The rise of terrorist activity in Yemen forces the Yemeni authorities to tackle extremism in the country.
On Monday evening, shots were fired at a US embassy vehicle near a checkpoint in Sanaa, Yemen's capital, following a day marked by heavy fighting in the city.
The General Council of the Arab League calls upon all political forces and movements in Yemen to cease hostilities and help the country's president Hadi in his efforts toward stabilizing the situation.
The ceasefire agreement between Yemeni government forces and Houthi militants was reached under the leadership of the presidential committee Monday.
Houthi rebels captured part of the Nahdain mountain with a view of the presidential residence, a Yemeni law enforcement source said, adding that the presidential guard used it to attack the insurgents' positions in different parts of the country's capital.
Yemeni president is forming a ceasefire committee as clashes between the governmental forces and Houthi militants continue to escalate in the country's capital of Sanaa.
Yemeni governmental news agency SABA did not confirm media reports that Houthi militants seized its office in the country's capital Monday.
Houthi militia abducted a Yemeni official on Saturday in Saana amid a power struggle between rival sects.
The explosion took place at the Houthis’ regional headquarters in the Yemeni city of Dhamar, south of the capital Sanaa, as members of the group were gathered for a meeting.
The al-Qaeda terrorist network in Yemen announced terrorist attacks on facilities of French oil giant Total in Yemen.
US backs the process of peaceful political transition in Yemen, which has been facing numerous challenges, including poverty, high unemployment rates, corruption and al-Qaeda attacks in the south.
Representatives of the Houthi rebels and the Sunni Islamist Islah party in Yemen signed the deal, authorizing Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah, together with President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to appoint new ministers to stop political crisis.
Houthi militants have seized a strategically important Yemeni land port Haradh near the border with Saudi Arabia, the port's customs officer told RIA Novosti Saturday.
Houthi militants continue to expand their control of Yemen’s territory further south, capturing today the city of Ibb, while fighters of the local Al-Qaeda branch seized the town of Udain only 20 km away.
Houthi forces are seizing cities in Yemen in order to protect local residents from terrorism, the head of the movement’s politburo Dayfallah Shami told RIA Novosti Wednesday.
Several weeks after an attack in Sanaa, Houthi insurgents met little resistance as they overran a major Yemeni port.
Yemeni tribal militants have blown up an export pipeline in the Marib province, located to the east of the capital Sanaa, eyewitnesses told RIA Novosti Thursday.
The spokesman for EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has lashed out at warring parties in Yemen over the breached ceasefire deal and demanded that they respect the authority of the government in Sanaa after the conflict showed no signs of abating on Tuesday.
Dozens of young Yemeni people took to the streets of the nation's capital Sanaa on Tuesday to stage a protest march after Shiite Houthi fighters took control of the city, a RIA Novosti correspondent on the ground reported.