Latest Sanaa Stories

2006-04-19 04:09:54

SANAA (Reuters) - A Yemeni court jailed 14 Yemeni Islamists on Wednesday for planning to kidnap Americans to negotiate the release of prisoners.

2006-02-23 02:53:36

SANAA (Reuters) - The United States has formally asked Yemen to arrest a prominent hardline Yemeni cleric who is on U.S. and U.N. lists of terrorism suspects, state Web sites said on Thursday.

2006-02-07 11:57:58

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen has launched an intensive search in the capital and other parts of the country to try to recapture a group of at least 13 convicted al Qaeda members who fled from prison last week, an official said on Tuesday.

2006-02-05 13:06:29

By Mohamed Ghobari SANAA (Reuters) - Interpol iss

2005-12-28 14:39:49

By Mohamed Ghobari SANAA (Reuters) - A former German government minister, his wife and three children were kidnapped in Yemen on Wednesday, local officials said, and one of their captors said their lives would be at risk if Yemen used force to free them.

2005-12-23 23:47:03

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni tribesmen on Saturday freed two Austrian tourists who were kidnapped last week, a Yemeni official said. He said the Austrians were in good health and were now with police in the mountainous Marib province, where they were seized on Wednesday.

2005-07-21 16:32:32

By Mohamed Sudam SANAA (Reuters) - Eleven people were killed and scores were injured on Thursday in a second day of clashes between Yemeni security forces and rioters protesting against fuel price rises.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.