December 1, 2013
Yemen begins enforcing a temporary ban on motorbikes in the capital to prevent “shoot and scoot” attacks in the city during national dialogue sessions.
November 29, 2013
Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi warns against any attempt to undermine his country’s unity, after southern secessionists pull out of a national dialogue with the central government.
Gunmen ambush and kill eight policemen near a gas terminal in southern Yemen.
Five suspected Al Qaida fighters are killed by two drone strikes in southern province of Abyan.
Death toll from the sectarian fighting in the town of Damaj between rival Al Houthis and Salafists reaches 100.
A suicide car bomber kills 12 soldiers and wounds six others in an attack on a military command centre in Abyan province.
Suspected Al Qaida militants seize army headquarters in Mukalla, killing two soldiers as a suicide bomber rams a car into the entrance.
Suspected Al Qaida militants launch dawn attacks in Yemen, killing at least 56 security personnel in the deadliest assault on troops since the army retook jihadist strongholds.
The US asks its citizens in Yemen to leave immediately following warnings of potential attacks that forced Washington to shut diplomatic missions across the Middle East.
President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi removes his predecessor’s son Ahmad Ali Saleh and nephews from powerful security posts in the most dramatic step in sidelining old regime figures.
Yemeni coast guard and the US Navy stop a ship in the Arabian Sea loaded with rockets and explosives.
Al Qaida’s No 2 in Yemen, Saeed Al Shehri, dies of wounds sustained in a US drone attack last year, in southern Yemen.
December 9, 2012
Eight Yemeni soldiers, including a general, are killed in an ambush by militants while visiting a main oil pipeline that had been destroyed in an earlier attack.
A Saudi diplomat and his bodyguard are killed when their car is hit by gunfire by unidentified assailants in Sana’a.
President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi gives an unqualified endorsement of US drone strikes in his country, cementing his status as a favoured counterterrorism partner of the United States.
13 killed in a car bomb targeting the motorcade of the country’s defence minister, Major General Mohammad Nasser Ahmad, but the minister escapes unharmed.
A suspected Al Qaida suicide bomber blows himself up in southern Yemen, killing the commander of a local pro-army militia and wounding six people.
At least 14 Yemeni soldiers are killed and many other injured in two simultaneous attacks on government office in Aden. A suicide bomber stormed a building with his car, causing a thunderous explosion.
A suicide bomber blows himself up at a gathering of mourners, killing at least 42 and injuring dozens in Abyan.
Ministry of Defence said that security forces dismantled an Iranian spy network secretly working for the last seven years.
A suicide bomber blows himself up outside a police academy in Sana’a, killing at least 22 people.
The army recaptures three Al Qaida strongholds in the south — Shuqra, Zinjibar and Jaar.
Compiled by Gulf News Archives