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Land mines will be hidden killer in Yemen decades after war

ADEN, Yemen (AP) — They lurk under shifting desert sands, amid the debris of urban roadsides and inside abandoned schools, some set to go off at the lightest touch. Land mines scatte...

Yemen's contested port city of Aden shows challenge of peace

ADEN, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's government nearly saw itself pushed into the sea by advancing rebels here three years ago. Now the port city of Aden shows the challenges that will likely still plague the n...

Yemen's other conflicts simmer in city once held by al-Qaida

MUKALLA, Yemen (AP) — Two years after al-Qaida militants withdrew from Yemen's eastern city of Mukalla, troops from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates patrol the streets in armored vehicles, dr...

US Yemen diplomat accuses Iran of stoking regional conflicts

MUKALLA, Yemen (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Yemen on Thursday accused Iran of "throwing gasoline on the fire" of conflicts across the Middle East, vowing that America will defend its regional interes...

Case against activists threatens Kuwait's political openness

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — In Kuwait, activists have been gathering nightly to peacefully demonstrate against their government — something that elsewhere in the Arabian Peninsula would see protesters tear-gas...