Yemeni president names new PM

Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi Tuesday named director of his office Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak as the prime minister to form a government, state media reported.

UN Security Council calls for immediate ceasefire in Yemen

 The UN Security Council has called for full and immediate implementation of a newly agreed peace deal in Yemen to end violence that has killed and displaced hundreds of people in recent weeks.

Yemeni PM Mohammed Basindawa resigns amid deadly clashes in capital

Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Basindawa resigned Sunday amid week-long deadly clashes between the army and Shia rebels here in the capital, a media report said.

Yemen government offers to resign within a month to end Houthi protests: Source

Yemen`s government offered on Saturday to resign within a month and to review an unpopular decision to cut fuel subsidies in an attempt to end protests by the Shi`ite Houthi movement, as per a government source.

At least 13 killed in north Yemen clashes: Security source

At least 13 people died when Shi`ite Muslim fighters clashed with security forces in northern Yemen on Friday, government sources said, underlining the chaos still gripping the country two years after mass protests ousted its leader.

UN envoy urges Security Council action on Yemen

The United Nations envoy on Yemen urged the Security Council to "do its part" in helping stop those attempting to obstruct the Yemeni transition.

Nine jailed for plotting to kill Yemen president

A court here sentenced nine al Qaeda suspects Sunday to up to 10 years in prison for plotting to assassinate Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

Yemeni President sacks intelligence chiefs

Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi Tuesday sacked heads of the national security agency and military intelligence.