Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has taken responsibility for a series of attacks on Yemeni security forces in recent days that killed more than 180 troops.
The death toll from a sophisticated attack by Islamic extremists against soldiers in Yemen jumped to 184 Tuesday, three Yemeni officials told CNN.
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has returned to his residence in Sanaa, a spokesman for the country's embassy in Washington said late Friday.
Hundreds of voters voted Tuesday in Sanaa's old town section to replace Yemen's longtime ruler, Ali Abdullah Saleh, in an election marred by sporadic violence.
Despite having only one candidate on the ballot, voters in Yemen are hoping for change. Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
Thousands of Yemeni air force personnel rallied in the capital Saturday to demand the removal of the president's half-brother as the country's air force commander.
Activists say Yemen protesters have been attacked. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports that 10 are believed killed.
A Norwegian U.N. official snatched from the streets of Yemen's capital city of Sanaa by armed tribesmen nearly two weeks ago was released unharmed, officials said Friday.
Like many other Yemenis, I was overwhelmed by the news of the Life March which was set off from Freedom Square in Taiz late December 2011. Thousands of youths walked for almost five days, covering more than 250 kilometers by foot.
Armed tribesmen snatched a Norwegian U.N. official from the streets of Yemen's capital Sunday, demanding the release of a jailed tribal leader, Norwegian and Yemeni officials said.
Tawakkol Karman is Yemen's most recognizable revolutionary, braving threats and arrest to call for change.
At least 10 people died when security forces in Yemen's capital assaulted thousands of marchers with gunfire, water cannons, and tear gas Saturday, eyewitnesses and activists said.
After months of bloodshed, intrigue and revenge that made Yemen seem like an Arabian version of Hamlet, President Ali Abdullah Saleh has finally transferred his powers to his vice president, and elections are to be held in three months.
Yemeni women defiantly burn traditional veils to protest Ali Abdullah Saleh's brutal crackdown on protesters.
More than 400 troops defected from the Yemeni military Saturday evening, saying they would no longer attack unarmed protesters.
Flames and thick black smoke filled the skies above Sanaa International Airport on Sunday after an explosion struck a nearby air base, senior officials said.
A cease fire announced Tuesday in Yemen's capital city of Sanaa did not appear to be holding, but a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said it nevertheless constituted a "good step" towards ending violence in the country.
Yemeni government forces targeted compounds of the family of a tribal leader in Sanaa early Saturday, residents and witnesses said.
Young anti-government activists in Yemen have launched a new online video campaign to remind people that their months-long uprising is continuing, and that they have no intention of backing down.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the killing of a radical cleric who inspired al Qaeda followers by preaching in English.
Eleven people were killed Tuesday during clashes with Yemeni security forces after anti-government protests again filled the streets of the country's capital, according to a hospital official.
Thousands of women demonstrated Monday in front of Yemen's foreign ministry in the capital, Sanaa, demanding U.N. intervention in the ongoing unrest in the Persian Gulf nation, residents and eyewitnesses said.
At least 14 people have been killed in clashes between Yemeni security forces and protesters this weekend.
At least 10 protesters are killed by Yemeni police during demonstrations in Sanaa on Saturday, activists say.
Constant gunfire and loud explosions reverberated early Monday in the capital of Yemen, residents and eyewitnesses said.
Yemeni security forces unleashed a deadly assault on anti-government protesters in the nation's capital on Saturday and deadly fighting raged between government forces and tribal fighters, witnesses said.
Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Sanaa on Wednesday, marching, chanting and calling for the United Nations to come out with a firm resolution in support for change in the country.
Days after a prominent Yemeni human rights activist became the first Arab woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, dozens of women were injured after gangs attacked during a march in her honor, witnesses in the city of Taiz said Monday.
Nobel Peace laureate Tawakkul Karman inspires women to protest in Yemen. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
Anti-government demonstrators took to the streets in the Yemeni capital in two massive protests Tuesday, and the throngs chanted for international support, witnesses said.
Fighting erupted Thursday morning between government troops and fighters loyal to a tribal leader in the Yemeni capital of Sana'a.
Nearly 40 people were killed in Yemen's capital on Saturday as protesters took to the streets and government Republican Guards clashed with Yemeni soldiers who support the opposition.
Yemen's embattled president returns to his country after a long absence. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
Civilians are in hiding in the Yemeni capital as protesters and government forces struggle for control on the streets of Sanaa.
Opposition forces mourned their dead Wednesday, as 30 of the 83 protesters medical sources say were killed this week by government forces were buried.
Yemeni Vice President Abdu Rabu Hadi has called for a cease-fire from all sides after a third day of bloody unrest, the state-run Saba News Agency reported Tuesday.
Violence claims dozens of lives in Yemen. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
A violent crackdown by Yemeni authorities has left dozens dead at protests, witnesses and medical officials said Monday.
Laura Kasinof reports on security forces in Yemen opening fire on anti-government protesters in Yemen's capital, Sanaa.
Officials from the United Nations and the Gulf Cooperation Council were in Sanaa, Yemen, on Monday, hoping to help organize a peaceful transfer of power as witnesses reported violence in the streets.
Explosions rocked two government security offices Thursday morning in Aden, Yemen. The first explosion occurred at the city's political security headquarters, while the other was at al-Mualla police station, witnesses said.
At least 10 people were killed Tuesday on the outskirts of Yemen's capital as government forces bombarded residential areas, witnesses said, in the latest example of what a U.N. report calls a "deteriorating humanitarian situation" in the country.
More than a million anti-government youth gathered for protests in virtually all of Yemen's provinces, witnesses said Friday, a day the protesters dubbed "Friday of victory from God."
Heavy explosions could be heard Sunday in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, and government forces were on high alert as tensions rose.
More than 2 million anti-government protesters gathered on Friday in Changes Squares across Yemen calling on revolutionary forces to take decisive action against President Ali Abdullah Saleh's regime and at any costs.
The third most powerful political figure in the Yemeni government has died from wounds he received in the presidential palace attack in Sanaa last June.
Tens of thousands of anti-regime demonstrators marched through Yemeni streets on Tuesday to condemn what they said were government attacks on protesters the day before.
Five Yemeni civilians were killed and 18 others were injured Tuesday in government air raids just outside Sanaa, tribal leaders and eyewitnesses said.
Yemen's injured president "continues to improve" after he was hurt in a strike Friday at the mosque in the presidential compound in Sanaa, the Yemeni Embassy in Washington said Wednesday.
A tribal leader battling Yemen's government agreed to a truce with the country's interim leader Sunday while embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh was undergoing medical treatment in Saudi Arabia, the tribal leader's spokesman said Sunday.
CNN's Rosemary Church talks to Mohammed Jamjoom about new violence that's broken out in Yemen's capital.
Effective Saturday night, Yemeni Vice President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi took over Ali Abdullah Saleh's responsibilities as president, Yemeni government spokesman Abdu Ganadi told CNN.
Government troops fought fresh battles with opposition fighters in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, early Friday as the country's embattled president tried to put down a tribal revolt.
CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports on explosions and gunbattles in Yemen that have left many dead.
Fighting continued Wednesday into Thursday between government forces and tribesmen in Yemen's capital, as Sanaa residents reported hearing explosions near the presidential palace, a government source said.
Fighting in Yemen's capital of Sana'a has intensified and residents say they're hearing explosions.
CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports on the recent unrest in Yemen.
A fourth day of bloody clashes between Yemeni security forces and tribal groups left at least five tribesmen dead Tuesday, as a leading tribe commandeered more government buildings in the capital city, according to a spokesman for the leader of the powerful Hashed faction.
Sanaa residents reported hearing heavy explosions and sporadic gunfire for several hours early Tuesday, one day after security forces set fire to tents and tore through demonstrators' camps in Freedom Square in Taiz with bulldozers, an activist and eyewitnesses said.
Sporadic gunfire erupted in the Yemeni capital early Saturday evening, just moments after a mediation deadline expired without a peace agreement between the country's long-time president Ali Abdullah Saleh and tribal factions, according to witnesses and a senior tribal leader involved in mediation efforts who was not authorized to speak to the media.
Five loud explosions rung out early Saturday in the Yemeni capital, residents said, amid a surge of violence pitting tribal forces against those loyal to embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Yemen's president battles for survival as tribal militias clash with government troops. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
Government troops fought street battles with one of Yemen's leading tribes in the capital Thursday, leaving dozens dead as prosecutors sought the arrests of several tribal leaders.
Clashes between tribesmen and government forces near Sanaa International Airport led Wednesday to restrictions on flights into and out of the Yemeni capital.
Video shows a protester being carried away after getting shot and protesters being sprayed by water cannons.
The death toll from clashes between Yemeni security forces and protesters rose to 13, an activist said.
Live ammunition fired by Yemeni security forces left 11 protesters dead in Sanaa and Taiz on Wednesday, witnesses said, as a human rights group called for an end to the use of deadly force by government troops.
Demonstrations have spread across parts of the Middle East and North Africa. Here is the latest from each country and the roots of the unrest.
Thirteen anti-government protesters were killed and more than 100 were injured Wednesday in Sanaa, Yemen, after they were attacked by security forces, two medical sources told CNN.
Government forces in Taiz and Sanaa fired on crowds of people protesting the regime of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, leaving dozens wounded and at least three dead, eyewitnesses and medical sources said Tuesday.
Dozens of protesters were injured Sunday by Yemeni security forces as thousands packed into anti-government demonstrations, witnesses and medical personnel said.
Five people were killed in clashes between rival forces in the Yemeni capital Sanaa as nationwide protests against the government continued Wednesday.
One person died and at least 830 people were injured Sunday when Yemeni security forces attacked protesters at a square in Taiz, according to information from a field hospital. A local governor denied that there were any deaths.
Yemen's largest opposition bloc unveiled its vision for a peaceful transition of power at a news conference in the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday.
At least 40 people were killed and more than 100 hurt Friday in clashes between tens of thousands of anti-government protesters and security forces outside Sanaa University in Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, medical officials on the scene said.
Young people in Yemen's capital Sana'a and elsewhere across the country have been taking to the streets to demand government reforms.
Dozens of anti-government demonstrators were wounded Tuesday when security forces fired into the air and shot tear gas into a crowd of tens of thousands of protesters who had massed in front of Sanaa University, witnesses said.
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh rejected demands Monday that he step aside, comparing the anti-government protests in his country to a virus sweeping through the region.
CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports on the wounded during anti-government rallies in Yemen after gunfire broke out.
Hurling rocks and brandishing sticks, demonstrators march through Sanaa, Yemen.
Hurling rocks and brandishing daggers and sticks, supporters of longtime President Ali Abdullah Saleh plunged into a crowd calling for his ouster in Sanaa on Friday as rising momentum in Yemen sprouted similar protests in other towns.
One person was killed and more that two dozen were hurt in a fresh round of anti-government protests in Yemen on Thursday, eyewitnesses and an opposition lawmaker reported.
If everyone is packing a dagger, will protests turn into knife fights? CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
One person was killed in an anti-government protest in the Yemeni city of Aden on Wednesday, eyewitnesses reported, while human rights activists accused pro-government demonstrators of beating students after a similar protest in the capital, Sanaa.
CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports on rising unrest in Yemen and what that could mean for the country's future.
Arab affairs analyst Mona Eltahawy talks with CNN's Wolf Blitzer about the changes for the Egyptian people.
Brief clashes erupted Saturday in Yemen between hundreds of pro- and anti-government demonstrators who staged rival rallies in the capital.
An vehicle carrying U.S. Embassy personnel in Yemen was attacked this week, but nobody was injured, the State Department said Thursday.
On a bright and sunny day just outside of Yemen's capital Sana'a, Mohammed and his family work their fields and tend their crops, not knowing it is precisely their effort to earn a decent living that is helping create a very big problem for this country.
CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports from Yemen, where qat crops are exacerbating a water crisis.
The British ambassador to Yemen said Thursday the embassy car attacked in Sanaa a day earlier was probably targeted because it was a diplomatic vehicle.
CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports on terrorist attacks in area of the British embassy in Sanaa, Yemen.
The plane crash in China Tuesday was at least the ninth major deadly airline crash since January 2009.
CNN photogropher Todd Baxter takes us on a tour of the old city in Sanaa while on assignment in Yemen.
Yemen security services arrested 10 al Qaeda terrorists Sunday in Hadramout province, east Yemen, according to the Ministry of Interior.
Yemeni officials believe Wednesday's shoot-out thwarted a plan to storm the U.S. embassy in Sana'a
The American Embassy in Yemen was the target of a mortar attack Tuesday, the U.S. State Department said, contradicting a suggestion from the Yemeni government the attack targeted a school where 13 were injured.
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