President Barack Obama says a "new chapter in American diplomacy" has been turned after the Arab Spring uprisings. "It will be the policy of the US to promote reform, and to support transitions to democracy," he said. Jeb Sharp reports.
Rebels in control of Yemen's capital accused the Saudi-led coalition fighting them of killing more than 100 people and wounding hundreds more Saturday in air strikes on a funeral in Sanaa. The coalition denied it.
Forget about Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp if you're in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. Houthi authorities there have blocked social media while increasing security across the city. A resident tells what it's like to live under lockdown conditions.
On March 26, 2015, Saudi Arabia entered the Yemen civil war with support from the US and the UK. A Western reporter and Yemenis from the north to the south tell how warring sides are dug in and civilians are becoming accustomed to the fighting.
Air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen's war have caused heavy civilian casualties at marketplaces, weddings and on fishing boats, some of which may amount to war crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Tuesday.
In the last week, news from Yemen began with a diplomatic victory but ended with a spike in violence. Attacking the world's worst humanitarian crisis, experts say, hinges on "actually stopping the fighting."
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