January 17 - Gunmen abduct the chief of staff to Yemen's president in the center of the capital, Sana'a. It is uncertain if Shiite Houthi rebels or al-Qaeda militants kidnapped Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak.
January 29 - Houthi rebels seize a Yemeni military base south of the capital, Sana'a, where U.S. military advisers once trained Yemeni counterterrorism forces to fight al-Qaeda in the south of the country. The captured base was reportedly manned by forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
February 6 - Houthi rebels take control in Yemen and dissolve the parliament.
February 14 - The United Arab Emirates suspends its embassy operations in Yemen due to security concerns surrounding the recent Shiite Houthi rebel take over of the country.
February 20 - The Houthis come to a preliminary agreement to form a new government in Yemen.
February 24 - Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi withdraws his resignation as President of Yemen after escaping from the custody of the Houthis.
March 20 - Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide bombings in Shiite mosques in Sana'a that killed 142 people.
March 21 - The United States military evacuates the remaining 100 Special Operations forces members in the country due to the deteriorating security situation.
President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi flees Yemen in a boat after Houthi rebels besiege the government's temporary capital of Aden in the southern part of the country.
The Gulf Cooperation Council announces its intervention in Yemen and Saudi Arabia begins launching airstrikes against Houthi forces and installations.
March 26 - Saudi military intervention: Saudi Arabian warplanes launch airstrikes on Sana'a International Airport and Yemen's al Dulaimi military airport resulting in at least 17 deaths.
March 27 - A Middle Eastern coalition led by the Saudi Arabian army and Egyptian navy attacks positions in Yemen for the second successive day, resulting in at least ten deaths in Saada Governorate. Saudi Arabia declares that it will enforce a "no-fly zone".