July 21, 2011
Ayad al-Shabwani, a senior leader of Yemen-based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), has been killed in fighting with the army.
July 19, 2011
These are the poster children and heroes of the Arab revolutions. Some are just that- children, kids who have been raised as human faces of an otherwise anonymous maelstrom of anonymous popular demonstrations.
July 16, 2011
Yemeni protesters set up a transitional council of opposition figures on Saturday to lead attempts to oust injured President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
July 14, 2011
Most of Yemen's commercial banks have ceased all activities and many employees have been laid off, due to the deteriorating situation in the country.
July 7, 2011
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, his face burned and his hands covered with bandages, appeared on television Thursday for the first time since he was injured in a bomb attack.
Al Qaeda gunmen killed 10 Yemeni soldiers when they ambushed them on a road in southern Yemen, a military official said on Thursday.
Statistics indicate that one in three people in Yemen are food insecure and under-nourished, and more than 50 percent of children are stunted, OCHA said in a 1 July report.
July 5, 2011
Four civilians and six gunmen died in a series of air attacks Tuesday that targeted militants who have taken control of Yemen's southern city of Zinjibar.
July 4, 2011
Many businesses have been crippled by the almost continuous power blackouts that are still afflicting Yemen.
June 29, 2011
A Yemeni air strike on a convoy of vehicles near the southern city of Zinjibar killed at least four civilians and injured 12 on Wednesday.
June 28, 2011
Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh is expected to speak on television within days
June 26, 2011
While Colonel Moammar Gaddafi's days may be numbered, he will be missed by many. Not least by Al Bawaba's entertainment channels, if just for his 'Qaddafisms': Though Gaddafi himself still does not seem about to take his last curtain call, he might soon get caught out or beaten by the overwhelming tide of opposition and NATO's strikes- as witnessed in the Yemeni leader's eventual begrudging departure. The Edtiors at Al Bawaba might secretly miss him, but we shan't be sorry to see the back of a tyant who has unleashed a magnitude of force and carnage on his own people.
Yemen's deputy information minister on Sunday rejected any transfer of power as long as injured President Ali Abdullah Saleh remains in Saudi Arabia.
June 23, 2011
A top American official called Thursday for an "immediate" transfer of power in Yemen.
Yemen has lost nearly $1 billion in revenues since a blast blamed on tribesmen supporting efforts to oust the president cut off the country’s main oil pipeline, a senior official said Tuesday.