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Yemeni protesters call for an end to civil war

Sanaa - Yemenis took to the streets on Friday demanding the fighting in Yemen come to an end. Although there are peace talks in Kuwait that appeared to be making progress they are now reported to have been suspended.

Four Yemen troops dead as Aden police chief survives bombing

Aden - Four Yemeni guards were killed in a bombing that targeted the convoy of Aden's police chief, officials said, the second such attack on him in the southern city this week.

Yemen govt forces seize Qaeda-held military camp, arms

Mukalla - Yemeni government forces backed by an Arab coalition seized an Al-Qaeda training camp in the southeastern province of Hadramawt Saturday along with "large amounts" of weapons, its governor told AFP.

Arab coalition claims 800 Al-Qaeda fighters killed in Yemen

Sayyan - Yemeni troops backed by Arab coalition air strikes killed more than 800 members of Al-Qaeda in an attack on a southeastern provincial capital held by the group for the past year, the coalition said Monday.

Yemen government forces make key gains against Qaeda

Sayyan - Yemeni troops backed by Arab coalition air strikes on Sunday recaptured a southeastern provincial capital held by Al-Qaeda for the past year and an oil terminal, military sources told AFP.

Yemen launches southern operation against Qaeda militants

Aden - Yemeni forces backed by air power from a Saudi-led Arab coalition launched an operation Saturday to drive Al-Qaeda fighters out of a southern provincial capital, military officials said.

Yemen rebels say to join delayed peace talks in Kuwait

Sanaa - Yemen's Shiite Huthi rebels and their allies have agreed to join delayed UN-brokered peace talks in Kuwait, their representatives said on Wednesday.

Suicide bomber kills 4 Yemen troops near Aden airport

Aden - Four Yemeni soldiers were killed Sunday in a suicide attack on a checkpoint near the international airport in second city Aden, home to a growing jihadist presence, a security official said.

Rebels kill 13 Yemen loyalists despite ceasefire

Sayyan - At least 13 pro-government fighters were killed in a rebel attack on their positions near the Yemeni capital despite a UN-brokered ceasefire taking effect this week, military sources said Thursday.

Loyalists and rebels clash in Yemen, jeopardising truce

Sayyan - Loyalists and rebels have clashed on several fronts in Yemen, officials said Tuesday, the second day of a UN-brokered ceasefire the insurgents are warning is in jeopardy, less than a week before peace talks.

Yemen ceasefire holding despite rebel breaches: general

Sayyan - A ceasefire that took effect in Yemen at midnight was largely holding on Monday despite some violations by rebel fighters, said a general loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi.

Yemen ceasefire due to begin at midnight

Sayyan - A UN-brokered ceasefire was due to take effect in Yemen late on Sunday ahead of a new attempt to reach a lasting peace deal in the war-wracked Arabian Peninsula country.

Qaeda ambush kills at least 20 Yemeni soldiers: military source

Sayyan - Al-Qaeda militants killed at least 20 Yemeni soldiers on Saturday when they ambushed their convoy in the south of the war-torn country, a military source said.

Yemen president dismisses PM Bahah over 'failures'

Aden - Yemen's President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi on Sunday relieved prime minister and vice president Khaled Bahah of his duties due to what he called government "failures".

Yemen rebels in deadly counterattack on Red Sea coast

Sanaa - Yemeni rebels have mounted a deadly counterattack against government troops advancing down the Red Sea coast from the Saudi border ahead of a planned ceasefire next month, military sources said on Thursday.

Sen. Chris Murphy: Saudi war in Yemen 'empowering terrorists'

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) marked the first anniversary of the US-backed, Saudi-led war against Houthi rebels in Yemen by questioning America’s role in the civil war and arguing that US involvement there is fueling more terrorism.

Thousands of Yemenis protest year-long coalition campaign

Sanaa - Thousands of Yemenis rallied in the rebel-held capital on Saturday to denounce the Saudi-led coalition that launched a military campaign against the country's insurgents a year ago.

22 dead in Yemen triple suicide bombings claimed by IS

Aden - Three suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State group on Friday struck checkpoints of Yemeni loyalist forces in Aden, killing 22 people, including 10 civilians, a security official said.

IS claims deadly Yemen suicide bombings, attack on coalition

Aden - The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for three suicide bombings Friday that targeted Yemeni checkpoints in Aden and what it said was an attack on a nearby base of the pro-government Arab coalition.

US strike kills 40 Qaeda militants at Yemen camp

Aden - A US air strike on an Al-Qaeda training camp in Yemen has killed at least 40 fighters in a major blow to the jihadists who have been expanding their territory in the war-torn country.
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