loading

News: Yemen

We have started to collect the most important news related to Yemen in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Yemen – overview

Yemen: news

Yemen president calls for UN action

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 0:03

Yemen's embattled President Hadi asks the UN Security Council to back military action by "willing countries" against Houthi rebels.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Houthi rebels push into south Yemen

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 13:59

Fighters from Yemen's Houthi rebel movement advance into southern Yemen, clashing with forces allied to President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen call for Gulf intervention

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 22:37
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Yemen's foreign ministry calls for Gulf Arab states to intervene, with the UN warning that the country is on the brink of civil war.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen crisis: Who is fighting who?

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 16:12

A look at some of the key issues surrounding the worsening situation in Yemen, which the UN says is on the brink of a protracted civil war.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen risks 'protracted conflict'

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 21:41

The UN special envoy to Yemen warns that the conflict there could become "protracted" unless a peaceful solution is found.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Shia Houthis 'seize control of Taiz'

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 19:20

Houthi rebels are in control of the strategically important city of Taiz in southern Yemen, according to officials.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Shia rebels 'seize Yemen city'

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 18:09

Yemen's third largest city Taiz has been taken by Shia Houthi rebels, officials say, as the country suffers increasing instability.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US troops withdraw from Yemen

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 4:49
related countries: United States United States

The United States has evacuated its remaining military personnel from Yemen because of the deteriorating security situation, US officials confirm.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: UN to hold emergency Yemen meeting

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 2:58

The United Nations is to meet to consider a request from Yemen's president for "urgent intervention" as tensions mount in the country.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: IS claim Yemen mosque bombings

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 11:29
related places: Sanaa

Islamic State says its militants carried out suicide bombings on two mosques in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, that killed at least 137 people.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Why IS wants to expand into Yemen

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 10:09

The deadly implications of an IS move into Yemen
Read the full article » | View on the map »

IS claims Yemen mosque bombings

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 0:17
related places: Sanaa

Islamic State says its militants carried out suicide bombings on two mosques in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, that killed at least 137 people.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen attacks kill more than 100

Friday, March 20th 2015, 22:15
related places: Sanaa

Suicide bombers kill at least 126 people in two mosques in Yemen's capital Sanaa, reports says, in attacks claimed by Islamic State.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Warplanes target Yemen president

Friday, March 20th 2015, 1:39

Warplanes have targeted the palace used by Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi in the southern city of Aden.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Air raid on Yemen president's palace

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 15:36

Warplanes target the palace used by Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi in Aden, following deadly clashes at the city's airport.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Struggle to preserve Yemen's stability

Monday, March 9th 2015, 8:18

The BBC's Sally Nabil examines the complex political situation in Yemen which has seen months of turmoil, after rebel Shia Houthis overran the capital.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iran 'frees envoy held in Yemen'

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 11:37
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

An Iranian diplomat held hostage in Yemen for more than 18 months has been freed following an intelligence operation, officials in Iran say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Al-Qaeda in Yemen frees Saudi envoy

Monday, March 2nd 2015, 12:56
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A Saudi diplomat held hostage in Yemen for almost three years by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been released, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen ex-leader 'amassed billions'

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 22:11

The former president of Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East, is suspected of amassing $30bn-$62bn in assets, UN investigators say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

French appeal to kidnappers in Yemen

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 12:45
related countries: France France
related places: Sanaa

The French foreign minister urges the release of a Frenchwoman kidnapped along with her interpreter in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

French woman kidnapped in Yemen

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 15:34
related countries: France France

A French woman working for an international organisation has been kidnapped in Yemen, the French foreign ministry says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen rebels threaten to try cabinet

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 16:43

Shia rebels in Yemen threaten to arrest and try the prime minister and all members of his cabinet for treason if they refuse to return to work.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen's ex-leader denounces rebels

Sunday, February 22nd 2015, 0:03
related places: Sanaa

Yemen's ousted President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has accused the Houthi militia that seized power last month of staging a coup.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen rivals agree on interim body

Friday, February 20th 2015, 14:47

Rival parties in Yemen agree to form a "people's transitional council" to help govern the country and guide it out of the current political crisis.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hadi allies clash with Yemen police

Monday, February 16th 2015, 13:04

Clashes erupt in Yemen's second city of Aden between militiamen loyal to President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi and forces allied to Houthi rebels.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UN demands Yemen Houthis cede power

Monday, February 16th 2015, 1:19

The UN Security Council unanimously adopts a resolution demanding Shia Houthi rebels give up their control of Yemen's government.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Middle East Beats: Amani Yahya

Sunday, February 15th 2015, 0:08
related places: Sana`

Young female musician tackles social issues through hip-hop
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Saudis evacuate embassy in Yemen

Friday, February 13th 2015, 14:18
related countries: Germany Germany, Italy Italy

Saudi Arabia becomes the latest country to close its embassy in Yemen, as the security situation in the country deteriorates.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Al-Qaeda fighters seize Yemen base

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 19:50

Al-Qaeda fighters say they have captured an army base in southern Yemen, amid fears of a civil war after Shia rebels took over the capital.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Western powers close Yemen embassies

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 11:20
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US, UK and France are closing their embassies in Yemen due to the deteriorating security situation and political crisis in the country.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UK embassy staff withdraw from Yemen

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 5:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK embassy in Yemen closes due to worsening security, the Foreign Office says, as the US also shuts its embassy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Walkouts hit renewed Yemen talks

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 15:40

Crisis talks between Yemen's political factions resume, but are placed in doubt by the withdrawal of two parties citing "threats" from Houthi rebels.
Read the full article » | View on the map »


This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.