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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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Yemen president dismisses government

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 17:46

Yemen's president has dismissed his government and promised to review a fuel subsidy cuts in a bid to end a stand-off with Zaidi Shia rebels.
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Yemeni soldiers die in bus ambush

Friday, August 8th 2014, 23:38

Suspected al-Qaeda militants abduct and kill at least 14 soldiers returning home from duty in east Yemen, officials and eyewitnesses say.
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Kidnapped Briton freed in Yemen

Saturday, July 26th 2014, 18:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British teacher who was kidnapped in Yemeni capital Sanaa in February has been released safely, the UK Foreign Office says.
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Yemen tribesmen attack oil pipeline

Saturday, July 12th 2014, 15:32

Yemeni tribesmen blow up a major oil pipeline, disrupting supplies from the interior to the Ras Isa export terminal on the Red Sea.
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VIDEO: Ethiopia defends dissident arrest

Friday, July 11th 2014, 17:18
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Ethiopia had a moral obligation to arrest the opposition leader who was controversially extradited from Yemen last month, Ethiopian leader Hailemariam Desalegn has told the BBC.
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Ethiopia defends dissident arrest

Friday, July 11th 2014, 16:46
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Ethiopia had a moral obligation to arrest the opposition leader who was controversially extradited from Yemen last month, Ethiopia's prime minister tells the BBC.
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Ethiopia's 'most wanted' arrested

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 14:07
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Ethiopia has confirmed it has arrested its "most wanted" person - opposition leader Andargachew Tsege, who disappeared in Yemen last month.
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Thousands flee north Yemen fighting

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 17:49
related places: `Amran

Ten thousand families have fled the north Yemeni city of Amran to escape a battle between Zaidi Shia rebels and the military, the Red Crescent says.
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Ethiopian 'extradited' to death row

Friday, July 4th 2014, 18:33
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

An Ethiopian opposition leader, sentenced to death while in exile for plotting a coup, has been extradited from Yemen to Ethiopia, his group says.
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Court releases memo on Awlaki killing

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 18:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

A New York court releases the Obama administration's legal justification for the killing of a US citizen and suspected al-Qaeda leader in Yemen.
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