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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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Yemen air force chief 'concedes'

Tuesday, April 24th 2012, 12:58

Yemen's air force chief is reported to have finally agreed to give up his post after months of intense opposition pressure on him to go.
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Aid official kidnapped in Yemen

Saturday, April 21st 2012, 23:58
related countries: France France

A French aid worker has been kidnapped in northern Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross says.
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Yemen militants 'die in assault'

Friday, April 20th 2012, 14:21

At least 18 Islamist militants are killed in an army offensive aimed at capturing the capital of Abyan province, Yemen's defence ministry says.
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Saudi diplomat 'held by al-Qaeda'

Tuesday, April 17th 2012, 14:19
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A Saudi diplomat kidnapped in southern Yemen in March is being held by al-Qaeda, the Saudi interior ministry says.
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Militants attack Yemen checkpoint

Saturday, April 14th 2012, 13:26

Twelve people are killed in an al-Qaeda attack on a checkpoint in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, police say.
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Attack in central Yemen kills 11

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 15:21

At least eight soldiers and three militants have been killed in an attack by militants on an army checkpoint in central Yemen, officials say.
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Deadly attack on Yemen army base

Monday, April 9th 2012, 20:58

Nearly 60 people are killed in an attack by an al-Qaeda-linked group on an army outpost in Abyan province in southern Yemen.
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Deadly attack on Yemen army base

Monday, April 9th 2012, 20:58

Nearly 60 people are killed in an attack by an al-Qaeda-linked group on an army outpost in Abyan province in southern Yemen.
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