Yemen

June 3, 2014

Ali Abdullah Saleh still remains at liberty in Yemen, unlike other leaders ousted during the Arab Spring (File/AFP)
10:30 GMT

Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has denied accusations that he embezzled billions of dollars during his 33-year rule.

June 2, 2014

Mearly half of Yemen's population is going hungry, the UN's food agency warned Friday, saying it was scaling up its aid to the impoverished country.
03:55 GMT

The country has one of the world's highest levels of malnutrition among children, with nearly half of all kids under the age of five -- a full two million of them -- stunted/

May 31, 2014

Yemen's Houthi fighters have been in conflict with then central government for many years (Image: Twitter)
09:15 GMT

Violent clashes between Houthi fighters and Salafi tribesmen in western Yemen left at least 12 people dead, officials say.

May 27, 2014

At least five soldiers were killed in the Tuesday's attacks (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
13:38 GMT

At least five Yemeni soldiers were killed on-duty from a Shiite rebel-led attack on the officials in the city of Amran.

May 25, 2014

Sources say the militants had recently returned from fighting in Syria. (AFP/File)
13:26 GMT

The Yemeni army killed three jihadist fighters Sunday in an armed offensive.

May 24, 2014

Security sources say around 20 militants were among the dead (File/AFP)
12:02 GMT

Nearly 30 people were killed in overnight militant attacks on government buildings in the city of Seiyun.

May 23, 2014

A pro-independence supporter holds up a flag of the former South Yemen (File/AFP)
14:47 GMT

On Thursday, as Yemen's president marked 24 years since the unification of the country, there is a feeling of resentment in the south, which may divide the country further.

President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi said "the door is still open" for talks with separatists from the south of Yemen (File/AFP)
14:04 GMT

President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi called on pro-independence leaders from Yemen's south to join dialogue on the country's political future.

May 22, 2014

Aden's rally was organized by the Southern Movement and other senior leaders in what is now the former South Yemen (File/AFP)
15:06 GMT

Thousands of people took to the streets of Aden, calling for independence in southern Yemen.

Several Yemeni lawmakers have called on Prime Minister Basindwa to resign. (AFP/File)
09:45 GMT

Lawmakers in Yemen have demanded the resignation of the country's government and are specifically asking the Prime Minister to step down.

May 20, 2014

Yemen's Houthi movement has clashed with the Yemeni government for years. (AFP/File)
11:52 GMT

Approximately 25 people have been killed in Yemen during clashes between Yemeni security forces and Houthi fighters.

May 17, 2014

Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi said his country is in a state of "open war" with militants (File/AFP)
14:12 GMT

Yemeni officials vowed on Saturday to pursue members of Al-Qaeda as Sana'a announced capturing dozens of militants in recent days.

May 16, 2014

More than half Yemen's population is living in extremely impoverished conditions (File/AFP)
09:40 GMT

Over 14 million Yemenis, are in need of emergency aid, clean water and adequate sanitation, according to the country's newly appointed UN humanitarian coordinator, Johannes Van Der Klaauw.

May 15, 2014

Thousands must wait in long lines to retrieve fuel. (AFP/File)
10:52 GMT

Many Yemenis are outraged over major fuel and electricity shortages and feel the transitional government is doing nothing to help.

May 14, 2014

General Mohsen Saeed al-Ghazali was killed along with four soldiers in Shabwa Province, but the death toll is set to rise (File/AFP)
14:12 GMT

An aide to Yemen's defence minister was killed along with four soldiers in an attack by gunmen, army officials say.