UN's Ban wants to ramp up Yemen peace effort
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon plans to beef up the UN mediation in Yemen to overcome deep differences in peace talks, according to a letter obtained by AFP on Wednesday.
Yemen peace talks 'closer' to agreement
The UN envoy said Wednesday that Yemen's warring parties were closer to agreement at peace talks in Kuwait as he prepared to brief the Security Council on progress in negotiations.
At least 20 dead in Yemen suicide bombing
A suicide bomber attacked young men queueing up to enlist in the Yemeni army in the southern port city of Aden on Monday, killing at least 20, a military official said.
Bombs kill 37 Yemen police in former Qaeda bastion
A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group and a second attack killed 37 police Sunday in the Yemeni port of Mukalla where a year of Al-Qaeda rule ended last month, medics said.
Death toll in IS Yemen mosque attack rises to 32
Twin bombings claimed by the Islamic State group against a Shiite mosque in the Yemeni capital killed at least 32 people, medical sources said in an updated toll Thursday. A further 92 people were wounded in Wednesday's bombings, the latest in a string of attacks carried out by the Sunni extremist group against Shiite targets…
HRW condemns 'serious abuses' of detainees in Yemen
Warring parties in south Yemen have committed "serious abuses" against civilians and fighters in their custody, including summary executions, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday. The New York-based watchdog warned southern fighters loyal to exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and Iran-backed Shiite Huthi rebels that they could face prosecution for war crimes. It accused both sides…
Saudi-led strikes kill at least 12 Yemeni rebels
Saudi-led coalition warplanes hit anti-government forces in south Yemen Monday, killing at least 12 Huthi insurgents
Blasts shake Yemeni capital as warplanes hit missile base
A series of explosions shook the Yemeni capital Sanaa Monday after air strikes by Saudi-led coalition warplanes hit a missile depot