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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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US 'to return Yemeni detainees'

Friday, December 18th 2009, 16:28
related countries: United States United States

Six Yemeni men held in the US detention centre at Guantanamo Bay will be repatriated, the Washington Post reports.
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Yemen decline

Friday, December 18th 2009, 9:24

Uncertainty and fear for remaining Yemen Jews
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Yemen forces 'foil al-Qaeda plot'

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 13:25

Yemeni forces kill 34 suspected al-Qaeda militants and arrest 17 who were planning multiple suicide attacks, officials say.
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Somalis 'forced into Yemen war'

Wednesday, December 16th 2009, 13:27
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Hundreds of Somali refugees are being forced at gunpoint to join rebel fighting in north Yemen, a Somali diplomat has told the BBC.
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Yemen divided

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 14:19
related places: Sanaa

Crises multiply for beleaguered Sanaa government
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'Climate of fear' in south Yemen

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 9:57

Human rights campaigners say the Yemeni government has unlawfully killed secessionists in the south of the country.
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Air strike 'kills 70' in Yemen

Monday, December 14th 2009, 11:43

An air strike in northern Yemen has killed at least 70 people, Houthi rebels say.
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Yemen army 'advances' on rebels

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 9:55

The Yemeni army says it will soon take the northern city of Saada, as it advances toward rebels barricaded in the old town.
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Yemeni rebels 'cleared' by Saudis

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 16:10
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia says it has captured a strategic mountain area near its border with Yemen from Yemeni Shia rebels.
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Saudi troops 'captured' in Yemen

Friday, November 27th 2009, 17:33
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Nine Saudi soldiers have been captured during fighting with Houthi rebels in northern Yemen, the insurgents say.
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Five killed at south Yemen rally

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 13:27

Five people have been killed in southern Yemen after security forces clashed with secessionist protesters, officials say.
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Yemeni tribe frees Japanese man

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 18:39
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Arhab, Sanaa

Yemeni tribesman release a Japanese engineer kidnapped in Arhab, north-east of the capital, Sanaa, officials say.
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Japanese man still held in Yemen

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 8:32
related countries: Japan Japan

A last-minute dispute leads to Yemeni tribesmen refusing to release a kidnapped Japanese engineer, officials say.
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Japanese engineer kidnap in Yemen

Monday, November 16th 2009, 17:26
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Arhab, Sanaa

A Japanese engineer is reported kidnapped by armed tribesmen in Arhab, Yemen, north-east of the capital, Sanaa.
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Saudis 'renew Yemen bombing'

Friday, November 13th 2009, 23:04
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Shia rebels in northern Yemen say Saudi Arabia has carried out more bombing raids, targeting several villages along the border.
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Saudis 'evacuated' from villages

Friday, November 13th 2009, 17:58
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has evacuated 240 villages because of fighting with Yemeni rebels, according to a Unicef report.
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Yemen rebels urge Saudi ceasefire

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 10:37
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A commander of the rebels fighting the government in northern Yemen calls on Saudi Arabia to end its offensive.
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Iran warning over Yemen conflict

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 15:49
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's foreign minister warns against foreign intervention in the conflict between Yemeni government and rebels.
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Yemen rebels 'down fighter jet'

Monday, November 9th 2009, 9:52

Rebels in northern Yemen say they shot down a Yemeni fighter jet that was attacking their strongholds on Sunday.
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Saudis 'push back Yemen rebels'

Sunday, November 8th 2009, 15:03
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia says it has regained control of territory seized by Yemeni rebels in a cross-border incursion.
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Saudi deaths in border fighting

Sunday, November 8th 2009, 8:24
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia says three soldiers have died and four are missing after fighting with rebels on its border with Yemen.
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Saudi planes 'not bombing Yemen'

Friday, November 6th 2009, 14:49
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian jets have only attacked Yemeni rebels on Saudi soil the state news agency says, contradicting earlier reports.
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Saudi jets 'attack Yemen rebels'

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 17:03
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi aircraft have attacked Shia rebels in northern Yemen after the killing of a Saudi security officer, reports say.
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Yemen rebels 'seize Saudi area'

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 10:17
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Rebels from northern Yemen fight their way into Saudi Arabia and hold a mountainous border region.
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Top Yemeni officers die in ambush

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 16:56

Suspected al-Qaeda militants kill at least five security force members in Yemen, including three senior officers.
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Yemenis intercept 'Iranian ship'

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 14:16
related countries: Iran Iran

Yemeni officials say they have intercepted an Iranian boat carrying weapons to rebels – Iran issues denial.
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Yemeni rebels get death penalty

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 18:30

Ten Shia insurgents are sentenced to death in Yemen for involvement in deadly clashes with the army in 2008.
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UN alarm over Yemen refugee camp

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 18:24

The UN asks Yemen to stop sending people displaced by fighting to a camp close to a recent outbreak of shooting.
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Yemen to fight rebels for 'years'

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 14:54

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh says his government is ready to spend five or six years fighting Shia rebels in the north.
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Yemen faces 'humanitarian crisis'

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 14:31

Yemen could face a serious humanitarian crisis unless immediate steps are taken to stop the fighting, Oxfam warns.
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Mountain refuge

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 8:06

The refugee crisis behind the conflict in north Yemen
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Yemen ceasefire 'not respected'

Saturday, September 19th 2009, 22:49

Fighting in Yemen is reported to be continuing despite the government calling a ceasefire in its conflict with Shia rebels.
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