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Deadly clashes in southern Yemen

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 12:12

At least one person is killed in clashes between police and separatists in southern Yemen.
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Yemen arrests al-Qaeda suspects

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 14:44
related places: Sanaa

Yemeni security forces arrest 11 men suspected of links to al-Qaeda in a house raid in the capital Sanaa.
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Yemen building collapse kills 10

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 12:17

At least 10 people are killed when an explosion causes a six-storey building to collapse in southern Yemen.
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Policemen killed in south Yemen

Monday, March 1st 2010, 10:39

At least two policemen are killed in southern Yemen in clashes with secessionists, government sources say.
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Houthis say Saudi soldiers dead

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 10:43
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The remaining Saudi soldiers missing in fighting with Yemeni rebels are dead, rebels say.
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Yemen rebels free Saudi soldier

Monday, February 15th 2010, 10:07
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Rebels in Yemen reportedly hand over one Saudi soldier, captured during cross-border fighting, as part of a ceasefire agreement.
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Air crash 'kills 10 Yemen troops'

Sunday, February 14th 2010, 15:01

Ten Yemeni soldiers are feared dead after a helicopter crash in a Shia insurgent stronghold in the north of the country.
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Rebels open fire after Yemen deal

Friday, February 12th 2010, 15:34

Yemeni rebels have opened fire on government soldiers hours after a peace deal was announced.
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Yemen declares truce with rebels

Thursday, February 11th 2010, 22:47

The Yemeni authorities declare a ceasefire with rebels in the north, who pledge to abide by the truce.
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Yemen charges missing journalist

Tuesday, February 9th 2010, 13:58
related places: Sanaa

The journalist Muhammad al-Maqalih, missing since September, has appeared in a court in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.
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'Fresh clashes' reported in Yemen

Monday, February 1st 2010, 17:36

The Yemeni government says it has clashed with Houthi rebels in northern Yemen, a claim denied by a rebel spokesman.
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Yemen rejects rebel truce offer

Sunday, January 31st 2010, 14:53
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Yemen rejects a truce offer by northern rebels, insisting they must agree to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia, officials say.
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Yemen rebels in ceasefire offer

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 17:34

Shia rebels in north Yemen say they will accept government ceasefire conditions if an army offensive against them stops.
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Young in Yemen

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 12:16

Street sellers and child brides - life for Yemen's children
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Yemen calls for Gulf assistance

Thursday, January 28th 2010, 22:08

Yemen's prime minister urges its oil-rich neighbours to do more to lift it out of poverty, in an interview with the BBC.
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Fear of failure

Thursday, January 28th 2010, 0:37

Tackling the dire problems faced by Yemen
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Partners agree Yemen terror plan

Wednesday, January 27th 2010, 19:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Yemen and its foreign partners agree a plan to fight the threat of al-Qaeda at an international conference in London.
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Saudis 'forced out' Yemen rebels

Wednesday, January 27th 2010, 15:46
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The Saudi defence minister says his troops forced out Yemeni rebels who said they would withdraw from Saudi soil.
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Yemen troops killed at checkpoint

Sunday, January 24th 2010, 9:10

An attack on a checkpoint in Yemen's southern province of Shabwa leaves three troops dead, officials say.
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Video shows Yemen rebel 'unhurt'

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 16:59

Yemeni rebels post a video of their leader Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, showing him in apparent good health.
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Yemen 'halts visas at airports'

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 9:29

Yemen is to stop issuing visas to foreigners arriving at international airports, state media reports.
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UK tightens airport security

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 18:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain bars flights to and from Yemen and announces new security measures after the Christmas Day bomb attempt.
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Yemenis 'bomb militant's house'

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 11:36

Yemen bombs a suspected al-Qaeda leader's house, a week after the military said he had been killed, reports say.
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Somalia and Yemen 'swap rebels'

Sunday, January 17th 2010, 6:44
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A Somali Islamist group fighting to overthrow Somalia's government says it is exchanging fighters with Yemeni rebels.
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Yemen jets 'strike al-Qaeda cell'

Friday, January 15th 2010, 15:33

Six al-Qaeda suspects have been killed in an air strike in north Yemen, says the Yemeni defence ministry.
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Thin line

Thursday, January 14th 2010, 15:08

Yemen treads carefully as it battles al-Qaeda
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'Al-Qaeda chief' killed in Yemen

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 16:36

The alleged leader of an al-Qaeda cell in Yemen dies in an exchange of fire with security forces, a provincial governor says.
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Saudi forces 'oust Yemeni rebels'

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 17:52
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi troops regain control of a border village occupied by Yemeni rebels, the kingdom's deputy defence minister says.
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Yemen 'starts talks on hostages'

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 11:26
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Yemen has started negotiations with kidnappers holding one British and five German hostages, the Yemeni foreign minister says.
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Yemen warned against 'occupation'

Monday, January 11th 2010, 19:14
related countries: United States United States

An influential cleric warns Yemen not to allow "occupation" by foreign powers as it co-operates with the US in counter-terrorism.
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German Yemen hostages 'located'

Monday, January 11th 2010, 13:33
related countries: Germany Germany

Yemeni officials know where five seized Germans are being held, Germany's foreign minister says in Sanaa.
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Obama says no US troops in Yemen

Monday, January 11th 2010, 12:03
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States

President Obama says he has "no intention" of sending US troops to Yemen or Somalia to combat militant groups in those countries.
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Yemen: Exotic, remote and 'a little bit scary'

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 12:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Detroit

An al-Qaeda group in Yemen was behind the failed attempt to blow up a Detroit-bound US plane on Christmas Day, US intelligence officials say. Jeremy Bowen has been to Yemen to investigate the growth of al-Qaeda.
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