Yemen

July 24, 2013

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

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July 17, 2013

A watch tower looms above a now-closed area of the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay. (source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
10:04 GMT

More than 40 detainees are being force-fed at the American prison in Cuba.

Said Al Shehri, a high ranking AQAP official who was killed by a US drone attack. (Image courtesy of Al Arabiya)
08:38 GMT

Said Al Shehri, a high ranking official in Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, has been killed by a US drone attack, according to AQAP officials.

July 8, 2013

Image file photo - used for illustrative purposes
14:52 GMT

On the anniversary of civil war in Yemen, thousands of people gathered Sunday to demand the independence of South Yemen.

July 6, 2013

For Illustrative Purposes (Source: Commons Wikimedia/ai@ce)
12:30 GMT

With 200 thousand Yemeni migrant workers forced to leave Saudi Arabia, Yemen has asked the International Organisation for Migration for medical, sanitary and housing assistance.

June 30, 2013

Oil pipeline blast (image used for illustrative purposes)
13:07 GMT

The second attack in days on the key pipeline in Maarib province will halt Yemen's oil exports and take a week to repair

June 27, 2013

(Image of an explosion at an oil pipeline, used for illustrative purposes)
11:59 GMT

Tribesmen in the Yemeni province of Marib have launched an attack on an oil pipeline, disrupting the flow of oil

June 19, 2013

Yemeni Shiites hold a demonstration in the capital Sanaa to protest against the security services (Mohammed Huwais / AFP)
09:00 GMT

A suicide bomber riding a motorbike detonated an explosive device in a crowded market in the town of Saada

June 18, 2013

Arab Monetary Fund
11:26 GMT

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) will provide a $144 million loan to Yemen this year to help its financial reform programme, the fund said on Monday.

June 13, 2013

A column of black smoke billows from an oil pipeline about six kilometres (four miles) east of Marib in the eastern Yemeni province of the same name, after it was blown up by Yemeni tribesmen on June 12, 2010. Oil flow from a key Yemeni pipeline came to a halt on Thursday after tribesmen carried out a fresh attack on it, tribal sources and industry officials said.
13:52 GMT

A Yemeni soldier was killed in clashes Thursday with tribesmen who attacked an oil pipeline and halted the flow of crude, sources said.

June 12, 2013

Consumer prices increased 0.6 percent in April, after 0.5 percent in March
11:03 GMT

Annual inflation in Yemen surged to 14 percent in April, the highest level since February 2012, fuelled by rises in the prices of food, tobacco and qat, central bank data showed on Tuesday.

June 9, 2013

Yemen reports increased investment in industrial, service sectors
05:30 GMT

Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Basindwa met on Saturday a Russian economic and investment delegation, headed by Russian deputy minister of Economic Development Alexei Likhachev who is currently visiting Yemen.

June 5, 2013

Yemeni man walks past a damaged traditional house in the historical quarter in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Tuesday. AFP Photo
09:44 GMT

The Yemeni state has launched an offensive against Al Qaeda forces in the south of the country, with tanks and helicopters being seen at dawn on Wednesday.

June 3, 2013

Qassam Al Rimi speaking in his video on Sunday to Muslims in America. Photo courtesy of The Guardian
04:00 GMT

The head of the military branch of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) Qassim Al Rimi on Sunday he called on Muslims living in America to remain steadfast in their religion and to continue building 'easy' bombs such as those used in Boston.

May 21, 2013

The five beheaded men were put on public display (Twitter / @Kamal070)
14:02 GMT

The five men were convicted of murder and committing a string of robberies across a number of towns in the the desert Kingdom