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03-Sep-2018 Sana'a (Yemen)

33 Africans drown in Yemen

At least 33 African migrants drowned off the Yemeni coast of Shabwa after smugglers operating the boat forced the passengers into the sea, the country spokesman of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.The 33 migrants were part of 360...

29-Mar-2018 Aden

11 Yemeni soldiers killed in Al Qaeda ambush

At least 11 Yemeni soldiers were killed after Al Qaeda gunmen ambushed a military convoy in the southeastern province of Hadramout on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua.The deadly attack was carried out by a group of Al Qaeda gunmen in Hajar...

30-Jan-2018 Aden

15 soldiers killed in Yemen car bombing

Fifteen newly-recruited Yemeni soldiers were killed in a suicide car bombing at a military checkpoint in Shabwa province on Tuesday, an official said."The suicide assailant died on the spot after detonating his explosives-laden car at a military checkpoint in...

26-Dec-2017 Aden

Saudi-led airstrikes kill over 40 in Yemen

Warplanes of the Saudi Arabia-led coalition struck a crowded popular market in Yemen's southwestern province of Taiz on Tuesday killing over 40 people, the media reported.The airstrikes targeted the market in the district of AlTaiziya injuring scores of others....

29-Nov-2017 Sanaa

Five killed in Yemen car bombing

At least five people were killed in a car bombing near Yemen's Finance Ministry headquarters in the southern port city of Aden on Wednesday, officials said.The explosion, which damaged the four-storey building's facade in Khormaksar district, was carried...

01-Nov-2017 Sana'a

21 killed in air strike on hotel in Yemen

At least 21 people were killed and another seven wounded on Wednesday in an air strike by the Saudi-led Arab coalition on a hotel in northern Yemen's Sa'dah province controlled by the Houthi rebels.The attack destroyed the hotel located near a market in...

19-Oct-2017 Aden, Yemen

US airstrike kills 5 Al Qaeda militants in Yemen

At least five militants of the Yemen-based Al Qaeda branch were killed when a US drone strike hit their vehicle in the country's central province of al-Bayda on Thursday, a security official told Xinhua."The pilotless aircraft hit a vehicle belonging to...

23-Apr-2017 Sanaa

5 soldiers killed in Yemen explosions

Five soldiers were killed and 20 others injured in two explosions at military barracks in Yemen's Aden city, security officials said on Sunday.The explosions in Aden, which is a provisional capital for the government of Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour...

18-Dec-2016 Aden

49 die in Yemen suicide attack

At least 49 persons were killed and 39 injured in a suicide bombing that targeted government forces in Yemen's Aden city on Sunday, an official said.According to an intelligence source, a suicide attacker detonated his explosive belt near the soldiers gathered...

10-Dec-2016 Aden

Suicide bombing kills 33 Yemeni soldiers in Aden

At least 33 soldiers were killed and more than 40 others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a military base near Aden's airport on Saturday."A suicide attacker targeted dozens of pro-government soldiers who gathered to receive their delayed salaries...

31-Aug-2016 Sanaa (Yemen)

16 killed in Yemen airstrikes

At least 16 civilians were killed on Wednesday in airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led Arab coalition against the northern Yemeni city of Saada, a stronghold of the Houthi rebel movement.The victims, mostly women and children, were in a house in Saada...

09-Aug-2016 Aden (Yemen)

15 workers killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

At least 15 workers of a food factory including six women, were killed and eight wounded in a series of Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa on Tuesday.The airstrikes destroyed two food factories in Nahda quarter near the information ministry in downtown Sanaa,...

08-Aug-2016 Aden (Yemen)

Suicide bombing kills 10 in Yemen

At least 10 pro-government soldiers were killed and over 18 others injured when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive-laden car amid anti-terror army reinforcements in Yemen's Lahj province on Sunday, a security official said.According to security officials,...

04-Aug-2016 Aden (Yemen)

4 killed in US drone strike in Yemen

A US drone strike targeted suspected militants of the Yemen-based Al Qaeda offshoot at a checkpoint in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa on Thursday, leaving four killed, a security official told Xinhua."At least four Al Qaeda militants were killed...

13-Jun-2016 Aden (Yemen)

US drone attack kills three suspected al-Qaeda militants in Yemen

About three suspected al-Qaeda were when a US drone strike bombed a car in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa on Sunday night, a military official."A four-wheel drive vehicle was struck by missiles fired from a US drone in the tribal area of Haban in...

23-May-2016 Aden (Yemen)

49 people killed in two terror bombings in Yemen

At least 49 people were on Monday killed in two suicide bombings targeting army recruits and a military brigade in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, a security official said.One suicide attack targeted newly recruited soldiers inside the 39th Armoured...

23-May-2016 Aden (Yemen)

25 soldiers killed as two explosions rock Yemen's Aden

At least 25 soldiers were killed and 23 injured when a suicide bombing rocked an army base in Yemen's southern port city of Aden on Monday, a security official said.The suicide attack targeted the newly recruited soldiers inside the 39th Armoured Brigade...

15-May-2016 Aden (Yemen)

30 killed in Yemen suicide bombing

At least 30 people were killed on Sunday in a suicide bombing in Yemen's Hadramout province.The bomb attack occurred near the gate of a police recruitment centre. Another 70 people were injured, Xinhua news agency quoted a source as saying.The Yemen-based...

12-May-2016 Sanaa

16 Yemeni soldiers killed in suicide attack

Sixteen soldiers were killed when suspected Al Qaeda militants detonated three suicide car bombs at a military base in Yemen's Hadramout province on Thursday."The suicide attacks targeted a military base controlled by newly recruited Yemeni soldiers and United...

01-May-2016 Aden (Yemen)

Car bombing kills six in Yemen

Six policemen were killed and several others wounded on Sunday in a car bomb attack that targeted armoured police vehicles protecting Aden's governor and the city's security chief, police said.The bomb attack targeted the motorcade of Governor General Aidarous...

04-Mar-2016 Aden (Yemen)

Four Indian nurses among 17 killed in Yemen

Unknown gunmen attacked a care home for the elderly in Yemen's southern port city Aden on Friday, killing 17 people including four Indian nurses, a security official said.The home was run by Christian nurses and the Missionaries of Charity, Xinhua news agency...

28-Jan-2016 Aden (Yemen)

Nine soldiers killed in Yemen bombing, IS claims responsibility

At least nine soldiers were killed and many others injured on Thursday in a suicide attack targeting the Presidential Palace in Yemen's southern port city of Aden. The Islamic State terror outfit's Yemen-based affiliate claimed responsibility for the attack.A...

29-Sep-2015 Sanaa

Yemen wedding party attack toll rise to 131

The death toll from a suspected air strike on a wedding party in Yemen's Taiz province has risen to at least 131, the United Nations said on Tuesday.Missiles on Monday reportedly hit two tents in a Wahga village near the Red Sea port of Mocha, where a man...

20-Aug-2015 Aden (Yemen)

Five killed in Yemen blast

At least five people were killed and 11 others injured in a bomb explosion in Yemen's Aden city on Thursday, an official said.The improvised explosive device (IED) blast occurred inside the local government compound in Aden's neighbourhood of Mu'alla, a...

03-Jun-2015 Aden (Yemen)

Pro-Hadi tribesmen kill 20 Houthi fighters in Yemen

Tribal militia loyal to Yemen's President Abdu-Rabbu Mansour Hadi ambushed a military convoy of the Shia Houthi group in Yemen's southern province of Ibb, killing about 20 people and injuring 10 others, a security official told Xinhua news agency."The pro-Hadi...

29-May-2015 Aden (Yemen)

Saudi-led air strikes kill 40 Houthi gunmen in Yemen

Up to 40 members of the Shia Houthi group were killed during two days of intensified Saudi-led air strikes against Houthi-controlled positions in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, the city's deputy governor told Xinhua news agency on Friday."During the...

12-May-2015 Geneva

182 people killed in six days in Yemen: UNHCRC

At least 182 civilians had been killed in Yemen between May 4 and 10 in "the deadliest period since fighting began in March", a UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR) spokesman said on Tuesday.Over half of the reported victims were women and children,...

06-May-2015 Aden (Yemen)

50 killed as mortar shells hit refugee camp in Yemen

At least 50 people, mostly women and children, were killed and 100 others wounded when random mortar shells struck a refugee camp in Yemen's southern port city of Aden on Wednesday, a medical official and witnesses told Xinhua news agency."Several mortar...

18-Apr-2015 Aden (Yemen)

30 killed in Yemen fighting

At least 30 people were killed and 24 others were injured when Shia Houthi militants attacked a military base loyal to Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in the southern province of Taiz, military sources said on Saturday."Houthi gunmen supported...

15-Apr-2015 Aden

US drone kills Al Qaeda leader in Yemen

The Yemen-based Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) said that one of its top ideological leaders was killed in a US drone strike in the southeastern province of Hadramout.A US drone strike targeted Al Qaeda operatives in Hadramout province on Monday,...

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