Witnesses said the hotel was on fire and that ambulances were at the scene
Instead, Western countries have backed an investigation by the Saudi-allied Yemen government
A Saudi-led coaltion has denied any involvement
After 19 years legally resident in the UK, a South African book tour and a few trips to Yemen led to author Ishtiyaq Shukri’s deportation
No medicine, no fuel: battle to oust Houthi rebels forces hospital to close as civilian casualties mount
A mobile phone video appears to show three men shot dead while dancing after guest with AK-47 loses control of gun
American Intelligence warns jihadists are recruiting engineers to examine vulnerabilities in unmanned aircraft
No immediate claim of responsibility in latest attack on military personnel
Jihadists planned to wear military uniform, blow up pipelines and take over ports
Liquid explosive could potentially be dipped onto clothes to make them explosive when dry
US officials said 19 of its embassies in the Middle East would remain shut until Saturday
Yemen the focus for intercepts that sparked international diplomatic alert
Efforts by the US Attorney General, Eric Holder, to smooth American media feathers ruffled by recent revelations of aggressive snooping by the government on reporters hit a snag, as major news organisations turned down an invitation to meet with him.
Administration’s efforts to trace leaks called ‘heavy-handed’ after private emails seized
The Associated Press news agency has condemned the US government for the unexplained seizure of records of telephone calls made by its journalists.
Obama promised to close Guantanamo on his ride to office in 2008. Four years in the White House saw little progress; with blame laid partly at the feet of Congress and partly the President's own slackness. Now he's taking a second run at the notorious Cuban prison-camp, where 100 of the 166 detainees are currently on hunger strike. Here's how the editorial writers at the New York Times and Washington Post responded.