Yemen

U.S. drone attack in Yemen kills four suspected al Qaeda militants - security sources

SANAA - A U.S. drone attack in Yemen killed four suspected al Qaeda militants on Saturday in the southern province of Shabwa, local Yemeni security officials told Reuters.

UAE and Kuwait to reopen embassies in Yemen's south, backing Hadi 27 Feb 2015

DUBAI - The United Arab Emirates and Kuwait will reopen their Yemeni embassies in the southern city of Aden instead of the capital Sanaa, the two countries' state news agencies said on Friday.

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Saudi ambassador moves to Aden from Houthi-controlled capital - Hadi aide 26 Feb 2015

SANAA - Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Yemen is moving to the southern city of Aden, an aide to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi said on Thursday, in an apparent snub to the Shi'ite Houthi faction that has taken control of the capital Sanaa.

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Yemen ex-president amassed up to $60 billion, colluded with rebels - U.N. experts 25 Feb 2015

DUBAI - Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh is suspected of corruptly amassing as much as $60 billion (39 billion pounds), equivalent to Yemen's annual GDP, during his long rule, and colluding in a militia takeover last year, U.N.-appointed investigators have told the Security Council.

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Houthis say Yemen's Hadi has lost legitimacy, after president flees south 24 Feb 2015

SANAA - Yemen's newly-dominant Houthi group said on Tuesday President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi had lost his legitimacy as head of state and was being sought as a fugitive from justice.

Gunmen kidnap Frenchwoman and Yemeni driver in Sanaa 24 Feb 2015

SANAA - Gunmen kidnapped a Frenchwoman and her local driver in Yemen's capital on Tuesday morning as she was on her way to work, Yemeni security sources and French authorities said. | Video

French foreign ministry confirms French woman kidnapped in Yemen 24 Feb 2015

PARIS - France's foreign ministry confirmed on Tuesday that a French woman had been kidnapped in Yemen.

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Bomb explodes near military academy in Yemeni capital - security sources 23 Feb 2015

SANAA - A bomb exploded near a military academy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday evening, security sources told Reuters, in a neighbourhood that is a main stronghold of Shi'ite Muslim Houthi fighters.

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Yemen's Hadi seeks to resume duties as president 22 Feb 2015

ADEN, - Yemen's president sought to resume his duties as head of state on Sunday, holding his first public engagement with state officials since he fled house arrest in Sanaa by the Houthi group that dominates the northern half of the country.

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Yemen's Hadi flees to Aden and says he is still president 21 Feb 2015

SANAA/ADEN - Yemen's ousted president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi appeared to rescind his resignation and attempt to reclaim his position in a statement on Saturday after escaping house arrest by the Houthi militia in the capital Sanaa and fleeing to Aden. | Video