November 12, 2013

04:00 GMT

The Obama administration is holding discussions with Yemeni officials about establishing new detention and rehabilatory facilities in Yemen for remaining Guantanamo inmates, but Garret Pustay shows that this "quick-fix" will not do much to prevent the growth of jihadist organizations in the Gulf country if other social and economic factors in the country are not taken into account.

November 11, 2013

Suspects from al-Qaeda wait for their trial Sunday in Sanaa (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
06:06 GMT

The trial for nine al-Qaeda suspects who are accused of planning to assasinate Yemeni president Abded Rabbou Mansour Hadi commenced Sunday in Sanaa.

November 5, 2013

Houthis in Saada had previously established their own checkpoints throughout the province to target Salafi counterparts (Courtesy of Yemen Times)
13:55 GMT

The collapse of the ceasefire in northern Yemen between Houthi Shiites and Salafists in Daamaj has "security implications" for entire country, says UN envoy.

November 3, 2013

Sunni and Shiite militant groups in the north of Yemen have signed a cease-fire after 100 fighters died in clashes last week. (AFP/File)
07:22 GMT

Yemeni military troops will enforce a truce made between Sunni and Shiites in the country's north after 100 people died in fierce clashes.

November 2, 2013

Yemenis shout slogans during a protest outside the home of Yemeni President Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi against the fighting between the Shiite Houthi movement and Salafi militants in the northern town of Damaj. (Image credit: AFP)
15:19 GMT

After three days of clashes that killed at least forty people, Shiite rebels and Sunni fighters have stopped fighting in a northern Yemeni town.

October 31, 2013

Yemeni border patrol on guard in light of increase in Al-Qaeda attacks.  [presstv]
13:41 GMT

Al-Qaeda assailants opened fire on a border patrol killing one soldier and injuring several more before escaping.

October 24, 2013

Al-Qaeda prisoners have previously broken out of prisons throughout Yemen, particularly since uprisings that ousted former president Ali Abdullah Saleh (AFP)
13:13 GMT

Unidentified gunmen killed a Yemeni intelligence officer outside of his home in Sana'a Thursday.

October 23, 2013

The US considers Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula as the "deadliest franchise" of the terrorist network (AFP)
16:03 GMT

Security forces in Yemen foiled an al-Qaeda inmate escape attempt from a Sana'a prison Wednesday.

October 18, 2013

A mural depicting military images is shown in Yemen. Yemen has seen a long period of fighting between the military and militants linked to Al-Qaeda. (Image credit: Getty)
16:22 GMT

Security and military sources have said that a suicide car bomber has killed 12 soldiers and wounded six others in an attack on a military command center in southern Yemen's Abyan province.

October 12, 2013

Yemen's President Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi (C) speaks during the closing session of a conference on national dialogue in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (Image credit: AFP)
18:04 GMT

Thousands of separatists demanding secession gathered at Parade Square in the center of Aden on Saturday.

October 11, 2013

Suicide bombers targeted three members of Yemen's Southern Movement who were en route to demonstrations in Aden scheduled for Saturday to protest current national dialogue talks and renew calls for southern secession (Courtesy of Global Research Canada)
15:44 GMT

A suicide bomber wounded at least three members of Yemen's Southern Movement while the activists were en route to demonstrations in Aden to protest the current direction of national dialogue talks in Sanaa.

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.