Gulf Times - Shabwa
14 soldiers killed in Yemen suicide attack: army official

14 soldiers killed in Yemen suicide attack: army official

Fourteen soldiers were killed on Tuesday in a suicide attack by suspected Islamist extremists in southern Yemen, a senior military official said.

US-backed Yemeni troops push al Qaeda from southern province

US-backed Yemeni troops push al Qaeda from southern province

Yemeni troops and armour have pushed al Qaeda militants out of main cities in Shabwa, residents said on Friday, regaining government control over the southern province for the first time in years.

Five soldiers killed in attack on Yemeni security checkpoint

Five soldiers killed in attack on Yemeni security checkpoint

Five government soldiers were killed in war-ravaged Yemen on Sunday in an attack by unknown gunmen, local security sources said.

Drone strike kills 5 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

Drone strike kills 5 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

Five suspected members of Yemen's Al-Qaeda branch were killed on Sunday in what local authorities said was a US drone strike east of the capital Sanaa.

Three Yemeni soldiers killed in offensive against al Qaeda

Three Yemeni soldiers killed in offensive against al Qaeda

At least three soldiers were killed in clashes with al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen in an operation launched by the internationally recognised government of President Abd-Rabu Mansour Hadi, security sources said.

Yemen drone strike 'kills three Qaeda members'

Yemen drone strike 'kills three Qaeda members'

A drone strike, likely carried out by US forces, has killed three suspected Al-Qaeda members in southern Yemen, local security sources said on Wednesday.

Drone strike kills 3 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

Drone strike kills 3 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

A presumed US drone strike in southern Yemen killed three Al-Qaeda suspects on Tuesday, a security official and a tribal source said.

At least 55 killed in two days of Yemen fighting

At least 55 killed in two days of Yemen fighting

At least 55 people, including 14 civilians, have been killed in two days of fighting between pro-government forces and Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, officials said Sunday.

US drone strike kills top Qaeda chief in south Yemen

US drone strike kills top Qaeda chief in south Yemen

A senior Al-Qaeda operative in Yemen with a $5mn US bounty on his head has been killed in one of two suspected American drone strikes in the war-torn country.