Clashes in Yemen capital suburb kill at least 20: Sources

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.

Al Qaeda wings urge Iraq, Syria jihadists to come together, combat US-led coalition

The two key wings of al Qaeda in Yemen and North Africa have suggested jihadists in Iraq and Syria to come together and fight the forces led by US and allies, as per reports on Tuesday.  

22 killed in Yemen clashes between Shi'ite rebels, tribesmen: Sources

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.

25 killed in clashes in northern Yemen

Yemeni security and tribal officials say at least 25 people were killed in clashes between Sunni tribesmen affiliated to the country's Muslim Brotherhood group and Shiite rebels in a northern city.

Yemen fears al Qaeda attacks amid deadly protests

Yemeni officials said on Thursday that security forces have gone on high alert, fearing that al Qaeda members are streaming into the capital, where a Shiite rebel group's demonstrations have turned deadly.

Drone strike kills four Qaeda suspects in Yemen

A drone strike in Yemen's south killed four Al-Qaeda suspects today, a local government official told AFP.

Yemen government, Shia rebels reach deal to resolve crisis

 Yemeni President Abdo Rabu Mansur Hadi reached an agreement Thursday with the Shia Houthi rebel movement to form a new government and to end the insurgents` mass mobilisations which have led to violence, a presidential source said.

Yemen to name new PM in deal with Shiite rebels

Yemen's president is expected to appoint a new prime minister within 48 hours under a new deal with Shiite rebels in return for ending their weeks-long protests, a source close to the presidency said today.

Rebel activist killed trying to storm Yemen govt HQ: Rebels

Yemeni police shot dead at least one Shiite rebel activist on Tuesday when they opened fire on hundreds of protesters attempting to storm government headquarters, a protest organiser said.

Rebel leader threatens further unrest in Yemen

The leader of Yemen`s Shia-oriented rebel Houthi group, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, has threatened Yemeni authorities with further unrest if they do not respond to demands to resume fuel subsidies and to dismiss the government.

Yemen moves to clear rebel sit-in blocking airport

Yemeni security forces on Sunday moved to break up a sit-in held by Shiite rebels blocking the capital's airport road, using water cannons, bulldozers and tear gas, security officials and witnesses said.

Yemen clashes between rebels, tribesmen kill 40

Yemeni security officials and tribal leaders say clashes between Shiite rebels and Islamist tribesmen have killed 40 people over two days in the country's north.

12 killed as Yemen rebels clash with tribes, army

At least 12 people were killed in fierce overnight clashes between army-backed Yemeni tribes and Shiite Huthi rebels pressing a protest campaign against the government, tribal sources said on Saturday.

12 killed as Yemen rebels clash with tribes, Army

At least 12 people were killed in fierce overnight clashes between army-backed Yemeni tribes and Shiite Huthi rebels pressing a protest campaign against the government, tribal sources said on Saturday.

Counter rallies in Yemen as rebels vow more protests

Supporters of the Yemeni government and its opponents held huge rival rallies Friday in Sanaa, where tensions are escalating as Shiite rebels vow to intensify anti-government protests.

Protesting Yemen rebels reject presidential overture

Yemeni Shiite rebels and activists took to the streets of Sanaa Wednesday to reject a presidential overture to replace the government and reduce a disputed fuel price hike.

Qaeda kills 3 Yemen 'spies' for allegedly aiding US drones

Al-Qaeda militants have executed three men they accuse of planting electronic chips in the network's vehicles to help US drones target them, a security official said on Monday.

Shiite rebels rally in Sanaa after leader defies UN

Tens of thousands of Shiite rebel activists demonstrated in the Yemeni capital Monday, heeding a call by their leader to press their campaign to oust the government in defiance of the UN.

11 Yemen soldiers killed in suspected Qaeda attacks


Aden: Suspected Al-Qaeda militants killed 11 Yemeni soldiers in three separate attacks on Sunday, including suicide car bombings, in a second day of deadly operations against the military, army sources said.

Six killed in Yemen suicide attack

A suicide car bomb explosion rocked a military camp in Shabwa province of southeastern Yemen Sunday afternoon, leaving six soldiers dead and two others injured, a Yemeni security official said.