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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

Explosives found in airport alert

Saturday, October 30th 2010, 1:19

A "suspicious object" found to contain explosives at East Midlands Airport was on a plane flying from Yemen to Chicago.
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Two Yemen bombings strike Aden

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 7:24

Medical workers in the city of Aden in southern Yemen say two explosions there have killed at least one person and injured at eight others.
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Twin attacks hit capital of Yemen

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 14:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sanaa

Militants fire a grenade at a British embassy car in Yemen's capital, as a French contractor working for a gas firm dies in a second attack.
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Thousands more flee Yemen clashes

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 10:12

As many as 15,000 Yemeni civilians flee their homes as the government pursues a new offensive against rebels in the country's South, officials say.
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Thousands flee fighting in Yemen

Monday, September 20th 2010, 16:16

More than 8,000 civilians flee their homes in southern Yemen, as government forces launch an assault on al-Qaeda militants, officials say.
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MI5 head in terror attack warning

Friday, September 17th 2010, 1:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The head of MI5 warns that the UK faces a continuing serious risk of terrorist attack, with activity in Yemen, Somalia and Northern Ireland among areas of concern.
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Yemeni soldier killed in ambush

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 11:43

Gunmen open fire on soldiers in southern Yemen, killing at least one and wounding others.
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Netherlands frees Yemeni suspects

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 17:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Amsterdam

Two Yemenis arrested in Amsterdam on suspicion of planning a terror attack are released, prosecutors in the Netherlands say.
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US urges caution over plane pair

Tuesday, August 31st 2010, 23:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Amsterdam

US officials say they do not believe the two Yemeni men arrested on a flight to Amsterdam were planning a terror attack.
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UK military in Yemen and Pakistan

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 13:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British military personnel are now stationed in militant hotspots Yemen and Pakistan, official figures show.
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'Silent emergency'

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 8:57

Yemen's 'land of food' suffers chronic food shortages
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Rebels 'take Yemen army position'

Monday, July 26th 2010, 15:00

Shia rebels in northern Yemen have taken over an army post and captured a number of soldiers, officials say.
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Fighting in Yemen leaves 24 dead

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 14:14

Fighting in Yemen leaves 24 people dead as government forces battle rebels in the north and come under militant attack in the south.
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Attack on Yemen security offices

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 9:15

Gunmen in Yemen attack two government offices in the southern province of Abyan, with casualties reported.
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Yemeni released from Guantanamo

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 22:08

A Yemeni man held at Guantanamo for eight years is sent home after a judge ruled he had no connection to al-Qaeda.
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Yemeni released from Guantanamo

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 22:08

A Yemeni man held at Guantanamo for eight years is sent home after a judge ruled he had no connection to al-Qaeda.
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Is Yemen becoming a plotter's paradise?

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 10:50

Frank Gardner explains the difficulties facing Yemen in its fight against al-Qaeda.
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Gunmen attack Yemen security HQ

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 14:47

Gunmen attack Yemen's security headquarters in Aden, killing at least 10 security officers and freeing militants.
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Yemen 'al-Qaeda man' surrenders

Monday, June 7th 2010, 14:36

A top al-Qaeda operative surrenders in Yemen, the second accused militant to do so in a week, officials say.
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US missile 'used in Yemen raid'

Monday, June 7th 2010, 13:35
related countries: United States United States

American cruise missiles were used in a raid against al-Qaeda in Yemen in which civilians died, Amnesty says.
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American tourists freed in Yemen

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 14:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sanaa

Two American tourists kidnapped by armed tribesmen near Yemen's capital Sanaa have been freed, officials say.
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Yemen al-Qaeda mediator killed

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 11:13

A local government official in Yemen is killed in an air strike as he tries to negotiate a wanted al-Qaeda man's surrender.
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American tourists seized in Yemen

Monday, May 24th 2010, 21:49
related places: Sanaa

Two American tourists are kidnapped by armed tribesmen near Yemen's capital Sanaa, officials say.
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Kidnapped workers freed in Yemen

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 15:59
related countries: China China

Yemeni tribesmen release two Chinese workers, kidnapped a day ago in the eastern region of the country.
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Yemen sentences pirates to death

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 10:09
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A Yemeni court sentences six Somali pirates to death and jails a further six for hijacking an oil tanker last year.
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German hostages 'freed in Yemen'

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 8:00
related countries: Germany Germany, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia says it has freed two German girls kidnapped in Yemen last year but the fate of other hostages is unclear.
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