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Officials: Militants ambush security post in Yemen; 8 killed

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Suspected al-Qaida militants on Wednesday attacked a security post in a southern Yemeni province, sparking clashes that left five troops and three militants dead, officials said. ...

Official says Yemeni journalist killed in explosion in Aden

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni journalist was killed when his car exploded while he was driving in the southern port city of Aden, an official said Thursday, the latest such attack in the seat of Yemen’...

Yemen officials: Grenade kills 5 shoppers at fish market

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — At least five civilians were killed Thursday in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden when a man dropped a hand grenade in a crowded fish market, security officials said. ...

1st commercial flight in years takes off from Yemen's Sanaa

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The first commercial flight in six years took off from Yemen’s rebel-held capital on Monday, officials said, part of a fragile truce in the county’s grinding civil war. ...

Yemen officials: 2 commanders killed in clash with militants

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Clashes at a militia facility in southern Yemen following the arrest of a group of suspected al-Qaida militants has killed at least a dozen people, including two force commanders, ...

Saudi coalition transfers Yemeni prisoners as part of truce

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Three planes carrying 117 Yemeni prisoners held by the Saudi-led coalition landed Friday in the southern port city of Aden as a truce between the country's warring parties entered ...

Yemen war sides fail to operate 1st flight as part of truce

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s warring parties failed to operate the first commercial flight in six years from the rebel-held capital on Sunday, dealing a blow to an already fragile truce in the country’...

Yemen swears in presidential body after Hadi stepped aside

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s internationally recognized presidential council was sworn in Tuesday in the southern port city of Aden, state-run media reported. The swearing-in took pla...

Ten al-Qaida inmates escape from prison in eastern Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Ten jailed al-Qaida militants have escaped from prison in Yemen's eastern province of Hadramawt, security officials said on Friday. The inmates staged a quarrel a...

Yemen’s president steps aside amid efforts to end war

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s exiled president stepped aside and transferred his powers to a presidential council Thursday, as international and regional efforts to end the country’s long-running civil ...

Gulf states plan Yemen talks without Houthi rebels present

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Gulf Arab states were to gather for a summit Tuesday about the yearslong war in Yemen, which the country’s Houthi rebels are boycotting because it’s taking place in ...

Saudi airstrikes hit Yemen's Houthis after Jiddah attack

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen unleashed a barrage of airstrikes on the capital and a strategic Red Sea city, officials said Saturday. At least e...

Yemeni general's son died alongside father in Aden bombing

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A car bomb that rocked Yemen’s southern port city of Aden this week and killed a major general also took the life of his son, a junior military officer, and three guards, a media s...

Yemeni officials: Car bomb killed military commander in Aden

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A car bomb rocked Yemen’s southern city of Aden on Wednesday, killing a senior military official and at least four others, officials said. The bombing targeted th...

Car bomb in Yemen targets security commander; 4 killed

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A car bombing in southern Yemen killed four people on Tuesday and wounded a dozen others, including a senior security commander, officials said. No one immediate...