Yemen

October 9, 2013

Separatists are planning to stage a protest in the former South Yemen capital of Aden demanding secession from the country and restoration of pre-1990 borders (Courtesy of National Yemen)
17:33 GMT

Yemen's national dialogue session scheduled for Wednesday was canceled after delegates from The Southern Movement and Zaidi Ansarullah staged a sit-in in Sanaa to protest the direction of the talks.

During a meeting with a delegation of Yemeni businessmen at the Prime Ministry, Ensour stressed the importance that Jordan attaches to Yemen’s security and stability.
09:15 GMT

Given that the commercial activity is still at a minimal, there is still a long way to go.

October 8, 2013

Yemen's president Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi says that only a few remaining issues need to be discussed to establish a federal and united country and solve the southern question (Courtesy of Khaled Abdullah/Reuters)
16:40 GMT

Yemen's president Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi announced Tuesday that Yemen's national dialogue is a "a few days away" from establishing a new and just federal structure for the country's government.

October 7, 2013

Yemeni policemen and people gather at the scene where the bodyguard of Germany's ambassador to Yemen was killed in the southern Sanaa district of Hada. (Image credit: AFP)
16:35 GMT

Gunmen shot down the German Ambassador’s bodyguard in Sanaa. In another incident, a Sierra Leonean working for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) was kidnapped.

October 3, 2013

Yemeni forces reclaimed their headquarters in the south late Wednesday after al-Qaeda militants attacked and seized the building Monday (AFP)
07:43 GMT

Yemeni forces announced Wednesday that they have reclaimed control of their army headquarters in the south from al-Qaeda militants who seized the building earlier this week.

October 2, 2013

Yemen's national dialogue was initiated in March, but FM Qirbi announced Wednesday that talks will be further delayed for up to three months (Courtesy of BBC)
16:23 GMT

Yemen's Foreign Minister announced Wednesday that national reconciliation talks may be delayed up to three months. With Yemen's rocky political transition still in limbo, Al-Qaeda-linked violence continues in the south of the country leaving four Yemeni soldiers.

September 25, 2013

Wednesday's suicide bomb death was preceded earlier last week by bomb attacks that killed more than 50 people stationed at a southern Yemen military base. Army personnel pictured here participated in a funeral for the dead soldiers earlier this week (AFP)
17:00 GMT

A suicide bomber killed a Yemeni intelligence officer in an Ataq market Wednesday.

September 22, 2013

Yemeni soldiers parade during the funeral of the victims of bombing attacks on the Gulf of Aden on September 22, 2013 at a mosque in the capital Sanaa. (AFP)
16:34 GMT

Four Yemeni tribesmen and four militants from Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) were killed on Sunday following a brutal clash between the groups in Yemen's Maarib province.

September 20, 2013

Early Friday morning attacks on a military camp base in Shawba are suspected as AQAP actions (Courtesy of Hurriyet Daily News)
08:38 GMT

At least 40 personnel were killed Friday from al-Qaeda attacks in southern Yemen.

September 14, 2013

Yemeni soldier on high alert after attacks. [AFP]
14:06 GMT

Two soldiers killed and eight others injured in attack in Yemen.

September 1, 2013

Yemeni Prime Minister Mohamed Basindawa survived coming under fire from gunmen in Sanaa on Saturday. (AFP)
09:45 GMT

Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammad Salem Basindwa survived an assassination attempt after a group of gunmen opened fire on Saturday, one of his aides reported.

August 30, 2013

YEMEN, SANAA : Yemeni security forces inspect a damaged military bus following a bomb blast in Sanaa on August 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ MOHAMMED HUWAIS
14:44 GMT

At least four suspected al Qaeda militants were killed in a suspected U.S. drone strike Friday, including one local Qaeda leader.

August 25, 2013

emeni security forces inspect a damaged military bus following a bomb blast in Sanaa on August 25, 2013.(AFP)
10:21 GMT

Six Yemeni airforce personnel were killed on Sunday after a bomb hit a bus transporting them to their military base in Sana'a.

August 14, 2013

Honor guard soldiers carry the portraits and the coffins of military officers during their funeral ceremony (AFP/ MOHAMMED HUWAIS)
08:57 GMT

Three Yemeni soldiers have been killed by Al Qaeda insurgents in what military officials described as an attempt to capture the southwestern city of Hawtah, capital of Lahj province

August 13, 2013

Yemeni soldiers search a motorbike at a checkpoint on a street leading to the US embassy in Sanaa on August 4, 2013 (AFP/File)
09:26 GMT

Two suspected members of Al Qaeda were killed late Monday after being targeted by a US drone in Yemen's southern Shabwa province.