More than 90 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at a military parade rehearsal in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, defense ministry officials say. An al-Qaeda source told the BBC one of its members had carried out the attack.
There have been continued reports of heavy clashes in Yemen between troops and suspected al-Qaida gunmen in the south of the country. Meanwhile, Ali Saleh remains in medical care in Saudi Arabia. The BBC's Lina Sinjab reports from Sanaa.
Jubilant crowds took to the streets in Yemen over the weekend, celebrating the departure of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, but it's unclear whether the man who ruled the country with an iron fist for 33 years will try to return.
At least 39 people have been killed in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, doctors and officials say. The clashes come as domestic and international pressure continues for President Saleh to step down. Lisa Mullins gets the latest from BBC's Lina Sinjab in Sanaa.
Yemen is home to some of the most radical, and effective, affiliates of al-Qaeda. The US has worked with the new Yemeni government to use drones to attack militants. Still, the latest suicide bombing targeted a military hospital in the capital, and killed more than 50 soldiers and civilians.
On December 12, 2013, a drone strike killed a group of twelve men in Yemen. But beyond the number of the dead — and the compensation paid to the victims' families — almost everything else about the attack remains murky.
Saudi Arabia has lost a king, while its neighbor to the south, Yemen, is without a president after Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi stepped down. With a Shiite group now in control of Yemen, how will Saudi Arabia's new king react?
The Americans, the British and the French closed their embassies in Yemen this week. Iona Craig, who lived in Yemen for years, says that while Western governments were concerned about safety, they were also showing their dissatisfaction with the Houthis, the group that overthrew Yemen's government.
A day after Houthi forces failed to seize the airport and destroy the presidential palace in Yemen's second city, Aden, several suicide bombers brought violence to the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital, Sanaa. Amidst the chaos, it is hard to know who orchestrated the attacks.