What's behind bungled rescue effort of US journalist abducted in Yemen?

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 00:21

A U.S. operation to rescue American Luke Somers in Yemen was unsuccessful, the Pentagon revealed Thursday.

U.S. discloses failed attempt to rescue American in Yemen

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 00:01

Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said the rescue operation was carried out in partnership with Yemen's military and involved air and ground components.

UNSC condemns attack on Iran embassy in Yemen

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 23:51

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the 3 December bomb attack at the residence of the Iranian Ambassador to Yemen, which caused a number of deaths and casualties.

Saudi Arabia reiterates support for Yemen's security, unity

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 23:45

(Saba) – The Saudi ambassador to Yemen Mohammed al-Jabr has reiterated his country's commitment and support for Yemen's security, stability and unity.

Yemen secessionists face leadership crisis

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 22:37

Aden, Yemen - A change in the way Yemen's southern secessionist movement organises itself is needed, young pro-independence activists told Al Jazeera.

US administration pays careful attention to Yemen: official

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 22:30

(Saba) - The US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs said on Tuesday that the US administration pays Yemen careful attention to Yemen.

Oman, Iran focus on security, trade

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 22:26

Muscat: Iran and Oman held talks to facilitate the implementation of bilateral agreements in a number of areas, including security and customs, said a senior Iranian official.

Saudi Arabia offers $54 million food aid to Yemen

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 22:21

The Saudi ambassador in Sanaa, Mohammed Saeed Al-Jaber, revealed on Monday that his country will provide food aid worth $54 million to Yemen to support nearly 45,000 Yemeni families, the official Y

Militant attack in southern Yemen kills 4 soldiers

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 22:09

Sana’a: Yemeni security officials say a militant attack in Abyan province in the south of the country has killed four soldiers and wounded three.

Fleeing Syrians take refuge in Yemen

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 22:05

When the traffic light turns red, 12-year-old Syrian refugee Fawaz Mahmoud steps out to weave between the cars in the centre of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, calling on drivers to buy water bottles or


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