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Yemen Violence

Violent Clashes Kill 120 In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2014 | World

(Reuters) - At least 120 people were killed in northern Yemen on Monday in fighting between Shi'ite Muslim Houthi rebels and government forces, a Yeme...

Yemen: Attack On Defense Ministry Work Of Saudi Militants

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 12.06.2013 | World

ADEN, Yemen (AP) — Saudi militants were behind the massive car bombing and assault on Yemen's military headquarters that killed more than 50 people,...

Yemeni Soldiers Killed After Militants Shoot Down Helicopter

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.06.2013 | World

Yemeni tribesmen shot down an army helicopter killing eight soldiers, on Tuesday, during a clash over repairs to a main oil pipeline blown up by sabot...

Yemen's Friday of Indignity

Letta Tayler | Posted 05.18.2013 | World
Letta Tayler

National dialogue will mean little if Yemen's transition government fails to serve justice for the hundreds of protesters and bystanders killed and thousands wounded during the country's uprising. The Friday of Dignity killings, still unpunished, illustrate why.

U.S. Drone Strike Kills Suspected Al Qaeda Militants

AP | AHMED AL HAJ | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A Yemeni military official says a U.S. drone strike has hit a house owned by a senior member of al-Qaida, killing five suspected milit...

Ex-Leader Loyalists Encircle Yemeni Defense Ministry

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.10.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Hundreds of Republican Guard forces loyal to former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh encircled the Defense Ministry in Sanaa for se...

Suicide Bomb Kills 15 At Funeral

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 10.04.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni military officials say a suspected al-Qaida suicide bomber attacked a funeral service in the city of Jaar in southern Yeme...

Yemeni Suicide Bomber Attacks Police Cadets

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 09.10.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A suspected al-Qaida suicide bomber detonated his explosives among a crowd of Yemeni police cadets as they were leaving their aca...

Al Qaeda Land Mines Reportedly Kill Dozens In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.26.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Land mines planted by al-Qaida militants before they fled key southern Yemen strongholds have killed 73 civilians over the past w...

Yemen To Receive Additional $52 Million In US Aid

AP | Posted 06.21.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A top U.S. aid official says the United States plans to give Yemen an additional $52 million in aid for areas hit hard by Yemen's war ...

Yemen Conflict Leaves 9 Dead

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

SANAA, YEMEN — Yemeni raids on al-Qaida positions have left at least 28 fighters and three soldiers dead, as the government consolidates its hol...

Yemeni Commander Assassinated

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.18.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A suicide bomber assassinated Yemen's army commander leading the fight against al-Qaida in the country's south, the Defense Minis...

Missile Attack Kills 9 Al Qaeda Fighters In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.13.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Airstrikes and clashes intensified in southern Yemen on Wednesday as army troops followed major victories with more pressure on a...

Suicide Bomber Blows Up Vehicle Outside Army Barracks

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.04.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A suicide bomber blew up his vehicle outside an army barracks in southern Yemen on Monday, killing four tribal militiamen allied ...

Suicide Bomber Targets Military Parade Rehearsal

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.20.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A Yemeni soldier detonated a bomb hidden in his military uniform during a rehearsal for a military parade, killing 96 fellow sold...

Heavy Fighting In Yemen Leaves At Least 32 Dead

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2012 | World

ADEN, Yemen, May 15 (Reuters) - At least 32 people, including 23 al Qaeda-linked militants were killed in Yemen, officials and reside...

Militants And Soldiers Clash At Army Outpost

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 06.09.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — An al-Qaida attack on a Yemeni army post in the south set off clashes that left 64 people dead on Monday and prompted local civil...

Reports: 140 Dead In Al Qaeda Attack

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.05.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Sneaking across the desert behind army lines, al-Qaida militants launched a surprise attack against military bases in south Yemen...

Bombs, Bullets Rock Reform Vote

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2012 | World

By Joseph Logan SANAA, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A blast tore through a polling station and gunfire nearby killed a soldier in south Yemen o...

Arab Spring Shot Wins World Press Photo Of The Year Award

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

By TOBY STERLING, Associated Press AMSTERDAM — Spanish photographer Samuel Aranda won the 2011 World Press Photo of the Year award Friday for an ...

Saleh Heads To New York

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.29.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh headed to the United States on Saturday for medical treatment, his spokesman said, the latest...

Saleh Heads To New York

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.29.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh headed to the United States on Saturday for medical treatment, his spokesman said, the latest...

Tens Of Thousands Demand Trial For Yemen's Saleh

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.02.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's opposition on Sunday accused outgoing President Ali Abdullah Saleh of trying to torpedo a power transfer deal by sparking...

Bloody Clashes In Yemen Kill At Least 200

AP | By AHMED AL-HAJ and SOFIA JAVED | Posted 02.20.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Nearly 200 people, among them 15 foreigners, have been killed in clashes over the past few weeks between an ultraconservative Islamist...

Yemeni Army Shells Taiz, At Least 3 Killed

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 01.30.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Thousands of residents fled the central Yemen city of Taiz Wednesday when government forces shelled the city, killing one person,...