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Shiite rebels agree to pull out of key Yemen city

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 00:28

Yemeni Shiite rebels agreed on Saturday to withdraw from Amran, seized in a push towards the capital, in a deal struck with authorities who are dispatching troops to the strategic city.

Qaeda kills Yemeni for `sorcery`: Local official

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 02:03

Suspected al Qaeda gunmen killed a Yemeni man in Hadramawt province Friday after accusing him of sorcery and practising black magic, which are banned under Islam, a local official said.

Yemen Shiite rebels seize city near capital: Official

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 00:34

Yemeni Shiite rebels seized control on Tuesday of the northern city of Amran, near the capital Saana, after three days of fierce fighting, an official said.

Mortar bombs land in Saudi Arabia near Iraq border

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:18

Three mortar bombs landed inside Saudi Arabia on Monday close to its northern border with Iraq, where Islamist militants have grabbed land in a lightning advance, officials said.

Six soldiers killed by al Qaeda gunmen in Yemen

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 00:49

At least six Yemeni army personnel were killed in an ambush Sunday by suspected Al Qaeda gunmen in Yemen.

Yemen bombs Shi`ite rebels after truce collapses, 70 killed

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 10:48

The Yemeni air force bombed Shi`ite Muslim fighters north of Sanaa on Saturday in fighting that killed at least 70 people, local officials said, after a truce reached last month between the insurgents and government forces collapsed.

Two militants blow themselves up in southern Saudi Arabia

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 10:40

Two suspected al Qaeda militants blew themselves up on Saturday after being trapped inside a government building in southern Saudi Arabia, the Interior Ministry said, following an attack on a border post with Yemen that also killed four security men.

10 dead in Yemen-Saudi border post attack: Officials

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 03:03

An attempt by Al-Qaeda militants to infiltrate Saudi Arabia from Yemen left five security officers dead on the two sides of the border, along with five assailants, officials have said.

Yemeni air force bombs Shi`ite rebels after ceasefire collapses

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 17:29

The Yemeni air force bombed Shi`ite Muslim fighters north of Sanaa on Saturday in fighting that caused "a large number of casualties", local officials said, after a truce reached last month between the insurgents and government forces collapsed.

Militants attack Yemen-Saudi border post

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 14:35

Officials say militants have targeted a border post between Yemen and Saudi Arabia in an attack that left two soldiers and three of the gunmen dead.

At least 1 dead in Yemen-Saudi border attack: Officials

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 21:06

A Saudi security official was killed in an attack by armed assailants near a border post with Yemen today, the interior ministry said.

Spotlight on Qaeda master bombmaker over flight security

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 21:03

As fears rise over warnings of new explosives able to slip by standard airport security checks, eyes are turning to southern Yemen and one man in particular: master al Qaeda bombmaker Ibrahim al-Asiri.