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History repeats

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 18:13

Yemeni conflict has roots in 1960s Cold War politics
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Many dead in north Yemen air raid

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 8:05

More than 80 people are killed in an air raid on a camp for displaced people in northern Yemen, reports say.
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Migrants 'drown' off Somali coast

Tuesday, September 15th 2009, 11:28
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Some 65 migrants are feared to have died this week, trying to cross from Somalia to Yemen, the UN says.
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Yemen claims success over rebels

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 9:35

Yemeni officials say 17 Houthi fighters have been killed and four arrested in the latest fighting in the north of the country.
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Yemen truce collapse within hours

Saturday, September 5th 2009, 21:43

Shia rebels and Yemeni soldiers clash in fighting, hours after a truce was agreed on humanitarian grounds.
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Rebel video 'shows Yemeni POWs'

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 17:41

Video of captured Yemeni troops appears to contradict government assertions its forces inflicted heavy losses on rebels.
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Yemeni troops 'kill 100 rebels'

Sunday, August 23rd 2009, 17:39

Yemeni soldiers trying to crush a rebellion in the north of the country have killed 100 fighters, the government claims.
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Deaths mount amid Yemen offensive

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 18:29

The Yemen army is continuing a major offensive against rebels in the north, with at least 15 people killed in two days of fighting.
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Deadly clashes hit southern Yemen

Friday, July 24th 2009, 7:47

At least eight people die as armed separatists and government forces clash in southern Yemen, officials say.
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Yemen plane's black box located

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 9:37
related countries: France France, India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

One of the flight recorders from the Yemeni plane which crashed in the Indian Ocean has been located, French officials say.
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Girl survives Yemen plane crash

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 3:23
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Details emerge of the rescue of a teenage girl who is the only known survivor after an air crash off the Comoro islands.
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France 'banned Yemen crash plane'

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 23:21
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

A Yemeni plane which crashed in the Indian Ocean was banned from France since 2007 over "irregularities", a minister says.
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EU wants world aviation blacklist

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 12:26

The EU's transport chief calls for a global blacklist of airlines deemed unsafe, as the crash of a Yemeni airliner is investigated.
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French passengers in plane crash

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 11:27
related countries: Comoros Comoros, India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

A Yemeni airliner with many French and Comoran passengers on board crashes in the Indian Ocean.
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Yemeni in Guantanamo suicide

Wednesday, June 3rd 2009, 2:08
related countries: United States United States

A Yemeni inmate dies in an apparent suicide at the US Guantanamo Bay detention facility, the US military says.
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Yemen fishing boat 'sunk by warship'

Wednesday, May 27th 2009, 11:35
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Yemen says an international vessel on patrol against Somali pirates in the Red Sea opened fire on local fishermen, killing two.
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Civil war fears as Yemen marks unity

Thursday, May 21st 2009, 18:15

Military parades, political protests and bloody clashes mark the beginning of Yemen's Unity Day celebrations.
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In pictures

Tuesday, May 19th 2009, 16:44

Somalis survive hazardous crossing to reach Yemen
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Yemen 'curbing freedom' of press

Tuesday, May 5th 2009, 19:15

Media freedom campaigners criticise Yemen for alleged attempts to suppress reporting about protests in the south.
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Yemen tanker seized from pirates

Monday, April 27th 2009, 9:04
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Yemeni special forces free an oil tanker captured by Somali pirates, one of four attacked on Sunday, Yemeni officials say.
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Yemen tribesmen free Dutch couple

Monday, April 13th 2009, 16:57
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Dutch couple kidnapped by armed tribesmen almost two weeks ago have been released, a Yemeni official says.
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Dutch couple kidnapped in Yemen

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 8:53

A Dutch couple living in Yemen are taken hostage by tribesmen seeking compensation from the government, officials say.
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Yemeni inmate to leave Guantanamo

Monday, March 30th 2009, 23:45
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States
related places: America, Guantanamo

The US agrees to transfer a Yemeni detainee from America's controversial Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.
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Yemen forces clash with militants

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 16:54

Yemeni security forces have clashed with militants linked to Osama Bin Laden's al-Qaeda network.
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South Koreans urged to flee Yemen

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 9:54

South Korea urges citizens to leave Yemen following two suicide attacks in the last week which killed four people.
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Fresh attack on Koreans in Yemen

Wednesday, March 18th 2009, 9:35
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A suicide bomber targets a South Korean delegation visiting Yemen after a deadly attack on tourists on Sunday.
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Tourists die in Yemen explosion

Sunday, March 15th 2009, 21:46
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Four South Korean tourists visiting Yemen die in an explosion while posing for photographs at an historic fortress.
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Somali migrants 'drown off Yemen'

Sunday, March 1st 2009, 15:14
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Forty-five Somalian migrants drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Yemen this week, officials say.
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Yemen to free al-Qaeda suspects

Sunday, February 8th 2009, 19:54

Yemen has decided to release more than 170 men suspected of ties to the militant network al-Qaeda, officials say.
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Yemen tribesmen 'kidnap German'

Monday, January 19th 2009, 10:24
related countries: Germany Germany

A gas firm in Yemen says armed tribesmen have kidnapped a German engineer and two Yemeni colleagues.
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Russia 'plans Mid-East sea bases'

Friday, January 16th 2009, 14:02
related countries: Libya Libya, Russia Russia

Russia has decided to establish naval bases in Libya, Syria and Yemen, an official is reported as saying.
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Yemen tribe frees German hostages

Friday, December 19th 2008, 12:22
related countries: Germany Germany

Three German citizens kidnapped by Yemeni tribesmen have been freed, reports say.
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UN approves piracy land pursuit

Wednesday, December 17th 2008, 9:57
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The UN Security Council passes a resolution allowing countries to pursue Somali pirates on land as well as at sea.
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