Yemen

September 2, 2014

The protesters are demanding the resignation of the government. (AFP/File)
07:26 GMT

The Yemeni government has sent an envoy to the northern part of the country for talks with Houthis amid ongoing anti-government protests.

August 28, 2014

What's the big deal if Amr Diab is Yemeni anyway? (Image: Facebook)
09:13 GMT

New claims suggest that "Amr Diab" is the Egyptian singer's STAGE NAME and that he's originally from Yemen!

August 25, 2014

Protests erupted after a government negotiating team abandoned talks with the country's Houthis. (AFP/File)
07:08 GMT

Rival protests have been staged in Sana'a.

August 24, 2014

The Houthi community has accused the Yemeni government of marginalizing the Shia community. (AFP/File)
12:43 GMT

Talks between a government delegation and Shia Houthis have failed following the Houthis rejection of a draft proposal on forming a technocrat government.

Yemeni soldiers guard a checkpoint close to the country's capital, Sanna, August 19, 2014 (File/AFP)
11:06 GMT

A senior Yemeni army officer and three solders were killed in separate bomb attacks believed to be carried out by al-Qaeda militants, officials confirmed.

August 21, 2014

A protester holds up a picture of the Shia movement's leader Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, August 20, 2014 (File/AFP)
06:29 GMT

Thousands of Yemen's Houthi Shias staged an anti-government protest in the country's capital, Sana'a, giving leaders until Friday to resign.

August 17, 2014

A boy walks passed street art critical of U.S. drone strikes in Yemen (File/AFP)
08:24 GMT

At least ten suspected militants were killed in separate U.S. drone strikes over eastern and southern parts of Yemen, a local official confirmed.

August 4, 2014

Al-Qaeda's most lethal branch is highly active in Yemen. (AFP/File)
11:42 GMT

Four Yemeni soldiers were killed during an ambush in Hadramawt province.

July 27, 2014

Al-Qaeda militants frequently target military personnel. (AFP/File)
10:39 GMT

Twelve people were killed Sunday when al-Qaeda militants attacked three military posts.

July 17, 2014

The UN estimates that 13 percent of the 4.5 million children under the age of five are "acutely malnourished" (File/AFP)
11:38 GMT

Around 40 percent of Yemen's population faces a serious food crisis according to a United Nations report. The UN's sister body UNICEF also said Yemeni children are showing signs of stunting.

July 13, 2014

Yemen has struggled to pay public sector salaries and finance food and energy imports, which has led to power cuts and fuel shortages
04:55 GMT

But reducing subsidies is hard in a country where a third of the population of 25 million lives on less than $2 a day, and this week’s austerity package did not address subsidies.

July 9, 2014

While many Yemenis from Amran have journeyed to the capital to find safety, many others have not been able to flee the violence due to lack of financial means (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
19:55 GMT

At least 35,000 people have been displaced from their homes in Yemen's northern province of Amran from ongoing clashes between government forces and Houthi rebels, according to a local government refugee agency.

Houthi rebels have been fighting directly with Sanaa's forces since February (File Archive/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Rebels in Yemen's north seized control of the city of Amran near the country's capital.

July 8, 2014

A Yemeni soldier guards a checkpoint between the country's capital and Amran where fighting has left dozens killed since Saturday (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
17:17 GMT

At least 10,000 families were forced to flee from their homes as fighting escalated between Yemeni government forces and rebels in the north.

A Yemeni soldier stands guard at a checkpoint in Sanaa (File/AFP)
09:02 GMT

Heavy clashes between Shia Houthi rebels and Sunni tribesmen backed by government forces erupted in northern Yemen.