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Yemen peace talks extended for a week: Kuwait

The UN-brokered Yemen peace talks have been extended for one week following a request by the UN special envoy, the foreign ministry of host nation Kuwait said on Saturday.

Houthi rebels form Supreme Council to govern Yemen

Iran-backed Shia Houthi rebels and the General People's Congress party of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh formed a 'supreme council' to run war-wracked Yemen, the media reported.

Saudis say five guards killed in clashes on Yemen border

Five Saudi Arabian border guards were killed on Monday in clashes with "enemy elements" who tried to infiltrate the kingdom`s border with war-wracked Yemen, the interior ministry said.

5 Yemen soldiers dead in ex-Qaeda stronghold twin bombing: Army

Two suicide car bombs at Yemeni army checkpoints killed five soldiers on Monday in the southeastern city of Mukalla, a former stronghold of Al-Qaeda, an officer told AFP.

Second round of Yemen peace talks resumes in Kuwait

A second round of the UN-facilitated peace talks between Yemen's warring parties resumed in Kuwait after a two-week break, government officials said.

Suspected jihadists seize airport army HQ in Yemen`s Aden

Suspected jihadists seize airport army HQ in Yemen`s Aden

Suspected jihadists seized the headquarters of the military garrison at Aden airport on Wednesday after killing at least seven soldiers at the base in Yemen`s second city, military sources said.

Double car bomb attack kills six near Aden airport: Military

Double car bomb attack kills six near Aden airport: Military

The attack came as Muslims celebrated the feast of Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Saudi intercepts ballistic missile from Yemen: Coalition

Saudi intercepts ballistic missile from Yemen: Coalition

Saudi Arabia intercepted a ballistic missile that Yemeni rebels fired towards the kingdom`s southern city of Abha early Monday, the Riyadh-led coalition fighting the insurgents said.

Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile from Yemen: Report

The missile was launched from Yemeni territory heading towards the city of Abha.

Yemeni government casts doubt on UN peace talks

Yemen`s warring parties are taking a two-week break from peace talks in Kuwait that have made little headway since they began on April 21.

Islamic State bombings in southern Yemen kill 38

Three coordinated Islamic State bomb attacks on Yemeni government forces killed 38 people in the southern port city of Mukalla on Monday, medics and security sources said.

Yemen clashes intensify as Ban Ki-moon pushes peace

Yemen clashes intensify as Ban Ki-moon pushes peace

Fighting between Yemeni government forces and Shiite rebels killed 41 people on several fronts Sunday, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged the rival factions in Kuwait to accept a peace plan.

33 killed in renewed clashes across Yemen

Clashes in several areas across Yemen today killed 22 Shiite rebels and 11 members of pro-government forces, military officials said, after peace talks hit a new barrier.

Saudi Arabia pledges education for one million Yemenis

Saudi Arabia has announced a distance education programme for one million Yemenis from the beginning of the new academic year, the media reported on Wednesday.

20 Houthi fighters killed trying to advance in southern Yemen

The resolution orders Houthi militias to withdraw from Sanaa and all other cities, hand back weapons and release political prisoners before forming new sharing transitional government.

UN sounds alarm over Yemen food 'emergency'

Virtually all of Yemen is facing severe food shortages with seven million people in an "emergency" situation, UN agencies warned on Tuesday.

Fighting in Yemen kills at least 48 over past 24 hours

Yemeni security officials say fighting on several fronts in the impoverished nation has killed at least 48 people over the past day.

Yemen peace talks broach military, security concerns: UN

Shiite Huthi rebels have announced the release of 187 prisoners and Saudi Arabia.

US drone attack 'kills two Al-Qaeda fighters'

A US drone attack in southern Yemen killed two suspected Al-Qaeda members.

France urges calm in Saudi Arabia-UN row on blacklisting

 French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault called on Friday for calm to resolve an angry row between Saudi Arabia and the United Nations over the blacklisting of the Saudi-led coalition bombing Yemen.