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US hostage's family in video appeal

Friday, December 5th 2014, 8:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The family of UK-born American hostage Luke Somers release a video appealing to al-Qaeda militants in Yemen to "show mercy" and release him.
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US reveals Yemen hostage rescue bid

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 21:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US reveals that last month it tried to rescue British-born American hostage Luke Somers, who is being held by al-Qaeda militants in Yemen.
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US hostage 'appears in Yemen video'

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 11:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Al-Qaeda militants based in Yemen have published a video purporting to show a British-born US hostage and threatening to kill him.
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Yemen bombing targets Iran envoy

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 18:18
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Sanaa

At least two people have been killed in a car bomb attack on the Iranian ambassador's residence in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, officials say.
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Yemen raid missed Western hostages

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 12:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Western

US and Yemeni troops who freed eight people held by al-Qaeda in a raid in eastern Yemen this week were looking for Western hostages who had been moved.
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Eight hostages freed in Yemen raid

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 10:44
related countries: United States United States

Yemeni troops take part in a raid to rescue a group of eight hostages being held by al-Qaeda, but there are conflicting reports of US involvement
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US blacklists former Yemen president

Monday, November 10th 2014, 22:42
related countries: United States United States

The US blacklists former Yemen president Ali Abdallah Saleh and two rebel commanders for threatening the country's peace and stability.
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Yemen Shia rebels join new cabinet

Friday, November 7th 2014, 23:20

A new cabinet is formed in Yemen, including figures from the rebel Shia Houthi group, in an effort to defuse mounting political tensions.
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Rebels clash with al-Qaeda in Yemen

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 16:27

Shia Houthi rebels and al-Qaeda militants engage in heavy fighting in southern Yemen, as the rebels seek to expand the territory under their control.
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Yemeni rebels capture Red Sea port

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 11:33

Shia rebels in Yemen are reported to have captured the strategically important city of Hodeida on the Red Sea coast.
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Yemen appoints new prime minister

Monday, October 13th 2014, 17:25

Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi appoints Khalid Bahah as his new prime minister, in a move welcomed by Shia Houthi rebels.
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VIDEO: Wendell Phillips's extraordinary quest

Friday, October 10th 2014, 23:18

The archaeologist who discovered Yemen's ancient treasure
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VIDEO: Yemen suicide bombings kill dozens

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 21:31
related places: Sanaa

At least 67 people have been killed in two suicide bomb attacks on a protest in Yemen's capital Sanaa and on an army checkpoint in the country's east.
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Yemen suicide bombings kill dozens

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 15:39
related places: Sanaa

At least 67 people have been killed in two suicide bomb attacks on a protest in Yemen's capital Sanaa and on an army checkpoint in the country's east.
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Al-Qaeda attacks town in south Yemen

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 13:59

At least nine people have been killed in an attack by al-Qaeda militants on security and government buildings in the south of Yemen, officials say.
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In pictures: The other side of Sanaa

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 23:41
related places: Sanaa

Pictures of everyday life amid turmoil in the Yemeni capital
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Shia rebels reject new Yemen PM

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 18:50

Yemen's president nominates a new prime minister to try to break the political deadlock, but Shia Houthi rebels reject his choice.
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How Yemen's capital was seized at speed

Saturday, September 27th 2014, 12:26

How rebels seized Yemen's capital in less than a month
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Yemen rebel chief hails 'revolution'

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 1:28
related places: Sanaa

The leader of Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels describes his supporters' takeover of key parts of the capital, Sanaa, as a "successful revolution".
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Yemen's road to democracy uncertain

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 20:53

Yemen's road to democracy far from clear
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Calm follows Yemeni peace deal

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 17:38
related places: Sanaa

The Yemeni capital, Sanaa, is reported to be calm one day after the government signed a deal with Shia Houthi rebels to end days of fighting.
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VIDEO: Yemeni PM resigns amid unrest in Sanaa

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 22:35
related places: Sanaa

Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Basindwa resigns amid reports that rebels have taken control of the government headquarters.
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Deal to end Yemen crisis signed

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 20:00

The Yemeni government and Shia Houthi rebels sign an agreement aimed at ending the political crisis which has gripped the country for weeks.
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Yemen clashes cast doubt on 'truce'

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 8:26
related places: Sanaa

Fighting continues in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, despite an announcement that the government and Shia Houthi rebels have agreed to sign a truce.
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VIDEO: Yemen in UN truce with Shia Houthi

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 1:30
related places: Sanaa

Yemen has agreed to a UN-brokered truce with a Shia Houthi group after a week of mounting clashes in the capital Sanaa raised fears of a sectarian war.
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Yemen agrees truce with Houthis - UN

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 21:00
related places: Sanaa

Yemen's government agrees a truce with Shia Houthi fighters, a UN envoy says, after a week of deadly clashes in the capital Sanaa.
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Fear of sectarian war grows in Yemen

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 20:36

Fears of violence grow even as Yemen rivals seek peace deal
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Yemen capital hit by new clashes

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 14:55
related places: Sanaa

Clashes between Yemen's Houthis and Sunni militias continue in the capital, Sanaa, killing four people and injuring three, reports say.
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Clashes in Yemen capital Sanaa

Friday, September 19th 2014, 10:18
related places: Sanaa

Fighting between Shia rebels and Sunni militias in Yemen escalates, with clashes on the outskirts of the capital, prompting airlines to suspend flights.
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VIDEO: Who are Yemen's Houthis?

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 16:29

Escalating tensions between Yemen's government and the armed Shia Houthi movement are threatening to plunge one of the poorest countries in the Middle East into a wide-scale armed conflict.
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Yemen police open fire on protesters

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 10:43
related places: Sanaa

Police in Yemen shoot at anti-government Shia protesters in capital, Sanaa, killing at least four people, witnesses say.
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Yemeni police clash with Houthis

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 16:48
related places: Sanaa

Yemeni police deploy water cannon and tear gas to shift thousands of Shia protesters encamped on the road to Sanaa airport.
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