Yemen

Tribesmen blow up Yemeni oil export pipeline, halting flows

SANAA, Oct 24 - Tribesmen blew up Yemen's main oil export pipeline on Friday, halting crude flows, local officials said, less than a week after it was repaired.

Al-Qaeda kills 30 Shi'ite rebels in central Yemen - tribal sources

SANAA - Sunni Al Qaeda militants and Shi'ite Muslim rebels have fought a bloody battle in central Yemen, tribal sources said on Wednesday, amid fears of worsening sectarian tension in the impoverished Arabian country.

World, 22 Oct 2014

Filming in fear: Edward Snowden as 'Citizenfour'

NEW YORK - U.S. documentary maker Laura Poitras has found herself in many a risky situation in Iraq and Yemen. But she never felt in as much danger as when she was filming Edward Snowden in a Hong Kong hotel while he prepared to blow the whistle on massive secret surveillance programs run by the U.S. government.

22 Oct 2014

Filming in fear: Edward Snowden as 'Citizenfour'

NEW YORK - U.S. documentary maker Laura Poitras has found herself in many a risky situation in Iraq and Yemen. But she never felt in as much danger as when she was filming Edward Snowden in a Hong Kong hotel while he prepared to blow the whistle on massive secret surveillance programs run by the U.S. government.

22 Oct 2014

Al Qaeda attacks kill at least 33 people in Yemen

SANAA - At least 33 people were killed in a suicide bombing and gun attacks in central Yemen, tribal sources and medics said on Monday, as al Qaeda fighters seized a Yemeni city in a new challenge to the central government.

World, 21 Oct 2014

Yemen's Houthis dismantle Sanaa airport road camp, gunmen remain

SANAA, Oct 19 - Yemen's Shi'ite Houthi group dismantled a protest camp blocking the country's main airport in Sanaa on Sunday, authorities said, but was keeping its fighters on the streets of the recently seized capital.

19 Oct 2014

UPDATE 2-Houthis, Sunni supporters clash in central Yemen

(Adds detail, police resignation, attack in south, protest)

18 Oct 2014

Houthis, Islamist supporters clash in central Yemen

SANAA - Yemeni Shi'ite Houthi fighters and supporters of the Sunni Moslem party Islah clashed in central Yemen on Saturday, residents and local officials said, another sign of sectarian warfare in the violence-prone country that borders Saudi Arabia.

World, 18 Oct 2014

Dozens of Houthis protest at Saudi embassy in Yemen

SANAA, Oct 18 - Dozens of armed Yemeni Shi'ite Houthi demonstrators protested in front of the Saudi embassy in Sanaa on Saturday calling for the release of a prominent Shi'ite cleric who was sentenced to death by a Saudi court this week, a Reuters witness said.

18 Oct 2014

Sunni tribesmen and Houthi fighters clash in Yemen, 15 dead

SANAA - At least 15 people were killed in heavy fighting between Sunni Muslim tribesmen and Shi'ite Houthi rebels in central Yemen on Friday, increasing fears of outright sectarian warfare.

World, 18 Oct 2014