Yemen has become a hotbed of radical Islamic militant activity. Many of Osama bin Laden's former associates now live there. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Sudarsan Raghavan, Baghdad Bureau Chief for the Washington Post.
Air travelers from 14 countries will be subjected to extra security procedures if they wish to fly into the U.S. Eric Lipton (New York Times) says that many of the countries are accusing the U.S. of racial and ethnic profiling and calling it unfair.
The US and Yemen share an interest in stamping out the Yemen-based group, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which has been blamed for the attempt to blow up flight 253 to Detroit on Christmas Day. Jeb Sharp talks with the BBC's Jonathan Head.
A group called ?Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula? based in Yemen claimed to be behind the failed Christmas day bombing attempt near Detroit. The World's Matthew Bell reports on the group and its leaders.
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.
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.
Is the U.S. fighting a secret war in Yemen? Robert Worth, Middle East correspondent for The New York Times, helps us answer that question. Gregory Johnsen also joins us; he's a Yemen expert at Princeton University.
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.
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.
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 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."
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.
The UN Special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, has been pushing and coaxing Yemen's warring parties toward negotiations. Following his briefing to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, he speaks with The World's Marco Werman.