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Hadhramaut security official killed by gunmen, as Houthis continue to reject international calls for the group to cede power in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.

17 February, 2015

Jailed Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed have been released from jail after more than 400 days, pending their retrial.

12 February, 2015

In a rare interview, a defiant if at times 'flippant' Syrian president Bashar al-Assad denies that his regime deployed prohibited weapons against its own people, insisting that his regime is fighting 'terrorists'.

10 February, 2015

At least 14 people are reported to have died after a suicide bomber struck the Shia-majority area of Kadhimiyah in Baghdad on Monday.

09 February, 2015

Movement effectively takes power in Yemen, declaring a presidential council under their authority in constitutional declaration delivered on Friday.

06 February, 2015

Prime Minister Habib Essid names a new government that includes one Ennahda minister, after an earlier cabinet with no members from the moderate Islamist party failed to get support from other parties.

02 February, 2015

A bomb blast wounded a policeman on the anniversary of the January 25th Egyptian revolution, after the death of two female protesters in two days.

25 January, 2015

Leaders from across the globe are gathering in Saudi Arabia to offer condolences on the death of King Abdullah, and to meet the new monarch, King Salman.

24 January, 2015

Houthi militiamen remain stationed outside the residence of Yemeni president Abd-Rabbo Mansour Hadi and several sensitive military and government sites in Sanaa despite an agreement signed by both sides last night.

22 January, 2015

Yemen's Houthi rebels appear to have consolidated their control of key sites in Sanaa as embattled President Abd-Rabbo Mansour Hadi seeks to restore order in the capital.

21 January, 2015