Yemen

Yemen's Houthis reject government move to quell protests

SANAA - Yemen's president dismissed his government on Tuesday, proposed a national unity administration and suggested reinstating fuel subsidies, government sources said, in moves to quell weeks of unrest by a rebel movement.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Yemen's Houthis reject government move to quell protests

SANAA, Sept 2 - Yemen's president dismissed his government on Tuesday, proposed a national unity administration and suggested reinstating fuel subsidies, government sources said, in moves to quell weeks of unrest by a rebel movement.

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Yemeni rebels reject president's proposal to quell protests

SANAA, Sept 2 - Yemen's Shi'ite Muslim Houthis group spurned the president's move to bring in a national unity government on Tuesday and partially restore fuel subsidies, saying they would press on with mass protests.

02 Sep 2014

Yemen president dismisses gov't, plans fuel subsidy to calm rebel protests

SANAA, Sept 2 - Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi dismissed the government on Tuesday and suggested a national unity administration, government sources told Reuters, in moves aimed at quieting weeks of protests by a Shi'te Muslim rebel group.

02 Sep 2014

Houthi leader calls for civil disobedience against Yemen government

SANAA - Defying calls by the U.N. Security Council to end hostilities against the Yemeni government, a Houthi tribal leader on Sunday urged supporters to wage a campaign of civil disobedience until their demands are met.

World, 01 Sep 2014

Several Yemeni soldiers killed in al Qaeda attacks in south Yemen

ADEN Yemen - Suspected al Qaeda militants carried out two separate suicide car bombings against military locations in the south Yemen province of Shabwa on Sunday, killing several Yemeni soldiers, local officials and medical sources said.

World, 01 Sep 2014

Six soldiers dead in suspected al Qaeda bombings in south Yemen

ADEN, Yemen, Aug 31 - At least six Yemeni soldiers were killed in two separate suicide bombings by suspected al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen on Sunday, local officials said.

31 Aug 2014

Talks on new Yemeni govt collapse over Shi'ite Houthi subsidy demands

SANAA - Talks on forming a new Yemeni government collapsed on Sunday over demands by Shi'ite Muslim Houthis to restore fuel subsidies cut by President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, officials said, and further demonstrations in the capital Sanaa were expected.

World, 24 Aug 2014

Talks on new Yemeni govt collapse over Shi'ite Houthi subsidy demands

* Official says Houthis retract decision to join new government

24 Aug 2014

Yemen government offers to resign to end Houthi protests - source

SANAA - Yemen's government offered on Saturday to resign within a month and to review an unpopular decision to cut fuel subsidies, in an attempt to end protests by the Shi'ite Houthi movement, a government source told Reuters.

World, 23 Aug 2014