US blocks cluster-bomb sales to Saudis: Report

The Obama administration has moved to block sales of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen, amid reports of mounting civilian casualties there, a US media report said on Saturday.

Twin suicide bombings in Yemen leave over 49 people dead

Twin suicide bombings in Yemen leave over 49 people dead

One suicide attack targeted newly recruited soldiers inside the 39th Armoured Brigade in KhorMaksar district in which 25 soldiers were killed and 23 injured.

Suicide bomber kills at least 20 recruits in Yemen

A suicide bomber killed at least 20 army recruits and injured dozens of others in the Yemeni city of Aden on Monday, residents and a security official said, in another major militant attack on the beleaguered government.

Amnesty warns Yemen civilians face cluster bombs `minefields`

Unexploded cluster bombs dropped by the Saudi-led coalition on rebel-held northern Yemen have turned areas into "minefields" for civilians, Amnesty International said Monday.

16 Yemeni soldiers killed in suicide attack

The tragedy occured when Al Qaeda militants detonated three suicide car bombs at a military base in Yemen`s Hadramout province.

UN envoy urges concessions to save Yemen peace talks

The UN special envoy to Yemen on Monday urged the country`s warring parties to make concessions to save peace talks aimed at ending a devastating 13-month war.

No proof whether 41 Indians held by ISIS in Iraq, Yemen are dead or alive: General V K Singh

No proof whether 41 Indians held by ISIS in Iraq, Yemen are dead or alive: General V K Singh

Those held hostage by ISIS, 40 are from Punjab while one person is from Kerala. The minister, however, said that there is no “adverse” report about them. 

US sends troops to Yemen, steps up anti-Qaeda strikes

The Pentagon acknowledged for the first time Friday it has deployed US troops to Yemen since the country`s collapse last year to bolster government and Arab coalition forces battling Al-Qaeda.

Gunmen kill prison chief in Yemen's Aden

Gunmen on Friday killed the chief of the main prison in Yemen's southern port city of Aden where jihadists remain active, a security source said.

Six dead in Yemen market bombing

A bomb exploded toS in a qat market in Yemen's loyalist-held city of Marib, killing three civilians and three soldiers and wounding several others, a local official said.

UN Yemen envoy bids to revive troubled peace talks

The UN envoy has met delegates of Yemen`s warring parties separately in a bid to restart peace negotiations after a protest walkout by the government, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Kashmir issue must be resolved under UN resolutions: Pakistan's Aziz

Kashmir issue must be resolved under UN resolutions: Pakistan's Aziz

Pakistan Prime Minister`s Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Thursday said Pakistan remains fully committed to the objective of lasting peace.

Yemen suicide bomber targets Aden police chief

A suicide bomber targeted the police chief of Yemen`s second city Aden on Thursday in the latest attack against senior officials in the base of the Saudi-backed government, a security official said.

Yemen to explore Bengal to increase bilateral trade with India

Yemen is exploring the advantages and strengths of India's West Bengal state to increase trade between the two countries, a Yemeni diplomat said on Tuesday.

Yemen govt forces retake key port city from Qaeda

Yemeni troops have recaptured a key port city from al Qaeda militants who held it for a year, in what a Saudi-led coalition hailed Monday as a major victory in which over 800 jihadists were killed.

800 al Qaeda fighters killed in Yemen anti-jihad offensive: Arab coalition

800 al Qaeda fighters killed in Yemen anti-jihad offensive: Arab coalition

More than 800 members of al Qaeda were killed in a military offensive against the group in the south of Yemen, the Saudi-led Arab coalition operating in the country said Monday.

Yemen govt troops retake key Qaeda-held city: Army

Yemen govt troops retake key Qaeda-held city: Army

Yemeni troops backed by air power from a Saudi-led coalition on Sunday recaptured a southeastern provincial capital held by al Qaeda for the past year, a military officer told AFP.

Yemen launches southern operation against Qaeda militants

Yemeni forces backed by air power from the Saudi-led Arab coalition launched an operation on Saturday to drive al Qaeda fighters out of a southern provincial capital, military officials said.

UN says Yemen peace talks atmosphere shows progress

Yemen`s warring factions held their first direct talks in a UN backed peace process on Friday and will meet again despite failing to agree on an agenda, participants said.

UN hails constructive Yemen talks, urges halt to air war

The UN envoy hailed a "constructive" first full day of Yemen peace talks on Friday but called for a halt to air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition and missile fire by Iran-backed rebels.