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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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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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