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News: Yemen

We have started to collect the most important news related to Yemen in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Yemen: news

British embassy in Yemen reopens

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 14:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sanaa

The British embassy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa reopens after it was closed for nearly two weeks amid "increased security concerns".
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Yemen wedding hit by deadly floods

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 19:04

Twenty-seven members of a Yemeni wedding party have died after their convoy was swept away by floods.
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Gunmen attack gas plant in Yemen

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 11:20
related countries: United States United States

Suspected al-Qaeda militants kill five soldiers in an attack on a gas terminal in Yemen, as the US reopens diplomatic missions in the wider region.
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Two killed in Yemen 'drone strike'

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 21:14
related countries: United States United States

Two militants have been killed in a suspected US drone strike in southern Yemen, officials say, the ninth since the end of July.
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US embassies to reopen after alert

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 6:07
related countries: United States United States

The US is to reopen 18 of 19 embassies and consulates it closed due to a terror alert, with only the Yemen mission to stay shut.
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Yemen drone strikes kill 'militants'

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 22:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Six

At least 14 suspected al-Qaeda militants in Yemen are killed in three presumed US drone strikes in a single day, officials say.
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Drone attacks: 'Trying to hit a ghost'

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 0:30
related countries: United States United States

The human cost of the US drone war in Yemen
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Yemen 'foils major al-Qaeda plot'

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 18:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Yemen says it has foiled an al-Qaeda plot to blow up oil pipelines and seize some of the country's main ports, as the US and UK withdraw diplomats.
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Yemen security blitz as staff leave

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 5:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Sanaa

Yemeni forces launch a security blitz in the capital Sanaa as the US and UK withdraw diplomatic staff amid fears of an al-Qaeda-linked attack.
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US and UK pull staff out of Yemen

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 16:21
related countries: United States United States

The US and UK governments withdraw diplomatic staff from Yemen and urge their citizens to leave urgently amid concerns over security threats.
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UK withdraws Yemen embassy staff

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 10:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British embassy staff have been withdrawn to the UK from Yemen amid increased security concerns, the Foreign Office says.
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UK Yemen embassy closure extended

Monday, August 5th 2013, 3:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Muslim, Sanaa

The closure of the British embassy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa has been extended until the end of the Muslim festival of Eid later this week, the Foreign Office says.
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Egypt bars Yemeni Nobel Peace winner

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 15:05
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: `Arab

Yemen's Tawakul Karman, the first Arab woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize, has been denied entry into Egypt, officials say.
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Two-day closure at UK Yemen embassy

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 8:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sana`

The Foreign Office is "strongly urging" British nationals to leave Yemen as a two-day closure of the UK embassy in Sanaa begins following a terrorism warning.
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UK embassy to shut amid global alert

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 16:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The British, French and German embassies in Yemen are to close and several other UK embassies are told to be vigilant after the US issues a terror alert.
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British embassy in Yemen to close

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 20:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British embassy in Yemen is to be closed on Sunday and Monday as "a precautionary measure", the Foreign Office confirms.
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Deadly clashes between Yemen troops

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 20:34
related places: Sanaa

At least one person has been killed in clashes between presidential guards and soldiers in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, officials say.
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Girl's online plea highlights plight of Yemen's child brides

Friday, July 26th 2013, 14:00

Girl's online plea highlights plight of Yemen's underage marriages
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In pictures: Yemen's first ice rink

Saturday, July 20th 2013, 1:04

First ice rink brings new experience to Yemen
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Inside Yemen's 'torture camps'

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 21:01

The Yemeni 'torture camps' ensnaring unsuspecting migrants
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VIDEO: Inside Yemen's 'torture camps'

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 19:57
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Thousands of Ethiopian migrants are kidnapped and tortured in Yemen as they cross the country to reach Saudi Arabia and the promise of a better life.
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Dutch couple warn of Yemen execution

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 12:51
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Dutch couple kidnapped in Yemen a month ago make an impassioned plea for help, warning they could be executed within 10 days.
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Suicide bomber strikes Yemeni market

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 11:23

A suicide bomber on a motorbike kills two people in Yemen's northern town of Saada, which is under the control of Houthi Shia rebels.
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Alaa Jarban: One of Yemen's first openly gay men

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 3:11

Fears for author of 'I'm Queer' blogpost
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Drone strikes kill seven in Yemen

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 12:30

At least seven suspected al-Qaeda militants have been killed by twin drone strikes in southern Yemen, officials say.
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Why are so many Guantanamo inmates from Yemen?

Friday, May 24th 2013, 20:55

Could Guantanamo's largest detainee group be released?
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Four American drone deaths confirmed

Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 10:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

US Attorney General Eric Holder confirms four American citizens have been killed in US drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan since 2009.
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Yemeni kidnappers release hostages

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 10:01

Kidnappers in southern Yemen free three Red Cross workers and their Yemeni interpreter.
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Jet fighter crashes in Yemen

Monday, May 13th 2013, 15:00
related places: Sanaa

A jet fighter crashes in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, with the pilot reported to have died - the second such incident this year.
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VIDEO: Pilot dies in Yemen plane crash

Monday, May 13th 2013, 14:00

A pilot in Yemen has died after the plane he was flying exploded in mid-air, according to a military official.
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Three Europeans released in Yemen

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 18:57
related countries: Austria Austria, Finland Finland, Oman Oman

Two Finnish nationals and an Austrian man abducted in Yemen in December are freed on the border with Oman.
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