UN Security Council passes resolution on Yemen's political transition

UN Security Council passes resolution on Yemen's political transition

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The UN Security Council passed a resolution Wednesday on Yemen that commends the National Dialogue Conference and urges timely political transition.
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U.N. passes 'forward-leading' measure on Yemen

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- A Security Council resolution that sets up a committee to sanction individuals interfering with Yemen's progress is "forward-leaning," the U.S. envoy said.

Yemen reorganized into six-region federation

SANA, Yemen, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Yemen will become a six-region federation as part of its political transformation, its state-run news agency reported Monday.

Yemen to hold off on commission of inquiry

SANAA, Yemen, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Yemeni President Abdu Rabbo Mansour Hadi said he would delay opening a commission of inquiry into past government abuses until at least June.

Four explosions rock Yemen capital

SANAA, Yemen, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Four explosions rocked the Yemeni capital of Sanaa Monday, causing some injuries, YemenOnline reported.
President Obama congratulates Yemeni president on National Dialogue

President Obama congratulates Yemeni president on National Dialogue

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama telephoned Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi on Monday to congratulate him on the conclusion of the National Dialogue Conference.
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Yemen concludes National Dialogue Conference

Yemen concludes National Dialogue Conference

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Yemen concluded its National Dialogue Conference on Saturday.
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Al-Qaida wages assassination war against Yemen's spy services

SANAA, Yemen, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Dozens of top intelligence and military officers have been assassinated in recent months in a savage campaign widely attributed to jihadists, while complex attacks have been conducted against key military installations, all indicating that al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula is still a force to be reckoned with despite recent setbacks.

Al-Qaida said behind attack on Yemen military compound that killed 52

SANA, Yemen, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- An attack on the defense ministry headquarters in Sana, Yemen, that killed 52 people was conducted by al-Qaida militants, pro-al-Qaida websites said Friday.

U.S. committed to Yemen, embassy still closed

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. government said it remained a steadfast political and military ally in full support of democratic transition under way in Yemen.

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Erase amnesty law, HRW tells Yemen

Erase amnesty law, HRW tells Yemen

SANAA, Yemen, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Middle East director for Human Rights Watch Sarah Leah Whitson called on Yemeni lawmakers to endorse a measure to erase an amnesty law from the books.

Yemen's progress frustrates EU

LUXEMBOURG, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The European Union said Monday it welcomed Yemeni efforts on political reforms but was mindful of a wide range of national security challenges.

Help yourself first, IMF tells Yemen

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Yemen needs to do more at home to support its political transformation because donor support is slow to develop, the International Monetary Fund said.

Yemen to overhaul security agencies

SANAA, Yemen, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A working group in Yemen said its draft report on the rule of law calls for an overhaul of national security and intelligence institutions.

Yemen bids farewell to U.S. envoy Gerald Feierstein

SANAA, Yemen, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Yemen wants to "push forward" its ties with the United States, the Yemeni foreign minister told departing U.S. envoy Gerald Feierstein Monday.

Yemeni president meets Western envoys

SANAA, Yemen, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Yemen's president said he met with Western diplomats in Sanaa to highlight progress made on national reconciliation initiatives.

Yemeni P.M. Basindawa survives assassination attempt

SANAA, Yemen, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- A gunman failed in a bid to assassinate Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Basindawa in Sanaa Saturday, the leader's media adviser said.

Yemen apologizes for 1994 civil war

SANAA, Yemen, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The Yemeni government announced it issued a formal apology to its citizens for historical mistakes made during civil conflict in the 1990s.

Yemeni president arrives home amid threats

SANAA, Yemen, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- The Yemeni president returned home following a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia to discuss political transition, the government confirmed.

U.S., Yemen commit to security measures

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. and Yemeni presidents are committed to fighting the scourge of terrorism in the Near East republic, the White House said.

Obama, Hadi discuss counter-terrorism, reform in Yemen

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama and Yemeni President Abdu Rabbo Mansour Hadi Thursday discussed counter-terrorism and political reform in Yemen, the White House said.

Yemen's democratic journey 'extraordinary'

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- Yemen has gone through an extraordinary journey as it charts its course toward democratic governance, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said.

Yemen's president headed to Washington

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- Yemeni President Abdo Rabbu Mansour Hadi is scheduled to visit Washington to discuss democratic developments, the White House announced.

U.S. citizens advised to leave Yemen

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- Any U.S. citizen currently inside Yemen should leave the country immediately because of the threat from terrorism, the U.S. State Department said.
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