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Norwegian Refugee Council staff released in Yemen

Aden - Seven people detained in a rebel-held part of Yemen for using recycled boxes originating in Saudi Arabia to distribute aid have been released, the Norwegian Refugee Council said on Thursday.

Top Yemen commander killed as rebels hit back

Aden - Yemeni rebels hit back at government forces advancing up the Red Sea coast killing a deputy army commander in a missile strike, a military source said on Wednesday.

Norwegian Refugee Council staff held in Yemen

Aden - Four Yemenis working with the Norwegian Refugee Council have been detained in a rebel-held part of the country, the NGO said Monday, after they distributed aid insurgents allege is linked to Saudi Arabia.

Yemen air raid kills eight women, child at funeral

Sanaa - An air strike killed eight women and a child at a funeral reception near the Yemeni capital, witnesses said Thursday, adding to the conflict's mounting civilian death toll.

Yemen loyalists retake historic Red Sea coastal town

Aden - Yemeni government forces took full control of the Red Sea coastal town of Mokha on Friday after weeks of deadly fighting with Shiite rebels and their allies, a spokesman said.

Op-Ed: Reports conflict about ban on U.S. commando raids in Yemen

Aden - According to the New York Times, Yemen withdrew permission for the U.S. to mount Special Operations ground missions against terrorist groups in Yemen.

Trump's first Yemen commando raid may have failed main objective

Military and intelligence figures told reporters that the goal of the commando raid in Yemen approved by Trump was to seize or kill the head of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) Qassim al-Rimi. Whatever happened al-Rimi appears to have survived.

Al-Qaeda enters three Yemen towns days after US raid

Aden - Al-Qaeda in Yemen overran three southern towns just days after a deadly US raid targeting its commanders, before withdrawing from two of them on Friday, officials said.

Nawar al-Awlaki, 8-yr-old killed in U.S. Yemen raid, was American

Eight-year-old American girl Nawar al-Awlaki was shot through the neck and died a slow, painful death as U.S. forces bombed and raided homes harboring al-Qaeda fighters in southern Yemen on Sunday morning.

Donald Trump vowed to kill terrorists' families. He just did.

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump said he would kill the families of Islamist terrorists. On Sunday, he did just that, killing as many as 30 civilians — including women and children —in a raid targeting al-Qaeda fighters in Yemen.

16 civilians killed in U.S. air raid against al-Qaeda in Yemen

The first major military action of Donald Trump's presidency in Yemen killed dozens of al-Qaeda militants and 16 civilians on Sunday.

Border agents defy federal courts on Trump travel ban

Washington - In what one congressman called a "constitutional crisis," U.S. border agents are reportedly defying federal court rulings, detaining people from seven majority Muslim countries —including green card holders —and denying them access to attorneys.

Op-Ed: One U.S. special forces member killed three injured in Yemen

Just a few days after the first drone attacks in Yemen under the Trump presidency took place, Trump authorized a commando attack on an Al Qaeda headquarters in the province of Al-Bayda

Clashes on Yemen west coast kill more than 100: medics

Aden - Fierce battles between Yemeni government forces and Shiite rebels on the country's west coast have killed more than 100 fighters in the past 24 hours, officials said on Sunday.

US elite forces in deadly raid on Qaeda in Yemen

Aden - Elite US forces launched a dawn raid against Al-Qaeda in Yemen on Sunday, killing at least 14 suspected jihadists in an operation in which an American soldier also died.

Trump's immigration ban begins, permanent U.S. residents included

Washington - Permanent U.S. residents — holders of so-called green cards — are included in President Donald Trump's executive order banning immigrants, refugees and travelers from seven majority Muslim nations, the Department of Homeland Security said on Saturday.

Yemen rebels mount resistance in key port city

Aden - Yemeni rebels are putting up fierce resistance in a key Red Sea port city where they are encircled by pro-government forces, military and health officials said Thursday.

At least 40 dead in battle for Yemen port

Aden - Fighting for a key port city on Yemen's Red Sea coast has left at least 40 rebel and pro-government fighters dead, military officials said Tuesday.

Yemeni loyalists seize Red Sea port of Mokha

Ibb - Yemeni government forces captured on Monday the port of Mokha as they pushed to oust Huthi rebels from the Red Sea coastline, an AFP journalist said.

Nearly 70 killed in fresh Yemen fighting

Aden - Clashes in Yemen killed at least 66 people in 24 hours, medics and security sources said Sunday, as pro-government forces pushed to oust rebels from a key stretch of coastline.
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