Yemen

May 4, 2014

Sana'a, in conjunction with the U.S. government, has been conducting massive air strikes and attacks on AQAP strongholds since April 20 (Yemeni Ministry of Defense/AFP)
12:46 GMT

Yemen's armed forces killed at least 37 Al Qaeda suspects on Sunday alone as part of Sanaa's campaign to oust the global terrorist network from the country's southern regions.

May 1, 2014

Al Qaeda is becoming increasingly decentralized but no less dangerous. (AFP/File)
08:01 GMT

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism says there has been a 43% increase in terrorist attacks in 2013.

April 29, 2014

Many Yemenis oppose the continued U.S. drone strikes in the country, and many have taken to the streets in recent weeks in protest as Sanaa's Al Qaeda offensive escalates (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
17:00 GMT

Yemeni forces' recent offensive to oust Al Qaeda fighters from southern towns left at least nine people dead Tuesday.

The United Nations has urged the United States to curb its highly controversial drone program. (AFP/File)
08:37 GMT

U.S. lawmakers have rejected a provision that would make overseas drone strikes more transparent.

April 28, 2014

Southern Yemenis gathered in both the city of Mukalla as well as Aden Sunday for pro-independence rallies (AFP)
07:22 GMT

Thousands of Yemenis gathered in the city of Mukalla Sunday demanding statehood for the formerly independent southern Yemen.

April 22, 2014

A "massive and unprecedented" military operation targeting al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is underway in Yemen. (AFP/File)
09:34 GMT

A "massive and unprecedented" military operation targeting al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is underway in Yemen, according to an unnamed Yemeni official.

April 20, 2014

U.S. drone strikes on Yemen have increased during President Obama's administration. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT

Five people were killed Sunday as the U.S. continues drone strikes in Yemen.

The government air strikes targeted Al Qaeda-affiliated training camps in the south of Yemen (AFP/HO/Al-Malahem Media)
11:21 GMT

At least 13 people were killed in two government air strikes in Yemen this weekend.

April 19, 2014

The U.S. claims to use drone attacks against militants, but civilians usually fall victim (File/AFP)
11:08 GMT

An American drone attack in Yemen has killed an estimated 20 people.

April 15, 2014

Two Saudi soldiers were also killed by suspected Yemeni militants last week (Getty/AFP)
18:20 GMT

A Saudi soldier died after coming under attack near the Yemen border. The kingdom's interior ministry is in contact with Yemeni authorities to investigate.

The United States regularly targets AQAP in its drone strike campaign in Yemen. (AFP/File)
11:01 GMT

Gunmen who are believed to be affiliated to Al Qaeda on Tuesday shot dead the vice govenor of Yemen's Baida province, an official reported.

April 14, 2014

Another Saudi border guard was killed last week by unidentified Yemeni militants (Courtesy of Your Middle East)
12:09 GMT

Unidentified militants from Yemen killed a Saudi border guard and injured another.

Militant attacks occur almost daily throughout Yemen under the current government leadership (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)
07:07 GMT

Yemenis held massive protests in Sana'a Sunday calling for the downfall of the government.

April 13, 2014

At least four Yemeni soldiers were killed by suspected Al Qaeda militants (File Archive/AFP)
11:25 GMT

At least four Yemeni soldiers were killed in three separate attacks throughout the country Sunday.

April 12, 2014

Yemeni security forces have been the target of multiple attacks since 2012. (AFP/File)
19:24 GMT

At least one soldier is dead after gunmen fired on an army vehicle in Hadramawt Province.