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

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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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Plane 'plotter' met Yemen cleric

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 13:10
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United States United States
related places: Muslim

The alleged US plane bomber met a radical Muslim cleric in Yemen and was recruited in London, Yemeni officials say.
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Yemen 'arrests al-Qaeda suspects'

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 9:12

Yemeni forces have arrested three al-Qaeda suspects who were wounded in a raid on Monday, reports say.
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Yemen 'arrests al-Qaeda suspects'

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 9:12

Yemeni forces have arrested three al-Qaeda suspects who were wounded in a raid on Monday, reports say.
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Foreign embassies reopen in Yemen

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 6:52
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK and France have reopened their embassies in Yemen which closed in response to a possible al-Qaeda threat.
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Obama reaffirms Guantanamo plans

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 23:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The White House says it is suspending the transfer of prisoners released from Guantanamo to Yemen.
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Failing state

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 17:06

Is it possible to prevent chaos in Yemen?
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US embassy open after Yemen raid

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 9:53
related countries: United States United States

The US embassy in Yemen reopens after what is says were "successful counter-terrorism operations" by Yemeni forces.
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Yemen instability 'a wide threat'

Monday, January 4th 2010, 20:12
related countries: United States United States

The US says Yemen instability is a global threat, as embassies close after threats by a group behind an alleged plane bomb.
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Third Western Yemen embassy shuts

Monday, January 4th 2010, 17:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

France follows the US and UK in shutting its Yemen embassy, after threats by a group linked to an alleged plane bomb plot.
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'Missing arms spark Yemen alert'

Monday, January 4th 2010, 16:00

Embassy closures in Yemen followed Yemeni forces losing track of six trucks of arms and explosives, say reports.
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Al-Qaeda 'planning Yemen attack'

Sunday, January 3rd 2010, 22:32
related countries: United States United States

The US warns al-Qaeda may be planning an attack in Yemen's capital, where the US and UK embassies have been shut.
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UK and US unite on 'Yemen threat'

Sunday, January 3rd 2010, 8:09
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The UK and US agree to intensify joint efforts to tackle the "evolving" terror threat from Yemen, Downing Street says.
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Can the West stop extremism in Yemen?

Sunday, January 3rd 2010, 7:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The UK, US and France have closed their embassies in Yemen after al-Qaeda threats. What next for Yemen?
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UK PM calls global summit on Yemen

Friday, January 1st 2010, 19:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Detroit

Gordon Brown calls a summit to discuss radicalisation in Yemen in the wake of the alleged bomb plot on a US plane over Detroit.
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US 'aware of Nigerian attacker'

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 22:56
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United States United States

The US knew of "a Nigerian" in Yemen being prepared for a terrorist attack - weeks before a failed bombing on a US plane.
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West 'not helping Yemen enough'

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 14:54
related countries: United States United States

Yemen says it is not getting enough help fighting al-Qaeda, as details emerge of the alleged US jet bomber's time there.
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Yemen warns West on terror threat

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 14:54
related countries: United States United States

The West is not helping enough against al-Qaeda, Yemen says, as details emerge of the alleged US jet bomber's time there.
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'Nigeria bomber' moves detailed

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 9:54
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United States United States

The Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a US jet on Friday was living in Yemen until earlier this month, officials say.
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Dozens killed in Yemen air strike

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 14:51

At least 30 suspected al-Qaeda militants, possibly including two commanders, are killed in an air strike in Yemen, officials say.
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New frontier

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 14:17

Yemen emerges as newest theatre in 'war on terror'
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'Dozens killed' in Yemen strike

Monday, December 21st 2009, 15:43
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

An air strike by Saudi Arabian planes in northern Yemen has killed at least 54 people, Houthi rebels say.
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