5 facts on slain Yemen ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh

Former Yemen president Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed on Monday by allied Houthi militia. The militant group followed Saleh as he made an escape out of the country. Watch.

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Gunmen kill two Yemen soldiers

2014-05-19 16:16

Gunmen killed two soldiers in an ambush on an army patrol in south-eastern Yemen on Monday, a security official says.

'Qaeda militant' killed in Yemen drone strike

2014-03-11 11:29

A suspected al-Qaeda militant has been killed in a drone strike in Yemen's central Maarib province, an oil-producing area where al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operates, local tribesmen say.

25 dead as Yemen defence complex attacked

2013-12-05 15:10

A suicide bomber has rammed an explosives-laden car into the Yemeni defence ministry, opening the way for gunmen who stormed the complex, leaving at least 25 people dead.

Gunmen thought SA pair from Europe/US - report

2013-05-27 20:12

Gunmen who seized two South African citizens in the Yemeni city of Taiz apparently mistook them for Europeans or Americans, an interior ministry source says.

Yemen's ex-head urges 'forgiveness'

2013-02-27 21:12

In his first public speech in more than 18 months, Yemen's ousted autocratic leader Ali Abdullah Saleh has called for "forgiveness of the past".


Yemen ex-president Saleh confirmed dead: party official

2017-12-05 05:32

The party of Yemen's former president and strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh has confirmed that he has been killed.

Suspected Qaeda gunmen kill Yemen official

2014-04-15 14:47

Suspected al-Qaeda gunmen have shot dead the vice governor in the Yemeni province of Baida, a stronghold of the global jihadist network, an official says.

Al-Qaeda claims Yemeni capital attack

2013-12-06 17:01

The attack on the defence ministry in the heart of Yemen's capital killing 52 people has been claimed by an al-Qaeda's branch in Yemen.

SA pair kidnapped over land dispute - report

2013-05-27 21:04

Gunmen have abducted two South African citizens in Yemen's second largest city, Taiz, and police say a lawmaker is behind the kidnapping to pressure the government to hand over a disputed piece of land.

Yemen border fence project back on

2013-04-12 18:04

Saudi Arabia has resumed a project abandoned in 2004 to build a 3m fence the length of its border with Yemen.

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