A spokesperson for the Islamic State has formally announced that the terrorist organisation has ‘accepted’ a recent allegiance from Nigerian terror group Boko Haram.
A Vietnamese man, charged with assisting suspected al-Qaeda militants in Yemen, has been extradited to the United States to face sentencing.
At least five people have been killed after a suspected al-Qaeda suicide bombing struck a Houthi outpost in central Yemen.
A drone strike by the United States military has killed four suspected al-Qaeda militants in southern Yemen, according to local security officials.
Fighters of a Houthi militia have seized control of two military bases in Yemen, a coastguard headquarters and a special forces base.
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.
At least 26 people, believed to be a mix of Houthi rebels and Sunni tribesmen, have been killed in a series of clashes in southern Yemen.
Militants from the Arabian Peninsula wing of the al-Qaeda have overrun a Yemeni army base, signalling the group’s desire to further exploit the current instability in the country.
At least two of the five defendants in a new 9/11 terrorism case identified the new courtroom interpretor as someone that they’d met in the past at a CIA black site prison, causing the trial to be immediately suspended.
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.