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Yemeni president fires government

Sunday, March 20th 2011, 18:50

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh fires his cabinet amid continuing protests against his rule and a string of resignations.
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Huge turnout for Yemen funerals

Sunday, March 20th 2011, 17:15

Tens of thousands of people have turned out in Yemen for the funerals for dozens of protesters who were shot dead on Friday.
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'Dozens killed' in Yemen shooting

Friday, March 18th 2011, 21:53

Yemen's president declares a state of emergency after gunmen in the capital reportedly kill 45 people and injure 270 at a protest rally.
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Dozens injured in Yemen clashes

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 15:29

Dozens of people are injured in the western Yemeni city of al-Hudaida as police try to break up demonstrations calling on President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down.
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'Pirates' in court over US deaths

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 22:19
related countries: Oman Oman, United States United States

Thirteen Somalis and a Yemeni plead not guilty to charges over the hijacking of a yacht near Oman that ended with the deaths of four US sailors.
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Governor stabbed in Yemen unrest

Monday, March 14th 2011, 13:27

The governor of Yemen's Marib province has been attacked and wounded as anti-government protests rock the country.
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Yemen protest attacked by police

Saturday, March 12th 2011, 14:24
related places: Sanaa

Yemeni police attack anti-government demonstrators in the capital, with reports that at least six people have been killed and hundreds injured.
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Yemen plans 'parliamentary power'

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 16:18

Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh announces a plan to change the constitution this year to move to a parliamentary system.
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US indicts 14 over piracy deaths

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 16:10
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States
related places: February

A US grand jury indicts 13 suspected pirates from Somalia and one from Yemen over the boat hijacking that left four Americans dead in February.
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Police open fire at Yemen protest

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 7:11
related places: Sanaa

Security forces in the Yemeni capital Sanaa open fire on protesters calling for the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, killing one and injuring 80 others.
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US upgrades Yemen travel warning

Sunday, March 6th 2011, 9:16
related countries: United States United States

The US warns citizens to avoid travelling to Yemen and urges those already there to consider leaving, citing "terrorist activities and civil unrest".
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UK warns against travel to Yemen

Saturday, March 5th 2011, 14:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Foreign Office is warning Britons against all travel to Yemen because of increasingly violent anti-government protests there.
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Forces 'fire on Yemen protesters'

Friday, March 4th 2011, 11:19

Shia rebels in north Yemen say armed forces have fired on anti-government protesters, leaving two people killed and at least seven injured.
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Thousands back on Yemen streets

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 16:55
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States
related places: Sanaa

Tens of thousands return to the streets of Sanaa, as Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh blames the US and Israel for ongoing unrest.
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Fleeing Somalis drown off Yemen

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 18:59
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Fifty-seven Somali refugees fleeing fighting in their homeland drown off the coast of Yemen after a boat capsizes in bad weather.
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Yemen confirms 'right to protest'

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 8:20

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh orders his security forces to offer "full protection" to anti- and pro-government demonstrators.
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Yemen MPs quit president's party

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 15:30

Seven members of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh's ruling party quit in protest over the use of violence against anti-government protesters.
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Hague condemns Mid-East violence

Saturday, February 19th 2011, 18:05
related countries: Libya Libya

Foreign Secretary William Hague has said he is "deeply concerned" by the "unacceptable violence" used against protesters in Libya, Bahrain and Yemen.
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VIDEO: Protester killed in Yemen clashes

Saturday, February 19th 2011, 17:45
related places: Sanaa

Riot police have shot dead a protester and injured five others when they opened fire on thousands demonstrating in the streets of Yemen's capital Sanaa.
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VIDEO: Protesters clash with police in Yemen

Saturday, February 19th 2011, 12:54
related places: Sanaa

Supporters and opponents of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh have clashed on the streets of the capital, Sanaa.
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Yemen protests leave three dead

Saturday, February 19th 2011, 4:33

Five people are killed at anti-government protests in Yemen, four as police open fire in the port city of Aden and one from a grenade attack in Taiz.
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VIDEO: Rival supporters clash in Yemen

Friday, February 18th 2011, 16:19

There have been rival demonstrations in Yemen between anti-government protesters and those who support President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
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VIDEO: No sign of end to unrest in Mid East

Friday, February 18th 2011, 6:37
related countries: Libya Libya

Further unrest is expected in Yemen, and in Libya, thousands have been out in the streets demanding an end to the rule of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.
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Dozens injured in Yemen clashes

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 18:19
related places: Sanaa

Dozens of people are injured in the Yemeni capital Sanaa in clashes between pro- and anti-government activists, and one protester has been reported killed in Aden.
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Aden man dies amid Yemen unrest

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 18:18

At least one protester dies in clashes with police in Yemen, during a sixth consecutive day of anti-government demonstrations.
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Fresh clashes in Yemeni capital

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 22:24
related places: Sanaa

Security forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa use tear gas and batons to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters.
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Street battles in Yemeni capital

Monday, February 14th 2011, 21:20
related places: Sanaa

Unrest in Yemen turns ugly as protesters clash with police and government loyalists in Sanaa on a fourth day of rallies.
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Fresh violent protests rock Yemen

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 22:14
related places: Sanaa

About 2,000 demonstrators clash with police in the Yemeni capital Sanaa in the third consecutive day of anti-government protests.
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Nato seizes 'pirate mother ship'

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 9:53
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A Nato warship captures a suspected pirate mother ship off Somalia, freeing two Yemeni hostages, Nato's counter-piracy mission says.
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Algeria, Yemen protests dispersed

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 20:53
related countries: Algeria Algeria, Egypt Egypt

Anti-government rallies in Algeria and Yemen, inspired by the toppling of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, are broken up by police and government supporters.
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Holding on

Friday, February 11th 2011, 13:54

Yemen's president compromises but resists demands of protesters
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Yemen 'day of rage' gathers momentum

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 17:40
related places: Sanaa

More than 20,000 anti-government protesters gather in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, on a "day of rage" against President Ali Abdullah Saleh's rule.
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Mass rally on Yemen 'day of rage'

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 14:26
related places: Sanaa

More than 20,000 anti-government protesters gather in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, on a "day of rage" against President Ali Abdullah Saleh's rule.
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