December 7, 2014
An American and a South-African were killed in Yemen during an attempted rescue mission, according to the Associated Press.
December 6, 2014
A US photojournalist, Luke Somers, was killed in Yemen during a failed rescue raid.
Former president Ali Abdullah Saleh is believed to have facilitated the takeover of the capital, Sanaa, and large parts of Yemen by militants loyal to Shia leader Abdul Malik Al-Houthi in September.
December 4, 2014
“The Saudis’ approach is that ‘we’ll step back and let Yemen see the consequences of their choice of the Houthis and eventually they’ll come to their senses’.
Al Qaeda in Yemen threatened to kill a 33-year-old American photojournalist who was kidnapped over a year ago in the country's capital, Sanaa.
December 3, 2014
Iran has summoned the Yemeni chargé d'affaires in Tehran after a car bomb attack targeted the residence of the Iranian ambassador to Sana’a.
Three people were killed and several others injured following a car bomb attack outside the residency of Iran's ambassador to Yemen, in the country's capital, Sanaa.
November 29, 2014
Al-Qaeda militants claim to have detonated two bombs outside of the US Embassy in Sana'a, Yemen.
November 28, 2014
An attempted rescue mission carried out by US special forces and Yemeni troops freed eight al-Qaeda hostages, but failed to rescue the target American journalist, who was reportedly moved just two days before the raid.
November 26, 2014
Also Wednesday, at least 10 people were killed in clashes between tribesmen and Houthi rebels.
At least 10 people were killed early Wednesday in clashes between Houthi militants and armed tribesmen in central Sanaa, local residents said.
November 25, 2014
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.
Yemeni security forces rescued seven Yemeni hostages and one foreigner in a special operation against al Qaeda extremists.
November 24, 2014
Yemen’s pro-independence Southern Movement says it is going ahead with a plan to form its own government by next month.
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".