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Saudis deny strike on Iranian embassy

Thursday, January 7th 2016, 20:34
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Sanaa, Tehran

The Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen denies its warplanes hit Iran's embassy in Sanaa, but Tehran vows to complain to the UN.
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Iran embassy 'damaged by Saudi strike'

Thursday, January 7th 2016, 16:05
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Iran accuses Saudi-led coalition warplanes of hitting its embassy in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, but residents report no visible damage.
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Guantanamo detainees sent to Ghana

Thursday, January 7th 2016, 3:56
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Ghana Ghana, United States United States

Two Yemeni detainees held at the controversial US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been transferred to Ghana, the Pentagon says.
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Images of hope, made from pictures of war

Monday, January 4th 2016, 0:34

Pictures that find beauty in scenes of Yemen's war
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Saudi coalition ends Yemen ceasefire

Saturday, January 2nd 2016, 15:23
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen ends a ceasefire that began last month, blaming violations by Houthi rebels and its allies.
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Bin Laden's former bodyguard dies

Monday, December 28th 2015, 1:53
related places: Bahri

Nasser al-Bahri - late al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's former bodyguard - dies after a long illness, medical sources in Yemen tell the BBC.
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Torn in two: Yemen divided

Thursday, December 24th 2015, 0:35

Yemen's largely unseen war could last well into 2016
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Yemen peace talks to resume in January

Sunday, December 20th 2015, 17:37
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Peace talks aimed at ending the conflict in Yemen break up in Switzerland, with only an agreement to meet again on 14 January.
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Dozens killed in fresh Yemen clashes

Saturday, December 19th 2015, 18:33
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

At least 68 people are reported killed in fresh clashes in north-west Yemen, despite a ceasefire and peace talks being held in Switzerland.
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Yemen forces capture ground amid talks

Friday, December 18th 2015, 14:12

Yemeni government forces capture a rebel-held town in the north of the country, as fighting threatens to derail peace talks and a ceasefire.
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Besieged Yemen city to get aid

Thursday, December 17th 2015, 19:04

Negotiators from Yemen's warring sides have agreed to allow the resumption of aid to the besieged city of Taiz, the UN special envoy says.
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Yemen warring parties 'swap prisoners'

Wednesday, December 16th 2015, 10:33
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Yemen's warring parties are reported to have exchanged hundreds of prisoners, as UN-brokered peace talks in Switzerland continue.
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Yemen peace talks follow ceasefire

Tuesday, December 15th 2015, 13:11
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Yemen's warring parties begin talks in Switzerland on ending a conflict that has left thousands dead, as a seven-day ceasefire comes into effect.
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Air strikes 'targeting Yemen schools'

Friday, December 11th 2015, 16:31
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Air strikes by Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces have targeted schools in Yemen, and the US and UK should reconsider arms sales as a result, Amnesty International says.
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IS blast kills governor of Aden

Sunday, December 6th 2015, 15:58

The governor of Yemen's southern port city of Aden is killed in an attack claimed by Islamic State militants.
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MSF clinic hit in Yemen air strike

Thursday, December 3rd 2015, 14:52
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says one of its clinics in southern Yemen has been hit in a Saudi-led coalition air strike, wounding nine people.
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Yemen rebels 'blocking aid deliveries'

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 17:27

The UN's aid chief accuses Yemen's Houthi rebel movement of obstructing the delivery of humanitarian assistance to the country's third city of Taiz.
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'Dozens killed' in Yemen clashes

Friday, November 20th 2015, 16:22

Dozens of troops and Islamist militants have been killed in clashes in eastern Yemen, Yemeni security sources say.
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American contractor held in Yemen dies

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 11:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sanaa

An American contractor for the UN who was detained at the airport in Yemen's capital Sanaa last month has died, the US state department says.
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Second cyclone batters Yemeni island

Monday, November 9th 2015, 15:36

A second extremely rare and powerful tropical cyclone batters Yemen's Socotra island in the space of a week, before heading towards the mainland.
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VIDEO: Another rare storm heads for Yemen

Monday, November 9th 2015, 11:58

A tropical cyclone is gathering strength off the coast of Yemen and threatens heavy rain and strong winds. This is the second storm in as many weeks and is very rare in this part of the world.
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Rare cyclone batters war-torn Yemen

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 12:39

A rare tropical cyclone makes landfall in Yemen, flooding the al-Qaeda controlled city of Mukalla, after battering the island of Socotra.
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VIDEO: Amateur footage of Yemen flooding

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 10:05

A rare tropical cyclone is bearing down on the Yemeni mainland bringing hurricane-force winds, heavy rain and powerful waves.
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VIDEO: Cyclone Chapala eyes Yemen

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 13:41

Yemen braces for a powerful cyclone with hurricane force winds and life-threatening torrential rain. BBC Weather's Ben Rich has the latest forecast.
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Yemen refugees choosing to return to a failed state

Friday, October 30th 2015, 1:02
related countries: Somalia Somalia

When fleeing to Somalia is better than staying in Yemen
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Yemen air strikes destroy MSF clinic

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 18:33

Medecins Sans Frontieres says a hospital in north Yemen has been destroyed by several air strikes, but the Saudi-led coalition denies responsibility.
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Yemen air strike 'hits wrong troops'

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 20:21
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The Saudi-led air coalition targeting Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen mistakenly hits a pro-government position, killing at least 20 troops, reports say.
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'Deadly attack' on Yemen wedding party

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 12:38

At least 13 people have been killed an explosion at a wedding in a rebel-held village in Yemen, medics say.
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Yemen's Houthis commit to UN peace plan

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 22:38

Yemen's Houthi rebels confirm in writing to the UN secretary general their commitment to UN resolutions aimed at ending the country's conflict.
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Yemen PM escapes Aden hotel attack

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 14:22

Islamic State claims attacks in the Yemeni city of Aden - including one on a hotel used by the prime minister - that killed 15 Gulf and Yemeni troops.
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Iran boat 'smuggling Yemen arms' seized

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 11:26
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yemen says it has seized an Iranian fishing boat loaded with weapons for them in the Arabian Sea.
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What is a week in Yemen like?

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 7:11

A week in the life of Yemen's beleaguered civilians
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