Yemen

November 9, 2014

A Yemeni man reads a newspaper headline announcing the formation of a new government headed by former oil minister Khalid Bahah, on Nov. 8 in the capital Sana'a. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
09:08 GMT

The new government, led by Prime Minister Khaled Al-Bahah, includes a number of ministers affiliated with the Shi’ite Houthi movement and the southern Hirak movement.

November 6, 2014

A Yemeni soldier stands guard near Sanaa Airport following a spate of violence in the capital (File/AFP)
06:40 GMT

Militants allegedly clashed with police in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa following a bomb blast close to the city's airport.

November 4, 2014

At least 20 militants were killed by US drones near Rada, which has been at the center of clashes between Shia Houthi fighters and Al Qaeda militants (File/AFP)
16:51 GMT

Double US drone strikes close to the town of Rada in Yemen killed at least 20 alleged Al Qaeda militants, according to tribal sources.

At least 29 Houthi fighters were killed during the clashes (File/AFP)
13:11 GMT

Dozens were killed in fierce clashes between Shia Houthi fighters and Al Qaeda militants in the Yemeni city of Rada'a Tuesday.

November 3, 2014

The growing Houthi influence in the country has pitted the Shia movement against Al-Qaeda, which remains active in Yemen. (AFP/File)
13:06 GMT

Militants from the Shia Houthi group took control of the Jabal Ras area in the western Yemeni province of Al-Hudaydah on Monday.

November 2, 2014

Mohammad Abdulmalek Al-Motawakel was shot near his home in Sanaa. (AFP/File)
19:27 GMT

Mohammad Abdulmalek Al-Motawakel was assassinated by gunmen Sunday.

Al-Qaeda militants frequently target Yemeni security forces. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT

At least 13 soldiers in Yemen have been killed and 15 others taken hostage in an attack by suspected al-Qaeda militants.

Since September, Houthi rebels have led an armed capture of Sanaa and several key towns, often sparking bloody clashes with local tribesman and al-Qaeda-linked militants. (AFP/File)
12:12 GMT

A collection of Yemen's most powerful political factions submitted an agreement for the formation of a new government body Sunday, hoping to quell civil unrest that's turned into a bloody, armed engagement.

October 30, 2014

Yemen's security forces cracked down on Al Qaeda terror cells following a deadly suicide bombing on October 9, 2014 (File/AFP)
10:40 GMT

Yemen's security forces captured four Al Qaeda operatives late Wednesday including a suspect involved in a suicide bomb attack earlier in the month.

October 29, 2014

Yemen has been dogged by political turmoil since 2011. (AFP/File)
15:21 GMT

Shiite Houthi militants managed on Wednesday to seize control of the central Yemeni city of Radmah following fierce clashes with local armed tribesmen.

October 28, 2014

At least 250 people have been killed in clashes between al-Qaeda militants and Houthi fighters. (AFP/File)
05:52 GMT

Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Yemen confirm they have retreated from their strongholds in the al-Manasseh area of the southern province of al-Bayda.

October 27, 2014

Anti-government Houthis chant as they guard a checkpoint in Yemen's capital Sa'ana, September 21, 2014 (File/AFP)
10:12 GMT

At least 30 people, predominantly Shia Houthi militants, were killed in violent clashes late Sunday while fighting continues throught the al-Qaeda stronghold of Manaseh.

October 26, 2014

Houthis have been battling al-Qaeda for control of multiple cities across Yemen. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT

Ansarullah fighters in Yemen have managed to drive out al-Qaeda-linked militants from one of their strongholds in the strategic province of al-Bayda.

October 24, 2014

Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi (pictured) is frustrated by Houthi advances which are seen as an attempt by the Shi’ite militia to pressure the government-formation talks (AFP/ File Archive).
17:00 GMT

Yemen’s presidential authority is “frustrated by the actions of the Houthis, due to their refusal to abide by the agreements that have been made in terms of their ongoing operations and occupation of various Yemeni provinces.”

October 21, 2014

Houthi rebels are attempting to gain more territory after taking over the capital but are facing resistance from al-Qaeda. (AFP/File)
07:41 GMT

A total of 67 Shia fighters have been killed in attacks by al Qaeda as violence rages on in the town of Radaa.