‘UAE on the verge of splitting Yemen in two’

After a tumultuous marriage of more than 27 years, South Yemen appears to be edging closer to divorcing the north in a move politically and financially sponsored by the oil-rich United Arab Emirates . In the southern coastal city of Aden, unified Yem [Read story...]

Yemen President, UN envoy discuss peace solutions

Aden, Oct 22 Yemeni President Abdu Rabbo Mansour Hadi met with Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the UN Secretary-General's envoy to the war-torn country to discuss ways to revive solutions for peace. During the meeting on Saturday, the two sides discuss [Read story...]

Drone strikes target IS training camps in Yemen

Witnesses said villagers were prevented by tribal leaders from approaching the area and retrieving the dead and wounded for fear of additional strikes. Locals said the camps, both in Bayda province, were named after prominent IS figures: Yemen chief [Read story...]

USS Howard Escorts USS America, UK’s Fort Rosalie

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Howard escorted the Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship USS America and the British Royal Fleet Auxiliary fleet replenishment ship Fort Rosalie through the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, Thursday. The ship [Read story...]

Yemen’s deputy PM escapes assassination attempt

Yemen's deputy prime minister escaped an assassination attempt in which unknown militants opened fire and targeted his convoy in the country's southern province of Lahj on Wednesday, a security official told Xinhua. The attackers in military [Read story...]

Tensions flare in Yemen’s rebel camp

A woman collects recyclable items from garbage along a street in Sanaa, Yemen October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual whose content is submitted. [Read story...]

U.S. airstrike kills 5 al-Qaida militants in Yemen

ADEN, Yemen , Oct. 19 — At least five militants of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch were killed when a U.S. drone strike hit their vehicle in the country's central province of al-Bayda on Thursday, a security official told Xinhua. “The pilotless [Read story...]