Southern Transitional Council (STC) forces say they are in full control of all sovereign state institutions in the port city of Aden, after capturing the Yemen Oil and Gas Corporation refinery, Aden International Airport, the central bank headquarters and the seaport. Yesterday, the STC declared self-rule in southern Yemen.
The separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC) announces the establishment of a self-rule administration in southern Yemen. The internationally-recognized government describes this move as "catastrophic." STC forces are deployed in the city of Aden as emergency rule is declared.
A suicide bomber kills at least 13 recruits at a Yemeni Army base run by forces loyal to ousted President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi in the southern port city of Aden. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claim responsibility for the attack.
Two ballistic missiles are fired from Yemen at Saudi Arabia, one of which is intercepted by the kingdom's air defences, while the other missile lands near the city of Najran, according to a coalition statement on Saudi state media. No casualties have been reported.
Al-Qaeda militants take over parts of the strategic southern Yemeni port city of Aden. The militants reportedly raised their black flag above the city's port and government buildings. The city was recaptured by pro-government forces last week.
Heavy Saudi Arabian air strikes hit southern Yemen resulting in at least 20 deaths of Houthis soldiers and two members of rival militias. Saudi Arabia claims to have killed 500 rebels since the start of military operations in March.