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VIDEO: Charities warn over Yemen's food crisis

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 14:41

Yemen is suffering from a food crisis so severe that over a quarter of a million children could die.
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Aid groups warn of Yemen 'catastrophe'

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 13:02

Yemen's hunger crisis at catastrophic levels, agencies warn
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Yemen arrests prompt Iran warning

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 23:36
related countries: Iran Iran

Yemen says it has arrested members of an alleged Iranian-led spy ring, prompting its president to warn Iran to stay out of Yemeni affairs.
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Drone killings prompt US lawsuit

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 20:26
related countries: United States United States

Relatives of Americans killed in anti al-Qaeda drone strikes in Yemen sue four senior US officials, saying the killings were unconstitutional.
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AUDIO: 'Yemen scenario' solution for Syria?

Friday, July 13th 2012, 7:13
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The United States has suggested that what it calls the "Yemen scenario" could be the solution to stopping bloodshed in Syria.
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UN: Attacks harm Yemen politics

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 12:25

Al-Qaeda-linked militants are disrupting Yemen's political situation and could harm global security, the UN envoy warns.
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Deadly bombing hits Yemen police

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 14:53
related places: Sanaa

At least eight people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at the police academy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, officials say.
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Nigerian men 'linked to al-Qaeda'

Friday, July 6th 2012, 8:46
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Two Nigerian men are charged with receiving funds from the Yemen-based Islamist group Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
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Top Yemen general dies in attack

Monday, June 18th 2012, 13:18

The Yemeni army commander leading the fight against militants in the south of the country has been killed in a suicide attack, officials say.
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Yemen takes third Islamist base

Friday, June 15th 2012, 12:56

Yemen's army captures a stronghold held by al-Qaeda-linked militants in the southern province of Abyan, its third such success this week.
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Raids strike al-Qaeda Yemen bases

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 10:49
related countries: United States United States

Attacks on al-Qaeda militants kill at least nine people in southern Yemen, officials say, with one of the strikes reportedly carried out by a US drone.
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Yemen army regains crucial towns

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 15:16

The town of Jaar and provincial capital Zinjibar are retaken by Yemen's army, amid claims that al-Qaeda-linked militants withdrew.
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Yemen clashes kill 17 militants

Wednesday, June 6th 2012, 22:12

Seventeen militants and at least two soldiers are killed in clashes in southern Yemen, as the army tries to regain territory lost last year.
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'Militants die' in Yemen strikes

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 13:30

At least 10 Islamist militants have been killed in the southern Yemeni province of Abyan, officials say, as the army continues its advance on Jaar.
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Suicide bomber kills 12 in Yemen

Friday, May 25th 2012, 18:45

A suicide car bomber kills at least 12 people in Yemen's northern town controlled by Shia rebels, officials say.
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VIDEO: Donors pledge $4bn for Yemen

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 2:24

International donors have pledged more than $4bn (£2.54bn) in aid to Yemen, which is facing a possible humanitarian catastrophe.
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Donors promise $4bn for Yemen

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 20:08
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

International donors pledge over $4bn to Yemen, which is facing political instability and a possible humanitarian catastrophe.
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Yemen 'on brink of food crisis'

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 23:51

Seven aid agencies warn that Yemen is on the verge of a hunger catastrophe as a result of political instability and rising prices.
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Yemen holds sombre national day

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 13:27
related places: Sanaa

Yemen's national day parade passes off without incident, but in a sombre atmosphere, a day after a bomber killed 96 soldiers in the capital, Sanaa.
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UN condemns Yemen suicide bombing

Monday, May 21st 2012, 23:37

The UN condemns as "heinous" a suicide attack in Yemen that killed more than 90 soldiers, which al-Qaeda said it carried out.
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VIDEO: Suicide bomb kills scores in Yemen

Monday, May 21st 2012, 22:46
related places: Sanaa

At least 96 people have been killed and many more have been injured in a suicide bombing in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.
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Suicide attack targets Yemen army

Monday, May 21st 2012, 16:55
related places: Sanaa

More than 90 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack claimed by al-Qaeda on soldiers in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, security officials say.
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Al-Qaeda's hidden war in Yemen

Saturday, May 19th 2012, 0:38

Yemeni forces strike at al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
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Drone hits al-Qaeda cell in Yemen

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 13:00

A drone strike in eastern Yemen has killed two suspected al-Qaeda militants, a Yemeni security official says.
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South Yemen air strikes 'kill 16'

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 21:33

Air strikes kill 16 suspected al-Qaeda fighters in southern Yemen, officials say, as a US-backed government offensive against militants continues.
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South Yemen air strikes 'kill 18'

Tuesday, May 15th 2012, 15:12

At least 18 people, including a number of civilains, are killed in co-ordinated air strikes in southern Yemen
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Yemen: Heavy clashes in Zinjibar

Monday, May 14th 2012, 16:06
related places: Zinjibar

At least 16 al-Qaeda militants and six Yemeni soldiers have been killed in fierce fighting in the south of the county, military officials have said.
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Yemen militants 'killed by drone'

Saturday, May 12th 2012, 22:11
related countries: United States United States

Yemeni military officials say at least 10 al-Qaeda militants have been killed in two aerial attacks thought to be by US drones in the south of the country.
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Al-Qaeda bomb 'foiled by insider'

Tuesday, May 8th 2012, 20:03
related countries: United States United States

A bomb plot by a Yemen-based al-Qaeda group involving an updated "underwear bomb" was foiled by insider infiltrating a terror cell, US officials say.
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Al-Qaeda leader killed in Yemen

Monday, May 7th 2012, 9:46
related countries: United States United States

An al-Qaeda leader in Yemen wanted in connection with the 2000 bombing of the warship USS Cole, Fahd al-Quso, is killed in an air raid, officials say.
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Yemen soldier dies in gun attack

Tuesday, May 1st 2012, 19:23

Gunmen have killed a Yemeni soldier and wounded a Frenchman working for the oil company Total, officials say.
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Saleh nephew 'quits Yemen army'

Friday, April 27th 2012, 17:08

The nephew of former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh is reported to have agreed to stand down as head of the Presidential Guard.
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Battleship stays afloat in chart

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 15:35
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Battleship tops the UK and Ireland box office chart for a second consecutive week, fending off Salmon Fishing In The Yemen.
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