Yemen Qaeda attacks leave 12 soldiers, 19 jihadists dead: Army

Al Qaeda launched attacks on two army positions in southeast Yemen early Friday that left 15 soldiers and 19 jihadists dead as well as several civilians wounded, Army and medical sources said.

500,000 children in Yemen threatened by malnutrition: UNICEF

UNICEF said more than half a million children are facing severe malnutrition in Yemen.

Suspected Paris bomber Samy Amimour went to Syria two years ago: Family

Paris-born Samy Amimour, 28, had been charged with terrorist offences "after an abortive attempt to travel to Yemen".

UAE takes five Yemeni prisoners freed by US from Guantanamo

Five men who have been held for more than 13 years at the US base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been released.

Saudi-led forces advance towards Yemen's besieged Taez

Saudi-led coalition forces advanced Monday towards Yemen's third city Taez after sending major reinforcements in a bid to break a months-long siege by Iran-backed rebels.

Two men killed in 'accidental' blast near Yemen mosque

Two men were killed in an "accidental" blast today near a mosque in a region of northern Yemen controlled by Shiite Huthi rebels, witnesses said.

US contractor detained in Yemen dead: official

One of two American contractors who were detained when they arrived in Yemen last month has died in custody, a US official told AFP today.

19 killed in coalition strikes, clashes in south Yemen

At least 19 people have been killed in Saudi-led coalition air strikes and clashes between pro-government forces and rebels in Yemen's south, military sources said on Saturday.

Dozens killed as Yemen pro-govt forces clash with rebels

Dozens of Yemeni Shi`ite rebels and pro-government fighters have been killed in clashes in several southern provinces as Saudi-led coalition aircraft targeted the Iran-backed insurgents, military officials said on Saturday.

MSF demands answers from Saudi-led coalition over Yemen strike
MSF demands answers from Saudi-led coalition over Yemen strike

Doctors Without Borders demanded answers from the Saudi-led coalition over the bombing of one of the medical charity's hospitals in northern Yemen, rejecting Saudi Arabia's denial of responsibility.

Eight civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

At least eight civilians were killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen's southern province of Taiz on Thursday, medics and witnesses said.

Saudi-led military ops nearing end in Yemen: British FM

Saudi-led military operations in Yemen are nearing their end as the focus turns to political talks, Britain's foreign minister has said, but heavy fighting continued in the city of Taez.

Saudi-led coalition airdrops arms for Yemen loyalists

The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has dropped arms and ammunition to pro-government fighters in Taez, the central city besieged by Shiite Huthi rebels, military sources said today.

Military solution 'impossible' in Middle East: CIA chief
Military solution 'impossible' in Middle East: CIA chief

A military solution is "impossible" in parts of the Middle East, US CIA chief John Brennan has said.

Yemen hospital hit by Saudi-led airstrikes

Saudi-led coalition's airstrikes have hit a Yemeni hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders), the international humanitarian aid organisation said on Tuesday.

36 killed in clashes in Yemen's Taez, medical aid blocked

Heavy clashes and air strikes in Yemen's third city Taez left at least 36 fighters dead on Sunday, army sources said, as aid workers struggled to make medical deliveries.

Al Qaeda makes Aden inroads under cover of Yemen conflict
Al Qaeda makes Aden inroads under cover of Yemen conflict

Al-Qaeda's black flag is flying over several official buildings in Yemen's second city Aden as jihadists make inroads in the absence of state authority and with the country mired in conflict.

Rocket shelling kills 14 civilians in Yemen's Taiz

 Rocket shelling allegedly by the Shiite Houthi group killed at least 14 civilians in Yemen's southern province of Taiz and wounded 70 others on Wednesday, medics and officials said.

Iran accuses Saudi Arabia of destabilising Middle East

Saudi Arabia, not Iran, is destabilising the Middle East, an official in Tehran said on Tuesday, rejecting claims from Riyadh that Iran is acting like a "colonising state".

Egyptians vote to elect new pro-Sisi parliament

Egyptians voted on Sunday in the first round of the long-delayed elections to choose a new parliament as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi seeks to tighten his grip on power over two years after he ousted his Islamist predecessor.