Yemen

Shi'ite rebels shell Yemen state TV, residents flee fighting

Photo

SANAA - Armed Shi'ite rebels shelled Yemen's state-run television building in Sanaa on Friday and hundreds of residents were fleeing in a dramatic escalation of violence after weeks of fighting and protests in the capital, local officials said.

Armed Shi'ite rebels push into Yemen's capital 18 Sep 2014

SANAA - Armed Shi'ite rebels pushed into Yemen's capital Sanaa after clashing with the army on the northwestern outskirts on Thursday, security sources and residents said, causing further instability after weeks of fighting and protests.

Photo

Clashes in Yemen capital suburb kill at least 20 - sources 17 Sep 2014

SANAA - At least 20 people were killed when Shi'ite Muslim rebels clashed with army soldiers and allied tribesmen in an outer suburb of the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, tribal and medical sources said on Wednesday.

Yemen clashes between Shi'ite rebels and tribesmen kill 22 - sources 16 Sep 2014

SANAA - Twenty-two people were killed in fighting between Shi'ite Muslim rebels and government-allied tribesmen in northern Yemen on Monday and Tuesday, tribal and local sources told Reuters.

Photo

Yemen, Houthis yet to reach deal to end crisis 11 Sep 2014

SANAA - Yemen's government and Shi'ite Muslim Houthi rebels pursued talks on Thursday to end a crisis that has seen weeks of sometimes bloody protests in the capital, after the two sides gave conflicting accounts of progress in the negotiations.

Photo

Yemen government, Houthis reach agreement to end crisis 11 Sep 2014

SANAA - Yemen's government and Shi'ite Muslim Houthi rebels signed an agreement on Thursday to end a crisis that has seen weeks of sometimes bloody protests in the capital Sanaa, a member of the government's negotiating team said.

Yemen patches crude pipeline sabotaged by tribesmen, pumping resumes 10 Sep 2014

SANAA - Yemen resumed pumping crude through its main export pipeline after repair works were completed, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, after saboteurs blew it up on Monday, halting flows and disrupting an important source of revenue.

Photo

Gun battle in Yemeni capital after soldiers kill four Shi'ites 09 Sep 2014

SANAA - Yemeni soldiers traded gunfire with Shi'ite Muslim rebels near a military base at the southern entrance to the capital Sanaa on Tuesday, residents said, hours after soldiers killed at least four Shi'ite protesters outside the cabinet building. | Video

Photo

Yemeni army, Shi'ite rebels trade gunfire in capital 09 Sep 2014

SANAA - Yemeni troops and Shi'ite Muslim rebels shot at each other at the Western entrance to the capital Sanaa, residents and security sources said, hours after soldiers killed at least four protesters outside the cabinet building.

Yemen's main oil pipeline attacked, pumping halted 08 Sep 2014

SANAA - Tribesmen attacked Yemen's main oil export pipeline on Monday, halting the flow of crude, officials told Reuters.