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EU concerned about Yemen's progress

LUXEMBOURG, June 24 (UPI) -- The humanitarian situation and continued instability in southern Yemen complicate an otherwise relatively positive political outlook, the European Union said.

U.S. stands by Yemen, Kerry says

WASHINGTON, May 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. government stands by Yemen as it works toward national reconciliation, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said.

Yemen's political goals in jeopardy

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 17 (UPI) -- Political transition in Yemen could falter because of a severe humanitarian crisis, a U.N. envoy for Yemen said.

Kidnapped ICRC staffers freed in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen, May 16 (UPI) -- Three aid workers seized Monday by armed individuals in Yemen were freed and are safe in Aden, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.

Yemen starts probe into Saleh administration

SANAA, Yemen, April 30 (UPI) -- Yemeni authorities should leave "no stone unturned" in their investigation into the administration of the former president, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Yemen: Trapped between Iran, Saudi Arabia

SANAA, Yemen, April 15 (UPI) -- Yemen has been a battleground between the West and al-Qaida for years. It's also torn by what amounts to a three-way civil war.

Yemeni talks greeted by hecklers

SANAA, Yemen, March 18 (UPI) -- Yemeni President Abdu Rabbo Mansour Hadi called on protesters Monday to leave an assembly room during the start of a national dialogue session.

Tough work vital in Yemen,Britain says

LONDON, March 15 (UPI) -- Broad and honest participation is required from all parties in Yemen to direct the country along the path to stability, the British government said.

U.S. sees tough road ahead for Yemen

LONDON, March 8 (UPI) -- While national dialogue in Yemen isn't going to be easy, the potential consequence of more bloodshed is far worse, a U.S. diplomat said.

U.S. to relay concerns at Yemen meeting

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- The United States is sending a deputy secretary of state to a London conference to discuss meaningful reform in Yemen.

Yemen pressed on power transfer goals

SANAA, Yemen, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Yemeni President Abdu Rabbo Mansour Hadi needs to take security concerns to heart as he enters his second year in office, Human Rights Watch said.

Foreign meddling hurting Yemen, U.N. says

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The U.N. Security Council expressed concern that foreign weapons and money were getting into Yemen with the aim of thwarting political reform.

U.N. threatens Yemen with sanctions

SANAA, Yemen, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- The United Nations threatened Yemen with economic sanctions if the political process is blocked in the upcoming National Dialogue Conference in March.

Yemeni protests turn violent

ADEN, Yemen, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Supporters of an independent southern Yemen waved the flag of former South Yemen during demonstrations at a southern seaport, local media reported.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.
By United Press International

Yemen's military gets restructured

SANAA, Yemen, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Yemen's armed forces have been restructured, and purged of the former president's relatives and friends, President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi announced.

U.N. upset by Yemen's execution of a child

GENEVA, Switzerland, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- A U.N. rights commissioner said Wednesday he was appalled that Yemeni authorities in Sanaa executed what was believed to be a 15-year-old girl.

Challenges, hope seen in Yemen

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- There's a long and arduous road ahead for Yemenis headed for national elections in 2014, though a top U.N. official said there were glimmers of hope.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 23, 2012
By United Press International

U.N. sees mixed signals on Yemeni reform

SANAA, Yemen, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Yemen has pulled back from the brink of civil war, though Washington said security there remains a top concern.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.
By United Press International

Yemen jihadists unleash wave of killings

SANAA, Yemen, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Al-Qaida's been taking a beating in Yemen but they're striking back with a crippling wave of assassinations against Yemeni intelligence services.

Yemen LNG export pipeline bombed

SANAA, Yemen, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A pipeline tied to the only liquefied natural gas export facility in Yemen was a target of sabotage, its operator confirmed.

U.S. man caught in Yemen on terror link

SANAA, Yemen, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Yemeni officials confirmed that a U.S. citizen suspected of having ties to an al-Qaida affiliate was being questioned in Sanaa.
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