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  • Yemen violence kills 944, injures 3,487: WHO 4 days ago

    Geneva: The violence raging in Yemen since late March has killed 944 people and injured 3,487 as of April 17, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. The UN health agency said the numbers came from health facilities in Yemen, but the true figures are likely higher since many people are...
  • Being in Sana'a helped me understand ground problems, VK Singh on Yemen evacuation April 9, 2015

    MoS External Affairs General VK Singh who has been overseeing the evacuation operations said, "I travelled to Sana'a thrice to oversee the evacuation operations. Once I was in Sana'a, I could understand the problems on ground. It was necessary to be there to understand problems during evacuation." ...
  • Yemen crisis: Number of Indian evacuees reach 4000-mark April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The total number of Indian evacuees from war-ravaged Yemen on Tuesday touched 4000-mark with nearly 700 more nationals, including 600 from Sanaa, rescued in three air sorties as government decided to end the air evacuation operation on Wednesday. While 600 were rescued by Air India, over 100 were...
  • Watch: Inside Air India flight in Yemen evacuating stranded Indians April 7, 2015

    In the first visuals from the Sana'a airport, a part of the premises is seen damaged due to the air strikes. Indian Airforce has been conducting evacuation operations from this airport. But many Indians still remain stuck in isolated pockets. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 6, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 6, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Man beaten to death for car collision in Delhi road rage April 6, 2015

    Delhi Police on Monday detained one person after a man was allegedly beaten to death in a suspected case of road rage. The victim identified as Shahnawaz was beaten up by a group of people on Sunday after his motorcycle collided with a car in Turkman gate area of Old...
  • Indian Air Force releases video of Indians rescued April 6, 2015

    The Indian Air Force on Monday released a video of Indians being rescued from war stricken Yemen. The sources said the number of Indians across Yemen was around 5,000 out of which 1,000 were women married to Yemeni nationals. The number of Indians in Sana'a would be around 3,000 while...
  • Yemen: 180 Indian nurses stuck in Sana'a, appeal for help April 6, 2015

    Sana'a: 180 Indian nurses stuck in war stricken Yemen on Monday appealed to the Chief Minister of Kerala for help. The nurses are struck in Al Kuwait University Hospital of Sana'a and have urged immediate evacuation. The nurses have informed that their passports are with hospital authorities and they have not...
  • Yemen: 670 more Indians evacuated; nearly 2,300 rescued so far April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: India on Sunday evacuated 670 more nationals, including 488 from Sanaa by three Air India flights, taking the total number of Indians rescued from war-ravaged Yemen to nearly 2,300 after the "largest" evacuation in a day so far from there. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj thanked Air India for...
  • Government evacuates 2,000 citizens from worn-torn Yemen April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: The government has evacuated 2,000 nationals from war-torn Yemen and evacuation from the port of Aden is over. Another 2,000 Indians are still stranded with sources saying that some may chose to stay back. The government's efforts will focus on Sanaa where evacuations through the land and sea...
  • In pics: Rescued Indians wait at Sana'a airport for their return back home April 3, 2015

    Saudi Arabia has been conducting air strikes in Yemen against Houthi rebels. Over 3000 Indians still believed to be stranded in Yemen. Most of the Indians living in Yemen comprise nurses, hospital staff, university professors, professionals, white collar workers, IT professionals and managerial and clerical staff in the private sector....
  • 349 Indians evacuated from Yemen reach Djibouti, will be brought to Delhi soon April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: In one of the biggest rescue operations ever by India, nearly 350 Indians have been rescued from war-torn Yemen so far. The Navy evacuated the Indian nationals from Aden in Yemen and brought to Djibouti in North Africa. Kerala Minister KC Joseph said the Indian nationals have reached...
  • Yemen Shiite rebels expand southward, clash with Qaeda October 15, 2014

    Sanaa: Yemen's Shiite rebels seized more territory south of the capital on Wednesday and set off deadly clashes with al-Qaeda as they rapidly expand their area of control. Already in control of Sanaa since September 21 and the strategic port city of Hudeida since Tuesday, the rebels on Wednesday appeared to...
  • At least 42 killed in suicide bombing in Yemeni capital October 9, 2014

    Sanaa: A suicide bomber killed at least 42 people on Thursday when he detonated an explosives-laden belt in a district of the Yemeni capital where the powerful Shi'ite Muslim Houthi movement had planned to hold a rally, medics and witnesses said. A Reuters witness in Sanaa counted at least 20 bodies...
  • Al Qaeda attack kills 12 Yemeni air force cadets August 25, 2013

    Al Qaeda affiliates on Sunday launched a bomb attack on a bus near the air force base in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, killing 12 air force cadets, officials and witnesses said. "A bus carrying 24 air force cadets was blown up on a main road while heading toward the air force...
  • US extends closure of 19 diplomatic posts in Middle East August 5, 2013

    Washington: The US has announced to extend closure of its 19 diplomatic posts till August 10, while nine of its embassies and consulates which were closed, will resume normal operations on Monday. "Given that a number of our embassies and consulates were going to be closed in accordance with local custom...
  • Yemen: 13 al Qaedalinked militants killed January 20, 2013

    Sanaa: More than 10 suspected al Qaeda operatives were killed by an explosion in a house in south Yemen where they were making bombs and at least three others died in a drone strike, tribal and official sources said on Sunday. A bomb ripped through a house in the province...
  • Yemen: Intelligence officer shot dead by gunmen December 29, 2012

    Sanaa: Two gunmen on a motorbike shot and killed an intelligence officer in southeastern Yemen on Saturday, security officials said. The officials said the officer, Mutea Baqutian, was on his way to work in Mukalla, capital of Hadramawt province, when the gunmen stopped his car and gunned him down, then...
  • Anger everywhere in the Arab world: Egyptian President September 13, 2012

    Violence spreads to Sana'a Yemen and intensified in Cairo as angry mobs storm the US embassies agitating against an anti Islam movie. ...
  • US embassies attacked in Yemen, Egypt September 13, 2012

    Sanaa/Cairo: Demonstrators attacked the US embassies in Yemen and Egypt on Thursday in protest at a film they consider blasphemous to Islam and American warships headed to Libya after the death of the US ambassador there in related violence earlier in the week. Hundreds of Yemeni demonstrators broke through the main...
  • Yemen votes, seals Saleh's exit February 21, 2012

    Aden: Yemen sealed President Ali Abdullah Saleh's exit from power on Tuesday by electing his deputy to shepherd the country away from the brink of civil war. Vice President AbdRabbu Mansour Hadi, the sole, consensus candidate, billed the vote as a way to move on after months of protests against...
  • Yemeni truce breached by shelling, 16 dead September 22, 2011

    Sanaa: Yemeni government forces on Wednesday fired mortars at tens of thousands of mourners at funerals held for protesters killed in clashes and attacked an opposition base, shattering a ceasefire negotiated a day earlier to end the Arab nation's latest bout of deadly violence. The two attacks killed 16 people. The...
  • Yemen protesters storm military base; 50 dead September 20, 2011

    Sanaa: Thousands of protesters backed by military defectors seized a base of the elite Republican Guards on Monday, weakening the control of Yemen's embattled president over this poor, fractured Arab nation. His forces fired on unarmed demonstrators elsewhere in the capital, killing scores, wounding hundreds and sparking international condemnation. The protesters,...
  • US convinces Saleh not to return to Yemen: report August 9, 2011

    Dubai: US officials have convinced Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, convalescing in Saudi Arabia from an assassination attempt, not to return to his country, the panArab newspaper Asharq alAwsat reported on Monday. The report came a day after the veteran Arab leader left hospital in Riyadh and was moved to a...
  • Competing Yemen rallies show national divide July 9, 2011

    Sanaa: Supporters and opponents of President Ali Abdullah Saleh staged competing marches in Yemen's capital on Friday, a day after his first TV appearance in a month, highlighting the deep political rift that could tear apart this impoverished, gunridden nation. Saleh appeared on state TV late Thursday, a first since flying...
  • Many Yemeni troops defect to rebels: opposition June 30, 2011

    Sanaa: At least 26 Yemen government soldiers and 17 Islamist militants linked to al Qaeda were killed on Wednesday in heavy fighting for control of a stadium near the southern city of Zinjibar, officials said. The military setback, following reports that 300 of his soldiers had defected to the opposition, was...
  • Yemen transition talks halt, govt snubs Oppn June 12, 2011

    Sanna: Further talks to resolve Yemen's political crisis have failed after the deputy to wounded President Ali Abdullah Saleh refused to speak with groups demanding he cede power immediately, opposition figures said. Saleh, forced to seek medical treatment in Saudi Arabia for wounds suffered in an attack on his palace nine...
  • Yemen: Militants emboldened by nation's turmoil June 10, 2011

    Sanaa: Yemen's political upheaval has emboldened suspected alQaida militants who have seized a provincial capital and now are operating openly in the lawless south, training with live ammunition and controlling roads with checkpoints. The US fears the power vacuum will give even freer rein to alQaida's branch in Yemen already...
  • Yemen Prez recovering from wounds after attack June 4, 2011

    Sanaa: President Ali Abdullah Saleh was recovering from head wounds on Saturday, officials said, a day after an attack on his palace escalated a conflict that has brought Yemen to the brink of civil war. Yemeni and Saudi officials dismissed reports on Arabiya TV that Saleh had left for neighboring Saudi...