Yemen

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.

August 12, 2013

A police trooper inspects a vehicle at the entrance of the Sanaa International Airport (AFP/MOHAMMED HUWAIS)
10:17 GMT

Sunday will mark the reopening of 18 out of the 19 U.S. embassies that were shut amid security concerns, according to a statement from the U.S. State Department on Friday.

Nasser al-Wuhayshi, former aide to Osama Bin Laden, has said that AQAP will free all its incarcerated members. (Photo courtesy of EPA)
08:25 GMT

The leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Nasser al-Wuhayshi, has said that all incarcerated members of the group will shortly be set free.

August 11, 2013

YEMEN, SANAA : A Yemeni soldier checks vehicles near Sanaa International Airport on August 6, 2013 in Yemen.  AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED HUWAIS
08:40 GMT

2 militants were killed Saturday in a suspected U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen.

August 7, 2013

A police trooper inspects a vehicle at the entrance of the Sanaa International Airport on August 7, 2013. (AFP)
15:19 GMT

The Yemeni government on Wednesday said that it had intercepted and stopped a huge Al Qaeda terrorist plot that sought to kidnap foreigners, take control of oil exports and seize two major cities.

A foreign national walks towards the departure area of Sanaa International Airport before leaving Yemen (AFP/MOHAMMED HUWAIS)
12:44 GMT

A U.S. drone strike killed seven alleged al-Qaeda suspects in Yemen's southern Shabwa province early on Wednesday, tribal sources said, amid fears of an imminent attack by the network.

August 6, 2013

YEMEN, SANAA : An image grab taken from an AFPTV video shows people heading to Sanaa International Airport as they prepare to leave Yemen on August 6, 2013. The United States ordered Americans to leave Yemen "immediately" amid a worldwide alert linked to electronic intercepts from Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. AFP PHOTO/AFPTV
16:46 GMT

Britain withdraw all its embassy staff in Yemen Tuesday, with the US flying out certain American personnel from Sanaa.

(Shutterstock/Paul Fleet)
10:20 GMT

Four alleged Al Qaeda operatives were killed in their vehicle on Tuesday by a U.S. drone strike in Yemen,

An Egyptian holds a portrait of deposed president Mohamed Morsi during a continiuing sit-in in his support outside Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque in Cairo (AFP/KHALED DESOUKI)
07:54 GMT

Egypt’s interim government is yet to seal a deal with the Muslim Brotherhood, a spokesman said on Tuesday, denying earlier reports that members of the Islamist group were offered ministerial posts.

August 5, 2013

Yemeni soldiers search a motorbike at a checkpoint on a street leading to the US embassy compound in Sanaa (AFP/ MOHAMMED HUWAIS)
10:01 GMT

Barack Obama’s security network reportedly warned authorities of “pre-9/11” levels of terrorist communication interception before the closure of 22 embassies across the Middle East region

August 2, 2013

UNITED STATES, Washington : US President Barack Obama and Yemen's President Abdrabuh Mansur (L) are seated as they wait for the press to arrive before they speak in the Oval Office of the White House on August 1, 2013 in Washington, DC.  AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN
11:03 GMT

Yemeni President's meeting with Barack Obama did not secure the release of Yemeni prisoners at Guantanamo Bay military detention center.

August 1, 2013

Illustration of a combat drone flying over barren mountains

Illustration of a combat drone flying over barren mountains

Illustration of a combat drone flying over barren mountains (Shutterstock/Paul Fleet)
09:47 GMT

Four al-Qaeda suspects were killed in a drone strike on Thursday, a security official told AFP. It was the third drone strike to hit Yemen in the past five days.

July 24, 2013

Nabeel Al-Anssy from TV show Hami Hamak
08:09 GMT

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