Yemeni pleads guilty in New York to Al-Qaeda conspiracy

A 40-year-old Yemeni, who fought US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, pleaded guilty in New York Tuesday to conspiring to murder Americans and to supporting Al-Qaeda, prosecutors said.

Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemeni capital, ships shell Aden: Residents

 At least five air strikes hit military sites and an area near the presidential palace compound in the Yemeni capital Sanaa at dawn on Sunday while warships pounded an area near the port of the southern city of Aden, residents said.

Ceasefire takes effect in Yemen capital: Security official

A ceasefire took effect in the Yemeni capital Monday, ending hours of fighting between Shiite militia and troops near the presidential palace and in other parts of Sanaa, a security official said.

Gunmen seize Yemen president’s chief of staff: Official

Gunmen on Saturday seized Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi`s chief of staff, whose nomination as prime minister last year was rejected by Shiite militiamen controlling the capital, an official said.

Yemen peace deal signed in presence of UN envoy
Yemen peace deal signed in presence of UN envoy

Yemeni political rivals including Shiite rebels who have swept through the capital signed a peace accord Sunday in the presence of the UN envoy, the official Saba news agency said.

Yemen peace deal signed in presence of UN envoy

Yemeni political rivals including Shiite rebels who have swept through the capital signed a peace accord Sunday in the presence of the UN envoy, the official Saba news agency said.

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.

Shiite rebels rally in Sanaa after leader defies UN

Tens of thousands of Shiite rebel activists demonstrated in the Yemeni capital Monday, heeding a call by their leader to press their campaign to oust the government in defiance of the UN.

Eight killed in clashes between rival Yemeni sects

At least eight people were killed north of Yemen`s capital on Tuesday after Shi`ite Muslim tribesmen fought with Sunni rivals and the army, local sources said.

Seven `Qaeda`, soldier killed in Yemen clashes: Officials

Yemeni forces killed seven al Qaeda militants in separate clashes today while a soldier died in a firefight as the army pressed an offensive against jihadists, officials said.

Yemen army clashes with Shiite rebels, 12 killed

Twelve people were killed today in clashes between Yemeni forces and Shiite rebels on the outskirts of the northern city of Amran, a local official and tribal sources said.

Iran diplomat fatally wounded in Yemen shooting: Medic

An Iranian diplomat was fatally wounded in a drive-by shooting outside the ambassador`s residence in the Yemeni capital Saturday, the third attack on embassy personnel in recent months, a medic said.

Former Osama bin Laden bodyguard to be freed: United States

A detainee at the US-run Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba is set to be released after a government review panel recommended the same.

10 soldiers killed in Yemen attack

At least 10 soldiers were killed when gunmen attacked a Yemeni military post in Lahj province Monday, police said.

Yemen says Saudis behind attack

Saudi militants were behind the massive car bombing and assault on Yemen`s military headquarters that killed more than 50 people, including an Indian nurse and other foreigners, investigators said in a preliminary report.

Yemen: 6 dead in raids to catch ministry attackers

Yemeni security forces launched a sweep in the capital to find the perpetrators of a deadly attack on the country`s Defense Ministry, sparking clashes that left five suspected militants and one member of the special forces dead, officials said on Friday.

Yemen Huthi rebel MP gunned down in Sanaa: Party

An MP who represented Zaidi Shiite rebels known as Huthis at a national dialogue was assassinated today in the Yemeni capital, an official from his group said.

Yemeni warplanes strike al Qaeda hideouts, 3 killed

Yemeni military warplanes Friday carried out an attack on two hideouts of the al Qaeda in the southeastern province of Shabwa, killing three terrorists and injuring seven others.Yemeni military warplanes Friday carried out an attack on two hideouts of the al Qaida in the southeastern province of Shabwa, killing three terrorists and injuring seven others.

Meet the Yemeni who drinks motor oil and radiator water as ‘meals’!

A Yemeni resident of Makkah is stunning the viewers at his vehicle maintenance workshop by drinking engine oil, radiator and battery water.

Security men fire to block Yemeni marchers, 10 hurt

Yemeni security men opened fire on Monday to block thousands of protesters from marching into an industrial town to join a street rally seeking the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, wounding 10, witnesses said.