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    1. August 19, 2014

      Houthi Shia rebels threaten Yemen’s transition to democracy

      An offensive by a militant Shia movement in Yemen that has taken its fighters to within 50km of the capital has reignited...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. beyondbrics

      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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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,...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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