DUBAI - Suicide attackers set off two car bombs in Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeida on Thursday, killing themselves and seven other people, sources in the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi movement and medical officials told Reuters.
SANAA - Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah's cabinet won a parliamentary vote of confidence on Thursday, freeing it to tackle major challenges facing the country, including dealing with Shi'ite Muslim Houthi militia who control the capital Sanaa.
SANAA - When Yemeni Arwa Othman took a dance at the headquarters of a political party in Sanaa, she exposed the kind of deep hostility that is worrying women's rights campaigners now that Houthi rebels control the capital.
SANAA - Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah on Wednesday suggested that his government could resign, expressing exasperation after Houthi rebels who control the capital Sanaa raided state institutions and sacked public officials.
* Move on port, oil firm, tightening grip on state institutions
SANAA, Dec 17 - Yemen's Houthi movement sacked top managers of the country's second largest port and the main oil company on Wednesday, staff said, in the latest move by the Shi'ite Muslim group to consolidate its hold on state institutions.
SANAA - At least 25 people died when two car bombs exploded in Radaa city in Yemen's central province of al-Bayda, local and medical sources said.
SANAA - Houthi fighters prevented Yemen's new army chief from entering the defense ministry on Tuesday in a fresh show of power, a day after the Shi'ite faction accused the president of promoting corruption and demanded that it oversee state funds.
SANAA - Iran has supplied weapons, money and training to the Shi'ite Houthi militia that seized Yemen's capital in September, as Tehran steps up its regional power struggle with Saudi Arabia, Yemeni and Iranian officials say.
* Tehran in struggle with Saudi Arabia for regional influence