Yemen Qaeda attacks leave 12 soldiers, 19 jihadists dead - army

2015-11-20 12:47

Al-Qaeda launched simultaneous attacks on two army positions in south-eastern Yemen that left at least 12 soldiers and 19 jihadists dead, an army officer says.

Somali: Ending Yemen conflict crucial to stop extremists

2015-11-10 09:54

Somalia’s prime minister says ending the crisis in Yemen is “crucial” to preventing al-Shabaab rebels from exploiting their recent allegiance with the ISIS and forming a “terror network” that threatens Somalia and the region again.

More Sudanese soldiers go to Yemen

2015-11-09 19:01

A 400-strong Sudanese force arrived in Yemen's port city Aden in support of pro-government forces preparing to confront a possible new offensive.

Two UN contractors detained in Yemen

2015-10-31 19:59

The United Nations says two of its contractors have been detained in Yemen, but gave no further details on the incident.

MSF demands answers from Saudi-led coalition over hospital strike

2015-10-30 10:10

Doctors Without Borders has demanded answers from the Saudi-led coalition over the bombing of one of the medical charity's hospitals in northern Yemen, rejecting Saudi Arabia's denial of responsibility.

Yemen's abundant guns fuel its messy civil war

2015-10-18 16:57

Celebratory tracer fire from a wedding lights up the night sky over Marib, a city that is heavily armed even by the standards of Yemen, where the ready availability of weapons helped start civil war and is now preventing anyone coming out on top.

Yemeni wedding rocked by bombing, 13 killed

2015-10-08 07:45

At least 13 people have been killed and 38 others wounded in the bombing of a wedding in a rebel-held Yemeni town, a medical source says, as witnesses accused the Saudi-led coalition of being behind the attack.

Yemeni government evacuated as blasts hit Aden

2015-10-06 16:51

Yemeni ministers have been evacuated from their temporary headquarters in Aden after explosions that reportedly killed 15 Arab soldiers and Yemeni militiamen.

Iranian arms for Yemen rebels seized

2015-09-30 22:13

A Saudi-led military coalition supporting Yemen's government says it has seized an Iranian boat loaded with weapons bound for Houthi rebels.

Helicopter attack kills 30 civilians in Yemen village

2015-09-27 21:25

Residents and medics say airstrikes by helicopters flying from Saudi Arabia have killed 30 civilians in a Yemeni village.


3 Americans held captive in Yemen freed, flown to Oman

2015-11-20 08:12

Three Americans held captive by Shi'ite rebels in Yemen's capital have been freed and were flown to neighboring Oman, Oman's state news agency and officials in Yemen say.

Settle Yemen crisis to help Somalia PM tells UN

2015-11-09 21:20

Ending the crisis in Yemen is crucial to prevent Islamic State jihadists from shoring up Somalia's weakened Shabaab, Somalia's prime minister says.

Cyclone heads for war-torn Yemen

2015-11-02 20:09

Cyclone Chapala is approaching war-torn Yemen after wreaking havoc on Socotra island and injuring hundreds of people there.

Cyclone heading towards Yemen picks up speed

2015-10-31 14:01

The UN weather agency says the rapidly intensifying Cyclone Chapala heading towards Yemen could cause flooding and mudslides.

Scores dead in Yemen's Taiz

2015-10-27 05:19

At least seven civilians, more than 50 Houthi rebels and eight pro-government fighters have been killed in mutliple incidents.

Shi'ite rebels in Yemen agree to stop fighting

2015-10-08 19:37

The UN says Shi'ite rebels in Yemen have agreed to stop fighting as the UN envoy heads to the region.

Yemen rebels, allies agree to UN peace plan

2015-10-07 16:36

Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels and their allies have signalled acceptance of a UN peace plan aimed at ending a months-long conflict in the impoverished country.

More than 500 children killed since start of Yemen conflict: UN

2015-10-02 17:08

More than 500 children have been killed since the upsurge in violence in Yemen in March, while some 1.7 million youths are at risk of malnutrition, the United Nations says.

76 reported killed as Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen wedding party

2015-09-28 17:18

More than 70 people are reported to have been killed when a Saudi-led coalition against Yemen's Houthi rebels bombed a wedding party.

At least 25 dead in Sana'a mosque bombing

2015-09-24 10:11

A suicide bomber has killed at least 25 people and wounded dozens during holiday prayers in a mosque in Yemen's capital.

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