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Yemeni members of a local popular committee, which consists of a group of volunteers who maintain security in their region, stand in the street, some of them barefoot and one holding an anti tank rocket launcher, in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, on January 27, 2015. (AFP/STR)
07:35 GMT
Houthi leader Abdel-Malek al-Houthi announced his plans for a peaceful transfer of power following the coup.

January 27, 2015

A Shiite Huthi militiaman, wearing uniform confiscated from the Yemeni army, mans a checkpoint on a street leading to the US embassy compound in the capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
15:06 GMT
Presidential aide Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak was released to tribes in southern Yemeni province after having been kidnapped by Houthi rebels.

January 26, 2015

Since the recent political upheaval, Sanaa has faced mass protests and violence. (AFP/File)
19:07 GMT
The United States embassy in Yemen has suspended consular services until further notice. The decision was a result of the political turmoil and security concerns in Sanaa.
A U.S. Predator drone flies over Yemen. (AFP/File)
16:16 GMT
A U.S. drone strike in Yemen killed three al-Qaeda militants. The strike was the first since Yemeni President Hadi and his cabinet resigned on Thursday.
A Yemeni supporter of the separatist Southern Movement stands in front of their movement's flag as they try to set up a checkpoint on January 25, 2015 in the southern city of Aden. (AFP/STR)
09:11 GMT
Several Yemeni provinces have cut off ties with the capital Sana’a, now under the virtual control of the Houthi movement, as tens of thousands of demonstrators took to Yemen’s streets to protest the group’s control over large parts of the country.
Shiite Houthi rebels fight with Yemeni protesters during a rally against the control of the capital by Houthi rebels in the capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
08:43 GMT
In preparation for imminent protests, a large number of Houthi militants have been deployed in Sanaa.

January 25, 2015

Yemeni supporters of the separatist Southern Movement place their flag on the Post office in the southern city of Aden. Separatists also seized police checkpoints in Ataq, the provincial capital of Shabwa, as other regions declared they would defy Sanaa following the resignation of Hadi, who is a southerner. (AFP/File)
08:18 GMT
Clashes have broken out between Southern Movement supporters and Yemeni security forces, leaving one member of the government forces dead.
Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of Sanaa in the largest demonstration against Huthis since the Shiite militiamen overran the capital in September. "Down, down with the Huthis' rule," chanted the protesters who rallied following a call by the Rejection Movement -- a group recently formed in provincial areas to challenge the powerful militia. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
07:59 GMT
Yemen's parliament again postponed meeting following the resignation of President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi, leaving the country's imminent power vacuum unresolved.

January 24, 2015

This anti-Houthi demonstration is the largest since Houthi rebels raided Sanaa in September. (AFP/File)
12:40 GMT
In the aftermath of the collapse of the Yemeni government, thousands are marching in Sanaa in the largest anti-Houthi demonstration yet.
Yemen is in the midst of political chaos. (Photo: Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
05:00 GMT
Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Yemen to support Shia Ansarullah revolutionaries of Houthi movement.

January 23, 2015

The resignation follows months of political turmoil and violence in Yemen. (Photo: AFP)
07:00 GMT
Yemen's President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi handed in his resignation on Thursday, not long after his Cabinet stepped down. It follows months of fighting in the country and comes just days after the government and Houthi rebels reached a peace deal.

January 22, 2015

Protesters hold up posters of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour during a pro-government rally in Sanaa, August 24, 2014. (AFP/File)
09:39 GMT
Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi reached a peace agreement with Houthi militants according to a senior official from the group Thursday.
The rebel Houthi movement has launched an increasing number of attacks since September. (Photo: AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
06:00 GMT
Yemen's president has reached an agreement with Houthi rebels to end a violent standoff in the capital Sana'a and to prevent further escalations.

January 21, 2015

A tank takes position near the presidential palace in Sanaa, following a coup by Houthi militants, January 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
12:36 GMT
Armed Houthi fighters replaced the presidential guard Wednesday outside the private residence of the country's premier, Abed-Rabbo Mansour Hadi, following a coup.
In the past 48 hours, Houthi fighters targeted a US diplomatic vehicle, despite a reported ceasefire. No injuries were reported in the incident. (AFP/Getty Images/Mohammed Huwais)
08:59 GMT
The US military has moved two navy warships into the Red Sea to stand ready to evacuate American personnel from its embassy in Yemen if an order is issued to do so.
An armed Houthi militant stands in a damaged area, following intense clashes with the presidential guard in Sanaa, January 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:47 GMT
The UN condemned an attack by Shia Houthi militants on Yemen's presidential palace following reports President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi fled the country's capital.

January 20, 2015

Yemenis carry their belongings as they flee the area near the residence of Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi after it was attacked by Houthi militiamen, on January 20, 2015, in the capital Sanaa. (AFP/ Mohammed Huwais)
22:25 GMT
A spokeswoman described the move as "the completion of a coup."
A Houthi militant mans a checkpoint in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, January 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:18 GMT
Houthi militants surrounded the prime minister's residency in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, after ongoing clashes with the army.

January 19, 2015

The Houthis have controlled two governorates in northern Yemen since 2011, and in September 2014 they seized control of the capital as well.  (AFP/MOHAMMED HUWAIS)
18:11 GMT
The Houthi militia and the Yemen army agreed to a ceasefire, ending a day of intense fighting in Sanaa.
Yemeni soldiers block streets around the presidential palace in the capital Sanaa on Monday as fierce clashes erupted between the presidential guard and members of the Shiite Houthi movement. (AFP/Mojammed Huwais)
10:46 GMT
Houthi rebels have allegedly taken over the country's state news agency and television station after clashes broke out earlier Monday morning.
The clashes occurred days after Houthi militants abducted the Yemini president's chief of staff. (AFP/File)
09:42 GMT
Fresh clashes broke out between Houthi militants and presidential guards Monday in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.

January 18, 2015

Shia Houthi insurgents have taken over large swaths of the capital Sanaa and surrounding countryside, plunging Yemen into some of the worst violence its seen in years. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
Following the abduction of Yemen President Abd Rabbuh Mansour's chief of staff Saturday, protests have broken out all over Yemen's capital Sanaa, where tribal leaders have threatened to shut oil production over the incident.
The alleged killings come on the heels of a Houthi attack in Sanaa early Saturday in which gunmen kidnapped the Yemeni President's Chief of Staff. (AFP/File)
12:48 GMT
More violence spread through Yemen Sunday as an al-Qaeda-linked group claimed via Twitter it had killed a number of Houthi rebels in the central city of Radaa.

January 17, 2015

Yemen president's chief of staff Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak resigned from the position of prime minister shortly after he was appointed in October 2014. (AFP/File)
13:04 GMT
Gunmen kidnapped Yemen president's chief of staff Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak Saturday amid heightened tensions among rebel groups in anticipation of a new constitutional draft.

January 14, 2015

The terrorist group's leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, allegedly gave the orders to execute the attack. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
In a video posted on its Twitter account, the Yemen-based group said its leaders had "planned and financed the operation and chose who would carry it out based on orders from group leader Ayman al-Zawahiri."