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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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'Many killed' in Yemen air raid

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 19:22

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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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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