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Radad Alborati, a Yemeni-American, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in New York. Alborati's wife is stuck in war-torn Yemen after his years-long effort to bring her to the U.S. ended last month, when a U.S. consulate said she was ineligible for a waiver from President Donald Trump's ...
It's the story of Mokhtar Alkhanshali, an American of Yemeni ancestry now in his 30s, and his quest to bring fine Yemeni coffee to the coffee lovers of San .... by al-Qaeda extremists; the murder of eight Spanish tourists near Marib by bombers in 2007; the car bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Sana'a in 2009; ...

While we conclude that the primary justification for ongoing military operations in Yemen is consent by the Yemeni government, each form of U.S. military .... 2017, the Yemeni Embassy to the United States issued a statement praising the U.S. strategy opposing Iran, which “exposes Iran's attempts to use the ...
The United States has yet to take a decision on taking military action on Syria as France called on Russia to “intensify” talks on bringing peace to the war-torn .... Later on Thursday, the UN envoy held a series of meetings at the Yemeni embassy in Riyadh with representatives of Yemeni parties and political ...
AL-HODEIDAH, Yemen – The lack of official follow-up into the alleged rape of a Yemeni woman by a Sudanese mercenary fighter has led to widespread popular anger at the Hadi government and Saudi-led ... Salahi also encouraged Yemenis in the US to protest in front of the Sudanese embassy in DC.
As people try to flee the war in Yemen — which U.N. agencies have labeled the "world's worst humanitarian crisis" — some Yemeni-Americans living in the United States have been able to get family members out of Yemen and to temporary safety in countries in East Africa. But the next step, to the U.S., ...

... of both countries receive considerable support from the United States and Britain. Summer knew it wouldn't be her dream wedding. Her dad, who lives in the US, wouldn't be there. Nobody from the US could fly in, because the runway at Sanaa International Airport was cratered, and all of Yemeni airspace ...
Settlement Expansion, Jerusalem Embassy Decision Eroding Prospects for Peace in Middle East, Special Coordinator Tells Security Council ... including the United States, Kuwait and the United Kingdom, condemned the recent missile attack on cities in Saudi Arabia by Yemeni Houthis as a violation of ...
A spokesperson for the embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia says "seven ballistic missiles were shot toward Saudi Arabia from within Yemen. ... The Iran-supported Houthi missile strikes against Saudi Arabia play into the narrative that the U.S., Ambassador Nikki Haley in particular, is trying to convey to ...
Secretary of Defence James Mattis confirmed that the United States had assisted a UAE-backed operation to drive Al Qaeda out of the Yemeni city of ... Cole destroyer in 2000, the attempt of shoe bomber Richard Reid on an American Airlines flight in 2001, the attack on the US embassy in Sanaa in 2008, ...
The crown prince also faces headwinds from Congress on the Yemeni war, although the vote today to restrict U.S. aid to the Saudi-led coalition was voted ... the Qatar embargo and furthering an Israel-Palestine peace plan (which the crown prince warned would be impossible if the Embassy were moved to ...
U.S. Ambassador to Yemen, Matthew Tueller and other senior defense officials from Yemen and KSA attend the Yemen Border Guard Training Program ... “As a result of this joint Yemeni-US-Saudi initiative, Yemeni border guards are much better positioned to conduct check point operations, vehicle ...
A Yemeni boy sits near firewood for sale amid ongoing cooking gas shortages in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, on March 6, 2018. (AFP) ... The statement was made during a meeting organized by the Yemeni embassy in the US, where Ambassador Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak reviewed the latest economic and ...
This will primarily be done through increasing the "capacities of Yemeni ports to receive humanitarian as well as commercial imports" - and all sealed ... According to IRIN report, the company "booked US revenue of more than $6m from the Saudi Arabian embassy [in the US] over a 12-month period up to ...
The Qatar Embassy funded a botched protest attempt against the UAE at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. A Houthi Yemeni activist stole 22,000 Swiss Francs (Dh85,725) and fled without recruiting more Houthis or Qatari loyalists, reported the Berlin-based African Commission on ...
Prime Minister Ahmed Obeid Bin Daghr with the Charge d'Affaires of the US Embassy to Yemen, Karen Sasahara. ... US supports Yemen in a unified and stable manner, in accordance with the outcome of the national dialogue, which was a key partner in supporting the vision of the Yemeni government and ...
The US Embassy in Yemen has sacked 360 Yemeni employees three years after its closure in the capital, Sanaa, as the country's civil war continues. US Ambassador Matthew Toler sent a letter to the staff on 6 February saying that “new rules issued by the US State Department on embassies that have ...

In 2015, the United States closed its embassy in Yemen as the country descended into civil war. The conflict led the former Yemeni president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and his staff to go into exile in Saudi Arabia. The U.S. ambassador to Yemen is also currently operating out of Saudi Arabia. In 2016, the ...
Well, they're Yemeni-American families who are trying to flee the war. Many people in the families are United States citizens, but they're at risk because of slow U.S. immigration processes and because of President Trump's ban on travel from certain countries, including Yemen. KING: But isn't President ...
While calling upon the international community to work towards facilitating delivery of humanitarian assistance in all regions of Yemen, the King said, “We hold the Iranian-backed Houthi terrorist militias fully responsible for the emergence and continuation of the Yemeni crisis and the human suffering that ...
“The North Korean delegation said that North Korea is fully willing to talk to the U.S.,” South Korea's Presidential Blue House said in a statement ... the first steps along the path to denuclearization,” the White House responded yesterday, adding that “in the meantime, the United States and the world must ...
Saudi Arabia, one of the U.S.'s top Middle Eastern allies, has been attempting to oust Ansar Allah since it took over the Yemeni capital of Sanaa in 2015, but it has faced fierce resistance. With the stalemate in Yemen only producing more casualties, emboldening jihadi groups such as Al-Qaeda and the ...
Photo: Yemeni soldiers stand on their position on a mountain on the frontline of fighting with Houthis in Nihem area, near Sanaa, Yemen January 27, 2018. ... As early as 2007, while serving as Deputy Chief of Mission at the US embassy from 2004-2007, I argued that the central government needed to pay ...
The Qatar Embassy funded a botched protest attempt against the UAE at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. A Houthi Yemeni activist stole 22,000 Swiss Francs (Dh85,725) and fled without recruiting more Houthis or Qatari loyalists, reported the Berlin-based African Commission on ...
Photo: Yemeni soldiers stand on their position on a mountain on the frontline of fighting with Houthis in Nihem area, near Sanaa, Yemen January 27, 2018. ... As early as 2007, while serving as Deputy Chief of Mission at the US embassy from 2004-2007, I argued that the central government needed to pay ...
“The North Korean delegation said that North Korea is fully willing to talk to the U.S.,” South Korea's Presidential Blue House said in a statement ... the first steps along the path to denuclearization,” the White House responded yesterday, adding that “in the meantime, the United States and the world must ...
That restructuring was part of a "multi-year effort," Prince Faisal bin Farhan, a senior adviser at the Saudi Embassy in Washington, wrote on Twitter. ... war in which Saudi-led forces back Yemen's internationally recognized government against Shiite rebels and their allies who are holding the Yemeni capital, ...
Saudi Arabia, one of the U.S.'s top Middle Eastern allies, has been attempting to oust Ansar Allah since it took over the Yemeni capital of Sanaa in 2015, but it has faced fierce resistance. With the stalemate in Yemen only producing more casualties, emboldening jihadi groups such as Al-Qaeda and the ...
The US Embassy in Yemen has sacked 360 Yemeni employees three years after its closure in the capital, Sanaa, as the country's civil war continues. US Ambassador Matthew Toler sent a letter to the staff on 6 February saying that “new rules issued by the US State Department on embassies that have ...
In 2015, the United States closed its embassy in Yemen as the country descended into civil war. The conflict led the former Yemeni president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and his staff to go into exile in Saudi Arabia. The U.S. ambassador to Yemen is also currently operating out of Saudi Arabia. In 2016, the ...
The Saudis are bombing Yemen along with the United Arab Emirates, another U.S. ally, which in May 2015 bought 600 of the kind of bombs used in the ..... going to forego a fraction of total arms sales if we're not going to find a piece of a U.S. precision-guided munition in a Yemeni hospital,” Mahanty said.
Mark was a Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employee stationed at the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, in 2013. ... There we were, sitting cross-legged on the gorgeous carpets in the sheikh's home as our host served us big round plates of freshly baked flat bread oozing with wild Yemeni honey, the ...
The Trump administration's threats to those who would support the Turkish-Yemeni co-sponsored resolution, rebuking the U.S. decision to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, was an affront to Muslim dignity. It is an affront that should be faced head on. If not now, the U.S. and the opaque ...
SANAA,Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni rebel spokesman has heavily criticized U.S. charges that Iran is funneling missiles to the Shiite rebels in Yemen, known as Houthis. Muhammad Abdul Salam said late Friday on Twitter that Washington is "fabricating lies" to escape the repercussions of its recent decision to ...
"The United States is taking a new approach to Iran by focusing on all of the regime's destabilizing behavior. ... The U.S. announcement came amid reports that a UN investigation into whether Iran supplied the two missiles Yemeni rebels fired at Saudi Arabia this year reached no firm conclusions.
The American representative famously told his Yemeni counterpart, “That was the most expensive vote you ever cast. ... When bin Laden's al Qaeda attacked US embassies (killing 44 embassy personnel and 150 African civilians), a US naval vessel (the USS Cole), and finally US civilians on 9/11, the US ...
The US and many other nations controversially maintain embassies in the southern (Greek Cypriot) part of the city. ... Even if Israel did not exist, the USA would NOT hold the cards to the Sunni-Shi'ite divide, Syrian civil war, Qatari embargo, Yemeni civil war, female genital mutilation, Islamic State, human ...
The assassination of former Yemeni President Ali Abdallah Saleh and other factors are driving Yemen back to a position of priority within the Trump ... The Houthis may have over-stepped in killing Saleh warns Nabeel Khoury who served as deputy chief of mission at the US Embassy in Yemen in the last ...
The U.S. and most other nations controversially maintained their embassies to the former East Germany in the eastern part of the previously divided city of ... Even if Israel did not exist, the U.S. would not hold the cards to the Sunni-Shi'ite divide, Syrian civil war, Qatari embargo, Yemeni civil war, female ...
The Trump administration does not stand to gain anything from moving the embassy, though it would be another show of support for the Israeli government. That seems like a small benefit for the blowback it will likely inflict. The State Department is already warning that U.S. embassies could face attacks in ...
Prime Minister Ahmed Obeid Bin Daghr with the Charge d'Affaires of the US Embassy to Yemen, Karen Sasahara. ... US supports Yemen in a unified and stable manner, in accordance with the outcome of the national dialogue, which was a key partner in supporting the vision of the Yemeni government and ...
Haley's claim that Iran is violating U.N. resolutions via its Yemeni proxy is a good deal more credible than Powell's yarn about Saddam Hussein buying ... Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and reaffirm plans to move the U.S. embassy there was also seen as a sign that the ...
"The United States is taking a new approach to Iran by focusing on all of the regime's destabilizing behavior. ... The U.S. announcement came amid reports that a UN investigation into whether Iran supplied the two missiles Yemeni rebels fired at Saudi Arabia this year reached no firm conclusions.
Protesters in Yemeni capital, Sanaa, held a huge rally on Friday to demonstrate their disapproval of US President Donald Trump's decision to ... Trump announced his decision on Wednesday in a live televised address from Washington DC, beginning the process of moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv.
The White House on Friday called on both Saudi Arabian and Yemeni rebels to “immediately cease hostilities” in the bitter, nearly three-year-old Yemen civil war. “The United States is gravely concerned by the recent escalation in violence and continued dire humanitarian conditions in Yemen,” White ...
Amr Moussa, former secretary general of the Arab League, has warned that any decision by US president Donald Trump to move the American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would “end the peace process”. In an interview with The National, Mr Moussa called for peace talks within a specific timeline to end ...
The Trump administration does not stand to gain anything from moving the embassy, though it would be another show of support for the Israeli government. That seems like a small benefit for the blowback it will likely inflict. The State Department is already warning that U.S. embassies could face attacks in ...
... no reason for us - even if we need the money - to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia . ... The United States and the United Kingdom have supported the Saudi ... The Saudi embassy in Athens had not replied to Al Jazeera's ... "We are against selling weapons to Saudi Arabia as they kill the Yemeni people and ...
Humanitarian aid supplies land in Yemeni capital ... A spokesman for the US-backed coalition said in a statement issued yesterday that 82 ... a statement issued in a status update published by the Saudi embassy in Washington. ... including from the United States and the United Nations secretary-general.
The pretext was the recent step by the Yemeni Houthi rebels, who on ... 1979, Iranian students attacked the US embassy in Tehran and were ...


 

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