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.
A Yemeni security official and a local political leader say artillery shells have hit a funeral tent in a southern city, killing 13.
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.
An al Qaeda suicide bomber blew himself up at a gathering of pro-government tribesmen in Yemen`s southern province of Abyan.
Islamist militants captured Jaar in Abyan Province in March last year after the outbreak of protests against Ali Abdullah Saleh.
The clashes began after armed tribesmen attacked the military post yesterday.
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.
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.
Day in Pics: 17th September
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