ISIS claims bomb attacks at Yemeni mosque

2015-09-02 22:07

Islamic State's Yemen branch has claimed responsibility for two bombings at a mosque in a northern district of the capital Sana'a, in which at least 28 are said to have died.

HRW condemns 'serious abuses' of detainees in Yemen

2015-09-02 14:35

Warring parties in south Yemen have committed 'serious abuses' against civilians and fighters in their custody, including summary executions, Human Rights Watch says.

Yemen's Shi'ite rebels to form cabinet in 10 days

2015-09-01 22:40

Yemen's Shi'ite rebel leaders have announced that they will form a cabinet in 10 days' time as mediated talks with the country's internationally recognised government hit an impasse.

Yemen rebels raid homes of dozens of opponents

2015-08-31 21:10

Shi'ite rebels in Yemen's capital have raided dozens of homes of political opponents and local NGO workers, claiming they are affiliated with the Islamic State group and al-Qaeda.

Qaeda denies holding UK hostage freed in Yemen

2015-08-26 19:10

Al-Qaeda says it has never held a UK hostage that the UAE says it freed from the group in Yemen.

British hostage rescued in Yemen operation

2015-08-23 12:41

A British hostage has been freed in Yemen following an operation by United Arab Emirates forces, the Foreign Office in London has announced.

Saudi border guard killed by rocket fire from Yemen

2015-08-23 11:36

A Saudi border guard has been killed by rocket fire from anti-government rebels in northern Yemen, Riyadh's official SPA news agency says.

Yemen conflict has killed nearly 400 children - UN

2015-08-19 12:45

The conflict in Yemen has killed nearly 400 children since the end of March, and a similar number of children have been recruited by armed groups, according to a new report by the UN children's agency.

All sides in Yemen may be guilty of war crimes, says AI

2015-08-18 12:11

Amnesty International says all sides fighting in Yemen have left a "trail of civilian death and destruction" in the conflict, killing scores of innocent people in what could amount to war crimes.

Booby-trapped car blast kills 15 at Yemen base

2015-08-08 21:26

Yemeni security officials and anti-rebel fighters say a bomb inside a booby-trapped car at a key military base has killed 15 anti-rebel fighters and wounded more than 20.


At least 20 dead in Yemeni capital bombings

2015-09-02 19:20

At least 20 people have been killed and dozens wounded in two bombings at a mosque in a northern district of the Yemeni capital Sana'a.

Libya bans Yemenis, Iranians, Pakistanis from entry

2015-09-02 07:38

Libya’s internationally recognised administration based in the east has banned Yemenis, Iranians and Pakistanis from entering the divided country, a military statement says.

Turkey holding UK journalists on ISIS terror charges

2015-08-31 22:08

A court in Turkey's Kurdish-dominated southeast has remanded in custody two British journalists working for US-based media outlet Vice News on terror charges.

35 workers killed in air raid on Yemeni factory, officials say

2015-08-30 17:49

About 35 workers have been killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a factory in a northern Yemeni town, medical officials says.

Red Cross suspends activity in Aden

2015-08-25 18:57

The International Committee of the Red Cross has suspended its operations in Yemen's war-ravaged second city of Aden.

Korkie's teary reunion with negotiator

2015-08-23 12:10

Former al-Qaeda captive Yolande Korkie has had an emotional reunion in Bloemfontein with the Gift of the Givers' negotiator Anas al-Hamati, who helped secure her release in Yemen.

Coalition air strikes 'kill dozens of Yemeni civilians'

2015-08-22 14:48

Doctors Without Borders say 65 civilians killed in a single day after coalition retaliated against Houthi rebels.

Witnesses: Arab ships, backed by aircraft, move toward Yemen port

2015-08-18 20:31

Warships of a Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Houthi rebels are moving toward the key Red Sea port of Hodeida under the cover of air strikes on the city, witnesses say.

Anti-Houthi fighters poised to seize Yemen city

2015-08-16 15:30

Militia forces loyal to Yemen's exiled government have fought their way deep into the central city of Taiz, pushing out Houthi militiamen.

Red Cross president in Yemen to assess situation

2015-08-08 17:50

The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross has arrived in Yemen's rebel-held capital, Sana'a, amid its months-long civil war as fighting raged elsewhere in the country.

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