A French woman, who works for an international organisation, has been abducted along with her Yemeni driver on her way to work in the capital Sana’a.
Yemen’s rebel Houthi group has declared that it is to takeover the country’s government and dissolving parliament, having held the capital city Sana’a since September.
A military base, once used by US advisors, outside of the Yemen capital city of Sana’a was seized by Houthi rebels, according to Yemeni government officials.
A twin car bomb attack in the central Yemeni province of Bayda has left at least 25 people dead, 15 of which are believed to have been children.
Rebels in Yemen have forcefully taken control of a major port, as Shia rebels continue their uprising against the government forces.