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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.

World news related to Yemen – overview

Yemen: news

Divisions threaten Yemen integrity

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 16:18

Is Yemen heading toward fragmentation?
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Yemen forces fire on demonstrators

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 15:47

Security forces in the Yemeni city of Aden fire on demonstrators calling for independence, killing at least four and wounding many others.
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Fighter plane crashes in Yemen

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 12:41
related places: Sanaa

A fighter plane crashes into a residential neighbourhood of the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, killing at least nine people, reports say.
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UN warns Yemen leaders of sanctions

Friday, February 15th 2013, 23:15

The UN Security Council warns Yemen's former president and vice president they face sanctions if they interfere in the country's democratic transition.
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Deaths mar Yemen revolt anniversary

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 0:33

Two people are killed in clashes in Yemen during rallies marking the 2011 uprising that led to the ousting of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
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Yemen blames Iran after weapons haul

Friday, February 8th 2013, 5:03
related countries: Iran Iran

Yemen's president calls on Iran to stop backing armed groups in his country after coastguards seized a ship carrying missiles and rockets.
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Al-Qaeda leader 'dies in Yemen'

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 20:56

A senior leader of Yemen's local branch of al-Qaeda, Said al-Shehri, dies of wounds he received last November, says the state's government.
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Seven dead in Yemen drone strike

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 12:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Khawlan

A US drone strike in Yemen's Khawlan province kills seven suspected al-Qaeda militants, officials say.
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'US drone' kills Yemen suspects

Sunday, December 30th 2012, 7:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bayda'

At least three suspected al-Qaeda militants are killed by a US drone strike in south-western al-Bayda province, local officials say.
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Three Westerners seized in Yemen

Friday, December 21st 2012, 21:58
related places: Sanaa

Two Finns and an Austrian are kidnapped by masked gunmen in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, security officials say.
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Yemen juvenile execution deplored

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 12:57

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child expresses dismay at the execution in Yemen of a woman who was a minor at the time of her alleged offence.
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'Rights abuses' in Yemen's Abyan

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 1:19

The Abyan region of Yemen saw a "human rights catastrophe" as al-Qaeda-linked militants fought the government, says Amnesty International.
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Saudi diplomat killed in Yemen

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 15:29
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Sanaa

A Saudi diplomat and his bodyguard are killed in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, by gunmen dressed as security forces who opened fire on their car.
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Ten killed in Yemen plane crash

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 13:21
related places: Sanaa

A Yemeni military plane has crashed in the capital, Sanaa, killing all 10 people on board, officials say.
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Saudi border guards die in ambush

Monday, November 5th 2012, 11:42
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Two Saudi border guards are killed in an ambush by gunmen in the south of the country, near the border with Yemen, officials say.
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Yemen soldiers die in base attack

Friday, October 19th 2012, 11:14

At least 14 soldiers and 12 al-Qaeda militants have been killed in an attack on a military base in southern Yemen, military and medical officials say.
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Somali militants 'arms seized'

Friday, October 19th 2012, 10:16
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A huge consignment of arms said to have come from Yemen for suspected Islamist militants is seized in Somalia, an official tells the BBC.
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In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 23:41

The powerful pull of secessionism in southern Yemen
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US-linked Yemeni killed in Sanaa

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 15:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sanaa

A Yemeni employee of the US embassy in the capital Sanaa is shot dead in an attack by masked men on a motorbike, officials say.
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In pictures: Yemen's 'lowest of the low'

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 23:44

Yemen's 'lowest of the low', scavenging rubbish to survive
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Abu Hamza denies US terror charge

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 18:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Radical Islamist cleric Abu Hamza pleads not guilty in New York to charges of setting up a terror training camp and abducting tourists in Yemen.
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US terror suspect held in Yemen

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 15:24
related countries: United States United States

A US citizen suspected of having links to al-Qaeda has been arrested in the southern Yemeni province of Shabwa, officials tell the BBC.
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Yemen 'foils attack on air base'

Saturday, October 6th 2012, 14:39
related countries: United States United States

Yemeni officials say they have foiled an attack on a southern air base used by the US military.
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Yemeni soldiers 'seized in Syria'

Sunday, September 30th 2012, 21:17
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Bashar

A video claims an Islamist group fighting government forces in Syria has captured five Yemeni soldiers sent to support Bashar al-Assad's regime.
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VIDEO: Anti-Islam film protests widen

Friday, September 14th 2012, 5:27
related countries: United States United States

Demonstrations against an American-made film which is said to denigrate Islam have spread to Yemen where protesters attacked the US embassy.
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Anti-Islam film protests spread

Thursday, September 13th 2012, 20:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sanaa

Protests against an anti-Islam film made in the US spread, as angry crowds gather outside US embassies in the Middle East and North Africa.
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Yemen minister survives attack

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 13:46

Yemen's defence minister survives an assassination attempt which reportedly kills at least 11 people, including seven of his bodyguards.
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VIDEO: Al-Qaeda chief killed, says Yemen

Monday, September 10th 2012, 22:53

Said al-Shihri, described as the second-in-command of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), has been killed in an operation in southern Yemen, government officials say.
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Yemen says al-Qaeda chief killed

Monday, September 10th 2012, 19:05

Said al-Shihri, described as the second-in-command of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, is killed in an operation in Yemen, officials say.
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'Islamists' killed in Yemen clash

Saturday, September 8th 2012, 21:34

Yemen's army and allied tribal fighters kill at least four suspected al-Qaeda militants in the southern Abyan province, officials say.
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