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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 southern Yemen clash

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 15:57

At least nine people, including five soldiers, have been killed in a gun battle in the southern Yemeni city of Daleh, officials say.
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Yemen gunmen attack central prison

Friday, February 14th 2014, 0:15
related places: Sanaa

Gunmen attack the main prison in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, killing at least 10 people and releasing a number of inmates, officials say.
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Yemen to be six-region federation

Monday, February 10th 2014, 16:48

Yemen is to become a federation of six regions as part of its political transition, after final approval is given by a presidential committee.
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Yemeni soldiers killed in ambush

Friday, January 31st 2014, 18:06
related places: Shibam

At least 15 soldiers have been killed in an ambush by militants on a checkpoint in Shibam, south-eastern Yemen, officials say.
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Agreement at Yemen's dialogue talks

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 18:15
related places: Sanaa

Yemen's National Dialogue Conference agree a document on which the new constitution will be based, hours after a delegate is shot dead in Sanaa.
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Ransom drive for S African hostage

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 11:42
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Supporters of South African teacher Pierre Korkie held hostage in Yemen launch a campaign to raise the ransom his al-Qaeda kidnappers are demanding.
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Iran diplomat dies in Yemen attack

Saturday, January 18th 2014, 14:50
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Sanaa

An Iranian diplomat has been killed in a gun attack outside the ambassador's residence in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, local officials say.
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Returning Yemenis from Guantanamo Bay

Friday, January 10th 2014, 18:00
related countries: United States United States

Returning detainees to Yemen is a headache for the US
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Guantanamo detainee to be freed

Friday, January 10th 2014, 4:20
related countries: United States United States

A US government review panel decides a Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay for more than a decade can be released.
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Yemeni soldiers die in Aden bombing

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 11:57

At least four soldiers have been killed in a suicide car bomb attack on the security forces' headquarters in Yemen's southern city of Aden.
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Eight killed in south Yemen attack

Monday, December 30th 2013, 11:20

At least five soldiers and three gunmen have been killed in an attack on an army position in southern Yemen, military officials say.
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Shells kill 13 at Yemen funeral

Friday, December 27th 2013, 15:58

Artillery shells hit a funeral tent in the southern Yemeni province of Daleh, killing 13 people, reports say.
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Al-Qaeda apologises for Yemen attack

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 10:50

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula offers a rare apology to the families of those killed in an attack on a military hospital earlier this month.
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Salmon Fishing author Torday dies

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 18:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Paul Torday, the British businessman turned author who enjoyed success with comic bestseller Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, has died at the age of 67, his publisher announces.
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VIDEO: Yemen: 'Life is harder than it was'

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 18:36
related places: Sana`

Shaimaa Khalil reports from the Yemeni capital of Sana'a to find out what has changed in the country since the uprising three years ago.
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Yemen's women struggle to reap benefits of Arab Spring

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 1:19

Change comes slowly to women of Yemen's Arab Spring
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Japan envoy stabbed in Yemen attack

Sunday, December 15th 2013, 14:04
related countries: Japan Japan

A Japanese diplomat is stabbed several times in a failed kidnap attempt by armed men in Yemen, officials say.
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Yemen wedding hit by air strike

Thursday, December 12th 2013, 19:44
related places: Bayda'

At least 13 people are killed as an air strike hits a wedding convoy in the al-Bayda province of southern Yemen, an al-Qaeda stronghold.
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Dutch hostages released in Yemen

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 9:33
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Dutch couple freed after six months in captivity in Yemen say they were "treated very well" by their kidnappers, a day after being released.
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Al-Qaeda claims Yemen ministry raid

Friday, December 6th 2013, 10:45

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) says it was behind an attack on Yemen's defence ministry on Thursday that left 52 people dead.
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Double attack on key Yemen ministry

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 21:21
related places: Sanaa

A suicide car bomb followed by a gunbattle at Yemen's defence ministry have left at least 52 people dead and some 162 injured, officials say.
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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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