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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

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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Yemen leader calls for early vote

Sunday, September 25th 2011, 21:05
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh says he is committed to handing over power, in his first speech since returning from Saudi Arabia.
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'Dozens killed' in Yemen clashes

Saturday, September 24th 2011, 18:00
related places: Sanaa

Many people are reportedly killed in fighting between rival army factions in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, as protests against President Saleh continue.
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Clashes in Yemen as Saleh returns

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 21:43
related places: Sanaa

The north of Yemen's capital Sanaa is rocked by explosions and shelling, despite calls for a ceasefire by returning President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
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VIDEO: Yemen President Saleh returns to Sanaa

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 21:07
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Sanaa

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh has returned to the country from Saudi Arabia three months after surviving an assassination attempt.
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Yemen's Saleh in surprise return

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 14:44

Yemen's President Saleh returns from Saudi Arabia three months after surviving an assassination attempt, calling for a truce amid fresh fighting.
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Fresh clashes shake Yemen capital

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 16:07
related places: Sanaa

Renewed explosions and gunfire shake the Yemeni capital Sanaa as government troops battle forces opposing President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
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Fresh clashes break Yemen truce

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 14:46
related places: Sanaa

At least three people are killed as fresh clashes erupt in the Yemeni capital Sanaa despite a ceasefire agreed on Tuesday aiming to end days of violence.
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'Ceasefire' halts Yemen fighting

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 17:12
related places: Sanaa

A ceasefire is agreed in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, reports say, after government forces shell a protester camp there, reportedly killing seven.
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Yemen forces 'shell protest camp'

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 14:21
related places: Sanaa

Yemeni government forces continue shelling a protester camp, killing more civilians in the third day of a crackdown, witnesses and doctors say.
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Yemen unrest death toll tops 50

Monday, September 19th 2011, 17:24

Security forces in Yemen kill more than 50 people in two days of violence, activists say, in the bloodiest clashes for months.
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Deadly clashes during Yemen march

Monday, September 19th 2011, 8:10
related places: Sanaa

At least 26 demonstrators are killed by Yemeni security forces during a march in Sanaa, as protest leaders vow to continue.
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VIDEO: Yemeni troops open fire on protesters

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 19:58

Security forces have fired on protesters calling for President Ali Abdullah Saleh step down.
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Southern Yemen protesters wounded

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 18:24

Security forces fire on anti-government protesters in the southern Yemeni city of Taiz, activists say, in one of a several clashes around the country.
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