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Op-Ed: Yemen government resigns after continued Houthi rebel's pressure

Sanaa - President Mansour Hadi and his government resigned on Thursday under pressure from Houthi rebels as negotiations were deadlocked according to Hadi.

Yemen parliament postpones meeting on president resignation

Sanaa - Yemen's parliament on Sunday again postponed an extraordinary session which had been due to discuss President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi's resignation, prolonging the power vacuum gripping the country.

Thousands rally against Shiite militia in Yemen capital

Sanaa - Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of Sanaa Saturday in the biggest protest yet against a Shiite militia takeover of the capital that has plunged the country into turmoil.

Thousands rally against Shiite militia in Yemen capital

Sanaa - Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of Sanaa on Saturday in the largest demonstration against Huthis since the Shiite militiamen overran the capital in September.

Yemen faces power vacuum after president quits

Sanaa - Yemen faced a dangerous power vacuum Friday after its president announced his resignation over a deadly standoff with Shiite militia controlling the capital and lawmakers called an emergency weekend session.

Yemen cabinet resigns after militia siege of premier

Sanaa - The Yemeni cabinet tendered its resignation to President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi on Thursday after a two-day siege of the prime minister by Shiite militiamen, a government source said.

Yemen militia keeps grip on capital despite deal

Sanaa - Shiite militiamen maintained a tight grip on Yemen's capital Thursday with fighters deployed around the presidential palace despite a deal to end what authorities termed a coup attempt.

Yemen leader, Shiite militia in deal to end crisis: Agency

Sanaa - Yemen's president and Shiite militia reached a nine-point agreement Wednesday under which the militia are to withdraw from government buildings in return for concessions over a draft constitution, state media said.

Yemen leader readies for talks after 'coup' warnings

Sanaa - Yemen's President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi won the support of Gulf neighbours Wednesday and readied for talks with Shiite militia who had attacked his residence, raising fears of a coup.

Yemeni Houthi rebels seize presidential palace

Sanaa - In Yemen, Houthi rebels are reported to be in control of the presidential palace in the capital Sanaa. President Mansour Hadi is thought to be inside.

Huthi leader warns 'all options open' regarding Yemen president

Sanaa - The leader of Yemen's Shiite rebel militia, which seized the presidential palace Tuesday, has warned that "all options are open" in their actions against President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi. "All options are open in this action.

Shiite militia attack Yemen president's home, seize palace

Sanaa - Defiant Shiite militiamen seized control of Yemen's presidential palace and attacked President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi's residence Tuesday in what officials said was a bid to overthrow his embattled government.

Shiite gunmen surround Yemen PM after deadly clashes

Sanaa - Shiite militiamen surrounded Yemen's premier in his Sanaa residence after firing on his convoy during deadly clashes with the army on Monday as pressure mounted on his embattled government.

Deadly battles in capital as Yemen crisis deepens

Sanaa - Shiite militia fought deadly battles with the army in Yemen's capital on Monday before a ceasefire took hold, in the biggest challenge yet to President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi's rule.

Shiite militia seizes Yemen president's chief of staff

Sanaa - Shiite militiamen in control of Yemen's capital seized President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi's chief of staff Saturday in a new challenge to his leadership of the violence-plagued country.

Al Qaeda in Yemen claims responsibility for Paris terror attack

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has claimed responsibility for last week's massacre of Charlie Hebdo staff members and police in Paris, France.

Yemen unstable as conflict spreads

Sanaa - The National Dialogue Conference(NDC) in Yemen was held between March 18, 2013 and January 24, 2014. The Conference was a transitional dialogue sponsored by the Gulf Cooperation Council(GCC) subsequent to former president Saleh yielding power.

Yemen's AQAP: Al-Qaeda's most active arm

Sanaa - Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which is reported to have trained one of the two suspects in the deadly attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo, is seen by Washington as the jihadist network's most dangerous branch.

Car bomb kills 37 at Yemen police academy

Sanaa - A car bomb tore through dozens of Yemenis lined up at a police academy in Sanaa Wednesday, leaving 37 dead in the latest attack to highlight the country's growing instability.

Five bombs hit Yemen capital, Shiite militiaman killed

Sanaa - Five small bombs on Tuesday hit the centre of the Yemeni capital, mostly controlled by Shiite militiamen since September, killing one of them and wounding two others, a medic said.
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