Yemen agrees on truce with rebels: UN envoy

The United Nations envoy to Yemen, Jamal bin Omar said late Saturday that he had brokered a ceasefire deal between the Yemeni government and Shia Houthi group.

UN announces accord to `resolve crisis` in Yemen

The UN envoy to Yemen announced Saturday that an accord had been reached to "resolve the current crisis" in Yemen, after a week of deadly fighting between Shiite rebels and pro-government forces.

Curfew declared in Yemen capital as fighting rages

Yemeni authorities imposed a curfew Saturday on parts of the capital, wracked by deadly fighting between Shiite rebels and pro-government forces despite UN efforts to reach a ceasefire.

Yemen TV building on fire as clashes continue in capital

Yemen`s state-run television building caught fire after a three-day mortar attack by Shi`ite rebels who are protesting against the government, residents and a TV employee said on Saturday,

Yemen Shiite rebels agree to end Sanaa clashes: Negotiators

Yemeni Shiite rebels agreed Friday to halt fighting with Islamists and troops just north of the capital that has killed dozens of people this week, negotiators linked to UN mediation said.

Fierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120

Shi'ite rebels and Sunni militiamen battled in the streets of the Yemeni capital for a second day on Friday in fighting that has killed at least 120 people, driven thousands from their homes and virtually shut down the country's main airport.

Airlines suspend flights to Yemen capital Sanaa due to violence

International airlines have suspended flights to Yemen`s main airport in the capital Sanaa for 24 hours due to the threat of violence, the Civil Aviation Authority said.

Yemen clashes kill nearly 40 as UN envoy presses rebel talks

Fighting between Shiite rebels and Sunni Islamists backed by troops killed nearly 40 people outside Sanaa on Thursday, as the UN envoy huddled in the rebel stronghold to try to end Yemen's political crisis.

Clashes in Yemen capital suburb kill at least 20: Sources

At least 20 people were killed when Shi`ite Muslim rebels clashed with army soldiers and allied tribesmen in an outer suburb of the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, tribal and medical sources said on Wednesday.

Al Qaeda wings urge Iraq, Syria jihadists to come together, combat US-led coalition

The two key wings of al Qaeda in Yemen and North Africa have suggested jihadists in Iraq and Syria to come together and fight the forces led by US and allies, as per reports on Tuesday.  

22 killed in Yemen clashes between Shi'ite rebels, tribesmen: Sources

Twenty-two people were killed in fighting between Shi`ite Muslim rebels and government-allied tribesmen in northern Yemen on Monday and Tuesday, tribal and local sources told Reuters.

25 killed in clashes in northern Yemen

Yemeni security and tribal officials say at least 25 people were killed in clashes between Sunni tribesmen affiliated to the country's Muslim Brotherhood group and Shiite rebels in a northern city.

Yemen fears al Qaeda attacks amid deadly protests

Yemeni officials said on Thursday that security forces have gone on high alert, fearing that al Qaeda members are streaming into the capital, where a Shiite rebel group's demonstrations have turned deadly.

Drone strike kills four Qaeda suspects in Yemen

A drone strike in Yemen's south killed four Al-Qaeda suspects today, a local government official told AFP.

Yemen government, Shia rebels reach deal to resolve crisis

 Yemeni President Abdo Rabu Mansur Hadi reached an agreement Thursday with the Shia Houthi rebel movement to form a new government and to end the insurgents` mass mobilisations which have led to violence, a presidential source said.

Yemen to name new PM in deal with Shiite rebels

Yemen's president is expected to appoint a new prime minister within 48 hours under a new deal with Shiite rebels in return for ending their weeks-long protests, a source close to the presidency said today.

Rebel activist killed trying to storm Yemen govt HQ: Rebels

Yemeni police shot dead at least one Shiite rebel activist on Tuesday when they opened fire on hundreds of protesters attempting to storm government headquarters, a protest organiser said.

Rebel leader threatens further unrest in Yemen

The leader of Yemen`s Shia-oriented rebel Houthi group, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, has threatened Yemeni authorities with further unrest if they do not respond to demands to resume fuel subsidies and to dismiss the government.

Yemen moves to clear rebel sit-in blocking airport

Yemeni security forces on Sunday moved to break up a sit-in held by Shiite rebels blocking the capital's airport road, using water cannons, bulldozers and tear gas, security officials and witnesses said.

Yemen clashes between rebels, tribesmen kill 40

Yemeni security officials and tribal leaders say clashes between Shiite rebels and Islamist tribesmen have killed 40 people over two days in the country's north.