January 18, 2015
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.
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
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
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."
January 13, 2015
Al-Qaeda is gaining ground in Yemen because it provides the troops for a Sunni community that feels under increasing threat from a Shia insurgency that has seized much of the country.
January 12, 2015
Human Rights Watch has urged Yemen's government to investigate the killing of a key separatist leader in the city of Aden.
January 10, 2015
Police are questioning the wives of the Charlie Hebdo attackers in the hope of finding the girlfriend and suspected accomplice of hostage-taker Amedy Coulibaly.
Cherif Kouachi said al-Qaeda in Yemen financed his attack. He and his brother each met with Anwar al-Awlaki, a senior al-Qaeda international recruiter in Yemen.
January 7, 2015
At least 30 people were killed and 50 others injured Wednesday following a car bomb attack outside a police college in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.
A car bomb attack by unknown assailants outside a college in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa left dozens dead and wounded Wednesday.
January 5, 2015
A bomb targeting Shia Houthis in the Yemini town of Dhamar killed at least four people including a journalist while injuring 25 others.
Fierce clashes in 2014 killed over 7,700 Yemenis, according to a recent study from a Yemeni NGO.
January 3, 2015
At least 8 killed in Yemen clash between security forces and tribesman Saturday, according to security sources.
December 31, 2014
The men, held for more than 11 years, were originally detained in Pakistan for suspected ties to al-Qaida or other militant Islamists.
At least 30 people were killed and dozens others injured after an explosion targeted a cultural building in central Yemen.