The playground of Aden's al-Haqqani school should be filled with squealing children at this time of year -- instead, goats pick through the brittle grass as young men doze atop crumbling school desks strewn across the yard.
ADEN, Yemen, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- An Egyptian national terrorist Ibrahim Mohammed Saleh al-Banaa, who is the head of media department of the al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and 23 others, including the son of U.S.-born radical cleric Anwar al- Awlaki were killed in intensified air strikes in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa, military official said Saturday.
SANAA, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Yemeni Foreign Minister Abu Bakr al- Qerbi said Wednesday his government is still clinging to the power- transfer initiative brokered by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to resolve its political impasse.
The UN Security Council will on Tuesday discuss for the first time the mounting crisis in Yemen where the opposition has stepped up demands that President Ali Abdullah Saleh give up power, diplomats said.
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh is facing down mass protests and defections with backing from the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, who are betting it’s safer to let a key ally against al-Qaeda leave on his own terms.
SANAA, Yemen — Hundreds of Yemeni women on Wednesday set fire to traditional female veils to protest the government’s brutal crackdown against the country’s popular uprising, as overnight clashes in the capital and another city killed 25 people,...
GENEVA, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Yemen is at risk of falling into a deeper humanitarian crisis akin to Somalia's descent as political unrest has made it more difficult for many struggling Yemenis to afford food,...
(Video in Arabic): Some might wonder why I was invited to speak at this event, well here is the “secret”: The Tharwa Foundation, which I have quietly established with my wife and colleagues back in Syria in 2003, has helped over the years train some Yemeni activists and our friend Munir Mawri, the official representative of the Yemeni National Council, who organized this event, remember that very well as he was involved in helping us in contacting these activists. He also remembers a conversation we had few years ago, in which he asked me what was the best scenario I envisioned for dealing with our totalitarian regimes, and I told him: “popular revolutions of course. I believe they are coming, I know our societies are ready for them, but let’s hasten their arrival anyway, and support them when they come.” Well, the revolutions are here, and activists like Tawakkul in Yemen, and Razan Zeituneh, Suheir Atassy and Muntaha Al-Atrash in Syria, are emerging as the heroines leading our way towards a better future. We need to do a better job supporting them and all our revolutionaries.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Yemeni Nobel peace laureate Tawakul Karman made an impassioned plea to the United Nations on Tuesday to repudiate a Gulf Arab plan that would grant immunity to her country's war criminal...
Yemen’s capital Sana’a was rocked by explosions and gunfire tonight as troops loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh battled tribal forces after the country’s leader said his opponents are carrying out a coup.
The Arab spring of 2011 has entered a new phase. In this period, the emerging dangers to the fulfilment of its promise of transformation include the dynamics of inter-state power in the region, says Tarek Osman.
A political deal for Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to relinquish power within 30 days failed to persuade thousands of anti-government protesters spread across the nation Sunday to reel in their banners, fold up their camps and go home.
Death toll from Yemen's Tuesday clashes between police and anti-government protesters in the capital rose to three after a seriously injured protester died early Wednesday, medics and protest organizers said.