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November 25, 2014

Saleh, 72, resigned in late 2011 under a Gulf-sponsored settlement between Yemen's political rivals following massive protests calling for his resignation after 33 years in power. (AFP/File)
11:02 GMT
Former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was forced to resign two years ago in the wake of the Arab Spring uprisings, described the latter as a "tool" aimed at weakening Arab economies and armies.
Yemen continues to struggle with growing instability. (AFP/File)
09:10 GMT
Yemeni security forces rescued seven Yemeni hostages and one foreigner in a special operation against al Qaeda extremists.

November 24, 2014

Yemen’s southern residents complain that they have been economically and politically marginalized by the central government in Sana’a. (AFP/File)
07:37 GMT
Yemen’s pro-independence Southern Movement says it is going ahead with a plan to form its own government by next month.
ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi claimed an expansion of ISIL in the Arabian Peninsula. (AFP/File)
04:47 GMT
A senior Al Qaeda cleric in Yemen denounced ISIL in a video released Friday. Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari rebuked claims by ISIL for proclaiming Yemen belonged to the "Islamic State".

November 20, 2014

Lebanon's Shia movement Hezbollah continues to back Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria. (AFP/File)
08:19 GMT
Saudi officials on Wednesday asked the UN Security Council to blacklist both Shia groups Hezbollah and Yemen's Houthis.

November 15, 2014

The clashes erupted after the Ansarullah forces entered the town in an attempt to restore stability there. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT
Fighting in a town in central Yemen has left at least 80 people dead over the last three days.

November 14, 2014

The border town of Arsal has been the site of fierce clashes between militants and the Lebanese army in recent months, sparking high tensions between Syrians refugees and Lebanese host communities. (AFP/File)
09:37 GMT
A bomb hit a Lebanese military vehicle Friday in the outskirts of Arsal's northeast region, according to a security source, wounding two soldiers.

November 13, 2014

Gunmen loyal to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh gather during a rally outside his headquarters, November 6, 2014. (AFP/File)
07:36 GMT
Events in Yemen have turned out for the worst in a civil war between Houthis and Al Qaeda. The UN and Arab nations must act fast in order to avoid further bloodshed.

November 12, 2014

Students demonstrate against the deployment, at Sanaa University campus, of armed Yemani militia from the Shi'ite Huthi movement in the capital Sanaa on November 12, 2014. [AFP]
21:41 GMT
A powerful suicide bomb attack on Shiite militia fighters in central Yemen left dozens of people dead on Wednesday, military and tribal sources said
Al Qaeda claimed responsibility for the attack via Twitter. (AFP/File)
09:09 GMT
Al-Qaeda-linked Ansar al-Sharia militant group said it killed nine Shiite Houthi militants in a roadside explosion in central Yemen's Al-Bayda' province.