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Yemen's Saleh 'leaves hospital'

Sunday, August 7th 2011, 14:00
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

President Saleh of Yemen is discharged from hospital in Saudi Arabia, two months after he was injured in an attack, medical sources say.
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Car bomb blast kills Yemen troops

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 8:24

A car bomb blast has killed at least five Yemeni soldiers in the coastal city of Aden, officials say.
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South Yemen bomb victim is named

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 18:03

A man killed in a car bomb blast in Yemen's southern port city of Aden was from Plympton in Devon, the Foreign Office confirms.
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South Yemen car bomb kills Briton

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 21:35

A car bomb blast kills a a British national who worked for a shipping company in Yemen's southern port city of Aden.
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Hurt Yemen leader appears on TV

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 18:39

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh appears on state television for the first time since being burned in an attack on his palace last month.
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'Forty militants' killed in Yemen

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 12:53

Air strikes over two days by Yemen's military leave 40 al-Qaeda militants dead in the southern province of Abyan, state media report.
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Yemenis demand security for Abyan

Monday, July 4th 2011, 15:31
related places: Zinjibar

At least 21 people have died in heavy fighting near the rebel-held southern Yemen city of Zinjibar, reports say.
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'Many die' in south Yemen battle

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 16:14
related places: Zinjibar

At least 21 people have died in heavy fighting near the rebel-held southern Yemen city of Zinjibar, reports say.
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VIDEO: Yemen's unemployment crisis

Saturday, June 25th 2011, 21:14

Following the popular uprising against the government in Yemen and subsequent political crisis, unemployment is now thought to have reached over 60%.
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Yemen president attack 'was bomb'

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 13:45

Western diplomats say a blast that seriously injured Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh was caused by a bomb planted in his palace.
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Yemen 'al-Qaeda inmates' escape

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 11:00

Dozens of al-Qaeda militants escape from a prison in southern Yemen following an insurgent attack, officials say.
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Ethiopians evacuated from Yemen

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 18:05
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Nearly 2,000 Ethiopian migrants trapped in violence-hit Yemen are being evacuated, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) says.
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Simmering Sanaa

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 9:23

Can President Saleh return to power in Yemen?
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'Al-Qaeda allies killed' in Yemen

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 14:54
related places: Zinjibar

Yemeni troops kill 12 suspected al-Qaeda-linked militants in the Islamist stronghold of Zinjibar, officials say, as anti-government protests continue.
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Art attack

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 6:18

Artists join forces with protesters in Yemen's Change Square
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Gunmen attack southern Yemen town

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 14:17

Dozens of gunmen attack government buildings in the southern Yemeni town of Houta, raising fears that the country is falling into the hands of al-Qaeda.
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VIDEO: Yemeni president 'will be back'

Saturday, June 11th 2011, 23:59
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The nephew of Yemen's injured president Saleh says his uncle will return to lead his country after his treatment in Saudi Arabia ends.
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VIDEO: Yemen: Protesters gather in Sanaa

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 3:46
related places: Sanaa

Protesters have gathered in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, to demand a transitional government.
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Yemeni parties deny talks report

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 21:54
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Yemen's ruling party denies it has held talks with the opposition bloc since President Ali Abdullah Saleh flew to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment.
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Yemen's Saleh 'gravely wounded'

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 17:04
related countries: United States United States

Yemen's President Saleh was more badly injured than thought in a rocket attack last week, suffering 40% burns, officials tell US media.
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Clashes rock south Yemen cities

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 14:13
related places: Zinjibar

At least 30 people die in the southern Yemeni city of Zinjibar and clashes are reported in Taiz, days after the president's departure to Saudi Arabia.
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UK marines on Yemen exit standby

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 12:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Eighty Royal Marines are on standby off the coast of Yemen to assist with the possible evacuation of British civilians, the BBC has learned.
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Yemen opposition accepts stand-in

Monday, June 6th 2011, 16:02
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Yemen's opposition says it accepts a transfer of power to the vice-president after President Saleh left for treatment, amid uncertainty over his future.
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Gone for good?

Monday, June 6th 2011, 14:49

Jeremy Bowen on whether Yemen's president can return
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VIDEO: Uncertain future for troubled Yemen

Monday, June 6th 2011, 14:13
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Sanaa

People have taken to the streets of the Yemeni capital Sanaa to celebrate after President Ali Abdullah Saleh travelled to Saudi Arabia for hospital treatment.
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AUDIO: Yemenis celebrate Saleh's departure

Monday, June 6th 2011, 12:07

Yemeni activist Ibrahim tells BBC Radio 5 live Morning Reports how he reacted to news of President Ali Abdullah Saleh's departure from the country.
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VIDEO: Yemenis rejoice as Saleh leaves

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 17:03
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Thousands of people in Yemen are celebrating the departure of President Ali Abdullah Saleh to Saudi Arabia.
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VIDEO: Yemeni President Saleh hurt in attack

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 20:48
related places: Sanaa

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has suffered shrapnel wounds and burns in Friday's attack on his Sanaa compound.
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Yemen leader hurt by 'shrapnel'

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 19:45
related places: Sanaa

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh suffered shrapnel wounds and burns in Friday's attack on his compound in Sanaa, sources tell the BBC.
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Yemen leader 'has not flown out'

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 13:43
related places: Sanaa

Yemeni officials deny President Ali Abdullah Saleh has left the country a day after being injured when his compound in Sanaa came under attack.
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Yemen leader defiant after injury

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 7:47

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh urges troops to confront his tribal opponents, in an audio message hours after he is injured in an attack.
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VIDEO: President injured in Yemen unrest

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 22:23
related places: Sanaa

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has broadcast a brief audio message, hours after being injured in an attack on his compound in the capital Sanaa.
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Britons told to 'leave Yemen now'

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 19:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britons should leave Yemen on commercial flights immediately and not bank on UK government help as violence there escalates, the foreign secretary says.
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Yemen president injured in attack

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 19:37
related places: Sanaa

President Ali Abdullah Saleh and other top officials are injured in an attack on the presidential mosque in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, officials say.
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