SANAA - A suicide bomber and gunmen wearing army uniforms attacked Yemen's defence ministry on Thursday, killing 52 people including foreign medical staff, government sources said, in the country's worst militant assault in 18 months. | Video
MANAMA - The U.S. military has increased its regional alert status following deadly, coordinated strikes on Yemen's defence ministry on Thursday, a senior U.S. defence official said.
SANAA - A relative of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi was among those killed in Thursday's attack on the Ministry of Defence compound, the ministry's website said.
SANAA - Yemen's Higher Security Committee said 52 doctors and nurses were killed in Thursday's attack on the Ministry of Defence and around 162 people were injured.
SANAA - Bab al Yemen, the gateway to Sanaa's Old City, normally bustles with activity in the late afternoon, a riot of trade and raucous chatter.
SANAA - Gunmen shot and killed a Western doctor and a Filipina nurse in front of their colleagues in a hospital inside the compound of Yemen's defence ministry on Thursday, a medical and a defence ministry source said.
SANAA - At least 20 people were killed and dozens wounded on Thursday in a bomb attack and gun battles at Yemen's Defence Ministry compound in Sanaa, a military source told Reuters.
SANAA - The Yemeni Defence Ministry said on Thursday an attack on its compound had targeted a hospital inside the complex and the situation was now under control.
SANAA - A gun battle was taking place inside the Yemeni Defence Ministry in Sanaa on Thursday after gunmen in military uniforms infiltrated the compound following a suicide car bomb attack at the gate, a source inside the ministry said.
ADEN, Yemen - Six suspected al Qaeda militants and three Yemeni soldiers were killed in clashes in Yemen's eastern region of Hadramout on Monday, the defence ministry said.