Yemeni soldiers battle 'al-Qaeda' fighters

Yemeni soldiers have engaged al-Qaeda-linked fighters in armed conflict outside the southern city of Zinjibar. A total of 16 fighters and four soldiers were killed.

Travellers should be aware of the high risk of violence when travelling in this area. Many countries advise their citizens to postpone travel to Yemen.

Global Monitoring To Keep You Safe While You Travel

Sign up your trip to receive real-time, exclusive travel alerts to help you stay safe while away from home.