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December 23, 2017 5:40 PM Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills 10 in Yemen: officials

SANAA, Yemen – Yemeni tribal officials say a Saudi-led coalition airstrike has killed at least 10 people and wounded 25 others in the capital, Sanaa. The officials said Saturday's airstrike targeted a gathering of tribesmen supporting Shiite rebels, known as Houthis. They spoke on condition of anonymity fearing reprisals. The Saudi-led coalition has been at war with the Iranian-allied 56

December 22, 2017 4:36 AM The World's Worst Cholera Outbreak Has Now Infected 1 Million People in Yemen

(SANAA, Yemen) — The International Committee of the Red Cross says around 1 million people in war-ravaged Yemen are believed to have been infected in a cholera outbreak that began last year. The outbreak, which began in October 2016 and escalated in April, has killed more than 2,000 people. The Red Cross said Thursday that more than 80 percent of Yemen’s 59

December 13, 2017 9:35 AM Ex-king Michael's coffin arrives in Romania ahead of funeral

BUCHAREST, Romania – A coffin carrying the body of the late Romanian King Michael I has arrived at Bucharest's airport from Switzerland ahead of his funeral this weekend. The former king, who ruled Romania twice and was forced to abdicate by the communists in 1947, died on Dec. 5 in Switzerland at age 96. Michael's five daughters and his estranged grandson 55

December 10, 2017 6:49 AM Iran says 'good relations' possible if Saudis change

TEHRAN, Iran – President Hassan Rouhani says Iran is ready to restore ties with Saudi Arabia if it stops bombing Yemen and cuts its alleged ties with Israel. In a speech broadcast Sunday, Rouhani said the regional rivals could have "good relations" if the Saudis end their "false friendship" with Israel and halt the "inhuman bombardment" of Yemen, where 48

December 8, 2017 1:54 PM Tillerson urges Saudis to be more 'measured' in Yemen

PARIS – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging Saudi Arabia to be more "measured" in its military intervention in war-ravaged Yemen. Tillerson reiterated calls for a "complete end" to the Saudi blockade of Yemen to allow delivery of humanitarian aid and commercial shipments. Speaking in Paris on Friday about Saudi Arabia's involvement in the Yemen 42

December 8, 2017 8:59 AM The last hours of Yemen's Saleh

DUBAI (Reuters) - A day before they killed Yemen’s former president, gunmen from the Iran-aligned Houthi militia group overran one of Ali Abdullah Saleh’s fortified compounds in Sanaa. Ransacking the villa, they snapped photos of liquor flasks and vodka bottles and posted them online. “This is how the traitor (Saleh) and his family lived during a time of war, siege 76

December 8, 2017 1:59 AM Tyson Foods raises stake in plant-based protein maker Beyond Meat

(Reuters) - Tyson Foods (TSN.N), the largest U.S. meat processor, said on Thursday it slightly raised its stake in plant-based protein maker Beyond Meat as it looks to tap growing demand for alternative sources of protein. The company, which already owns a 5 percent stake in Beyond Meat, said it participated in the most recent funding round through its venture 58

December 5, 2017 5:04 AM Gulf nations await crucial summit on Qatar diplomatic crisis

Gulf nations await crucial summit on Qatar diplomatic crisis Kuwait is preparing to host a crucial meeting of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council as half of its members are still boycotting fellow member-state Qatar. The meeting is to begin on Tuesday but the fact that it will take place at all comes as a surprise, given the unusually sharp criticism 54

December 1, 2017 11:53 PM American Air reaches deal with pilots over scheduling error

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Airlines has reached an agreement with its pilots union over premium pay for some December flights, both groups said on Friday, after a scheduling snafu gave too many pilots holiday time off and sent the airline scrambling to correct its mistake. “We are pleased to report that together, American and the Allied Pilots Association 48

November 30, 2017 9:14 AM Yemeni officials: Rivals clash in rebel-held capital, 10 die

SANAA, Yemen – Yemeni security officials say clashes between rival factions in the rebel-held capital, Sanaa, have killed about 10 fighters from both sides. The officials say the fighting on Wednesday night in a southern Sanaa neighborhood centered around a mosque named after the country's former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, whose forces are allied 62