Yemen

May 12, 2013

Yemeni Theater Week
07:51 GMT

It's been too long since Yemen has had a taste of theatrical culture, but the Yemeni Theater Week started a change in the right direction for the film-deprived country.

May 1, 2013

A key oil pipeline in Yemen has been attacked, officials have confirmed. (Getty)
12:54 GMT

Yemen confirmed on Tuesday a lucrative oil-pipeline in the east of the country was attacked.

April 29, 2013

The UK is to help set up a specialized recovery team for Arab Spring related assets
10:37 GMT

Britain is to set up a special task-force to return stolen assets that belong to so-called 'Arab Spring' countries, according the country's Middle East affairs minister, Alistair Burt.

April 24, 2013

Yemeni merchants know asking forgiveness is better than permission
15:09 GMT

Turkish movie stars like Almdar are very popular here. Their faces adorn labels in shopping centers and in markets and are pasted on perfume bottles, cosmetics and clothes. But all of this advertising is done without their permission.

April 14, 2013

Somali piracy cost the global economy $18 billion annually, according to the World Bank (Getty)
13:44 GMT

Somali pirates are pushing global trade costs up by billions of dollars per year, severely affecting the economic activities of neighboring countries, a new World Bank report has found.

April 7, 2013

Saudi's King has issued a grace period for illegal workers in the country
08:26 GMT

Saudi Arabia announced a three-month grace period for migrant workers facing deportation.

April 4, 2013

Saudi Arabia has launched a clampdown on illegal workers in a bid to create more jobs for its citizens
12:25 GMT

Saudi Arabia has launched a clampdown on illegal workers in a bid to create more jobs for its citizens.

April 2, 2013

Former Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh
13:14 GMT

Ali Abdullah Saleh has reportedly left Yemen for Saudi Arabia for medical treatment but this could be the former Preisdent's final farewell to the country he ruled for three decades

Saudi Arabia  begun deporting thousands of Yemeni migrant workers following a change in the law
11:14 GMT

Saudi Arabia began deporting thousands of Yemeni workers from the Kingdom on Monday, following a change in the law.

Yemen has announced five new oil fields for international investment
08:37 GMT

Yemen's Ministry of Oil and Minerals announced five new onshore and offshore oil sectors for investment to international companies.

March 18, 2013

Yemeni protesters call for southern independence during a demonstration on the first anniversary of the ouster of autocratic leader Ali Abdullah Saleh in Aden. (AFP PHOTO/STR)
10:23 GMT

Yemen launched on Monday UN-backed national reconciliation talks aimed at drawing the state’s divisive players towards a negotiated settlement.

March 14, 2013

Yemen is to spend $45 million on a digital map of the capital city, Sana'a
09:53 GMT

$45 million is to be spent digitally mapping Sana'a, the capital of Yemen,.

March 7, 2013

"The Threads of Life" a picture by Bushra Al-Fusail (From bushragallery.deviantart.com)
09:52 GMT

A profile of photographer Bushra al-Fusail and her quest to explore the emotional spectrum of Yemeni women.

March 3, 2013

After 13 years of trying, Yemen is still pushing to join the World Trade Organisation
08:18 GMT

Yemen is pushing to join the World Trade Organisation, 13 years after first requesting to join the organisation which looks to oversee the liberalizing of global trade.

February 27, 2013

Corruption costs Yemen $10 billion, according to a new report
08:41 GMT

Yemen loses about $10 billion because of widespread corruption at various public offices, a recent official report has said.