UN Security Council to meet on Yemen crisis

2015-01-26 10:07

The UN Security Council will hold closed-door meetings on the crisis that has left Yemen in a political vacuum after the president and prime minister resigned, diplomats said.

Qaeda says tried to kill US ambassador to Yemen

2014-11-08 18:07

Al-Qaeda says it tried to assassinate the US ambassador to Yemen with two bombs discovered minutes before they were due to explode, according to a monitoring group.

Yemeni tribes battle Shi’ite rebels, 39 dead

2014-01-30 12:35

Pro-government tribes have battled Shi’ite rebels north of the Yemeni capital taking the death toll from three days of heavy clashes to 38, tribal and medical sources say.

9 appear for killing of 86 Yemen troops

2013-01-14 16:36

Yemen has put on trial nine al-Qaeda suspects accused of involvement in a suicide attack in Sanaa that killed 86 soldiers.

4 Yemenis die in anti-US protest

2012-09-14 12:01

Four people have died in the Yemeni capital Sanaa after police fired live rounds and tear gas to try to disperse an angry crowd of hundreds of protesters trying to storm the US mission.

Yemen army says Qaeda routed from town

2012-05-17 19:04

Yemeni troops sent al-Qaeda fighters fleeing from the southern city of Loder and pressed towards militant-controlled Zinjibar, military officials say.

Yemen decrees national unity government

2011-12-07 22:42

Yemen's vice president has issued a decree approving the formation of a government of national unity as agreed under a Gulf-brokered deal to end months of bloody unrest.


President: Yemen not exporter of terror

2015-01-13 18:42

Yemen's president has said that his country was a victim not an exporter of "terrorism" after it emerged one of the Paris gunmen received training from al-Qaeda in the country.

15 al-Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen drone attack

2014-04-19 14:00

A drone strike has killed 15 al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group.

Qaeda Yemen attacks kill 40 troops, police

2013-09-20 11:04

At least 40 policemen and soldiers were killed in south Yemen in simultaneous attacks attributed to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, military sources say.

Yemen transition under threat – UN

2012-12-05 11:38

The UN has made an urgent call for Yemen's political parties to initiate a national dialogue, warning that its transition is under threat.

50 soldiers killed in Yemen attack

2012-05-21 12:00

A Yemeni soldier dressed in uniform has blown himself up in the middle of an army battalion in Sanaa, killing at least 50 troops and wounding dozens of others, says a military official.

Qaeda claims Yemen attacks, plane blast

2012-03-07 20:50

Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for a string of attacks in Yemen, including an assault on soldiers that left scores dead and bombing of a military aircraft in Sanaa.

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