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Yemen separatists surround two govt camps in south

Aden - Separatists surrounded two government military bases in Yemen's south and demanded elements inside surrender, 10 days after they seized the defacto capital Aden, sources on both sides said Tuesday.

Independence in the air in south Yemen after Aden clashes

Aden - Colourful flags emblazoned with a red star are being held aloft in Aden, reflecting the independence ambitions of southern Yemen after a separatist takeover of the city.

Op-Ed: Yemen's Southern Separatists aim to occupy all of South Yemen

Aden - The Southern Transitional Council (STC), a large separatist movement that wants an independent Southern Yemen has rejected demands to give up Aden that it has seized from the Saudi-supported internationally recognized government

Separatists vacate key offices in Yemen's Aden: minister

Aden - Southern separatists vacated key public buildings in Yemen's second city Aden on Saturday that they had seized from unionist forces loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, his information minister said.

Saudi-UAE delegation in Yemen's Aden to discuss separatist pullout

Aden - A joint Saudi-Emirati military delegation travelled to Aden on Thursday to discuss demands for a pullout of UAE-backed southern separatists from positions they captured in Yemen's interim capital, government and separatist sources said.

Thousands march in Yemen's Aden for independent south

Aden - Thousands of Yemenis marched through Aden Thursday demanding renewed independence for the south after separatist fighters drove unionist forces out of its former capital in deadly fighting last week.

Op-Ed: Southern separatists take control of Aden in Yemen

Aden - Aden was declared the interim capital of Yemen by the Saudi-backed government of Mansour Hadi. However, Hadi is in Saudi Arabia because of the security situation. Now Aden has been taken over by southern separatists backed by the UAE.

Yemen separatists say ready for talks after Aden 'coup'

Aden - The head of Yemen's separatist movement said he was ready to take part in Saudi-brokered peace talks after clashes with pro-government forces killed dozens in second city Aden.

Yemen separatists say ready for Saudi-brokered peace talks

Aden - The head of Yemen's separatist movement said he was ready to take part in Saudi-brokered peace talks after clashes with pro-government forces killed dozens in second city Aden.

Yemen govt decries UAE-backed 'coup' after separatists seize palace

Aden - Southern separatists in Yemen said Saturday they had seized the presidential palace in the second city Aden after fierce battles with loyalist forces, prompting the government to decry what it called a UAE-backed "coup".

Southern separatists overrun barracks in Yemen's Aden

Aden - Southern separatists gained ground across Yemen's second city Aden on Saturday and surrounded the presidential palace as they fought fierce battles with loyalist forces, military and security sources said.

Southern separatists battle with Saudi-supported forces in Yemen

Aden - Although the two sides clashing in Yemen are united in their battle against the Houthi rebels who control much of the north of the country, fighting has broken out between the southern separatists in the south and the Saudi-backed government forces.

Clashes kill six civilians in Yemen's Aden

Aden - At least six civilians were killed and 12 others wounded Friday during clashes in Yemen's second city Aden, a security source said, as violence flares between pro-government fighters and those seeking an independent south.

Qaeda attack kills 19 soldiers in Yemen

Aden - Al-Qaeda gunmen killed 19 soldiers in an attack on an army base in southern Yemen Friday, security officials said, a day after deadly assaults by rebels and a jihadist bomber.

Rebels, jihadists kill 49 people in Yemen's Aden

Aden - Separate attacks by Shiite rebels and a jihadist suicide bomber killed at least 49 people in Yemen's government-held second city Aden Thursday, many of them newly trained police cadets.

Saudis and Houthis reach a deal on the port of Hodeidah in Yemen

Hodeida - Houthi and Saudi representatives have within the last 48 hours reached an agreement on board a UN ship in the Red Sea, according to UN officials. The deal would see the ceasefire at the port of Hodeidah enforced.

From crafts to Kalashnikovs: arms souk thrives in Yemen's Taez

Ibb - Once overflowing with handicrafts, the old Al-Shinayni market in Yemen's third city of Taez is now bursting with Kalashnikovs and bullets as traders scramble to scratch out a living in the war-wracked country.

Yemen rebel court condemns 30 to death for spying

Sanaa - A court run by Yemen's Huthi rebels on Tuesday sentenced 30 academics, trade unionists and preachers to death for allegedly spying for the Saudi-led coalition, a judicial source said.

Five years into war, Yemen at 'rock bottom'

Sanaa - Like most residents of Amran, a strategic gateway to Yemen's capital Sanaa, Mohammed al-Najri thought the capture of his city by Huthi rebels five years ago would not last long.

Yemenis fear starvation after partial suspension of aid

Sanaa - In Yemen's capital Sanaa, Mohammed Omar is terrified he will not be able to feed his five children after the UN announced the partial suspension of aid in the rebel-held city.
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