World Bulletin/News Desk
Armed men killed four members of the political party of Yemen's ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh in an ambush outside Sanaa on Friday night, the party said.
General People's Congress officials were travelling on the road to Maareb province when attacked, the party's website said. Eight were wounded.
It was not clear if the group was targeted because of its party affiliation and a tribal source in al-Jawf where some of the men worked said it could have been a tribal vendetta.
Saleh was forced to step down as president in February after a year-long uprising. Saleh was succeeded by his deputy Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.
Saleh, who ruled for 33 years, remains head of the GPC which retains half the seats in a transitional cabinet.
Analysts say the Gulf countries were growing uncomfortable with the lack of coordination with Cairo on Syrian conflict
7-year-old Bana Alabed tweets , "Good afternoon from #Aleppo I'm reading to forget the war"
Syria must be "liberated," Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said in remarks televised Saturday, and has said that demands for Assad's departure were "thoughtless."
The chairman of the coalition said Friday that he will seek to have the citizenship of the group's CEO revoked
'Hundreds of thousands of people are trapped in 17 other besieged locations,' says UN human rights chief
The court ordered a retrial in the case for Mohamed Badie and seven co-defendants
Egyptian security officials say gunmen have killed a senior army officer in the capital, Cairo.
Saudi television reports Houthi leader Hassan Sharif killed in clashes
A confidential report submitted to the U.N. Security Council on Friday found Syrian government forces responsible for a third toxic gas attac
Russian UN envoy confirms suspension of airstrikes will continue until Monday if 'armed groups' hold their fire
Move comes four days after Syrian intelligence chief meets Egyptian officials in Cairo
Syrian opposition fighter says liberation of Jarabulus sparked wave of new faces joining anti-ISIL militia
In Jerusalem, meanwhile, extremist Jewish settlers converge on Al-Aqsa in hundreds
The air strikes late Thursday targeted positions of the Iran-backed Huthi insurgents at Jebel al-Nabishuaib, on the southwestern outskirts of rebel-held Sanaa, according to witnesses.
The UN hopes to carry out the wounded from Aleppo during a pause in fighting
Travel agents have urged the Saudi government not to raise the Saudi visa fees which is having a detrimental impact on business ties