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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

French hostages 'freed in Yemen'

Monday, November 14th 2011, 1:27
related countries: France France

Three French aid workers, kidnapped in Yemen in May, have been released by their captors, the French authorities say.
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'Eleven killed' in Yemen shelling

Friday, November 11th 2011, 15:01

At least 11 people are reported to have been killed in fighting in the Yemeni city of Taiz, as a visiting UN envoy presses for a peace deal to be implemented.
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Yemen airport shut after blasts

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 20:07
related places: Sanaa

Yemen shuts its international airport in the capital Sanaa after explosions are reported at an adjacent air force base.
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Yemen women burn veils in protest

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 16:08
related places: Sanaa

Hundreds of Yemeni women have set fire to their traditional veils in Sanaa in protest at the violence used against anti-government demonstrators.
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Twelve killed in Yemeni violence

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 4:04
related places: Sanaa

At least 12 people are killed in clashes between government troops and a renegade army unit in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Saturday.
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UN urges Yemen president to quit

Friday, October 21st 2011, 21:43

The UN Security Council urges Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down after months of anti-government protests, but activists are critical.
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Yemen forces fire on protesters

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 15:37
related places: Sanaa

Medical officials in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, say at least seven people were killed when government forces opened fire on protesters demanding that President Saleh step down.
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Heavy fighting in Yemeni capital

Monday, October 17th 2011, 22:02
related places: Sanaa

Fierce fighting resumes in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, between forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his opponents.
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VIDEO: Yemen protests turn violent

Monday, October 17th 2011, 11:25
related places: Sanaa

There has been heavy fighting in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, between troops loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh and forces opposed to his rule.
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Protesters 'shot' in Yemen march

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 10:58

Security forces in Yemen have opened fire on protesters for a second day, killing four people and wounding several, witnesses say.
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VIDEO: Yemen protests turn deadly

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 19:50
related places: Sanaa

Security forces in Yemen have shot dead at least 12 people and wounded 80 others during protests against President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the capital, Sanaa.
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Deadly protests in Yemen capital

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 18:56

Violent protests against Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh erupt in the capital Sanaa, with at least 12 people killed and 80 wounded.
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Tawakul Karman: 'New face of Yemen'

Monday, October 10th 2011, 18:13

Tawakul Karman's Nobel victory brings world recognition to Yemen
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VIDEO: Will President Saleh stand down now?

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 21:58

The Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has said he will step down in the coming days.
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Yemen leader to resign 'in days'

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 15:46

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh says he will step down from power "in the coming days" in a speech broadcast on state television.
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Three women win Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 7th 2011, 15:55
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Three women share the Nobel Peace Prize for their "struggle for women's rights" - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, her compatriot Leymah Gbowee and Tawakul Karman of Yemen.
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Yemen 'air strike' kills troops

Sunday, October 2nd 2011, 13:32

About 30 soldiers die after Yemeni jets bomb troops in the south, local officials say, though the government has denied the reports.
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Awlaki killing sparks US warning

Saturday, October 1st 2011, 20:31
related countries: United States United States

The US state department issues a travel alert to Americans worldwide after the killing of key al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen.
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VIDEO: Obama: Awlaki death a 'major blow'

Saturday, October 1st 2011, 9:18
related countries: United States United States

US President Obama has said the killing of senior US-born al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen is a "major blow" to the organisation.
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Obama hails Awlaki death in Yemen

Friday, September 30th 2011, 21:10
related countries: United States United States

Barack Obama says the death in Yemen of the US-born key al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki is a "major blow" to the terror organisation.
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Islamist cleric killed in Yemen

Friday, September 30th 2011, 16:17
related countries: United States United States

US-born suspected al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki, whose death was said to have been personally ordered by President Obama, is killed by a US drone strike in Yemen.
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VIDEO: Islamist cleric 'killed in Yemen'

Friday, September 30th 2011, 12:48
related countries: United States United States

US-born radical Islamist cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a key al-Qaeda leader, has been killed in Yemen, the country's defence ministry said
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Yemen leader refuses to step down

Friday, September 30th 2011, 6:48

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh says he will not step down as promised if his opponents are allowed to stand in elections to succeed him.
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VIDEO: Demonstrations continue in Yemen

Friday, September 30th 2011, 3:46
related places: Sanaa

There have been more anti-government demonstrations in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.
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USS Cole bomb suspect to be tried

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 1:57
related countries: United States United States

The prime suspect in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen will face a military tribunal in Guantanamo Bay, US defence officials say.
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Tribes shoot down Yemeni warplane

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 16:19
related places: Sanaa

Armed tribesmen bring down a Yemeni government warplane, as tens of thousands of people demonstrate in the capital, Sanaa.
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Yemeni minister 'survives attack'

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 11:21

Yemen Defence Minister Mohamed Nasser Ali survives an attack on his convoy in the southern city of Aden, officials say.
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