Yemen

February 17, 2013

The World Bank is to fund development projects in Yemen to the tune of $ 206 million
11:30 GMT

The World Bank (WB) has announced to fund in Yemen three new projects at a total cost of US$ 206 million.

February 14, 2013

Lowered interest rates could be a good sign for Yemen's economy, experts say
10:58 GMT

Yemeni Central Bank’s interest rates on certificates of deposits (CDs) have reached an unprecedented low of 15 percent this week.

February 12, 2013

Tens of thousands of Yemenis have thronged in the capital, Sana’a, to commemorate the second anniversary of their revolution. (AFP)
09:11 GMT

Tens of thousands of Yemenis have thronged in the capital, Sana’a, to commemorate the second anniversary of their revolution.

February 11, 2013

A U.S. Marine points a weapon at gunmen who are surrendering after a Marine patrol confiscated their weapons on December 21, 1992, near the Parliament building along Mogadishu's green line. (AFP)
07:52 GMT

Islamist militants in Somalia are receiving arms from smuggling networks in Yemen and Iran, which may have operated through the African Union peacekeeping force.

February 6, 2013

A remote base in Saudi Arabia is being used by the C.I.A. to conduct its drone assassination campaign in Yemen.
08:11 GMT

A remote base in Saudi Arabia is being used by the C.I.A. to conduct its drone assassination campaign in Yemen.

February 5, 2013

The U.S. CIA drone campaign began in 2002, but since President Barack Obama came to office in 2008 there has been a marked upsurge in the use of drones in Yemen, Pakistan and Somalia.
07:26 GMT

The document, obtained by NBC News, shows how senior U.S. officials can act with impunity, outside of normal legal procedures.

'Last of the Dictionary Men' is currently showing at London's Mosaic Rooms (Photo: Mosaic Rooms)
07:11 GMT

Multimedia exhibition, 'Last of the Dictionary Men', will run in London's Mosaic Rooms in February and March, telling the story of a century-old settlement of Yemeni sailors in Britain's South Shields.

The World Bank stressed yesterday its commitment to ensuring Yemen gets all pledged funds from a recent donor meeting
06:29 GMT

The World Bank stressed yesterday its commitment to ensuring all funding granted to Yemen at a Riyadh meeting will end up in government coffers.

February 3, 2013

Yemeni soldiers inspect the site were a suicide car bomb killed 11 soldiers in the city of Saba in central Yemen. (AFP PHOTO/STR)
06:25 GMT

The country's embattled military have pushed al Qaeda militants out of town in the South after three days of clashes.

January 29, 2013

A Yemeni holds up a banner during a protest against US drone attacks close to the home of President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi, in the capital Sanaa, on Monday. (AFP)
08:04 GMT

The U.S. Navy assisted Yemeni forces in capturing the vessel bound for insurgents in Yemen.

January 28, 2013

A screenshot taken from a video uploaded on YouTube on May 11, 2012, shows Saudi national Saeed al-Shehri, the co-founder and second-in-command of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. (AFP PHOTO / YOUTUBE)
12:35 GMT

After three foreign hostages are taken by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the country's government move in to try to free them.

January 27, 2013

A Yemeni soldier mans a checkpoint in Sanaa on Wednesday as authorities stepped up security measures ahead of an extraordinary UN Security Council session in Yemen on Sunday. (AFP Photo/Mohammed Huwais)
11:50 GMT

Thousands of protestors took to the streets in Yemen on Sunday as a U.N. Security Council delegation met to discuss national reconcilliation.

Peace talks get their turn at the table in the Middle East's quagmire (image Jordan peace summit, used for illustrative purposes)
08:22 GMT

Yemen has chosen to tackle its political quagmire and potential ongoing turbulence by going to the table for talks. They are due to take up the diplomatic option to cure their ails at their National Dialogue, whose date is still to be determined.

January 24, 2013

Suspected al-Qaeda militants attend their trial at a state security court in Sana'a on Tuesday. Photo for illustration purposes only. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
11:43 GMT

An assassination campaign targeting military officers is intended to destabilize the country.

The International Labour Organisation has warned of a child labour crisis in Yemen
09:18 GMT

The latest report released by the International Labor Organization, says there are 1.5 million children currently working in Yemen.