, guarding a major intersection in Aden, Yemen. (AP Photo/Hamza Hendawi)

WASHINGTON  — Once hailed by President Barack Obama as a model for fighting extremism, the U.S. counterterrorism strategy in Yemen has all but collapsed as the country descends into chaos, according to U.S. and Yemeni officials. Operations against militants have been scaled back dramatically amid the fall of the American-backed government and t... more

Emails Reveal Sensitive Info Left Exposed after US Pullout from Yemen

U.S. Embassy Sana'a, Yemen

Internal State Department emails reviewed by Fox News reveal that as security unraveled in Yemen, U.S. personnel were scrambling to finalize their exit plan and were so uncertain about what would happen that procedures for safeguarding sensitive information were bypassed -- with permission from Washington.  The unclassified emails reveal staff ... more

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