Violence is building in Yemen’s northern Sa’ada province as soldiers and pro-government tribesmen attack homes, villages, and public roads despite a truce that ended the four-year war last July. The International Crisis Group warned yesterday the conflict has become “self-perpetuating, giving rise to a war economy,” noting that the “destruction of entire villages and infrastructure […]
The Yemeni military uses terrorists to battle terrorists in the city of Ja’ar and prepares for clashes with the southern opposition movement.
With al Qaeda active on three fronts in Yemen, a deadly suicide attack on tourists raises questions about the Yemeni government’s involvement.
Al Qaeda-linked terror groups establish new training camps throughout the county as an Islamic Emirate is declared in the city of Jahr.
President Saleh has a long history of negotiating deals with al Qaeda. The planned release of 170 al Qaeda suspects is part of the current negotiations.
Al Qaeda in Yemen announced its merger with Saudi Arabia’s al Qaeda organization to form al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. The Yemeni government supports Hamas.
The leader of the Yemeni Soldiers Brigades claimed the Yemeni state participates in terror attacks for political gain.
The Yemeni Islamic Jihad hit the US Embassy with multiple bombs then initiated a firefight on the streets of Sana’a. Sixteen were killed in heavy fighting.
The war in Yemen is expanding beyond the northern Sa’ada governorate as bombings are audible for the first time in Sana’a, the nation’s capital.
Demonstrations marked the 14th anniversary of the 1994 capture of Aden by President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s northern military forces. Reporters and demonstrators are arrested.
The Yemeni government has bombarded civilian cities during the four-year fight against Zaidi rebels in the North. The images shown are among the first photos to emerge from the troubled region in years.
Yemen is plagued by war in the North, civil unrest in the South, and terrorist attacks in the capital. The opposition is threatening to boycott elections as civil liberties decline and the government supports extremists.
Yemen is a hotbed for al Qaeda activities in the Middle East and the Horn of Africa. The current government fosters and deploys Islamic extremists as mercenaries and as a tool of foreign policy, according to Yemeni observers.
A checkpoint shooting and protest violence in the South and rebel fighting and a clash with protesters in the North leave 21 dead in weekend violence throughout Yemen.
The Yemeni government has rounded up opposition political leaders in response to several days of riots. The military is in the streets as newspapers and media outlets are being shut down.
Jane Novak reports on Monday’s protest in Dhalie, including a call for “southern liberation,” and offers background on southern Yemen shedding some light on current North-South relations.
Jane Novak offers background on Yemen’s Sa’ada governornate, plagued by years of armed conflict.
Jane Novak looks at the internal problems in Yemen on the Arabian Peninsula. Recent unrest may signal a renewed round of fighting and perhaps civil war.