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Saudi hands over Houthi prisoners as Yemen peace efforts inch ahead - spokesman

DOHA Yemen's Houthi movement said on Saturday its foe Saudi Arabia had handed over 40 prisoners as part of an agreement to quell border fighting as U.N.-backed peace negotiations to end Yemen's civil war crept forward.

Al Qaeda in Yemen confirms retreat from port city of Mukalla

DOHA Yemen's al Qaeda branch on Saturday confirmed it had withdrawn from the Yemeni seaport of Mukalla a week after government and Emirati soldiers seized the city used by Islamist militants to amass a fortune amid the chaos of civil war.

World, 30 Apr 2016

Car bomb outside security chief's home in Yemen's Aden - sources

ADEN A suicide car bomb exploded outside the home of the security chief of Yemen's Aden, Shelal Ali Shayyeh, on Thursday, residents said, wounding at least two people.

World, 28 Apr 2016

Yemen peace talks back on track following world pressure

KUWAIT Yemen's warring factions agreed on an agenda on Tuesday for U.N.-backed peace negotiations, delegates said, following heavy pressure from world powers.

World, 26 Apr 2016

Yemen peace talks back on track following world pressure

KUWAIT, April 26 Yemen's warring factions agreed on an agenda on Tuesday for U.N.-backed peace negotiations, delegates said, following heavy pressure from world powers.

26 Apr 2016

Yemeni forces seize main oil terminal from al Qaeda

ADEN Yemeni government forces and their Emirati allies took back control of the country's largest oil export terminal from al Qaeda on Monday, security officials said, a day after routing the militants from their nearby stronghold.

World, 26 Apr 2016

Yemeni forces seize main oil terminal from al Qaeda

ADEN Yemeni government forces and their Emirati allies took back control of the country's largest oil export terminal from al Qaeda on Monday, security officials said, a day after routing the militants from their nearby stronghold.

26 Apr 2016

UPDATE 5-Yemeni forces seize main oil terminal from al Qaeda

* Yemen peace talks stuck amid differences over ceasefire (Adds Security Council asking U.N. secretary-general for a peace plan)

26 Apr 2016

Security Council asks U.N. to submit plan to support Yemen peace

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council asked Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday to submit a broad plan within 30 days detailing how his Yemen envoy can help the warring Yemeni parties move towards peace.

World, 26 Apr 2016

Saudi-led coalition says kills more than 800 militants in Yemen

DUBAI More than 800 al Qaeda militants were killed in an offensive by Yemeni government forces and its Arab allies in the group's main stronghold in the port city if Mukalla, the Saudi-led coalition said.

25 Apr 2016