List of wars involving Yemen

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This is a list of wars that Yemen has been involved in.

North Yemen[edit]

Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Result
Saudi–Yemeni War
(1934)
Jemens flagg Yemen Flag of Saudi Arabia (1938-1973).svg Saudi Arabia Defeat
  • Yemeni invasion of Saudi Arabia repelled.
North Yemen Civil War
(1962–1970)
Yemen Royalists
Flag of Saudi Arabia (1938-1973).svg Saudi Arabia
Yemen Arab Republic Republicans
 Egypt
Regime change
Yemenite War of 1972
(1972)
 North Yemen  South Yemen Cease-fire
  • Yemen's pledge to unify
NDF Rebellion
(1978–1982)
 North Yemen Yemen Arab Republic NDF Victory
  • Defeat of the National Democratic Front
Yemenite War of 1979
(1979)
 North Yemen  South Yemen Cease-fire
  • Yemen's re-pledge ambition to unify

South Yemen[edit]

Unified Yemen[edit]

Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Result
Yemeni Civil War
(1994)
 Yemen People's Democratic Republic of Yemen South Yemen Victory
  • Reunification of Yemen.
Hanish Islands Crisis
(1995)
 Yemen  Eritrea Defeat
  • Eritrean occupation of the Hanish island.
Al-Qaeda insurgency in Yemen
(1998–)
 Yemen
Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg United States
ShababFlag.svg al-Qaeda
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Islamic State
Ongoing
  • Yemeni operations against Al-Qaeda ongoing.
Houthi insurgency in Yemen (2004–2015)
Yemeni Civil War
(2015–)
Yemen Hadi government
 Saudi Arabia
 UAE
 Bahrain
 Kuwait
 Qatar
 Jordan
 Morocco
 Egypt
 Sudan
Yemen Houthi government Ongoing
  • Houthis dissolve Yemeni government.
  • Houthis take control of northern Yemen.
South Yemen insurgency
(2009–)
 Yemen People's Democratic Republic of Yemen Southern Movement Ongoing
  • Separatist insurgency in southern Yemen