War-ravaged Aden receives boatload of Emirati aid

May 25, 2015

War-ravaged Aden receives boatload of Emirati aid

A ship carrying 460 tons of Emirati humanitarian aid docked Sunday in Yemen’s restive port city of Aden, as a Saudi-led coalition bombarded Shiite rebels across the country. The United Nations, which is hoping to host a conference on Yemen in Geneva next week, ...

U.N. disarmament talks collapse

May 23, 2015

U.N. disarmament talks collapse

The U.S. blocks a global document aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, over a deadline for a nuclear-free Middle East zone.

Saudis, Yemen rebels blame each other for violating truce

May 15, 2015

Saudis, Yemen rebels blame each other for violating truce

Saudi Arabia and Yemen’s Iranian-backed Shiite rebels on Thursday traded charges of violating a humanitarian cease-fire, as a helicopter gunship belonging to the Saudi-led coalition struck a truck in northern Yemen, killing nine people. The attack was the latest in a series of violent ...

May 11, 2015

U.S. defends record before top U.N. human rights body

The United States heard widespread concern Monday over excessive use of force by law-enforcement officials against ethnic minorities as it faced the U.N.’s main human rights body for a review of its record. Washington also faced calls to work toward abolishing the death penalty, ...