Forget about Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp if you're in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. Houthi authorities there have blocked social media while increasing security across the city. A resident tells what it's like to live under lockdown conditions.
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?
After 11 years of traveling to and writing about Yemen, American journalist and scholar Gregory Johnsen was nearly kidnapped there earlier this year. He says it's a sign of how much more dangerous and unforgiving the country has become for Americans.
Laura Kasinof never expected to become a war correspondent, but her calm life in Yemen gave her a front-row seat to protests and violence as the Arab Spring reached the country. Now Kasinof has written a book about her experiences and shares her fears about Yemen's future.
Prominent Yemeni journalist Abdulelah Haider Shaye uncovered the US role in a drone strike that took the lives of civilians. In 2011, he was found guilty of being an al-Qaeda operative. He's now in jail -- and the U-S wants him to stay there.
To assess the political stability in Yemen and what it means for the United States, we talk with Wallace A. Terrill, professor at the Strategic Studies Institute at the U.S. Army War College and Natalia Antelava, BBC reporter.
We talk with Hakim Almasmari publisher and editor of The Yemen Post. Zachary Lockman, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at New York University helps explain the democracy movements all across the Middle East.
What's driving this sudden wave of unrest across the Middle East? We hear from BBC Middle East editor Magdi Abdelhadi from Tunis, Tunisia, along with Hakim Almasmari, editor in chief of The Yemen Post in Sana, Yemen.
General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, who is close to President Ali Abdullah Saleh, says he is backing the protest movement against the regime. Two other senior army commanders are also reported to have resigned.
There were further violent clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces in Yemen on Friday. Marco Werman talks with Charles Dunbar, former US Ambassador to Yemen, about the latest developments in that country.