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

May 20, 2013

An unmanned drone carries out a touch go landing in the Atlantic (US Navy/AFP)
10:11 GMT

Two al-Qaeda suspects were killed in the bombing in central Yemen, which comes days after a similar strike was carried out in the south of the country, killing four

May 16, 2013

Armed Yemeni tribesmen lead a blindfolded abductee to an unidentified place. (Photo PressTV)
14:01 GMT

Yemeni tribesmen released three kidnapped employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross, the humanitarian agency and a Yemeni security source said on Thursday.

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.