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Rebels form 'supreme council' to run war-torn Yemen

Aden - Shiite rebels and their allies Thursday formed a 10-member "supreme council" to run Yemen, in what the government condemned as a blow to already stalled UN-brokered peace talks.

Coalition air strikes hit Qaeda in Yemen

Aden - Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck Al-Qaeda positions in southern Yemen on Saturday killing several jihadists, as government forces appeared set on a new offensive, military officials said.

Bombers 'kill 5 soldiers' in ex-Qaeda stronghold in Yemen

Aden - Suicide bombers on Monday attacked two army checkpoints in a former stronghold of Al-Qaeda in southeastern Yemen, killing five soldiers, an officer said.

Raids on factories aim to cause Yemen economy lasting damage: HRW

Sanaa - Human Rights Watch said on Monday that Saudi-led bombing raids against civilian factories in Yemen, which have killed scores, appear aimed at inflicting lasting economic damage to the war-ravaged country.

Yemen's Hadi threatens to boycott peace talks

Aden - Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi threatened Sunday to boycott peace talks with Iran-backed rebels if the UN envoy insists on a roadmap stipulating a unity government that includes the insurgents.

Army ousts jihadists from Yemen base HQ after hours-long battle

Aden - Yemeni troops backed by a Saudi-led coalition recaptured an army headquarters adjoining Aden airport from suspected jihadists on Wednesday after an assault that killed 10 soldiers, the base commander said.

Rebel rocket fire kills seven children in Yemen: officials

Aden - A rocket fired by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen on Tuesday killed seven children in a residential neighbourhood of Marib city, east of the capital, officials said.

Flare-up in Yemen violence kills 80

Aden - A flare-up in violence across Yemen on Tuesday killed 80 people, nearly half of them civilians, officials said, as lengthy peace talks in Kuwait made no headway.

42 dead in Yemen suicide attacks claimed by IS

Aden - A wave of suicide bombings targeting Yemeni troops killed at least 42 people Monday in the southeastern city of Mukalla, officials said, in attacks claimed by the Islamic State group.

Bomb attacks on ex-Qaeda bastion in Yemen kill 19

Aden - A wave of suicide bombings targeting Yemeni troops killed at least 19 people Monday in the southeastern city of Mukalla, which Al-Qaeda was driven out of in April, officials said.

Yemeni rebels free 276 loyalists

Aden - Shiite Huthi rebels in Yemen announced on Sunday the release of 276 government loyalists who had been held captive for months, in a gesture of good will.The rebels' sabanews.

New Yemen clashes kill 38 rebels, loyalists

Aden - Renewed clashes between pro-government forces and Iran-backed rebels killed at least 38 people in Yemen during the past 24 hours, loyalist military sources said on Tuesday.

Campus bomb kills two in rebel-held Yemen capital

Sanaa - A bomb hit a university campus in the rebel-held Yemeni capital Sanaa on Tuesday killing two people at an event commemorating the country's 1990 unification, a security official said.

At least 20 dead as landslide sweeps Yemen village

Sanaa - A landslide caused by heavy rain has swept through a village in southwestern Yemen, killing at least 20 people, local media said on Monday.

Yemen bombings kill at least 41

Aden - Twin bombings targeting the Yemeni army in second city Aden on Monday killed at least 41 people, most of them would-be recruits, a military official said.

Yemen police kill one in Aden protests over power cuts

Aden - Police have opened fire to disperse dozens of Aden residents protesting power cuts in Yemen's second city, killing one, a local government official said on Sunday.

Op-Ed: There is no rational answer to humanitarian crisis in Yemen

War-torn Yemen is the focus of a UN drive started on Thursday, to get the world to provide more funding to avert a an epic "humanitarian disaster."

Bombs kill 37 Yemeni police in former Qaeda bastion

Aden - A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group and a second attack killed 37 police on Sunday in the Yemeni port of Mukalla where a year of Al-Qaeda rule was ended just last month, medics said.

Yemen Qaeda suicide bombers kill 13 troops near Mukalla

Mukalla - Militants, including suicide bombers, killed at least 13 Yemeni troops outside the southeastern port city of Mukalla on Thursday, the army said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

Air strike 'kills 11 at rebel-held Yemen base'

Aden - Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition on Monday hit a military base captured by Yemeni rebels north of Sanaa, killing at least 11, a military official said.
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