Yemen

Several Yemeni soldiers killed in al Qaeda attacks in south Yemen

ADEN Yemen - Suspected al Qaeda militants carried out two separate suicide car bombings against military locations in the south Yemen province of Shabwa on Sunday, killing several Yemeni soldiers, local officials and medical sources said.

Houthi leader calls for civil disobedience against Yemen government 31 Aug 2014

SANAA - Defying calls by the U.N. Security Council to end hostilities against the Yemeni government, a Houthi tribal leader on Sunday urged supporters to wage a campaign of civil disobedience until their demands are met.

At least ten dead in clashes as Yemen's Houthi rebels try to seize key road 30 Aug 2014

SANAA - At least ten men from local militias and from the Yemeni army were killed on Saturday in clashes with Houthi fighters who were trying to seize a road that links the capital Sanaa with oil-rich provinces, local government officials said. | Video

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U.N. Security Council urges Yemen's Houthis to end hostilities 29 Aug 2014

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council on Friday called on Yemen's Shi'ite Muslim Houthis to end hostilities against the government and warned foreign countries not to interfere by encouraging instability in the impoverished Arab state.

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Talks on new Yemeni goverment collapse over Shi'ite Houthi subsidy demands 24 Aug 2014

SANAA - Talks on forming a new Yemeni government collapsed on Sunday over demands by Shi'ite Muslim Houthis to restore fuel subsidies cut by President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, officials said, and further demonstrations in the capital Sanaa were expected.

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Yemen government offers to resign to end Houthi protests - source 23 Aug 2014

SANAA - Yemen's government offered on Saturday to resign within a month and to review an unpopular decision to cut fuel subsidies, in an attempt to end protests by the Shi'ite Houthi movement, a government source told Reuters.

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Tens of thousands of Yemeni Houthis protest against government in capital 22 Aug 2014

SANAA - Tens of thousands of Yemenis demonstrated in the capital Sanaa on Friday in a protest called for by the Shi'ite Houthi movement, which wants the government to resign and reverse a decision on cutting fuel subsidies.

Countries backing shaky Yemen transition warn Houthis against violence 19 Aug 2014

SANAA - Countries trying to save Yemen from falling apart at the hands of Islamist militants and separatist movements warned Shi'ite Muslim Houthis on Tuesday to stop trying to gain territory by force and engage in a political transition process.

Two soldiers, four militants killed in eastern Yemen - official 17 Aug 2014

ADEN - Two Yemeni soldiers and four suspected militants were killed when soldiers raided a house used by insurgents in the restive eastern province of Hadramout, a local security official said on Sunday.

Drone kills three suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen - official 16 Aug 2014

ADEN - A drone attack killed three suspected al Qaeda militants on Saturday in Yemen's eastern Hadramout province, a local official told Reuters.