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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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Yemen president to quit in 2013

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 15:43

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh says he will not extend his presidency, or appoint his son to the role, when his current term expires in 2013.
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On edge

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 12:26

Mass protests put Yemen leadership under pressure
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Yemenis rally against president

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 17:21
related places: Sanaa

Thousands of Yemenis demonstrate in the capital, Sanaa, calling on President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down after more than 30 years in power.
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Yemenis rally against president

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 14:48
related places: Sanaa

Tens of thousands of Yemenis demonstrate in the capital, Sanaa, calling on President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down after more than 30 years in power.
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Yemen convicts Frenchman's killer

Monday, January 17th 2011, 11:27
related countries: France France

A Yemeni court condemns a man to death for killing a French contractor and sentences in absentia radical preacher Anwar al-Awlaki to 10 years.
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Clinton in Yemen surprise visit

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 18:22
related countries: United States United States

Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen are an "urgent concern" for Washington, Hillary Clinton has said on the first visit to Sanaa by a US secretary of state in 20 years.
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African migrants drown off Yemen

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 16:46

Up to 80 African migrants are feared drowned off the coast of Yemen after two boats capsized, says the Yemeni Interior Ministry.
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Jailed Shia rebels freed by Yemen

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 16:37

The Yemeni government begins freeing hundreds of northern Shia rebels as part of a peace deal, officials say.
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'Secret US-Yemen deal' revealed

Saturday, December 4th 2010, 12:31
related countries: United States United States

Files released by Wikileaks suggest that Yemen claimed responsibility for missile strikes against al-Qaeda suspects that the US carried out.
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Yemen suicide attack hits rebels

Friday, November 26th 2010, 11:55

A suicide attack on a Houthi rebel procession in northern Yemen kills at least two people and wounds 10 others.
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Yemen car bomb attack 'kills 15'

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 9:55

A car bomb targeting a Shia religious procession in the north of Yemen kills 15 people, reports say.
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