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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

Blasts hit mosques in Yemeni capital

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 19:22
related places: Sanaa

A series of explosions in the Yemeni capital causes dozens of casualties, officials say, in an attack claimed by Islamic State.
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Top al-Qaeda commander confirmed dead

Tuesday, June 16th 2015, 16:40
related countries: United States United States

Al-Qaeda confirms that a key commander - Nasser al-Wuhayshi, who headed Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula - has been killed in a US drone strike in Yemen.
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Yemen talks begin without rebels

Monday, June 15th 2015, 17:16

UN chief Ban Ki-moon delivers a warning that Yemen is "burning", as Houthi rebels miss the first day of talks in Geneva on the Yemen conflict.
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VIDEO: Talks to try and stem Yemen violence

Monday, June 15th 2015, 7:23

UN-brokered peace talks on Yemen are due to start in Geneva, in a bid to try and stem the fighting that has raged in recent months.
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US moves six from Guantanamo to Oman

Saturday, June 13th 2015, 6:30
related countries: Oman Oman, United States United States

Six Yemeni prisoners held for years at Guantanamo Bay detention centre have been transferred to Oman, the US says.
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VIDEO: Yemen situation 'grave and uncertain'

Friday, June 12th 2015, 21:24

A leading international aid agency warns that the conflict in Yemen is affecting everyone's ability to meet their most basic needs.
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VIDEO: 'Airstrikes' hit Yemen heritage site

Friday, June 12th 2015, 17:49

World heritage body Unesco has condemned the destruction of what it calls one of the world's oldest jewels of Islamic culture in an apparent air strike in Yemen.
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Yemen world heritage site 'bombed'

Friday, June 12th 2015, 14:46
related places: Sanaa

World heritage body Unesco condemns destruction in Yemen's historic Old City of Sanaa in an apparent air strike.
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Saudi air strikes 'kill 44 Yemenis'

Sunday, June 7th 2015, 11:58
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Sanaa

At least 44 people are killed in Saudi-led air strikes on rebel-controlled army headquarters in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, reports say.
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Yemen peace talks due next weekend

Saturday, June 6th 2015, 23:48

The United Nations says that peace talks it is brokering between Yemen's Houthi rebels and the government will take place in Geneva next weekend.
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Saudis 'shoot down' Yemeni missile

Saturday, June 6th 2015, 7:57
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia shoots down a Scud missile fired from across the border by Yemen's Houthi rebels and its allies, the state news agency says.
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US hostage released in Yemen

Monday, June 1st 2015, 21:20
related countries: United States United States

One of four Americans held by Houthi rebels in civil war-torn Yemen has been released, the US State Department says.
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Dozens killed in Sanaa air strike

Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 16:03
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Sanaa

Saudi-led coalition warplanes have bombed a special forces camp in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, killing at least 36 people, officials and witnesses say.
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Yemen rebels 'driven out of city'

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 16:24
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Pro-government militiamen reportedly drive Houthi rebels out of a city in south Yemen, the first major advance since Saudi-led air strikes began.
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Clashes rage in south Yemen cities

Monday, May 25th 2015, 14:30

Fierce clashes are reported in southern Yemen, as officials say UN-sponsored peace talks planned for later this week have been postponed.
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VIDEO: Yemenis search for sanctuary in Djibouti

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 17:18
related countries: Djibouti Djibouti

As fighting continues in Yemen despite agreement to attend UN-brokered peace talks in Geneva, Lyse Doucet meets some of those forced to flee their country.
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VIDEO: Yemenis shelter in Djibouti camps

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 9:21
related countries: Djibouti Djibouti

The UN Secretary General has announced talks later this month in Geneva to try to end a mounting crisis in Yemen.
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UN to sponsor Yemen talks in Geneva

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 16:59

The United Nations announces that it will sponsor what it calls "inclusive talks" on the conflict in Yemen next week.
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Saudi coalition renews Yemen strikes

Monday, May 18th 2015, 10:37
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A Saudi-led coalition resumes air strikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen after a five-day humanitarian ceasefire expires.
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Yemen's human suffering fanned by war

Friday, May 15th 2015, 9:09

The human suffering behind the conflict gripping Yemen
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Rush to help hardest-hit in Yemen

Thursday, May 14th 2015, 11:37

Aid agencies are attempting to reach areas of Yemen hardest hit by seven weeks of air strikes and fighting, as a humanitarian ceasefire largely holds.
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Yemen aid effort begins after truce

Wednesday, May 13th 2015, 18:37
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Humanitarian organisations take advantage of a five-day truce to get aid into Yemen after weeks of Saudi-led air strikes targeting Houthi rebels.
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Strikes hit Yemen ahead of ceasefire

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 20:07
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Sanaa

Saudi-led coalition aircraft carry out fresh air strikes on Yemen's capital, Sanaa, hours before a five-day ceasefire gets under way.
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Mixed success for Saudi military operation

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 0:17
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Mixed success for Saudi military operation in Yemen
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Yemen rebels 'down Morocco warplane'

Monday, May 11th 2015, 12:11
related countries: Morocco Morocco, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Houthi rebels in Yemen say they have shot down a Moroccan fighter jet that was taking part in Saudi-led coalition air strikes against them.
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Yemen inches towards ceasefire

Sunday, May 10th 2015, 9:26
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Houthi rebels vow to respond "positively" to a Saudi humanitarian truce offer, as the plight of civilians caught in fighting worsens.
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UN criticises Saudi strikes in Yemen

Sunday, May 10th 2015, 6:54
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The United Nations representative in Yemen says that Saudi-led bombings are putting trapped civilians at risk.
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Saudis tell Yemenis to leave border

Friday, May 8th 2015, 18:58
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi-led coalition aircraft drop leaflets urging residents in a Yemeni border district to leave, as air strikes against rebels continue.
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In pictures: Yemen devastation

Friday, May 8th 2015, 8:14

The Yemenis paying the price of weeks of war
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Top al-Qaeda militant 'killed'

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 19:33
related countries: France France, United States United States

Al-Qaeda in Yemen says a US air strike has killed Nasser al-Ansi, a militant who claimed January's attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
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Viewpoint: How far is Saudi-Iranian rivalry fuelling Yemen war?

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 15:53
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Is Saudi Arabia overplaying the Iran card in Yemen?
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