Yemen

January 12, 2015

Separatist leader Khaled al-Junaidi was killed by security forces in December. (Photo: AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

Human Rights Watch has urged Yemen's government to investigate the killing of a key separatist leader in the city of Aden.

January 10, 2015

A massive search is underway for Hayat Boumeddiene who has been linked to France's two-day terrorism ordeal. (French Police/AFP)
11:15 GMT

Police are questioning the wives of the Charlie Hebdo attackers in the hope of finding the girlfriend and suspected accomplice of hostage-taker Amedy Coulibaly.

Anwar al-Awlaki, a prominent al-Qaeda recruiter and preacher in Yemen, was killed in a drone strike in September 2011. (AFP/File)
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Cherif Kouachi said al-Qaeda in Yemen financed his attack. He and his brother each met with Anwar al-Awlaki, a senior al-Qaeda international recruiter in Yemen.

January 7, 2015

A Yemeni soldier checks a driver's identification at a checkpoint in Sanaa, April 15, 2014. (AFP/File)
12:37 GMT

At least 30 people were killed and 50 others injured Wednesday following a car bomb attack outside a police college in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.

Shia Houthi members clear rubble outside a bombed police station in Sanaa, January 5, 2014. (AFP/File)
07:24 GMT

A car bomb attack by unknown assailants outside a college in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa left dozens dead and wounded Wednesday.

January 5, 2015

Members of the Shia Houthi movement gather outside a bombed police station controlled by the group in Sanaa, January 5, 2015. (AFP/File)
12:15 GMT

A bomb targeting Shia Houthis in the Yemini town of Dhamar killed at least four people including a journalist while injuring 25 others.

Civilian deaths accounted for at leas 1,200 of the total casualties in 2014, according to the study. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

Fierce clashes in 2014 killed over 7,700 Yemenis, according to a recent study from a Yemeni NGO.

January 3, 2015

Yemeni cities have seen fierce violence in recent months since Houthi insurgents took over large swaths of territory in September. (AFP/File)
16:11 GMT

At least 8 killed in Yemen clash between security forces and tribesman Saturday, according to security sources.

December 31, 2014

There are 127 inmates currently at the detention facility. (Wikimedia Commons)
17:30 GMT

The men, held for more than 11 years, were originally detained in Pakistan for suspected ties to al-Qaida or other militant Islamists.

Houthi rebels had gathered in central Yemen to mark the Prophet Mohammed's birthday. (AFP/File)
14:44 GMT

At least 30 people were killed and dozens others injured after an explosion targeted a cultural building in central Yemen.

December 30, 2014

The attack follows another on Monday by Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, (AQAP) where two soldiers were killed and 11 wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in Yemen's Hadramawt province. (AFP/File)
20:04 GMT

An unidentified gunmen on a motorbike shot dead an army officer Tuesday in the south Yemen city of Aden, marking the latest in a series of brutal attacks on security and military personal in the restive country.

Yemen has witnessed frequent unrest between Al Qaeda, tribesmen and Houthi militants. (AFP/File)
11:44 GMT

Two soldiers and 11 others were injured after an Al Qaeda ambush targeting a regional army chief in southeastern Yemen.

December 29, 2014

Since the onslaught on their insurgency in Yemen's capital Sanaa in September, the Houthis has spread into several areas across the country, finding both allies and opposition within communities.  (AFP/File)
20:30 GMT

In Yemen's ever-changing Houthi insurgency, oil-rich Ma'rib province holds out against the militants from the capital Sanaa, while the eastern Al-Hudaydah province says it plans to incorporate the group into security forces by 2015.

The magazine has previously praised terror activities like the 'Underwear Bomber,' whose failed bombing attempt on a plane in 2009 led to the implementation of full-body security scans at airports. (AFP/File)
14:52 GMT

In an article published on Christmas Eve in the militant group's magazine, Inspire, al-Qaeda encouraged 'lone wolf' operatives to attack Western airliners, giving instructions on breaching airport security and selecting targets.

December 25, 2014

Arwa doesn't seem to like Algerian people much, especially not Arab Idol 3 contestant Jard! (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Yemeni singer Arwa launched a surprising verbal attack on Algerian women by calling them "sluts"! She really has it in for them!