Saudi-led air strike on Yemen rebel bastion kills 23

 A Saudi-led air strike on a Huthi Shiite rebel stronghold in Yemen`s northern mountains killed 23 people early on Saturday, tribal sources said.

Drone kills 4 al Qaeda suspects in Yemen: Official

A Saudi and a Kuwaiti are among four suspected al Qaeda members killed by an American drone strike in southeastern Yemen, a local official said on Friday.

Clashes, strikes kill 21 in Yemen`s Aden
Clashes, strikes kill 21 in Yemen`s Aden

 Saudi-led air strikes and clashes in Yemen`s second city of Aden killed 13 Shi'ite Huthi rebels and eight pro-government fighters on Friday, military sources said. 

Deadly clashes rock Yemen as UN raises emergency level

At least 22 people were killed Thursday in Yemen as fighting raged in the southern port of Aden and Saudi-led warplanes bombed Shiite rebels in the capital Sanaa, officials said.

71 journalists killed in first half of 2015: Report

 A total of 71 journalists were killed from January to June of 2015 in 24 countries, a 7 percent increase over the same period last year, a Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) report said.

Yemen rebels kill 31 as UN declares highest-level emergency

Rebel fire on a residential district of Yemen`s second city Aden killed more than 30 civilians Wednesday, as the UN declared its highest level humanitarian emergency in the war-torn country.

Death toll from rebel fire in Yemen`s Aden rises to 31: Medical official

 Rebel fire on a residential district of Yemen`s second city Aden killed at least 31 civilians and wounded more than 100 on Wednesday, a senior health official said in an updated toll.

Prison break in Yemen as ground clashes intensified

 Over 1,000 prisoners, including Al Qaeda suspects, escaped during a jail break in Yemen as ground battles between Shia Houthis and pro-government fighters intensified.

Islamic State threatens to topple Hamas in Gaza
Islamic State threatens to topple Hamas in Gaza

Islamic State insurgents threatened on Tuesday to turn the Gaza Strip into another of their Middle East fiefdoms, accusing Hamas, the organisation that rules the Palestinian territory, of being insufficiently stringent about religious enforcement.

Around 1,200 escape from Yemen prison, including al Qaeda suspects

The incident is the biggest in a series of prison breaks that have freed Yemeni militants in recent years and signals the further erosion of the state amid a raging civil war.
 

Around 1,200 escape from Yemen prison, among them Qaeda suspects: Officials

Around 1,200 prisoners escaped during clashes at a jail in central Yemen on Tuesday, among them al Qaeda suspects, officials and security sources said.

Saudi strikes hit homes, markets in Yemen: Rights group

 Saudi-led coalition air strikes on a rebel stronghold in Yemen have destroyed houses, markets and a school, killing dozens of people in what could amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

28 dead in attack on Shiites in Yemen claimed by ISIS
28 dead in attack on Shiites in Yemen claimed by ISIS

 The Islamic State group claimed an attack on two Huthi rebel leaders in Sanaa on Monday night that medics said had killed at least 28 people, including eight women.

28 dead in attack on Shiites in Yemen claimed by Islamic State
28 dead in attack on Shiites in Yemen claimed by Islamic State

The Islamic State group has claimed an attack on two Huthi rebel leaders in Sanaa that medics said had killed at least 28 people, including eight women.

28 dead in attack on Shiites in Yemen claimed by IS

At least 28 people, including eight women, were killed in an attack against the residence of two leaders of the Shiite Huthi rebels in Sanaa on Monday night, a Yemeni medical source said.

Car bomb in Yemeni capital hits mourners, 28 wounded - medics, residents

A car bomb hit a group of mourners in the Yemeni capital Sanaa overnight, residents said, in an attack that medics said wounded around 28 people, some critically.

UNESCO condemns 'barbaric' IS attacks on heritage sites

The UN cultural organisation on Monday condemned the "barbaric assaults" the Islamic State group has launched on World Heritage sites in Iraq and Syria, saying they may amount to war crimes.

Rockets from Yemen kill Saudi border guard
Rockets from Yemen kill Saudi border guard

A Saudi soldier was killed in a rocket attack on the kingdom's border with Yemen, where Riyadh is leading an air war against Iran-backed rebels, the interior ministry said.

Saudi-led jets bomb Yemen as Hadi government rejects new talks

Air strikes by Saudi-led forces hit military bases across Yemen on Friday, residents told Reuters, and the country`s foreign minister was quoted as saying there was no need to convene another peace summit after the first round of talks failed.

Gunmen kill a Huthi rebel chief in Yemen capital Sanaa
Gunmen kill a Huthi rebel chief in Yemen capital Sanaa

Gunmen have shot dead a Huthi rebel commander in the Yemeni capital, as the insurgents came under attack elsewhere in the country, an official and tribal sources said on Friday.