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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

Fresh anti-rebel protests in Yemen

Saturday, January 24th 2015, 12:18
related places: Sanaa

Thousands of Yemenis take to the streets in the capital Sanaa to protest against Shia Houthi rebels who have taken over much of the city.
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Thousands rally amid Yemen crisis

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 22:30

Thousands march for and against Shia Houthi rebels amid a dangerous power vacuum following the resignation of Yemen's leaders.
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Yemen's embattled president quits

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 3:54

The president of Yemen resigns in protest at the takeover of the capital Sanaa by Shia Houthi rebels, creating a dangerous political vacuum.
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Yemen proves security nightmare for US

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 19:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

The conflict in Yemen between Shia rebels and Sunni tribes causes headaches in Washington
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'No rebel withdrawal' in Yemen

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 11:17
related places: Sanaa

Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen remain in key positions in the capital Sanaa, despite a deal under which they agreed to withdraw, witnesses say.
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'Deal reached' in Yemeni crisis

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 21:50
related places: Sanaa

Yemen's embattled president has reached a peace deal with Shia Houthi rebels occupying key points in the capital Sanaa, reports say.
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VIDEO: Rebels tighten grip on Yemen capital

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 18:37
related places: Sanaa

Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen tighten their grip on the capital, Sanaa, stationing fighters outside the private home of the president.
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Yemen situation 'critical' - rebels

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 5:12

The leader of Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen says the country is at a critical moment, hours after his forces shelled the president's home.
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Yemen rebels attack president's home

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 22:01
related places: Sanaa

Shia Houthi rebels in the Yemeni capital Sanaa shell the president's home in an attack condemned by the UN Security Council.
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Yemen rebels surround PM's home

Monday, January 19th 2015, 21:55
related places: Sanaa

Shia Houthi rebels surround the Yemeni prime minister's residence in the capital Sanaa, after a day of clashes followed by a truce, ministers say.
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VIDEO: Gun battles in Yemen capital Sanaa

Monday, January 19th 2015, 20:53
related places: Sanaa

The BBC's Nick Childs reports on the severe crisis in Yemen where Houthi rebels are in control of large parts of the country, including the capital Sanaa.
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Truce ends clashes in Yemen capital

Monday, January 19th 2015, 16:38
related places: Sanaa

A ceasefire takes effect in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, after hours of fierce clashes between the Presidential Guard and Shia Houthi rebels, officials say.
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Shia group seize top Yemen official

Saturday, January 17th 2015, 15:20
related places: Sanaa

The Yemeni president's chief of staff has been abducted by Shia Houthi rebels in the capital Sanaa, the group says.
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Yemenis transferred from Guantanamo

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 5:22
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Estonia Estonia, Oman Oman, United States United States
related places: Guantanamo

Five Yemeni men held at the US jail in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba for more than a dozen years are transferred to Oman and Estonia, US officials say.
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VIDEO: Searching for al-Qaeda clues in Riems

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 19:25

Al-Qaeda in Yemen claim responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo attacks in a video posted online.
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Blast kills dozens in Yemen capital

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 16:07
related places: Sanaa

At least 37 people have been killed and 66 others injured by a bomb blast outside a police academy in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, officials say.
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Houthis hit as Yemen bomb 'kills 33'

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 15:04
related places: Ibb

A suicide bombing in Yemen's southern city of Ibb, targeting a Houthi religious celebration, has killed at least 33 people, medical sources say.
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Somalis seize Yemeni fishing boats

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 13:57
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Somaliland seizes more than 51 Yemeni boats and an Egyptian ship for fishing illegally in its waters, a Somaliland official tells the BBC.
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Children die in Yemen bomb attacks

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 18:02
related places: Bayda'

At least 25 people, among them 15 children, have been killed in twin car bomb attack in the central Yemeni province of Bayda, reports say.
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Yemen kills 'militants wearing veils'

Saturday, December 13th 2014, 22:21
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Several suspected al-Qaeda militants, disguised as fully veiled women, are reportedly shot dead by Yemeni security forces near the Saudi border.
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'Ransom offer' for killed US hostage

Friday, December 12th 2014, 18:09
related countries: United States United States

The stepmother of journalist Luke Somers, killed in a rescue bid in Yemen, says there were negotiations for his release and an offer to pay a ransom.
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US 'unaware' of second Yemen hostage

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 21:10
related countries: United States United States

US forces who tried to free hostage Luke Somers from al-Qaeda in Yemen did not know the identity of his fellow detainee, a US official says.
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Yemen migrant boat sinks killing 70

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 20:34
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

A boat carrying mostly Ethiopian migrants sinks off Yemen's western coast, killing 70 people, Yemeni officials say.
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'Bid to rescue' US hostage in Yemen

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 9:02
related countries: United States United States

US and Yemeni forces launch an operation to rescue British-born US hostage Luke Somers who has been held by al-Qaeda militants, reports say.
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US hostage's family in video appeal

Friday, December 5th 2014, 8:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The family of UK-born American hostage Luke Somers release a video appealing to al-Qaeda militants in Yemen to "show mercy" and release him.
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US reveals Yemen hostage rescue bid

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 21:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US reveals that last month it tried to rescue British-born American hostage Luke Somers, who is being held by al-Qaeda militants in Yemen.
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US hostage 'appears in Yemen video'

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 11:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Al-Qaeda militants based in Yemen have published a video purporting to show a British-born US hostage and threatening to kill him.
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Yemen bombing targets Iran envoy

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 18:18
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Sanaa

At least two people have been killed in a car bomb attack on the Iranian ambassador's residence in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, officials say.
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