38 dead as Yemen tribes, rebels clash

2015-03-29 21:17

At least 38 people have been killed in clashes between rebel forces and tribes near a southern oil region, a security official and tribal sources said.

Pakistan deploys plane to evacuate citizens in Yemen

2015-03-29 14:25

Pakistan says it will send a plane to Yemen to begin evacuating its citizens amid a Saudi-led campaign of airstrikes there targeting Shi’ite rebels who have taken control of much of the country.

Yemen strikes could last six months

2015-03-28 17:25

Arab air strikes against Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen could last up to six months.

UN evacuating staff from Yemeni capital

2015-03-28 13:27

The United Nations has begunj evacuating international staff from Sana'a due to the security situation in the Yemeni capital, where a Saudi-led air campaign has been targeting Shi'ite Muslim Houthi forces, a UN source says.

Saudi-led campaign strikes Yemen's Sana'a

2015-03-27 19:40

Yemen's beleaguered government says Saudi-led airstrikes against its Houthi militia opponents would not last long on the second day of a mainly Gulf Arab campaign.

Iraq oil minister sees $70 crude by end 2015

2015-03-27 10:00

Iraq's Oil Minister has predicted world oil prices could reach $70 a barrel by the end of 2015 and played down the impact of the emerging conflict in Yemen.

President of Yemen flees by sea

2015-03-26 09:10

President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has fled Yemen by sea, as Shiite rebels and their allies moved on his last refuge in the south, captured its airport and put a bounty on his head, officials say.

30 killed in central Yemen clashes

2015-03-24 16:55

At least 30 people have been killed in clashes between pro- and anti-government forces in central Yemen, tribal sources say.

US counterterrorism strategy in Yemen collapses

2015-03-24 13:07

US and Yemeni officials say the US counterterrorism strategy in Yemen has all but collapsed as the country descends into chaos.

ISIS claims killing 29 Yemeni police

2015-03-23 20:10

The Islamic State jihadist group has claimed responsibility for an attack on police in south Yemen that left 29 dead, in a sign of its growing activity in the turbulent country.


Arab air strikes cripple Yemen's main airport

2015-03-29 18:00

Arab coalition warplanes have bombed the runway at Yemen's main international airport and struck a renegade troop base in a fourth night of Saudi-led raids against rebels.

Egypt president says Yemen intervention inevitable

2015-03-28 22:30

Egypt's president says the military intervention by a 10-nation coalition led by Saudi Arabia was "inevitable" after meddling there by a foreign power - a thinly-veiled reference to Iran.

Negotiations 'only way' to prevent long Yemen conflict

2015-03-28 14:08

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says negotiations are the only way to prevent a long-term conflict in Yemen.

Warships move in key strait near Yemen

2015-03-27 20:52

Egyptian warships have moved into the key strait off Yemen as Saudi-led airstrikes continue.

Turmoil in Yemen escalates as Saudi Arabia bombs rebels

2015-03-27 11:15

The turmoil in Yemen has grown into a regional conflict, with Saudi Arabia and its allies bombing Shiite rebels allied with Iran, while Egyptian officials say a ground assault will follow the airstrikes.

Saudi Arabia launches strikes against Yemen rebels

2015-03-26 10:12

Saudi Arabia is carrying out air strikes against Huthi rebels in Yemen, launching an operation by a regional coalition to save the government of embattled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi.

Aden Airport in Yemen closed

2015-03-25 20:19

Aden Airport in Yemen has closed and all flights were cancelled due to security concerns, guards at the facility say.

US sees hope for political solution to Yemen crisis

2015-03-24 13:07

The top US diplomat in Yemen say Washington and its allies need to make decisions quickly to preserve the possibility of a political solution to the crisis in Yemen.

Islamic State affiliate claims Yemen mass killing

2015-03-23 20:11

A purported Islamic State group affiliate in Yemen claims mass killing of 29 soldiers.

Yemen on edge of civil war, UN envoy warns

2015-03-23 12:21

Yemen is nearing 'the edge of civil war', the UN envoy to the country warns as the Security Council voiced unanimous support for its embattled leader and Shi'ite militia seized the airport in a key city.

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