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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

Nine killed in east Yemen clashes

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 12:55

Six suspected al-Qaeda militants and three soldiers have been killed in clashes in eastern Yemen, the country's defence ministry says.
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'Belarusian' killed in Yemen capital

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 11:53
related countries: Russia Russia

A foreign military adviser - reported to be Belarusian - has been shot dead in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, local officials say.
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VIDEO: UN protects eloped Saudi 'Juliet'

Monday, November 25th 2013, 15:45
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A Saudi woman who eloped to Yemen to be with her Yemeni lover has been given UN protection as she seeks asylum.
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UN protects eloped Saudi 'Juliet'

Sunday, November 24th 2013, 20:17
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A Saudi woman who eloped to Yemen to be with her Yemeni lover gets UN protection as she seeks asylum, and her application is likely to be approved.
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Nine accused of Yemen leader plot

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 16:33

A trial begins in Yemen of nine suspected al-Qaeda members accused of plotting to assassinate President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.
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Yemen police 'stop child's wedding'

Friday, November 8th 2013, 15:21

Yemeni authorities say they have intervened to stop the wedding of a nine-year-old girl, as the issue of child marriage attracts international attention.
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Salafists 'killed in Yemen attack'

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 17:53

At least four people have been killed in an attack on a mosque in a Salafist-controlled town in northern Yemen, reports say.
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Yemeni 'burns daughter to death'

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 12:22

A 15-year-old Yemeni girl was burned to death by her father for getting in touch with her fiance before their wedding, police say.
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US defends Pakistan drone strikes

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 19:05
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Washington

The US defends its drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan, as Pakistan's PM urges Washington to end the unmanned raids in his country.
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Rights groups condemn US drone raids

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 5:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

CIA drone attacks in Pakistan and Yemen are responsible for unlawful killings, some of which could amount to war crimes, human rights groups say.
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Yemen suicide bombing kills soldiers

Friday, October 18th 2013, 16:31

At least six soldiers are killed and 10 others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack at an army base in the south of Yemen, military officials say.
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German 'embassy worker shot dead'

Sunday, October 6th 2013, 15:38
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Sanaa

A German embassy employee is shot dead in Yemen outside a supermarket in the capital, Sanaa, local reports say.
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Militants attack Yemeni army base

Monday, September 30th 2013, 17:50

Gunmen have stormed an army headquarters in southern Yemen, officials say, in the second major suspected al-Qaeda attack this month.
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Attacks on Yemen army 'kill 40'

Friday, September 20th 2013, 12:42

At least 40 people were killed when suspected al-Qaeda militants launched simultaneous attacks on army targets in southern Yemen, officials say.
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Yemen minister seeks child bride law

Friday, September 13th 2013, 15:51

Yemen's human rights minister asks parliament to set a minimum age for marriage, amid reports that an eight-year-old girl died on her wedding night.
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Yemen PM survives assassination bid

Saturday, August 31st 2013, 21:32

Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Basindwa is unharmed after his motorcade is attacked by gunmen, officials say.
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Nigeria man to be extradited to US

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 15:51
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United States United States

A court in Nigeria orders the extradition to the US of a man accused of having links with al-Qaeda and recruiting members to train in Yemen.
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Deadly bomb hits Yemen military bus

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 12:53

A bomb blast strikes a bus carrying air force personnel in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, killing at least one person, officials say.
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VIDEO: Inside Yemen: Al Quaeda stronghold?

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 8:39
related places: Sanaa

European embassies have reopened in the Yemeni capital Sanaa after a security alert earlier this month forced their closure for two weeks. Many experts see Yemen as the most dangerous stronghold of Al Quaeda and anti-western sentiments remain high.
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British embassy in Yemen reopens

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 14:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sanaa

The British embassy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa reopens after it was closed for nearly two weeks amid "increased security concerns".
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Yemen wedding hit by deadly floods

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 19:04

Twenty-seven members of a Yemeni wedding party have died after their convoy was swept away by floods.
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Gunmen attack gas plant in Yemen

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 11:20
related countries: United States United States

Suspected al-Qaeda militants kill five soldiers in an attack on a gas terminal in Yemen, as the US reopens diplomatic missions in the wider region.
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Two killed in Yemen 'drone strike'

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 21:14
related countries: United States United States

Two militants have been killed in a suspected US drone strike in southern Yemen, officials say, the ninth since the end of July.
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US embassies to reopen after alert

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 6:07
related countries: United States United States

The US is to reopen 18 of 19 embassies and consulates it closed due to a terror alert, with only the Yemen mission to stay shut.
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Yemen drone strikes kill 'militants'

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 22:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Six

At least 14 suspected al-Qaeda militants in Yemen are killed in three presumed US drone strikes in a single day, officials say.
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Drone attacks: 'Trying to hit a ghost'

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 0:30
related countries: United States United States

The human cost of the US drone war in Yemen
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