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South Yemen protester shot dead by police

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 06:10

A south Yemen separatist was shot dead Monday when police intervened to disperse protesters observing a day of civil disobedience in the formerly independent region, witnesses and a medic said.

Houthis abduct Yemeni activist as group tightens Sana'a grip

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 03:45

Houthi rebels on Saturday allegedly abducted a Yemeni activist in the capital Sana'a after his participation in a rally to call for the expulsion of the group from the city, eyewitnesses said.

4 troops killed in 2 Yemeni provinces

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 01:29

 Four Yemeni soldiers were killed and four others wounded in two separate attacks that took place on Friday in the southern Hadhramaut province and the eastern Maarib province.

Al Qaeda Car Bombs Target Houthi Fighters In Yemeni Port City

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 01:19

Violence wracked Yemen yet again Thursday -- this time in the form of dual car bomb attacks purportedly carried out by al Qaeda militants targeting fighters from the minority, albeit powerful, Hout

Yemen's Arhab tribesmen withdraw from fight with Houthis

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 05:14

Elders of the Yemeni tribe on Saturday decided to withdraw their fighters from flashpoint areas to avoid clashes with Shiite Houthi militants.

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Clashes between Shiite Houthi militants and Yemeni tribesmen in north of Sana'a

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:03

Clashes broke out Saturday between Shiite Houthi militants and Yemeni tribesmen in the Arhab district in northern Sana’a, a tribal source told Anadolu Agency.

Yemeni troops shoot dead 5 al-Qaeda suspects dressed as women

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 03:54

Yemeni troops on Saturday shot dead five al-Qaeda suspects disguised as women who fired at a soldier during a checkpoint inspection of their Saudi-bound bus, officials said.

Yemen's al-Qaeda attack-kills 7-militiamen-tribal-sources

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 03:07

7 Shiite Huthi militants were killed in an attack in central Yemen on Friday, tribal sources said, as Al-Qaeda claimed it had killed dozens.

Al-Qaeda claims it hit an airbase in Yemen where American advisers are located.

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 02:56

AQAP claims it hit a Yemeni airbase where US military advisers are located. Al Anad is an airbase in lahij province, in the south of Yemen.

U.N. envoy: Yemen facing daunting challenges

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 02:41

The United Nations special envoy for Yemen says it faces daunting security, economic and political challenges and that a recent peace agreement among its major parties is the only way to move the i

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