IEA cuts non-Opec supply forecast, citing Yemen

2015-04-15 12:45

The International Energy Agency has cut its supply forecast for non-Opec countries, citing downturns in North America and the "worsening conflict" in Yemen.

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.

42 die in Yemen bombing

2012-08-05 09:14

A suicide bombing in a south Yemen town recently recaptured by the army from al-Qaeda forces has killed 42 people and wounded 37.

Qaeda frees 73 Yemen soldiers

2012-04-29 16:20

Al-Qaeda has freed dozens of soldiers captured in battles in southern Yemen, while three suspected militants were killed in an air strike.

25 al-Qaeda fighters killed in Yemen

2012-04-20 20:00

Yemeni government troops have launched a surprise attack in the south of the country to recapture an al-Qaeda stronghold, killing 25 Islamist militants, says an official.

Toll rises to 185 in Yemen, Qaeda clash

2012-03-06 16:06

The death toll from a brutal al-Qaeda assault on a military base in southern Yemen has risen to 185 government soldiers, military and medical officials say.

Yemen's Hadi takes oath as new leader

2012-02-25 10:10

Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has taken the constitutional oath to become Yemen’s new president after a vote this week where he stood as the sole candidate to replace Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Yemen polling station blown up

2012-02-20 17:17

Gunmen have blown up a voting station in southern Yemen, one day before the country is to go to the polls to rubber stamp its vice president as the new head of state.

Shoot-out outside Yemen polling station

2012-02-18 13:03

Southern militants opposed to Yemen's single candidate presidential election have exchanged fire with police outside a polling station, leaving three civilians wounded, residents say.

Kidnapped aid workers released in Yemen

2012-02-02 12:00

Six kidnapped foreign aid workers have been released in Yemen, says the defence ministry, and a military source says five militants have been killed in clashes with the armed forces.


Yemen protester killed in demonstration

2013-03-18 15:02

Police have shot dead a protester in the historic south-eastern Yemeni city of Tarim during a demonstration against a national dialogue that opened in the capital, an activist says.

12 killed in Yemen

2012-09-23 12:33

Twelve fighters have been killed in clashes between Shi'ite tribesmen and ultraconservative Sunnis in Yemen.

At least 20 killed in Yemen attack

2012-05-21 11:04

At least 20 people have been killed and more than 60 wounded when a man in soldier's uniform blew himself up at a military parade rehearsal in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, say police.

13 al-Qaeda-linked militants killed

2012-04-22 08:38

Yemeni air force strikes have killed 13 suspected al Qaeda-linked militants in the south.

2011: Conflict uproots 3.5 million people

2012-04-19 18:05

Conflicts including the uprisings in the Arab world last year forced 3.5 million people to flee within their country, international monitors say.

Yemen's Saleh officially steps down

2012-02-27 16:01

Yemen's Ali Abdullah Saleh has stepped down after 33 years at the helm, making him the fourth veteran Arab leader to fall in a year of mass pro-democracy demonstrations in the region.

Yemenis vote as Saleh's 33-year rule ends

2012-02-21 08:57

Yemeni voters are set to cast their ballots, ending President Ali Abdullah Saleh's rule and thus making Yemen the first Arab state where a revolt has led to a negotiated settlement.

Obama supports Yemen VP before vote

2012-02-19 21:37

Obama has thrown his support behind the Yemen VP just days before he is to become the country's new leader.

Yemen's Saleh going home after vote

2012-02-17 23:01

A US official says Yemen's longtime strongman will wait until after a vote on a new interim president before returning home.

Air raids on Qaeda bases in Yemen kill 15

2012-01-31 11:48

Overnight air raids have struck an al-Qaeda meeting and control post in southern Yemen, killing around 15 people including a long-hunted regional militant leader, tribal chiefs say.

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