Yemen

March 24, 2014

One official believes Monday's attack - which resulted in the deaths of eight soldiers - was the work of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. (AFP/File)
07:58 GMT

Eight soldiers were killed and six were wounded on Monday when unidentified gunmen launched an attack on a military checkpoint in Hadramawt province in southeast Yemen, military sources reported.

March 23, 2014

Yemen Huthi rebels block the main road leading into Amran city in the north Sunday (Gamal Noman/AFP)
16:00 GMT

Shiite Huthi rebels in Yemen held massive protests outside of the northern city of Amran Sunday after clashes Saturday left 12 people dead.

Yemeni tribesmen gathered in the country's capital Saturday in protest of what they have described as Qatar's financing of chaos in the poor MENA country (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
07:19 GMT

Yemen's tribal leader accused Qatar for "financing chaos" in their country vis-a-vis their support of "terrorist organizations."

March 22, 2014

Last month, the Yemeni government voted to split Yemen into separate federations. (AFP/File)
15:31 GMT

At least 12 are dead after a gun battle between Houthi fighters security forces in Amran, Yemen.

Yemenis are demanding a trail for Saleh and government officials involved in the killing of protesters on the "Friday of Dignity." (AFP/File)
07:43 GMT

Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets Friday to call for the trial of former dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh.

March 20, 2014

Qatar has recently come under fire for their support of the Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT

Arab League Deputy Secretary General Ahmad Bin Hilli announced that the Arab summit will not discuss the recent spat between several GCC members and Qatar.

March 18, 2014

AQAP, infamous for being the most lethal of all al Qaeda groups, is believed to be responsible for Tuesday's bombing. (AFP/File)
09:52 GMT

A car bomb in Aden killed one and wounded at least 13 others Tuesday. Officials suspect al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula are the perpetrators.

March 15, 2014

Yemen is soon to be divided into a six state federation. (AFP/File)
12:38 GMT

Houthi rebels gathered in the town of Omran to protest the central government Friday.

March 11, 2014

The U.S. has been criticized internationally for its drone strikes in Yemen (AFP/File)
10:35 GMT

A U.S. drone attack on a city in Yemen's central Ma'arib province has left at least two people, both Al Qaeda suspects, dead.

March 9, 2014

Interior Minister Abdo Tareb announces new security measures Sunday to crack down on violence throughout Yemen (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
11:27 GMT

Yemen's interim president has ordered a panel to create a constitution that would divide Yemen into a six-region federation while attacks in the country's northwest continued, leaving at least thirty dead thus far.

March 5, 2014

According to initial reports, four Al Qaeda suspects were killed in Wednesday's drone attack in Yemen. (AFP/File)
14:58 GMT

Washington has carried out its fourth assassination drone strike over the past few days in Yemen, killing four Al Qaeda suspects.

March 3, 2014

Human Rights Watch has called on the U.S. to review its drone practices. (AFP/File)
11:14 GMT

At least three people have been killed in a airstrike carried out by a U.S. assassination drone in Yemen’s eastern province of Mareb, local media reported Monday.

March 2, 2014

Tribesman in the area have previously blocked roads and blown up pipelines and related supply routes in protest against a recent killing of one of their main tribal chiefs (Courtesy of Arabian Oil and Gas)
15:53 GMT

Six crew members of a Yemeni military plane were kidnapped Sunday after the plane made an emergency landing in the eastern part of the country.

February 27, 2014

Yemen security officials have been frequent targets of militant attacks throughout the country (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
07:25 GMT

A Yemeni security officer was killed by multiple gun wounds while at a restaurant in the southeast of the country.

February 26, 2014

The U.N's U.S. envoy described the move as "forward-leaning". (AFP/File)
18:12 GMT

A Security Council resolution that sets up a committee to sanction individuals interfering with Yemen's progress is "forward-leaning," the U.S. envoy said.