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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

Al-Qaeda in Yemen frees Saudi envoy

Monday, March 2nd 2015, 12:56
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A Saudi diplomat held hostage in Yemen for almost three years by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been released, officials say.
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Yemen ex-leader 'amassed billions'

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 22:11

The former president of Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East, is suspected of amassing $30bn-$62bn in assets, UN investigators say.
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French appeal to kidnappers in Yemen

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 12:45
related countries: France France
related places: Sanaa

The French foreign minister urges the release of a Frenchwoman kidnapped along with her interpreter in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.
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French woman kidnapped in Yemen

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 15:34
related countries: France France

A French woman working for an international organisation has been kidnapped in Yemen, the French foreign ministry says.
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Yemen rebels threaten to try cabinet

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 16:43

Shia rebels in Yemen threaten to arrest and try the prime minister and all members of his cabinet for treason if they refuse to return to work.
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Yemen's ex-leader denounces rebels

Sunday, February 22nd 2015, 0:03
related places: Sanaa

Yemen's ousted President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has accused the Houthi militia that seized power last month of staging a coup.
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Yemen rivals agree on interim body

Friday, February 20th 2015, 14:47

Rival parties in Yemen agree to form a "people's transitional council" to help govern the country and guide it out of the current political crisis.
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Hadi allies clash with Yemen police

Monday, February 16th 2015, 13:04

Clashes erupt in Yemen's second city of Aden between militiamen loyal to President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi and forces allied to Houthi rebels.
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UN demands Yemen Houthis cede power

Monday, February 16th 2015, 1:19

The UN Security Council unanimously adopts a resolution demanding Shia Houthi rebels give up their control of Yemen's government.
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VIDEO: Middle East Beats: Amani Yahya

Sunday, February 15th 2015, 0:08
related places: Sana`

Young female musician tackles social issues through hip-hop
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Saudis evacuate embassy in Yemen

Friday, February 13th 2015, 14:18
related countries: Germany Germany, Italy Italy

Saudi Arabia becomes the latest country to close its embassy in Yemen, as the security situation in the country deteriorates.
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Al-Qaeda fighters seize Yemen base

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 19:50

Al-Qaeda fighters say they have captured an army base in southern Yemen, amid fears of a civil war after Shia rebels took over the capital.
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Western powers close Yemen embassies

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 11:20
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US, UK and France are closing their embassies in Yemen due to the deteriorating security situation and political crisis in the country.
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UK embassy staff withdraw from Yemen

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 5:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK embassy in Yemen closes due to worsening security, the Foreign Office says, as the US also shuts its embassy.
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Walkouts hit renewed Yemen talks

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 15:40

Crisis talks between Yemen's political factions resume, but are placed in doubt by the withdrawal of two parties citing "threats" from Houthi rebels.
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Yemen crisis talks to resume Monday

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 19:05

UN-brokered talks aimed at resolving Yemen's political crisis are set to resume, after Shia Houthi rebels took over government.
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Yemen Houthis 'open' to partnerships

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 16:27

Yemen's Houthi rebels offer an 'extended hand' to other political factions after their takeover of Yemen opponents call a coup.
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VIDEO: What next for Houthi rebels in Yemen?

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 8:48

Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen say they have taken over the government, dissolved parliament and replaced the president.
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UN warns Houthi rebels in Yemen

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 4:08

The UN Security Council warns of further steps if the Shia Houthi rebels who took power in Yemen do not immediately return to talks.
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Yemen rebels announce takeover

Friday, February 6th 2015, 20:40

Yemen's Shia Houthi rebel movement announces it is taking over the government and dissolving parliament.
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Yemen: Heightened anxiety in Sanaa as Houthis tighten grip

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 13:11
related places: Sanaa

Yemen capital holds its breath as Houthis tighten grip
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VIDEO: Sanaa: 'We live in constant fear'

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 19:14

Political instability, security fears and the fragile economy are adding to the misery of ordinary people in Yemen's capital.
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Fixing Yemen 'will take decades'

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 16:38
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

US strategy in Yemen depends on Iran
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Yemen crisis and an uncertain future

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 2:36

Yemen's government collapse leaves country perilous future
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Houthis release Yemen leader's aide

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 18:52

Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen free the chief of staff of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi who they abducted 10 days ago.
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VIDEO: Meet the Houthis: BBC's rare access

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 18:29

Safa Al Ahmed managed to gain exclusive access for BBC Arabic to one of Yemen's Houthi fighting groups.
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US Yemen embassy closes to public

Monday, January 26th 2015, 18:33
related countries: United States United States

The US embassy in Yemen is closed to the public until further notice because of security concerns, the state department says.
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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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