Yemen


Fighting in Yemeni city of Taiz kills 45

2016-06-05 21:22

Yemeni security officials say fighting is raging in the besieged central city of Taiz, where 45 people have been killed in two days of fierce combat that has sent families fleeing from their homes.

Fighting in central Yemen kills more than 50

2016-05-29 21:42

Yemeni security officials say at least 52 people have been killed and 25 injured in two days of fighting in central Yemen between rebels and forces loyal to the internationally recognised government.

Yemen suicide attacks kill at least 45

2016-05-23 23:20

Yemeni security officials say that a pair of suicide bombers killed at least 45 people in the southern city of Aden.

Untouchables of Yemen caught in crossfire of war

2016-05-17 21:02

They are Yemen's untouchables, the 'Muhammasheen,' a dark-skinned ethnic group that for centuries has been consigned to the bottom of Yemen's social scale.

Over 8 million people displaced by conflict in 2015

2016-05-11 22:06

Over 8.6 million people were internally displaced due to violence and conflict in 2015, with Yemen, Syria and Iraq accounting for more than half the total number, according to a new report.

Thousands march in Yemen to call for cease-fire

2016-04-29 20:44

Thousands of Yemenis are taking to the streets to call for an end to the fighting in the country's conflict.

Yemen groups start monitoring ceasefire

2016-04-16 17:37

Yemeni security officials say local committees monitoring a week-old ceasefire between the internationally recognised government and Shi'ite rebels, have agreed to begin their work on the ground in six front-lines.

Yemen ceasefire due to begin at midnight

2016-04-10 22:50

A UN-brokered ceasefire is due to take effect in Yemen ahead of a new attempt to reach a lasting peace deal.

Kerry urges Iran to help end wars in Yemen, Syria

2016-04-07 22:51

US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Iran to help end the wars raging in Yemen and Syria, criticising the Islamic republic's "destabilising actions" in the Middle East.

Yemen hit by triple suicide bombings

2016-03-25 22:50

Three suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State group have struck checkpoints of Yemeni loyalist forces in Aden, killing 22 people, including 10 civilians, a security official says.

 

Saudi-led coalition rejects UN blacklisting

2016-06-05 16:05

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Shi'ite rebels in Yemen has rejected a UN report that placed it on an annual blacklist over the deaths of hundreds of children.

Campus bomb kills two in Yemen

2016-05-24 12:42

A bomb hit a university campus in the rebel-held Yemeni capital Sanaa killing two people at an event commemorating the country's 1990 unification, a security official said.

Twin bombings kill at least 41 in Yemen

2016-05-23 17:16

Twin bombings targeting the Yemeni army in second city Aden has killed at least 41 people, most of them would-be recruits, a military official says.

Bombs kill 37 Yemen police in former Qaeda bastion

2016-05-15 14:04

A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group and a second attack killed 37 police in the Yemeni port of Mukalla where a year of al-Qaeda rule was ended just last month.

Yemen govt suspends talks with rebels

2016-05-01 18:05

Yemen's government has temporarily suspended its participation in talks with Iran-backed rebels in protest at their takeover of a military base and continued ceasefire violations.

Yemen peace talks on hold as rebels delay arrival

2016-04-18 20:08

Crucial talks between Yemen's government and rebels have been delayed after the insurgents failed to show up, prompting UN concern over the fate of peace efforts for the war-torn country.

Yemen ceasefire takes hold

2016-04-11 22:52

A UN-brokered ceasefire has taken hold in Yemen despite sporadic clashes, raising hopes that peace talks due next week may finally resolve the country's devastating conflict.

Qaeda ambush kills 20 Yemen soldiers - military source

2016-04-09 19:44

Al-Qaeda militants have killed at least 20 Yemeni soldiers when they ambushed their military convoy.

Living and dying in war: A tragic tale of a Yemeni baby

2016-03-29 21:38

The baby was born in war, even as planes blasted his village in Yemen. Five months later, Udai Faisal died from war: His skeletal body broke down under the ravages of malnutrition, his limbs like twigs, his cheeks sunken, his eyes dry.

Death toll rises in US anti-Qaeda raid in Yemen

2016-03-24 18:59

A US airstrike on an al-Qaeda training camp in Yemen killed more than 70 fighters, provincial officials have said, raising an earlier toll of 40 dead.

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