Yemen’s US-backed president quits; country could split apart

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Yemen’s U.S.-backed president quit Thursday under pressure from rebels holding him captive in his home…

Shiite rebels, Yemen’s president reach deal to end standoff

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Shiite rebels holding Yemen’s president captive in his home reached a deal with the U.S.-backed leader Wednesday…

Rebels hold Yemen’s president ‘captive’ at his house

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Shiite rebels in control of Yemen’s capital now hold the country’s president “captive” at his home, his aides said Wednesday…

Body of slain South African hostage heading home

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Pierre Korkie was supposed to be released Sunday from 18 months of captivity in Yemen under a deal struck by an aid group…

Yemen hostage’s family pleads for mercy

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Al-Qaida commander threatened to kill Somers will meet his fate in three days if the U.S. doesn’t meet the group’s demands…