Women collect water from a pond on the outskirts of Sanaa in Yemen
© The Financial Times Ltd 2014 FT and 'Financial Times' are trademarks of The Financial Times Ltd.
Yemeni al-Qaeda militants listen as a judge sentences them to jail for plotting attacks in Yemen at the Sana’a court. The court handed out jail sentences ranging between four and 10 years, on charges of forming an armed group to carry out attacks against military, government buildings and foreign interests in Yemen. Read more
Yemeni crowd shouts slogans hailing a military shake-up, carried out by President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, during a demonstration outside his house in Sana’a on Thursday. Mr Hadi removed the commander of the elite Republican Guard, a powerful political foe, from the military on Wednesday, state television reported, in an apparent move to unify Yemen‘s divided armed forces under his own control.