US President Donald Trump has overruled Congress in a decision to re-arm Saudi Arabia and the UAE. What may be intended as a warning to Iran could undermine efforts to halt civilian casualties in the Yemen war.
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."
Under a UN-sponsored deal, warring parties in Yemen have agreed to remove troops from the key port city of Hodeidah. Peter Salisbury of the Belgium-based International Crisis Group says the war is complex, but explained some of the key parts of the conflict to The World.
In a historic move, Senators voted 56-41 to end US military support for the Saudi Arabian-led campaign in Yemen. It was the first time either chamber of Congress had backed a resolution to withdraw US forces from a foreign military engagement under the War Powers Act.
Attempting to end a brutal four-year war, Yemeni leaders agreed on Wednesday to resume oil and gas exports and reopen the airport. But the port city of Hodeidah, a lifeline for millions of Yemenis facing starvation, remains fiercely contested.
A recent divorce case in Yemen has attracted international attention, and that's because it's a 10-year old girl who's divorcing a husband nearly three times her age, as Correspondent Borzou Daragahi has her story.
94 Guant-namo detainees are expected to be repatriated to Yemen in the coming weeks. The Yemeni government has said it will rehabilitate them, but many are skeptical. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Yemen expert Gregory Johnsen, who's at Princeton.
Anchor Lisa Mullins has the latest on the rescue of the sole survivor of the Yemenia aircraft that crashed in the Indian ocean yesterday. The fourteen year-old girl survived the crash by clinging to a piece of plane debris for more than 12 hours.
Iran's nuclear posturing has inspired some of its neighbors to pursue their own nuclear programs. Some experts say such programs could provide cover for the development of nuclear weapons in the region. The World's Aaron Schachter has the story.
Washington has launched a new effort to take on al Qaeda in Yemen. Recent air strikes have inflicted a toll on militants, but have also spread anti-American fervor. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Time magazine correspondent Vivienne Walt.
Officials in Yemen have confirmed the man charged with attempting to blow up an airliner outside Detroit spent time in Yemen recently. Also, a Yemeni-based al Qaeda affiliate has claimed responsibility for the plot. The World's Matthew Bell reports.