At least 40 people have been killed in three days of fighting between Shi'ite Muslim rebels and Sunni tribesmen, sources on both sides said on Sunday, as sectarian fighting that flared up in October in the north drew closer to the capital Sa
At least 13 people died when Shi'ite Muslim fighters clashed with security forces in northern Yemen on Friday, government sources said, underlining the chaos still gripping the country two years after mass protests ousted its leader.
At least 27 people died and more than 41 were missing after a wedding party was swept away while driving across a valley flooded by monsoon rains in southern Yemen, local officials said on Saturday.
The victims, mostly women and c
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will launch direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Sanaa from September 1.
The Yemeni capital will be the airline's eighth destination on the Arabian Peninsula. Fligh
A Yemeni air force plane crashed in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people, security sources said.
State news agency Saba said three women and two children were among those killed when the plane, on a training fl
Yemen's central bank cut its deposit rate, the key rate which it uses to adjust monetary policy, by 3 percentage points to 15 per cent, the bank said in a statement carried by state news agency Saba on Thursday.
The central ba
Gunmen shot dead a Saudi Arabian diplomat and his Yemeni bodyguard in the capital Sanaa on Wednesday, two officials told Reuters.
The killing was the latest in a series of attacks on officials and politicians in the Arabian Penins
Yemeni security forces killed three militant leaders on Tuesday when they stormed a house used by al Qaeda for making bombs, the interior and defence ministries said.
Yemen, a US ally, has been in turmoil since a popular uprising
Yemen's defence minister escaped an assassination attempt on Tuesday but the car bomb that targeted his motorcade killed at least five bodyguards, government sources said.
Witnesses said the explosion took place as Major Gener