Mohammed Ghobari

Rebels welcome government’s concessions, but still hold Yemeni president ‘prisoner’

Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi remains a virtual prisoner in his residence until authorities commit to implementing the agreement.

Five militants killed in fresh clashes in Yemen

At least five militants have been killed and three soldiers wounded in Yemen in fighting near a damaged oil pipeline east of the capital, Sana'a.

US air raids kill al-Qaeda fighters in Yemen

US drone attacks have killed at least 20 al-Qaeda-linked fighters including some of their leaders, say tribal sources.

CIA drone kills US-born al-Qaeda cleric in Yemen

Anwar al-Awlaki, a US-born cleric linked to al-Qaeda and implicated in attacks on the United States, has been killed in a CIA drone strike in Yemen.

Yemen’s Saleh calls for early elections

Yemeni President Abdullah Ali Saleh has called for early elections in his first speech since returning to Yemen.

Clashes escalate in Yemen after crackdown

Soldiers opposed to President Ali Abdullah Saleh exchanged heavy fire with government troops in the centre of Sanaa as 28 people were killed.

Fears of civil war in Yemen as dozens die

Dozens of Yemenis were killed in overnight gun battles in the capital, a government official said on Thursday.

Protesters vow escalation as Saleh promises to quit

Yemeni protesters demanding President Ali Abdullah Saleh's immediate resignation vowed to step up street protests.

Yemen’s Saleh agrees to quit in return for immunity

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh agreed on Saturday to step down in weeks in return for immunity from prosecution.

Ruling party defectors rally against Yemen’s Saleh

Members of Yemen's ruling party formed a new bloc on Monday to support protests against the rule of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Thousands of women protest over Saleh remarks

Thousands of Yemeni women protest, enraged by President Ali Abdullah Saleh's remarks it was against Islam for women to join men in the demonstrations.

Yemen tensions on the boil as protests escalate

Opponents of Yemen's President Saleh stepped up a campaign to force him out on Friday, but Saleh was defiant, urging opposition to join peace talks.

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