Yemen to become six-region federation

A presidential panel has agreed to transform Yemen into a six-region federation as part of its political transition, state news agency Saba announced on Monday.

Artillery hits funeral tent in Yemen, killing 13

A Yemeni security official and a local political leader say artillery shells have hit a funeral tent in a southern city, killing 13.

Yemen agrees on new political map

United Nations envoy to Yemen said on Tuesday that the country`s political representatives have signed an agreement that draws a new political map for Yemen.

Al Qaeda suicide bomber kills 20 in Yemen

An al Qaeda suicide bomber blew himself up at a gathering of pro-government tribesmen in Yemen`s southern province of Abyan.

Yemeni warplane bombs southern city, people flee

Islamist militants captured Jaar in Abyan Province in March last year after the outbreak of protests against Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Eight die as tribesmen, troops clash in south Yemen

The clashes began after armed tribesmen attacked the military post yesterday.

Six security men killed in south Yemen attack: Medics

Eleven people, including at least
six members of the security forces, were killed on Saturday in an
attack on a Yemeni intelligence headquarters in the southern
port city of Aden, medics said.

South Yemenis stage strike to protest `oppression`

Residents of cities in southern Yemen on Sunday staged a general strike to protest what they termed government oppression as well as action taken against a daily newspaper, activists and witnesses said.