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October 20, 2014

Yemen´s parliament, in which the Houthi movement is seeking to secure the defense, interior and finance portfolios (AFP/File Archive).
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The Houthi movement is pushing to secure the defense, interior and finance portfolios in Yemen’s new cabinet, reported on Sunday.
Yemen has experienced intense turmoil since the overthrow of President Ali Abdullah Saleh. (AFP/File)
11:17 GMT
At least 20 Houthi fighters were killed in a bombardment by al-Qaeda militants in Rada'a.

October 19, 2014

Houthi fighters continue to clash with al-Qaeda linked militants around the country. (AFP/File)
16:25 GMT
Security officials said on Sunday that the fighters from the Shia Houthi movement captured the town of Yarim, located about 106 miles south of Sana’a in the province of Ibb.
The Houthis captured Tawwal border crossing in Hajjah Province on Saturday. They also took control of Wagha region in the same province. (AFP/File)
12:27 GMT
Shiite Houthi fighters have taken control of a crossing along Yemen's northern border with Saudi Arabia.
Yemeni protesters demonstrate outside the Saudi embassy in Sana'a against the death sentence of Shi'a cleric and anti-government protest leader Nimr al-Nimr on Oct. 18. (AFP/ Mohammed Huwais)
08:04 GMT
Sheikh Nimr, who has repeatedly criticized the lack of basic freedoms in Saudi Arabia, was sentenced to death last week.
Houthi rebels sit at a barricade following clashes with Yemen's government in Sana'a, September 20, 2014 (File/AFP)
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Shia Houthi rebels continued to advance in the south of Yemen after overrunning the strategic city of Rada on Friday.

October 16, 2014

Yemen claims oil flows through the Marib pipeline. (AFP/FIle)
15:00 GMT
Reuters reports that Yemeni tribesmen attacked the main oil export pipeline on Wednesday, stopping the flow of crude oil.
U.S. manned drone strikes have been criticized in Yemen due to the high number of civilian deaths (File/AFP)
10:02 GMT
A Yemeni man whose brother-in-law and nephew were allegedly killed in a U.S. drone strike controlled from a Berlin army base has filed a lawsuit against Germany for facilitating the incident.

October 15, 2014

Houthi rebels recently took control of Yemen's capital. (AFP/File)
14:52 GMT
Sunni militants associated with al-Qaeda engaged in fierce fighting with Shiite rebels in Yemen.

October 14, 2014

Wounded Yemeni men await treatment in a hospital following a suicide bombing, October 9th, 2014 (File/AFP)
18:34 GMT
The UN Security Council condemned the latest terrorist attacks by Al Qaeda affiliated militants in Yemen and called on all sides of the government to implement the national partnership agreement.
Houthi rebels took over the capital of Yemen less than a month ago. (AFP/File)
10:32 GMT
Yemeni Houthis took control of the town of Hudeida Tuesday.
Wounded Yemeni men are treated at a hospital after a powerful suicide bomb rocked the capital Sanaa on Oct. 9, 2014, killing at least 47. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
08:29 GMT
Houthi leaders called on the Saudi government to prosecute TV presenter Khalid al-Gamdi.

October 13, 2014

Following Ahmed Bin Mubarak´s withdrawal due to Houthi opposition, Yemen´s president appointed former oil minister and representative to the UN, Khaled Bahah (above). (AFP/ File Archive)
17:00 GMT
Yemen appointed a new prime minister on Monday.

October 9, 2014

An injured Yemeni man is carried away from the attack site, October 9, 2014 (File/AFP)
13:20 GMT
The death toll in Yemen has risen to over 40, following a suicide bomb attack in the country's capital, Sana'a. The bomber is believed to have attacked a Shia checkpoint prior to a rally.
Armed Yemeni Shiite Huthi rebels man a checkpoint erected in the capital Sanaa, on October 7, 2014. [AFP]
08:54 GMT
At least 20 people were killed on Thursday in a suicide attack apparently targeting a Houthi checkpoint in the center of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, witnesses including a Reuters reporter said.
Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak handed in his resignation to Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi after Houthi rebels protested against his appointment (File/AFP)
08:24 GMT
Yemen's newly elected premier, Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak, resigned from his post following mass protests from Houthi rebels.

October 8, 2014

Houthis took control of Sanaa last month. (AFP/File)
09:27 GMT
Are Yemen's Houthis staging a legitimate revolution or simply pillaging and plundering Yemen's populous capital?
Yemenis staged mass protests recently to express their discontentment with the current government. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
Houthi rebels rejected President Hadi's Prime Minister nomination Tuesday.

October 7, 2014

The IMF has warned that Yemen's fiscal deficit would reach 9 percent of gross domestic product in 2014 and foreign reserves would decline to well below three months of imports in the absence of economic reforms.
04:55 GMT
Lagarde, in the IMF's first direct, public comment on the latest Yemeni policy changes, said they did not endanger the loan programme.