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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

North Yemen clashes 'leave 120 dead'

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 13:55

At least 120 people were killed in the latest flare-up in the conflict between government forces and Zaidi Shia rebels in northern Yemen, reports say.
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Yemen drone strike 'kills militants'

Monday, May 12th 2014, 9:48

At least six suspected militants are killed in a drone strike in eastern Yemen, as the army continues an offensive against al-Qaeda strongholds.
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Police die in Yemen suicide blast

Sunday, May 11th 2014, 17:25

At least ten Yemeni police and a civilian are killed in a suicide bomb attack on a police station in the southern city of Mukalla.
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Yemen troops killed in palace attack

Friday, May 9th 2014, 20:03
related places: Sanaa

At least four Yemeni soldiers are killed in a gun battle with militants outside the presidential palace in the capital, Sanaa.
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French security guard shot in Yemen

Monday, May 5th 2014, 19:23
related countries: France France
related places: Sanaa

A French security agent has been killed and another seriously injured in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.
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'Al-Qaeda deaths' in Yemen battle

Sunday, May 4th 2014, 15:09

Yemeni security forces kill 37 suspected al-Qaeda militants in an offensive in the country's south, the defence ministry says.
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Yemen army in big al-Qaeda offensive

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 17:21

The Yemeni army launches a major offensive against al-Qaeda hideouts in the south, officials say, amid an ongoing campaign against militants.
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German diplomat 'injured' in Yemen

Monday, April 28th 2014, 20:35
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Sanaa

A German diplomat has been injured in a suspected kidnapping attempt in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, security officials say.
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Yemen identifying dead 'militants'

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 13:44

Yemen is carrying out DNA tests to identify suspected militants killed in air strikes in recent days, amid reports they include al-Qaeda leaders.
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Three killed in Yemen drone strike

Monday, April 21st 2014, 9:57

Three more suspected al-Qaeda militants die in a drone strike in southern Yemen, reports say, bringing the total killed in three days to more than 40.
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Yemen drone strike kills militants

Sunday, April 20th 2014, 13:33

A drone attack in south Yemen has killed at least three suspected al-Qaeda fighters, defence officials and local tribal chiefs say.
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Al-Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen

Saturday, April 19th 2014, 9:33

An air strike kills at least 13 suspected al-Qaeda militants in central Yemen, with some reports saying three civilians also died.
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Eleven dead in Yemen militant attack

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 17:15

Militants have killed at least six soldiers and two civilians in a raid on an army HQ in southern Yemen, officials say. Three militants also died.
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Yemen kidnap victims freed in Sanaa

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 21:03
related places: Sanaa

Security forces have freed two UN employees kidnapped earlier by gunmen in Yemen's capital, Sanaa.
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Yemen attack 'kills 20 soldiers'

Monday, March 24th 2014, 12:12

Twenty soldiers are killed in an attack on a military checkpoint in eastern Yemen, reports say.
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Migrants die in Yemen boat sinking

Sunday, March 9th 2014, 23:13

Forty-two African migrants have drowned when their boat capsized off the coast of Yemen, according to officials.
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Guantanamo prisoner pleads guilty

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 18:35
related countries: France France, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

A Saudi man held at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay pleads guilty to his role in the deadly 2002 attack on a French oil tanker off Yemen.
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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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