January 16, 2012
Al Qaeda fighters swept into the southern Yemeni town of Rada overnight and overran it within hours, local and tribal officials were quoted as saying by AFP on Monday.
January 10, 2012
Here's a look back at some of the year's bizarre and controversial fatwas. Weird is the word! Some are a source for debate, others an invitation for mockery or bashing, and still others, fit into a class of their own as 'bogus' fatwas. Like the Saudi Muslim Sheikh who tried to ban an airport on account of its phallic design...
December 27, 2011
The U.S. administration is yet to decide whether to allow Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh travel to the United States for medical treatment
December 24, 2011
Security forces and supporters of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh shot dead nine protesters on Saturday
December 12, 2011
A number of al-Qaeda fighters escaped early Monday from a prison in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden, officials confirmed.
December 8, 2011
Yemen's vice president has announced the formation of a national unity government, the state news agency said.
December 6, 2011
Economists in Sana'a estimate that Yemen's economic losses have amounted to US$17 billion since the eruption of the popular revolt
December 5, 2011
For Shia Muslims, Ashura is a solemn day of mourning the martyrdom of Imam Hussein in 680 AD at Karbala in modern-day Iraq.
December 1, 2011
Yemeni officials conveyed that fighting between the army and armed tribesmen has left 13 people dead in a central city.
November 24, 2011
Loyalists of Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh killed five people in the capital Sanaa on Thursday.
Arabian protest temperatures soar and heat up despite the onset of winter. Back to Tahrir for the Egyptian Revolution Take 2.
November 23, 2011
U.S. President Barack Obama stated Wednesday the United States welcomed the signing by Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh of an accord
Yemeni state television reported on Wednesday that President Ali Abdullah Saleh has arrived in Saudi Arabia to ink a power transfer deal
November 15, 2011
Opposition sources downplayed on Tuesday comments by Yemen's president he is ready to step down. Ali Abdullah Saleh said Tuesday that he will step down
November 2, 2011
At least 12 people were killed and more than 40 others injured in renewed in Yemen's capital and another city, medics and activists said on Wednesday.