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Saudi-led airstrikes bomb Yemen’s Shiite rebels in 6 cities

Apr 24 2015 - 12:05am || Comments

SANAA, Yemen — Attempts to ease fighting in Yemen appeared to falter Thursday, as Shiite rebels pressed an offensive in the south and a Saudi Arabia-led coalition intensified its airstrikes less than two days after it said it was scaling back the campaign.

  • | Posted: Oct 10 2014 - 1:00am

    MONROVIA, Liberia — Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone Thursday with more Marines, as West Africa’s leaders pleaded for the world’s help in dealing with a crisis that one called “a tragedy unforeseen in modern times.”

  • | Posted: Oct 10 2014 - 1:00am

    MONROVIA, Liberia — Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone Thursday with more Marines, as West Africa’s leaders pleaded for the world’s help in dealing with a crisis that one called “a tragedy unforeseen in modern times.”

  • Posted: Oct 9 2014 - 1:02am

    Turkish inaction on Syria frustrating US and coalition allies, fueling tensions with Kurds

  • Posted: Oct 9 2014 - 1:02am

    Turkish inaction on Syria frustrating US and coalition allies, fueling tensions with Kurds

  • | Posted: Oct 6 2014 - 1:01am

    TOKYO — A powerful typhoon lashed southern Japan on Sunday, churning up high waves that washed three American airmen out to sea and killed at least one before taking aim at Tokyo.

  • | Posted: Oct 6 2014 - 1:01am

    TOKYO — A powerful typhoon lashed southern Japan on Sunday, churning up high waves that washed three American airmen out to sea and killed at least one before taking aim at Tokyo.

  • | Posted: Oct 2 2014 - 1:03am

    HONG KONG — Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters threatened to occupy key government buildings unless the territory’s top official resigns by the end of today.

  • | Posted: Oct 2 2014 - 1:03am

    HONG KONG — Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters threatened to occupy key government buildings unless the territory’s top official resigns by the end of today.

  • | Posted: Oct 2 2014 - 1:03am

    MAHMOUDIYAH, Iraq — The exhausted Kurdish fighters leaned against a pair of antiquated green cannons on a hill overlooking this northern Iraqi village, the ground around them littered with shrapnel from fierce battles with Islamic State militants.

  • | Posted: Oct 2 2014 - 1:03am

    MAHMOUDIYAH, Iraq — The exhausted Kurdish fighters leaned against a pair of antiquated green cannons on a hill overlooking this northern Iraqi village, the ground around them littered with shrapnel from fierce battles with Islamic State militants.

  • | Posted: Oct 2 2014 - 1:02am

    WASHINGTON — In a striking public rebuke, the Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from “even its closest allies” and raise questions about its commitment to seeking peace with Palestinians.

  • | Posted: Oct 2 2014 - 1:02am

    WASHINGTON — In a striking public rebuke, the Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from “even its closest allies” and raise questions about its commitment to seeking peace with Palestinians.

  • | Posted: Oct 2 2014 - 1:02am

    WASHINGTON — In a striking public rebuke, the Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from “even its closest allies” and raise questions about its commitment to seeking peace with Palestinians.

  • | Posted: Oct 1 2014 - 1:03am

    WASHINGTON — After lengthy delays, U.S. and Afghan officials signed a security pact Tuesday to keep American troops in Afghanistan beyond year’s end, aiming to prevent the country from descending into the kind of chaos that has plagued Iraq following the Pentagon’s withdrawal.

  • | Posted: Oct 1 2014 - 1:03am

    WASHINGTON — After lengthy delays, U.S. and Afghan officials signed a security pact Tuesday to keep American troops in Afghanistan beyond year’s end, aiming to prevent the country from descending into the kind of chaos that has plagued Iraq following the Pentagon’s withdrawal.