Yemen

Suicide bomber in Yemen kills 20 Houthi fighters - sources

SANAA - A suicide car bomber killed about 20 Houthi fighters in central Yemen late on Sunday including a prominent tribal leader who had just defected to the Shi'ite Muslims' side, tribal sources said.

Ten civilians killed as Yemeni Houthis advance into Qaeda stronghold

SANAA - Shi'ite Muslim Houthi fighters backed by government fire thrust into strongholds of al Qaeda and its Sunni tribal allies in the centre of Yemen on Sunday, killing around 10 civilians, local tribesmen said.

World, 27 Oct 2014

Ten civilians killed as Yemeni Houthis advance into Qaeda stronghold

SANAA - Around 10 civilians were killed as Shi'ite Muslim Houthi fighters backed by Yemeni government fire fought into strongholds of al Qaeda and its Sunni tribal allies in the centre of the country on Sunday, local tribesmen said.

World, 26 Oct 2014

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.

24 Oct 2014

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