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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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VIDEO: Yemeni women 'will not remain silent'

Sunday, April 17th 2011, 1:32

In Yemen thousands of women have taken part in anti-government demonstrations - a day after President Ali Abdullah Saleh said the mingling of men and women at protests in the capital was against Islamic law.
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Defiant Yemen leader holds rally

Friday, April 15th 2011, 14:58
related places: Sanaa

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh addresses large crowds in the capital, Sanaa, denouncing protesters as huge opposition rallies are held elsewhere.
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VIDEO: Rival Yemen forces clash in Sanaa

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 2:39
related places: Sanaa

Two people die as rival Yemeni forces clash in the capital Sanaa, while mass protests and unrest continue across the country.
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Rival Yemen forces clash in Sanaa

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 12:27
related places: Sanaa

Two people die as rival Yemeni forces clash in the capital Sanaa, while mass protests and unrest continue across the country.
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Yemenis reject Gulf Arab plan

Monday, April 11th 2011, 16:29

Rallies are being held across Yemen to protest against a Gulf Arab initiative for President Saleh to step down in return for protection.
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Gulf pressure on Yemen's leader

Sunday, April 10th 2011, 20:53

Gulf Arab mediators suggest Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh should resign and hand over to his deputy in return for guarantees of protection.
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Hundreds hurt in Yemen protests

Saturday, April 9th 2011, 23:14
related places: Sanaa

Hundreds of anti-government protesters are reported to have been hurt in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, a day after similar clashes in the city of Taiz.
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VIDEO: Yemeni forces fire on protesters

Saturday, April 9th 2011, 9:17

Clashes between anti government protesters and security forces in the Yemeni city of Taiz carried on late into Friday.
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Yemeni forces fire on protesters

Friday, April 8th 2011, 21:50

At least three anti-government protesters are killed and scores wounded in clashes with security forces in the southern Yemeni city of Taiz.
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Economic threat

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 0:38

Collapsing finances put Yemen's future in danger
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VIDEO: Yemen clashes death toll at 100

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 23:07
related places: Sanaa

State television in Yemen is reporting that three people have been killed in clashes in Sanaa between supporters of the President Ali Abdullah Saleh and soldiers who have sided with those calling for him to step down.
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Three killed in new Yemen unrest

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 21:00

New fighting flares in Yemen between tribesmen loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh and soldiers backing anti-government protesters.
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Yemeni forces fire on protesters

Monday, April 4th 2011, 17:25

At least 15 people are shot dead and dozens injured when troops open fire on a protest in the Yemeni city of Taiz, medical sources say.
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Police open fire in Yemeni city

Monday, April 4th 2011, 4:33

At least one person dies and scores are injured when police shoot at protesters in the Yemeni city of Taiz, local residents say.
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Learning to protest

Saturday, April 2nd 2011, 10:59

Alia was shy, until her husband was thrown in a Yemeni jail
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Many thousands in Yemen protests

Friday, April 1st 2011, 13:27

Tens thousands of people take to the streets in Yemen's capital for rival demonstrations over the deepening political crisis.
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VIDEO: Yemen leader 'should leave country'

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 10:28

One of Yemen's most influential political figures, Hamid al-Ahmar, has told the BBC, that the country's president Ali Abdullah Saleh must not only stand down, but leave the country as well.
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Yemen leader 'must leave country'

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 9:41

One of Yemen's most influential politicians, Hamid al-Ahmar, says President Saleh must leave the country, not just step down from power.
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VIDEO: 'Snipers started shooting people'

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 18:21

One young mother has spoken to the BBC about what draws her to the protests in Yemen, despite the threat of violence.
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Anger as Yemen blast toll rises

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 23:13

The death toll from explosions at an ammunition plant in southern Yemen rises to 150, adding to protests against President Saleh.
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Fatal blast at Yemen arms factory

Monday, March 28th 2011, 14:56

A series of huge blasts at an ammunition factory in southern Yemen has killed at least 78 people and wounds many others, reports say.
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