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  1. February 13, 2014

    West grows wary of Yemen’s Houthis as Shia group’s profile increases

    A scattered collection of rubble, clothes and books is all that remains of the Dar al-Hadith Institute, a Salafist madrassa...

  2. February 4, 2014

    Yemen transition aims for consensus over confrontation

    There are few success stories in the Arab world three years after the uprisings that overthrew many long-time leaders: Syria...

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    October 10, 2013

    The cost of a revolution: $800bn

    It'll cost you Commenting on the Russian revolution, Joseph Stalin is alleged to have said, “You can’t make an omelette...

  2. July 24, 2013

    Voice of Yemen’s hungry poor struggles to be heard in peace dialogue

    Fatima’s head, shrunken and wizened, lolls to one side as she struggles to draw breath, her tiny chest rising and falling...

  3. June 25, 2013

    Qatar shows how to manage a modern monarchy

    The Emir of Qatar’s decision to abdicate voluntarily in favour of his 33-year-old son may well be a first in Arab dynastic...

  4. April 15, 2013

    Volatile Yemen risks economic false dawn

    Yemen’s fragile political transition risks being derailed by economic problems linked to security concerns, the slow release...

  5. April 14, 2013

    Power struggle emerges over Yemen

    Conflict-racked Yemen is emerging as the site of a murky and evolving power struggle between Iran, Saudi Arabia and other...

  6. March 18, 2013

    Protests overshadow Yemen reform talks

    Tens of thousands of southern Yemenis took to the streets on Monday to demand their own state, threatening to overshadow...

  7. March 6, 2013

    Sad decline of Aden’s once-thriving port

    The giant cranes at Aden container port in southern Yemen were standing idle, their inactivity now the norm in what was once...

  8. February 13, 2013

    Yemen plans body to speed aid spending

    Yemen is pressing to speed up spending of $7.9bn in post-conflict economic aid pledged by foreign governments, amid concerns...

  9. November 2, 2012

    Yemen: Journey to a land in limbo

    A short while ago, I swept past the Victorian garrison church overlooking the port city of Aden in southwest Yemen for the...

  10. September 17, 2012

    DP World faces loss of Yemen port deal

    Yemen’s moves to scrap Dubai ports operator DP World’s contract to manage two container terminals in the strategic port of...

  11. September 11, 2012

    Yemen minister survives bomb attack

    Yemen’s defence minister has survived a car bombing in which at least a dozen people died just a day after the government...

  12. September 4, 2012

    Donors pledge $6.4bn in aid to Yemen

    International donors on Tuesday pledged $6.4bn of aid to help Yemen navigate its rocky political transition at a conference...

  13. August 7, 2012

    Yemen president restructures military

    SANA’A – Yemen’s president ordered the restructuring of some military units on Monday, aiming to curb the powers of a son of...

  14. August 5, 2012

    Yemen suicide bomber kills 45

    A suicide bomber struck at a wake in Yemen's southern city of Jaar in the early hours of Sunday, killing at least 45 people...

  15. July 11, 2012

    Bomber targets Yemen police academy

    SANA’A, July 11 – At least 22 people were killed in a suicide bombing at a police academy in the Yemeni capital Sana’a on...

  16. June 9, 2012

    Russia insists on Iran role over Syria

    Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has made clear that Iran should not be excluded from an international conference on...

  17. June 4, 2012

    Yemeni troops advance al-Qaeda assault

    Hundreds of Yemeni troops backed by tanks advanced in an effort to retake a coastal town from fighters linked to al-Qaeda,...

  18. June 4, 2012

    Fiery crucible of Middle Eastern themes

    In the south Yemeni province of Abyan, the latest in a series of air strikes apparently launched by US drones blew up a...

  19. May 27, 2012

    Security crisis threatens Yemeni transition

    Yemen’s deepening security crisis threatens to derail the Arab Spring’s only internationally brokered regime change, which...

  20. May 23, 2012

    Saudi Arabia pledges $3.25bn aid to Yemen

    Saudi Arabia pledged $3.25bn in aid to Yemen on Wednesday, the latest effort by Gulf and western countries to prop up...

  21. May 21, 2012

    Suicide bomber kills more than 90 in Yemen

    More than 90 Yemeni soldiers died in a suicide bomb attack in Sana’a on Monday, in an apparent deepening of the power...

  22. May 9, 2012

    US warns on fresh threat from al-Qaeda in Yemen

    A Yemen-based al-Qaeda affiliate remains a potent force intent on attacking the US and is benefiting from the insurgency in...

  23. April 22, 2012

    Red Cross official kidnapped in Yemen

    Armed men have kidnapped a French official of the International Committee of the Red Cross as he was travelling from north...

  24. April 15, 2012

    Children among 200 killed in a week in Yemen

    Three children died in a roadside bombing in southern Yemen on Sunday, the defence ministry said, the latest reported...

  25. April 9, 2012

    Yemen attack kills more than 50

    ADEN, April 9 – At least 57 people were killed on Monday in Yemen when fighters from an al-Qaeda-linked group attacked a...

  26. April 8, 2012

    Yemen’s main airport reopens after stand-off

    Yemen’s main airport in Sana’a reopened on Sunday, a day after armed loyalists of the former president forced it to close in...

  27. April 7, 2012

    US stands by new Yemen president

    The US and its Gulf allies have voiced their support for Yemen’s new president, after military officers ejected from power...

  28. April 6, 2012

    Yemen’s ruler ousts former regime loyalists

    Yemen’s newly appointed leader has reshuffled the country’s military leadership, ousting some officials loyal to the regime...

  29. March 26, 2012

    Yemenis pay dearly for stalled reforms

    When Ali Abdullah Saleh, the former Yemeni president, dodged pressure to step down for months despite a wave of popular...

  30. March 5, 2012

    Yemen vows revenge after militants attack soldiers

    ADEN, March 5 (Reuters) - Yemen's new president vowed on Monday to pursue militants linked to al-Qaeda to their last hiding...

  31. February 21, 2012

    Five killed as Yemen votes for transition

    Yemenis voted on Tuesday to seal the exit of their long-time president Ali Abdullah Saleh, in a rubber-stamp poll in which...

  32. February 20, 2012

    Election attacks highlight Yemen’s fragility

    Yemeni gunmen blew up a polling station on Monday, on the eve of an election meant to bring down the curtain on Ali Abdullah...

  33. February 20, 2012

    Saleh remains a presence in Yemen’s future

    As Arab awakening elections go, Yemen’s poll on Tuesday is no Tunisia nor even Egypt, sweet with the promise of a new...

  34. January 24, 2012

    Syria rebukes Arab League

    Syria has dismissed an Arab League plan for a government of national unity and scorned Gulf nations for walking out of a...

  35. January 23, 2012

    Yemen’s Saleh leaves for US

    SANAA, January 22 - The outgoing president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, apologised for “any shortcoming” in his 33-year rule before...

  36. January 22, 2012

    Arab League calls for Syria regime shift

    The Arab League will seek United Nations Security Council endorsement for a plan to peacefully end the rule of Syrian...

  37. January 17, 2012

    Minister says Yemen unrest may force election delay

    SANA’A, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Yemen’s presidential election may be delayed by security concerns, the foreign minister said on...

  38. January 10, 2012

    Doubts grow over Saleh’s pledge to step down

    Doubts over whether Ali Abdullah Saleh, the Yemeni president, will honour a pledge to step down have deepened amid a slew of...

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