Yemen: Regional instability worsens as government pursues insurgents

By Brian Smith, 29 October 2009

Fierce fighting in the northern Yemen region of Saada between government forces and insurgents has unleashed a humanitarian crisis and threatens the stability of the country and wider region.

Comoros air crash raises issue of safety standards

By Peter Daniels, 6 July 2009

The June 30 crash of a Yemeni airliner in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa has focused attention on the issue of air safety, especially in poorer sections of the world.