Yemen

January 24, 2013

The International Labour Organisation has warned of a child labour crisis in Yemen
09:18 GMT

The latest report released by the International Labor Organization, says there are 1.5 million children currently working in Yemen.

January 23, 2013

Saeed al-Shehri was reported killed late last year in Yemen.
11:06 GMT

Are reports of Saeed Al Shehri's death greatly exaggerated?

January 21, 2013

The drone strike followed the deaths of 13 suspected members of the same group.
13:48 GMT

A U.S. drone strike on a car in Maarib, east of Yemen's capital Sanaa, on Monday killed two suspected al-Qaeda militants.

The third Arab Economic Forum has started in Riyadh, aiming to boost economic integration and deal with the legacy of the Arab Spring
11:29 GMT

The third Arab Economic and Social Development Summit kicks off in Riyadh on Monday aiming to boost economic integration and tackle people’s aspirations amid the Arab world’s turbulent political changes.

Yemen approved its budget plans for the 2013 fiscal year, with the government expected to spend $13 million
05:57 GMT

Yemen's parliament approved the budget for the 2013 fiscal year worth $13 billion

January 20, 2013

An oil pipeline in Yemen has been blown up, causing operation to be suspended
08:40 GMT

Gunmen in southeast Yemen have blown up an oil pipeline that transports some 8,000 barrels per day to export terminals on the Gulf of Aden, suspending operations, a local official said on Saturday.

The number of CIA targeted assassinations using drones in Yemen has risen sharply in 2012.
07:34 GMT

The number of CIA targeted assassinations using drones in Yemen has risen sharply in 2012.

January 13, 2013

Demonstrators pictured in Yemen's capital, Sana'a, during protests to oust Ali Abdullah Saleh in 2011.
14:27 GMT

Thousands of separatist demonstrators in southern Yemen on Sunday rallied in Aden to mark the anniversary of the outbreak of civil war in South Yemen in 1986.

January 10, 2013

Workers at the Central Bank of Yemen are on strike over wage reforms
11:36 GMT

Employees at the Central Bank of Yemen initiated a partial strike this week, calling for a restructuring of their wage package

January 7, 2013

Yemen has confirmed its oil sales for March 2013
11:31 GMT

Yemen's Supreme Committee on Crude Oil Marketing sealed Sunday the crude oil sales of March 2013, estimated to be 4.1 million barrels.

Yemeni soldiers stand guard outside the state security court as suspected Yemeni al-Qaeda militants arrive in a truck for their trial. (AFP PHOTO/ MOHAMMED HUWAIS)
08:20 GMT

After a push by the Yemeni president to put all detained suspected terrorists on trial, five are sentenced to up to ten years in prison.

January 6, 2013

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal.
07:22 GMT

Saudi Arabia has denied reports that its air force used fighter jets to bomb targets in Yemen.

January 4, 2013

Joining the drones: Saudi warplanes.
11:00 GMT

A new report reveals that Saudi Arabia has used its fighter jets to carry out a number of attacks against Yemen on behalf of the United States.

January 3, 2013

Yemeni former leader, Ali Abdullah Saleh
18:58 GMT

Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh is to travel to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment, diplomatic sources said Thursday, 3 January, as his opponents called for him to be kept out of politics and in the sick bay ahead of stalled national talks.

December 30, 2012

The view over Yemen's capital, Sanaa.
11:21 GMT

In the latest in a series of strikes on the troubled Arab state, a U.S. drone kills three suspected al-Qaeda members.