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Pressure off al-Qaeda

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 15:02

The repercussions if Yemen continues to disintegrate
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US pulls diplomats out of Yemen

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 12:44
related countries: United States United States

The US orders all its non-essential diplomatic staff to leave Yemen and issues an advisory against travel there as clashes escalate.
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Yemen rebels seize public offices

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 1:38

The airport in Yemen's capital Sanaa is reportedly shut after security forces clashed with tribal fighters opposed to President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
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VIDEO: Hundreds flee violence in Sanaa

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 23:19
related places: Sanaa

Hundreds of people have been trying to flee the latest clashes between supporters and opponents of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
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VIDEO: Bloodshed as Yemen violence flares

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 6:16

At least thirty-eight people have been killed in renewed fighting between Yemen's security forces and armed members of the country's biggest tribe.
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Dozens killed in Yemen fighting

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 21:20
related places: Sanaa

A second day of heavy fighting in Yemen's capital Sanaa between security forces and anti-government tribesmen leaves 38 people dead.
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Three die in Yemen street battle

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 18:58
related places: Hashid, Sanaa

Three people are were killed fighting in the Yemeni capital Sanaa between security forces and anti-government tribesmen.
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VIDEO: Yemeni leader refuses to sign deal

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 2:55

Gulf Arab states have suspended their efforts to negotiate a power transfer deal in Yemen after President Ali Abdullah Saleh refused to sign it on Sunday.
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Gulf states withdraw Yemen deal

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 20:52

The Gulf Co-operation Council suspends its efforts to mediate in Yemen's political crisis, after President Saleh refuses to sign a deal to resign.
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Yemen 'to sign power-share deal'

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 12:26

Yemen's government and opposition say they will sign a new Gulf-brokered deal to end the country's crisis, after an earlier agreement failed.
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Pakistan holds 'al-Qaeda figure'

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 21:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

A senior Yemeni al-Qaeda operative has been arrested in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, Pakistan's army says.
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Three killed in Yemen protests

Friday, May 13th 2011, 16:26
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Three people are killed and 18 wounded during protests in Yemen, witnesses say, as Qatar pulls out of efforts to end Yemen's political crisis.
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'Two protesters killed' in Yemen

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 16:09
related places: Bayda'

Yemeni security forces open fire on protesters in the cities of Taiz and al-Bayda, killing at least two and wounding dozens, reports say.
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VIDEO: Yemen protesters hit by gunfire

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 1:44
related places: Sanaa

Security forces in Yemen have opened fire on anti-government protesters in the capital, Sanaa.
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'Five killed' at Yemen protests

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 19:34
related places: Sanaa

Yemeni security forces open fire on anti-government protesters in four cities, killing at least five people and wounding scores, medics say.
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Yemen peace deal signing put off

Sunday, May 1st 2011, 13:47

A deal to end the unrest in Yemen appears to be unravelling after President Ali Abdullah Saleh refuses to turn up to sign it.
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Yemeni leader fails to sign deal

Saturday, April 30th 2011, 19:59

A deal for Yemen's veteran leader to hand over power and end unrest looks in doubt after President Saleh fails to sign it.
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VIDEO: Protesters 'shot dead' in Yemen

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 10:45
related places: Sanaa

Yemeni security forces opened fire on protesters in the capital, Sanaa, killing at least nine people, witnesses and doctors say.
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Protesters 'shot dead' in Yemen

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 17:34
related places: Sanaa

Yemeni security forces opened fire on protesters in the capital, Sanaa, killing at least nine people, witnesses and doctors say.
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Saleh resignation proposal agreed

Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 17:16

Yemen's government and opposition will sign within days a deal under which President Ali Abdullah Saleh will step down 30 days later, officials say.
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Yemen's opposition backs GCC plan

Monday, April 25th 2011, 22:01

Yemeni opposition sources say they agree to the Gulf Co-operation Council plan for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down after 30 days.
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Two shot dead at Yemen protests

Monday, April 25th 2011, 12:48

At least two anti-government protesters have been killed in separate clashes with security forces in Yemen, medical sources and witnesses say.
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Yemen rally demands swift action

Sunday, April 24th 2011, 23:02
related places: Sanaa

Thousands of anti-government protesters stand their ground in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, despite a deal that would see President Saleh stand down.
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Yemen president defiant over exit

Sunday, April 24th 2011, 16:52

President Ali Abdullah Saleh says any transition in Yemen has to be done in a constitutional manner, and power should not be handed to protesters.
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VIDEO: Yemeni president: 'Protests are a coup'

Sunday, April 24th 2011, 13:29

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh describes protests against him as an attempted coup
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VIDEO: Yemen's president agrees to transfer power

Sunday, April 24th 2011, 3:43

After months of street protests against his leadership, the President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, has accepted a plan put forward by the Gulf Arab states for him to hand over power.
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Yemeni leader agrees to step down

Saturday, April 23rd 2011, 21:59

President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen agrees to step down under a 30-day transition plan to end increasingly violent unrest over his rule.
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Rival rallies held across Yemen

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 17:35

Yemen's president gives a guarded welcome to the Gulf Arab transition plan, as his supporters and opponents stage huge rallies.
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Yemen leader offered peace plan

Thursday, April 21st 2011, 21:05

A grouping of Gulf states offers Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh a proposal for a transfer of power in an attempt to end the country's political crisis.
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VIDEO: Clashes on the streets of Yemen

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 12:15

Three people have reportedly died in the latest clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters in Yemen.
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UN talks fail to agree on Yemen

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 8:00

UN Security Council members call for restraint and dialogue between protesters and authorities in Yemen, but talks on the crisis end without agreement.
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Yemeni police fire on protesters

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 17:12

Yemeni security forces have opened fire on anti-government protesters in the capital, Sanaa, and the city of Taiz, killing three people.
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Yemen forces open fire on rallies

Sunday, April 17th 2011, 21:28

Security forces in Yemen open fire on protesters demanding the end of President Ali Abdullah Saleh's rule, injuring dozens.
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