Yemen

June 29, 2014

The latest Al-Qaeda assault comes two days after militants briefly seized Sayun airport (File/AFP)
08:36 GMT

Two soldiers and four Al-Qaeda fighters died Saturday after clashes between the militant group and Yemen's army, a military official confirmed.

June 26, 2014

Sanaa's aerial offensive, in cooperation with the U.S drone program in the country, is building anti-government and anti-U.S. sentiment in Yemen nationwide (File Archive/AFP)
13:48 GMT

Gunmen who are allegedly linked with Al Qaeda raided a Yemeni airport Thursday

June 25, 2014

A truce to end the fighting between Sanaa and the Houthi rebels only lasted for 11 days (File Archive)
16:00 GMT

At least 13 people were killed in clashes in Yemen Wednesday.

June 22, 2014

Yemeni protestors gather in the capital Sunday in front of the president's residence in criticism of what they see if the government's failure to contain the growing Houthi rebel advance on Sanaa (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
14:06 GMT

At least 17 police officers were injured during an ambush near Yemen’s capital Sunday in ongoing clashes between Sanaa and the minority Houthi Shiite rebels.

Al-Qaeda militants frequently target Yemeni security forces. (AFP/File)
09:05 GMT

A senior Yemeni army officer was shot dead in front of his home by suspected al-Qaeda militants.

June 20, 2014

It is not just the Houthis who are facing socioeconomic difficulties in Yemen: many locals in Sanaa have been protesting electricity cutoffs over the past few weeks (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
19:00 GMT

Dozens of individuals have been killed over the past two days in ongoing clashes between government troops and Shiite Houthi rebels north of the capital.

June 17, 2014

Houthis protested against Sanaa's federation plan earlier this year (File Archive/AFP)
19:00 GMT

Yemen's air force attacked Shiite rebels in the country's northern region Tuesday in response to the collapse of the short-lived truce between the Houthi minority and Sanaa.

June 15, 2014

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula frequently targets diplomats and civilians in Yemen. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT

At least seven medical staffers were in killed in Yemen Sunday in a militant ambush.

Former president Saleh ruled Yemen for 33 years. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT

Yemeni troops surrounded a mosque controlled by former president Saleh amid suspicions that Saleh is plotting a coup.

June 14, 2014

A Yemeni boy walks past a street art in Sana'a, depicting a U.S. drone strike (File/AFP)
14:25 GMT

At least three people were killed by an American drone strike in southern Yemen, according to local officials.

June 10, 2014

Al-Dhale has witnessed frequent clashes since December 2013 onwards after 15 Yemenis were killed by the 33rd Armored Brigade (File/AFP)
14:17 GMT

Tensions remain high in the Sanah district of Al-Dhale after clashes between the 33rd Armored Brigade and gunmen erupted on Sunday.

June 9, 2014

Yemen faces devastating economic circumstances. (AFP/File)
19:16 GMT

The U.N. says Yemen's fragile democracy is vulnerable to sever humanitarian needs.

June 5, 2014

Around 400 people, mostly Houthis, were killed in clashes with Yemen's army in the past two months, reports say (File/AFP)
15:45 GMT

Yemen's military agreed on a ceasefire deal with the country's Shia Houthi fighters in Amran Wednesday, following deadly clashes between both sides.

Yemeni forces are battling al-Qaeda militants for control of the country. (AFP/File)
10:07 GMT

Gunmen most likely affiliated with AQAP have killed 12 Yemeni soldiers and one civilian at a checkpoint on Thursday.

June 4, 2014

Around 100 Houthi fighters are believed to have been killed in clashes with government soldiers (File/AFP)
17:44 GMT

Thousands of angry Yemenis took to the streets of Sana'a to protest against the government's attack on Shia Houthi fighters.