Yemen's state-run television building caught fire after a three-day mortar attack by Shi'ite rebels who are protesting against the government, residents and a TV employee said on Saturday.
After weeks of protests and clash
Yemen resumed pumping crude through its main export pipeline after repair works were completed, the interior ministry said, after saboteurs blew it up, halting flows and disrupting an important source of revenue.
Yemen is set to receive $553 million in financial assistance from the IMF over the next three years to help the Gulf state with macroeconomic stability and growth.
The International Monetary Fund said Yemen has launched an "a
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.
Yemen has reached agreement with the International Monetary Fund on a $560 million loan, the finance minister said on Friday, after the government cut fuel subsidies and ordered curbs on public spending.
The second poorest Arab country
A clampdown on state spending was an effort by Yemen's government this month to win public support before its biggest economic reform in years: higher fuel prices. But an angry public may not be won over.
Yemen's president unveiled a clampdown on public sector spending on Thursday, including a feasibility review of state-owned companies and a ban on all but economy class travel for ministers in the Arabian Peninsula country.
Yemen's income from oil exports tumbled by over 64 per cent to $73.4 million in May from a year ago, due to attacks on an export pipeline, and the central bank's foreign asset reserves shrank to their lowest since end-2011, data showed o
Clashes in the north Yemen town of Omran continued on Sunday between the army and fighters from the Houthi movement after at least 104 people were killed on Saturday, while in the south six soldiers were shot dead by al Qaeda militants.