Yemen

February 5, 2013

The U.S. CIA drone campaign began in 2002, but since President Barack Obama came to office in 2008 there has been a marked upsurge in the use of drones in Yemen, Pakistan and Somalia.
07:26 GMT

The document, obtained by NBC News, shows how senior U.S. officials can act with impunity, outside of normal legal procedures.

'Last of the Dictionary Men' is currently showing at London's Mosaic Rooms (Photo: Mosaic Rooms)
07:11 GMT

Multimedia exhibition, 'Last of the Dictionary Men', will run in London's Mosaic Rooms in February and March, telling the story of a century-old settlement of Yemeni sailors in Britain's South Shields.

The World Bank stressed yesterday its commitment to ensuring Yemen gets all pledged funds from a recent donor meeting
06:29 GMT

The World Bank stressed yesterday its commitment to ensuring all funding granted to Yemen at a Riyadh meeting will end up in government coffers.

February 3, 2013

Yemeni soldiers inspect the site were a suicide car bomb killed 11 soldiers in the city of Saba in central Yemen. (AFP PHOTO/STR)
06:25 GMT

The country's embattled military have pushed al Qaeda militants out of town in the South after three days of clashes.

January 29, 2013

A Yemeni holds up a banner during a protest against US drone attacks close to the home of President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi, in the capital Sanaa, on Monday. (AFP)
08:04 GMT

The U.S. Navy assisted Yemeni forces in capturing the vessel bound for insurgents in Yemen.

January 28, 2013

A screenshot taken from a video uploaded on YouTube on May 11, 2012, shows Saudi national Saeed al-Shehri, the co-founder and second-in-command of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. (AFP PHOTO / YOUTUBE)
12:35 GMT

After three foreign hostages are taken by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the country's government move in to try to free them.

January 27, 2013

A Yemeni soldier mans a checkpoint in Sanaa on Wednesday as authorities stepped up security measures ahead of an extraordinary UN Security Council session in Yemen on Sunday. (AFP Photo/Mohammed Huwais)
11:50 GMT

Thousands of protestors took to the streets in Yemen on Sunday as a U.N. Security Council delegation met to discuss national reconcilliation.

Peace talks get their turn at the table in the Middle East's quagmire (image Jordan peace summit, used for illustrative purposes)
08:22 GMT

Yemen has chosen to tackle its political quagmire and potential ongoing turbulence by going to the table for talks. They are due to take up the diplomatic option to cure their ails at their National Dialogue, whose date is still to be determined.

January 24, 2013

Suspected al-Qaeda militants attend their trial at a state security court in Sana'a on Tuesday. Photo for illustration purposes only. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
11:43 GMT

An assassination campaign targeting military officers is intended to destabilize the country.

The International Labour Organisation has warned of a child labour crisis in Yemen
09:18 GMT

The latest report released by the International Labor Organization, says there are 1.5 million children currently working in Yemen.

January 23, 2013

Saeed al-Shehri was reported killed late last year in Yemen.
11:06 GMT

Are reports of Saeed Al Shehri's death greatly exaggerated?

January 21, 2013

The drone strike followed the deaths of 13 suspected members of the same group.
13:48 GMT

A U.S. drone strike on a car in Maarib, east of Yemen's capital Sanaa, on Monday killed two suspected al-Qaeda militants.

The third Arab Economic Forum has started in Riyadh, aiming to boost economic integration and deal with the legacy of the Arab Spring
11:29 GMT

The third Arab Economic and Social Development Summit kicks off in Riyadh on Monday aiming to boost economic integration and tackle people’s aspirations amid the Arab world’s turbulent political changes.

Yemen approved its budget plans for the 2013 fiscal year, with the government expected to spend $13 million
05:57 GMT

Yemen's parliament approved the budget for the 2013 fiscal year worth $13 billion

January 20, 2013

An oil pipeline in Yemen has been blown up, causing operation to be suspended
08:40 GMT

Gunmen in southeast Yemen have blown up an oil pipeline that transports some 8,000 barrels per day to export terminals on the Gulf of Aden, suspending operations, a local official said on Saturday.