loading

News: Yemen

We have started to collect the most important news related to Yemen in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Yemen – overview

Yemen: news

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Juggling act

Monday, November 8th 2010, 11:15

Western fears complicate Yemen's security problems
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Impact of cargo restrictions in Yemen

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 0:18

Britain and several other countries have suspended air freight from Yemen.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemeni soldier killed in ambush

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 11:43

Gunmen open fire on soldiers in southern Yemen, killing at least one and wounding others.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Netherlands frees Yemeni suspects

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 17:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Amsterdam

Two Yemenis arrested in Amsterdam on suspicion of planning a terror attack are released, prosecutors in the Netherlands say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US urges caution over plane pair

Tuesday, August 31st 2010, 23:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Amsterdam

US officials say they do not believe the two Yemeni men arrested on a flight to Amsterdam were planning a terror attack.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UK military in Yemen and Pakistan

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 13:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British military personnel are now stationed in militant hotspots Yemen and Pakistan, official figures show.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Silent emergency'

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 8:57

Yemen's 'land of food' suffers chronic food shortages
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rebels 'take Yemen army position'

Monday, July 26th 2010, 15:00

Shia rebels in northern Yemen have taken over an army post and captured a number of soldiers, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Fighting in Yemen leaves 24 dead

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 14:14

Fighting in Yemen leaves 24 people dead as government forces battle rebels in the north and come under militant attack in the south.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Attack on Yemen security offices

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 9:15

Gunmen in Yemen attack two government offices in the southern province of Abyan, with casualties reported.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemeni released from Guantanamo

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 22:08

A Yemeni man held at Guantanamo for eight years is sent home after a judge ruled he had no connection to al-Qaeda.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemeni released from Guantanamo

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 22:08

A Yemeni man held at Guantanamo for eight years is sent home after a judge ruled he had no connection to al-Qaeda.
Read the full article » | View on the map »


This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.