Hammoud Mounassar

Heavy fighting rocks Yemen

Deadly fighting raged between armed tribesmen and security forces on the streets of the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, on Thursday.

Gun battle erupts after Yemen’s Saleh refuses to go

A fierce gun battle has broken out between Yemeni police and opposition tribesmen in Sana'a -- a day after President Saleh refused to quit office.

Yemeni forces fire into anti-Saleh crowds

Forces loyal to Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh shot dead two protesters and injured scores in crackdowns on protesters across the country.

Gulf plan offers Yemen’s Saleh 30 days to quit

A Gulf plan to end months of bloody unrest calls for Yemen's President to step down 30 days after the formation of a unity government.

Rival protesters flood Yemeni capital

Huge rival protests split the Yemeni capital on Friday as a massive security operation strove to keep the peace between the divided demonstrators.

Yemen president vows not to quit as protests spread

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in power since 1978, vowed on Monday not to quit under pressure from the street.

Yemen hunts suspects behind air parcel bombs

Yemeni security forces were on Sunday searching for suspects who posted bombs on two US-bound flights after arresting a woman.

Suspected al-Qaeda members killed in Yemen air strike

Yemeni forces killed 34 suspected al-Qaeda members in a dawn raid on Thursday, a security source said.

US embassy in Yemen hit by car bombing

The United States embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, was hit by a car bombing and rocket fire on Wednesday, sparking a series of explosions.

Yemen recalls Libya, Iran envoys over deadly unrest

Yemen said on Friday it has recalled its ambassadors from both Libya and Iran for consultations over the two countries' purported backing of Shi'ite rebels fighting against government forces. In recent months, heavy fighting has flared up again between the rebels and government troops in Saada province in the northern mountains on the Saudi border.

Dozens killed in stampede at Yemen election rally

At least 50 people were killed and 100 hurt in a stampede on Tuesday at a stadium in southern Yemen during an election rally by President Ali Abdullah Saleh, a week ahead of polls already marred by violence. The victims were crushed to death when tens of thousands of people tried to gain entry into the sports stadium at the town of Ibb, witnesses said.

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