Yemen

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.

Houthi fighters seized control of Amran in February. (AFP/File)
07:05 GMT

Yemeni warplanes bombed the northern city of Amran Tuesday.

June 3, 2014

The Houthi movement in Yemen has been fighting against the central government for years. (AFP/File)
11:46 GMT

The death toll from recent clashes between Yemeni government forces and Houthi fighters has reached 120.

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.