Yemeni

Appeals to end Sanaa airport closure as it enters 2nd year

The coalition of Arab states forced the closure of Sanaa airport to all but very limited UN flights in August last year saying it was necessary to prevent arms smuggling.

Aug 09, 2017, 17:49 PM IST

46 Islamic State militants arrested in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Interior Ministry said on Sunday that it has arrested 46 Islamic State (IS) militants suspected to be behind a deadly suicide bombing attack on the Prophet`s Mosque in the holy city of Medina in the summer of 2016.

May 01, 2017, 09:20 AM IST

Yemen rebels claim attack on UAE military vessel

Yemeni rebels claimed they hit a vessel Saturday operated by the Emirati military, which is part of a Saudi-led coalition fighting in support of Yemen's government.

Oct 01, 2016, 19:41 PM IST

At least six Yemeni soldiers killed in suicide bombings near Mukalla

At least six Yemeni soldiers were killed on Monday when suicide bombers tried to ram vehicles laden with explosives through two military checkpoints near the city of Mukalla

Jul 18, 2016, 17:00 PM IST
Sharmila Tagore lauds Yemeni director for highlighting women's sufferings

Sharmila Tagore lauds Yemeni director for highlighting women's sufferings

 Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore heaped praises on Yemeni filmmaker Khadija Al Salami, considered the first woman director from her country, for being courageous enough to highlight the sufferings of women in the name of religion and tradition in her film "I Am Nojoom, Age 10 And Divorced".

Nov 22, 2015, 10:19 AM IST

Aid agency says 1 of its Yemen facilities hit by airstrike

A small medical facility run by Doctors Without Borders in the northern Yemeni province of Saada was destroyed by two airstrikes but there were no casualties, the aid group's chief in Yemen said today.

Oct 28, 2015, 02:01 AM IST

Yemeni linked to al Qaeda in Pak pleads guilty to terror charges

A 40-year-old Yemeni man, with ties to senior al Qaeda leadership in Pakistan, has pleaded guilty before a federal US court to four terrorism charges, including conspiring to murder American nationals abroad.

May 27, 2015, 10:18 AM IST

Yemeni pleads guilty in New York to Al-Qaeda conspiracy

A 40-year-old Yemeni, who fought US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, pleaded guilty in New York Tuesday to conspiring to murder Americans and to supporting Al-Qaeda, prosecutors said.

May 27, 2015, 03:06 AM IST

Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemeni capital, ships shell Aden: Residents

 At least five air strikes hit military sites and an area near the presidential palace compound in the Yemeni capital Sanaa at dawn on Sunday while warships pounded an area near the port of the southern city of Aden, residents said.

Apr 26, 2015, 15:07 PM IST

Ceasefire takes effect in Yemen capital: Security official

A ceasefire took effect in the Yemeni capital Monday, ending hours of fighting between Shiite militia and troops near the presidential palace and in other parts of Sanaa, a security official said.

Jan 19, 2015, 22:15 PM IST

Gunmen seize Yemen president’s chief of staff: Official

Gunmen on Saturday seized Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi`s chief of staff, whose nomination as prime minister last year was rejected by Shiite militiamen controlling the capital, an official said.

Jan 17, 2015, 16:34 PM IST
Yemen peace deal signed in presence of UN envoy

Yemen peace deal signed in presence of UN envoy

Yemeni political rivals including Shiite rebels who have swept through the capital signed a peace accord Sunday in the presence of the UN envoy, the official Saba news agency said.

Sep 22, 2014, 00:15 AM IST

Yemen peace deal signed in presence of UN envoy

Yemeni political rivals including Shiite rebels who have swept through the capital signed a peace accord Sunday in the presence of the UN envoy, the official Saba news agency said.

Sep 22, 2014, 00:07 AM IST

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.

Sep 16, 2014, 17:30 PM IST

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.

Sep 02, 2014, 00:54 AM IST

Eight killed in clashes between rival Yemeni sects

At least eight people were killed north of Yemen`s capital on Tuesday after Shi`ite Muslim tribesmen fought with Sunni rivals and the army, local sources said.

May 20, 2014, 15:12 PM IST

Seven `Qaeda`, soldier killed in Yemen clashes: Officials

Yemeni forces killed seven al Qaeda militants in separate clashes today while a soldier died in a firefight as the army pressed an offensive against jihadists, officials said.

May 17, 2014, 22:09 PM IST

Yemen army clashes with Shiite rebels, 12 killed

Twelve people were killed today in clashes between Yemeni forces and Shiite rebels on the outskirts of the northern city of Amran, a local official and tribal sources said.

Mar 22, 2014, 15:10 PM IST

Iran diplomat fatally wounded in Yemen shooting: Medic

An Iranian diplomat was fatally wounded in a drive-by shooting outside the ambassador`s residence in the Yemeni capital Saturday, the third attack on embassy personnel in recent months, a medic said.

Jan 18, 2014, 21:09 PM IST

Former Osama bin Laden bodyguard to be freed: United States

A detainee at the US-run Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba is set to be released after a government review panel recommended the same.

Jan 10, 2014, 13:31 PM IST