May 10, 2014

U.S. officers kill armed civilians in Yemen capital

Two U.S. officers shot and killed two armed civilians who tried to kidnap them last month in Yemen’s capital, a State Department official said Friday. The New York Times said a lieutenant colonel with the elite U.S. Joint Special Operations Command and a Central ...

Yemen says Saudi militants behind bloody attack on Defense Ministry

Dec 7, 2013

Yemen says Saudi militants behind bloody attack on Defense Ministry

Saudi militants were behind the massive car bombing and assault on Yemen’s military headquarters that killed more than 50 people, including foreigners, investigators said in a preliminary report released Friday. Al-Qaida claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was retaliation for U.S. drone strikes ...

Militants storm Yemen Defence Ministry, killing 52 people

Dec 6, 2013

Militants storm Yemen Defence Ministry, killing 52 people

A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-packed car into the Yemeni Defence Ministry complex Thursday, followed by an armed assault in which 52 people died, including seven foreign medical staff, officials said. The brazen daylight attack on the sprawling facility followed a spate of hit-and-run ...

Sep 14, 2013

Yemen probes 8-year-old child bride's death

Yemen is investigating the reported death of an 8-year-old girl from injuries suffered on the first night of her marriage to a man in his 40s. The government has formed a committee “to verify the reports about the death of the girl, named Rawan, ...