Al Houthis block Yemen’s new constitution

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 00:33

Sana’a: Yemen’s Al Houthi movement on Monday refused to approve the draft of a new constitution because of a clause dividing the country into six regions.

Yemen presidential advisors in Saada meet Houthi leader

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 00:17

A handful of advisors of Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi have arrived in the northern Saada province, a stronghold of Yemen's Shiite Houthi movement, to meet movement leader Abdel-Malak al

Blast targets Houthi base in Yemen capital

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:12

A large blast damaged a building belonging to Yemen’s Shi’ite Muslim Houthi militia in a western district of the capital Sanaa early on Monday, but there were no fatalities, a police source and wit

Yemen's Houthis kidnap 22 Arhab tribesmen

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:08

Yemeni militants affiliated with the Shiite Houthi group have kidnapped 22 tribesmen from the northern Arhab region, tribal sources said Monday.

30 Houthis killed in Yemen suicide bombing

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 14:37

At least 30 Houthi rebels have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at a gathering in Ibb city of central Yemen, while fighting in Radaa district has killed at least 34 others.

Al-Qaeda claims failed ambush on Yemen general, death of soldier

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 23:44

Al-Qaeda said Monday that it had carried out an unsuccessful bid to assassinate a top Yemeni general in an ambush the government said killed two soldiers and wounded 11 others.

Houthis, tribesmen clashes in Sanaa kill 12

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 23:41

Twelve people have been killed in clashes between tribesmen and Shiite rebels north of the capital Sanaa, the Associated Press reported Yemeni security officials and tribal leaders as saying on Sun

Houthi militants find allies in eastern Yemen province

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 23:39

The people of Yemen’s oil-rich Ma’rib province are ready to defend the region against any outside interference, the province’s governor has told Asharq Al-Awsat.

Yemeni intelligence officer killed, general escapes in ambushes

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 23:20

A senior Yemeni intelligence officer was shot dead on Monday by suspected al-Qaeda militants and an army general escaped a separate

UN mulls plan to transform Yemen into two-region federation

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 23:11

The UN Security Council is reportedly working on a plan to transform Yemen into a two-region federation as part of its efforts to help political transition in the impoverished country.


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