Yemen

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.

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.