Zaydi http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31039/all en Yemen demands Iran halts support for insurgents http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/yemen-demands-iran-halts-support-insurgents <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Yemen says Iranian arms included Katyusha, Strella missiles</p> <p>* Say arms destined for Shi'ite Muslim Houthi rebels</p> <p>* Shipment is likely to further strain Iranian-Yemeni ties</p> <p>By Mohammed Ghobari</p> <p>SANAA, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Yemen's president has asked his Iranian counterpart to stop backing armed groups on its soil after coastguards seized a consignment of missiles and rockets believed sent by the Islamic Republic, a government official said on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/yemen-demands-iran-halts-support-insurgents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Terrorism in Yemen War Zaydi Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 13:30:04 +0000 5748824 at http://www.globalpost.com Three killed in assassination attempt on Yemeni rebel negotiator http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130323/three-killed-assassination-attempt-yemeni-rebel-negotiator <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SANAA (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead three people in a failed attempt to assassinate a Houthi rebel leader on Saturday after he left Yemen's "national dialogue" talks aimed at ending political turmoil in the country, sources at the talks said.</p> <p>Abdo Abu Ras, the Houthis' representative at the negotiations, was returning by car to his hotel in the capital Sanaa when gunmen opened fire, killing three of his companions, the sources said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130323/three-killed-assassination-attempt-yemeni-rebel-negotiator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Social Issues Terrorism in Yemen War Zaydi Thomson Reuters Sat, 23 Mar 2013 14:00:31 +0000 5791862 at http://www.globalpost.com Four people killed in sectarian violence in north Yemen http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131030/four-people-killed-sectarian-violence-north-yemen <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SANAA (Reuters) - At least four people were killed in Yemen on Wednesday when a rocket hit a mosque in the Salafi-controlled northern town of Damaj, a spokesman for the puritanical Sunni Muslim group said, blaming Shi'ite Houthi rebels for the attack.</p> <p>Damaj lies near Saada, a city near the border with Saudi Arabia about 130 km (80 miles) north of the capital Sanaa.</p> <p>Last year Salafis battled the Houthi rebels who control Saada along with large swathes of northern Yemen and have fought them intermittently since then.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131030/four-people-killed-sectarian-violence-north-yemen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Politics Terrorism in Yemen War Zaydi Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:53:15 +0000 5975264 at http://www.globalpost.com Death toll in attack on Salafi-held town in Yemen rises to 24 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131031/death-toll-attack-salafi-held-town-yemen-rises-24 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SANAA (Reuters) - The death toll from a Houthi Shi'ite attack on a mountain town in northern Yemen held by their Salafi Sunni Muslim rivals has risen to 24, a Salafi spokesman said on Thursday, as the two sides fought for a second day.</p> <p>Abu Ismail al-Hajouri said more than 100 people were also wounded in Damaj, which he said the Houthi rebels, who dominate the northern province of Saada, had besieged for weeks.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131031/death-toll-attack-salafi-held-town-yemen-rises-24" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Politics Terrorism in Yemen War Zaydi Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:32:17 +0000 5976425 at http://www.globalpost.com Death toll in attack on Salafi-held town in Yemen rises to 24 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131031/death-toll-attack-salafi-held-town-yemen-rises-24-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SANAA (Reuters) - The death toll from a Shi'ite Muslim Houthi attack on a mountain town in north Yemen held by their Salafi Sunni Muslim rivals has risen to 24, a Salafi spokesman said on Thursday as the two sides fought for a second day.</p> <p>Fighting erupted despite government mediation efforts to shore up a ceasefire in place since late last year in a province long beyond the control of the authorities in Sanaa, capital of the turbulent Arabian Peninsula state.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131031/death-toll-attack-salafi-held-town-yemen-rises-24-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Politics Terrorism in Yemen War Zaydi Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:32:41 +0000 5976767 at http://www.globalpost.com Shi'ite rebels attack north Yemen town, death toll rises http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131101/shiite-rebels-attack-north-yemen-town-death-toll-rises <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SANAA (Reuters) - Shi'ite Muslim Houthi rebels backed by tanks launched a fresh attack on Friday on a town in north Yemen held by their Sunni Muslim Salafi rivals, a Salafi spokesman said, bringing the total death toll in three days of sectarian clashes to 40.</p> <p>The fighting erupted on Wednesday despite government mediation efforts to shore up a ceasefire in place since late last year in the mountainous Saada province, which has long been outside the control of the central Yemeni authorities.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131101/shiite-rebels-attack-north-yemen-town-death-toll-rises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Politics Terrorism in Yemen War Zaydi Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:31:49 +0000 5977561 at http://www.globalpost.com Sectarian clashes kill 55 in north Yemen http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131102/shiite-rebels-press-attack-north-yemen-town <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The death toll has reached 55 after four days of sectarian clashes. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SANAA (Reuters) - The death toll in four days of clashes between rival Muslim clans in north Yemen rose to 55 on Saturday, one of the clans said, as the Yemeni government tried to broker a ceasefire in a region that lies largely outside its control.</p> <p>Shi'ite Houthi rebels launched an attack on the town of Damaj, held by their Sunni Salafi rivals, on Wednesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131102/shiite-rebels-press-attack-north-yemen-town" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Houthis Religion Terrorism in Yemen War Zaydi Thomson Reuters Sat, 02 Nov 2013 18:37:00 +0000 5978343 at http://www.globalpost.com Shi'ite, Sunni ceasefire in north Yemen appears crumbling http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131104/overnight-shelling-takes-death-toll-north-yemen-100-say-salafis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mohammed Ghobari</p> <p>SANAA (Reuters) - A ceasefire between Yemeni Shi'ite and Sunni Muslims fighters intended to end days of clashes that have killed at least 100 combatants and civilians appeared to be crumbling on Monday after Sunnis reported a resumption of fighting.</p> <p>"The Houthis are shelling Damaj now with mortars causing five injuries," Salafist spokesman Surour al-Wadi'i said. "The cease fire has not taken hold so far."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131104/overnight-shelling-takes-death-toll-north-yemen-100-say-salafis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Houthis Politics Terrorism in Yemen War Zaydi Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Nov 2013 11:46:34 +0000 5979357 at http://www.globalpost.com Al Qaeda in Yemen vows revenge for Shi'ite rebel attack on Salafis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131113/al-qaeda-yemen-vows-revenge-shiite-rebel-attack-salafis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RIYADH (Reuters) - Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has pledged revenge against Shi'ite Houthi rebels in northern Yemen for their assault on a Salafi school in Dammaj, Site Monitoring Service reported late on Tuesday, citing a statement from the group.</p> <p>Fighting between Houthis and Salafis in the traditional Dammaj school, in the heart of Shi'ite territory, caused more than 100 deaths over the past two weeks and threatens to cause more sectarian tensions in Yemen.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131113/al-qaeda-yemen-vows-revenge-shiite-rebel-attack-salafis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Terrorism in Yemen War Yemen Zaydi Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Nov 2013 06:31:46 +0000 5987682 at http://www.globalpost.com Three killed in shelling in troubled north Yemen town, Salafis say http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131117/three-killed-shelling-troubled-north-yemen-town-salafis-say <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SANAA (Reuters) - Three people were killed on Sunday when Shi'ite Houthi rebels shelled a school in a northern Yemeni town where sectarian fighting has killed more than 100 people, a spokesman for a hardline Sunni Muslim group said.</p> <p>Houthi fighters control much of the northerly Saada province, on the border with Saudi Arabia, which has been their base for a long-running rebellion against the government, and the sectarian rivalry in the town of Damaj is now hampering reconciliation efforts.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131117/three-killed-shelling-troubled-north-yemen-town-salafis-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Houthis Politics Terrorism in Yemen War Zaydi Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Nov 2013 15:34:13 +0000 5991632 at http://www.globalpost.com Gunmen kill leading figure in Yemeni Shi'ite Muslim group http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140121/gunmen-kill-leading-figure-yemeni-shiite-group <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SANAA (Reuters) - Unknown assailants shot and killed a leader of the Yemeni Shi'ite Muslim Houthi group in Sanaa on Tuesday while he was on his way to attend reconciliation talks in the Yemeni capital, officials at the talks said.</p> <p>They said the gunmen opened fire on Ahmad Sharafeddin, a former dean of the school of law at Sanaa University, and he died immediately.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140121/gunmen-kill-leading-figure-yemeni-shiite-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Houthis Terrorism in Yemen War Zaydi Thomson Reuters Tue, 21 Jan 2014 10:33:12 +0000 6048647 at http://www.globalpost.com Two Yemeni soldiers killed as Houthi fighters hit army base http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140313/two-yemeni-soldiers-killed-houthi-fighters-hit-army-base <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SANAA (Reuters) - Two Yemeni soldiers were killed on Thursday when Shi'ite Muslim Houthi tribal fighters attacked an army base near the capital Sanaa, military sources said.</p> <p>Another four soldiers were injured in the attack, the sources added, as sectarian fighting that flared up in October in the north spread closer to Sanaa.</p> <p>Four Houthi rebels were also injured, they said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140313/two-yemeni-soldiers-killed-houthi-fighters-hit-army-base" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Houthis Terrorism in Yemen Zaydi Thomson Reuters Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:54:02 +0000 6094522 at http://www.globalpost.com Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, May 21 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140520/xinhua-world-news-summary-at-0030-gmt-may-21 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ABUJA -- Death toll of the twin blast on a busy market road in Nigeria's central city of Jos on Tuesday rose to 118, after casualty figures were further collated from various health facilities, an official told reporters here.0 Mohammed Abdulsalam, coordinator of the National Emergency Management Emergency (NEMA) in Nigeria's north central region, said more lifeless bodies may be trapped in debris of buildings which collapsed following the loud blasts. (Nigeria-Blasts, ROUNDUP)</p> <p>- - - -</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140520/xinhua-world-news-summary-at-0030-gmt-may-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Houthis Terrorism in Yemen War Zaydi Xinhua News Agency Wed, 21 May 2014 02:03:01 +0000 6152457 at http://www.globalpost.com Shiite rebels attack Yemeni army, 4 soldiers killed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140602/shiite-rebels-attack-yemeni-army-4-soldiers-killed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Shiite rebels attack Yemeni army, 4 soldiers killed</p> <p>SANAA, June 2 (Xinhua) -- Shiite Houthi rebels attacked a Yemeni army checkpoint in the northern province of Amran on Monday, killing at least four soldiers, military sources said.</p> <p>The rebels attacked an Saladin military checkpoint near Amran, some 50 km north of the capital Sanaa, which is the main entrance to Sanaa, killing four soldiers and using a tank to force others to retreat, the sources said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140602/shiite-rebels-attack-yemeni-army-4-soldiers-killed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Houthis Religion Terrorism in Yemen War Zaydi Xinhua News Agency Mon, 02 Jun 2014 17:07:22 +0000 6164635 at http://www.globalpost.com