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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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Yemen Muslim cleric tried in absence

Monday, November 8th 2010, 23:43

Yemen Muslim cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki who has encouraged attacks on Americans is being tried in his absence for a long list of crimes.
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US bans air freight from Somalia

Monday, November 8th 2010, 18:46
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States

The US extends an air cargo ban to cover Somalia as well as Yemen and bans ink cartridges from passenger flights, in the wake of last month's bomb plot.
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Yemen cleric in US death message

Monday, November 8th 2010, 13:04
related countries: United States United States

A US-born Yemeni Islamist cleric calls for the killing of Americans in a new video message posted on radical web sites.
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Juggling act

Monday, November 8th 2010, 11:15

Western fears complicate Yemen's security problems
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Inside Yemen after bomb discovery

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 23:39

The parcel bomb plot has been blamed on al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, a group which the government in Yemen is struggling to contain.
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Yemen bomb 'defused just in time'

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 17:13
related countries: France France

A French official says a bomb sent from Yemen last week was minutes from exploding when it was defused, but the US says this cannot be confirmed.
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Car bomb kills two in south Yemen

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 15:40

A car bomb in southern Yemen has killed two people and wounded 13 others, local officials say.
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Impact of cargo restrictions in Yemen

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 0:18

Britain and several other countries have suspended air freight from Yemen.
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Yemen hunts parcel bomb suspects

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 15:38

Yemen launches a manhunt for suspects behind the failed US parcel bomb plot as suspected al-Qaeda militants blow up an oil pipeline.
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Al-Qaeda's influence in Yemen

Monday, November 1st 2010, 22:53

The bomb plot has deepened anxiety in the international community about Yemen's volatile state and the ability of al-Qaeda to strengthen its presence there.
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Air freight ban after bombs find

Monday, November 1st 2010, 20:06
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Home Secretary Theresa May announces an extended ban on freight from Somalia as well as Yemen after the cargo plane bomb discoveries.
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US points to Saudi bomb suspect

Monday, November 1st 2010, 11:03
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

US officials say a Saudi bombmaker is the key suspect in the jet parcel bomb plot, as Yemen frees a woman suspected of mailing them.
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Dubai bomb flew on passenger jets

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 23:04

One of the two bombs posted from Yemen last week was transported on two passenger planes before being seized in Dubai, Qatar Airways says.
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Yemen holds student in bomb probe

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 11:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A female student is arrested in Yemen in connection with the cargo plane bomb plot, as attention focuses on a Saudi-born bombmaker as a prime suspect.
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Bomb 'meant to explode on plane'

Saturday, October 30th 2010, 20:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The bomb found on a plane in the UK was designed to go off on the aircraft, the British PM says, as Yemen arrests a woman suspected of involvement.
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UK terror threat remains 'severe'

Saturday, October 30th 2010, 14:04

The UK's terror threat level stays at "severe" despite the discovery of explosives on a cargo flight from Yemen, the home secretary says.
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Explosives found in airport alert

Saturday, October 30th 2010, 1:19

A "suspicious object" found to contain explosives at East Midlands Airport was on a plane flying from Yemen to Chicago.
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Two Yemen bombings strike Aden

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 7:24

Medical workers in the city of Aden in southern Yemen say two explosions there have killed at least one person and injured at eight others.
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Twin attacks hit capital of Yemen

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 14:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sanaa

Militants fire a grenade at a British embassy car in Yemen's capital, as a French contractor working for a gas firm dies in a second attack.
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Thousands more flee Yemen clashes

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 10:12

As many as 15,000 Yemeni civilians flee their homes as the government pursues a new offensive against rebels in the country's South, officials say.
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Thousands flee fighting in Yemen

Monday, September 20th 2010, 16:16

More than 8,000 civilians flee their homes in southern Yemen, as government forces launch an assault on al-Qaeda militants, officials say.
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MI5 head in terror attack warning

Friday, September 17th 2010, 1:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The head of MI5 warns that the UK faces a continuing serious risk of terrorist attack, with activity in Yemen, Somalia and Northern Ireland among areas of concern.
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