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Dozens dead, wounded in car bomb attacks on Yemen Shiite militia

Sanaa - Twin car bomb attacks in Yemen's western port city of Hodeida targeting Shiite militiamen left dozens of people dead and wounded on Thursday, a security official said.

15 schoolgirls killed in Yemen car bomb

Sanaa - Fifteen schoolgirls were killed in Yemen when their bus was caught up in a car bomb attack targeting a Shiite militia leader by suspected Al-Qaeda militants on Tuesday, officials said.

Qaeda blames Obama for Yemen hostage deaths

Sanaa - Al-Qaeda has blamed President Barack Obama for the deaths of a US journalist and a South African during a failed hostage rescue attempt, warning "the lives of all Americans are in danger".

Car bombs kill 6 soldiers in southeast Yemen

Aden - Twin suicide car bombs on Tuesday killed at least six soldiers in an attack on an army headquarters in southeast Yemen, the military said.

At least 8 civilians killed in botched U.S. Yemen rescue mission

A botched US military mission to rescue an American photojournalist held captive by al-Qaeda militants in Yemen resulted in the deaths of at least 8 civilians, including a 10-year-old boy and a woman.

21 bodies recovered after migrant shipwreck off Yemen: UN

Sanaa - The UN refugee agency said Monday 21 bodies have been recovered after Yemen reported dozens of Ethiopian migrants drowning when their boat sank near the entrance to the Red Sea.

US defends failed Yemen rescue operation

Sanaa - US officials Sunday defended President Barack Obama's decision to launch a special forces rescue operation in Yemen that ended with Al-Qaeda killing an American photojournalist and a South African teacher.

S. African killed in failed U.S. rescue mission was set for release

A South African teacher killed along with an American photojournalist during a failed U.S. rescue mission against al-Qaeda in Yemen was just one day away from being released.

American photojournalist Luke Somers dies in botched Yemen raid

Sanaa - A senior official in the presidential office in Yemen said that Luke Somers died after reportedly being shot by his Al-Qaeda captors during a rescue attempt.

Drone strikes kill 9 'Qaeda' militants in Yemen

Sanaa - Drone strikes killed nine suspected Al-Qaeda militants Saturday in southeast Yemen, where the US military launched a failed operation last month to rescue an American hostage, security and tribal sources said.

Yemeni Qaeda threatens to kill US hostage after failed rescue

Sanaa - Al-Qaeda on Thursday threatened the imminent execution of an American journalist it kidnapped in Yemen, mocking as "foolish" a failed bid by US forces to free him.

U.S. forces involved in Yemen rescue raid

Sanaa - Yemen security officials announced that eight hostages had been freed from the custody of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula(AQAP). The operation was in Hadrawmut province.

Yemen's conflicts complicated by Special Forces mutiny

Sanaa - As if Yemen did not have enough problems dealing with rebel Houthis and Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula(AQAP) there has now been a mutiny within the elite Special Forces.

Conflict continues in Yemen as new government sworn in

Sanaa - Within the last two days clashes between Houthi Shia fighters from the north attempting to extend their control over more territory and Sunni tribes in the Qifa area of al-Baydah province have killed at least 33 people.

Dozens dead as powerful blast hits Yemen Shiite militia

Sanaa - A powerful bomb blast targeting Shiite militia fighters in central Yemen left dozens dead Wednesday in what appeared to be one of the biggest attacks yet in the country's escalating unrest.

Yemen's Saleh moves to spike new government

Sanaa - Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh dismissed UN sanctions against him and senior Huthi rebel chiefs, pulling his party Saturday from a new cabinet and plunging the country into deeper chaos.

Yemen president sacked from party leadership

Sanaa - Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi was dismissed Saturday from the leadership of his party, after being accused of soliciting UN sanctions against his predecessor Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Op-Ed: US drone strikes kill 20 in Yemen

Sanaa - On Monday night drone strikes targeting Al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula(AQAP) positions near the central town of Rada killed 20 suspected militants, according to both tribal sources and witnesses.

Qaeda kills 20 Shiite rebels in fresh Yemen clashes

Sanaa - Al-Qaeda militants have killed at least 20 Shiite rebels in fresh clashes for control of parts of central Yemen, tribal sources said on Monday.

Second ceasefire in Yemen between rebels and Sunni tribes

Sanaa - In Yemen's Ibb province rebel Shia Houthi fighters have signed a second ceasefire agreement Saturday after an earlier agreement was breached.
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