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Yemeni tribesmen 'seize Germans'

Monday, December 15th 2008, 12:16

Tribesmen in Yemen kidnap three Germans to press for an end to a land dispute with another tribe, officials say.
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Pirates release Yemeni cargo ship

Wednesday, December 3rd 2008, 10:41
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates have freed a Yemeni cargo ship captured 10 days ago without a ransom, says a minister.
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Bin Laden driver arrives in Yemen

Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 16:22

Osama Bin Laden's former driver arrives in his native Yemen to serve the rest of his jail term after being moved from Guantanamo Bay.
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Pirates capture Yemeni cargo ship

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 9:54
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates hijack a Yemeni cargo ship, reported to be the 39th successful hijacking by pirates this year.
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Yemen move for Bin Laden driver

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 1:52

Osama Bin Laden's ex-driver is leaving Guantanamo Bay to serve the remainder of his sentence in Yemen, the Pentagon says.
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Yemen 'faces crisis as oil ends'

Thursday, November 20th 2008, 11:36

Yemen faces economic and political turmoil as its oil runs out, with security implications for the whole region, a report says.
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UK navy kills suspected pirates

Wednesday, November 12th 2008, 21:59
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two suspected Somali pirates are shot dead by the UK navy after attacked a vessel off Yemen.
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Divorced at nine

Thursday, November 6th 2008, 9:38

Child brides in Yemen fight back in the courts
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Dozens killed by floods in Yemen

Saturday, October 25th 2008, 9:41

At least 48 people have been killed or are missing in Yemen, following torrential rains earlier this week.
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Somalis 'feared dead' off Yemen

Friday, October 10th 2008, 16:17

About 100 Somalis are feared drowned in the Gulf of Aden after being forced overboard by smugglers, the UN says.
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Migrants 'feared dead' off Yemen

Friday, October 10th 2008, 11:07

About 100 migrants are feared drowned in the Gulf of Aden after being forced overboard by smugglers, the UN says.
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Yemen seizes 'Israel-linked' cell

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 13:03
related countries: Israel Israel

Yemen's president says the security services have arrested a group of alleged Islamist militants linked to Israel.
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Al-Qaeda funding verdict reversed

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 12:17
related countries: United States United States

A court in the United States overturns the conviction of a prominent Yemeni cleric and his aide.
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Hostility on the streets of Yemen

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 10:47

Ginny Hill discovers that working as a reporter in Yemen means defying local notions of acceptable behaviour and paying the price.
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Suspects held over Yemen blasts

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 15:30
related countries: United States United States

At least 25 suspected militants are arrested in Yemen following an attack on the US embassy that killed 16 people.
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Blasts rock US embassy in Yemen

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 18:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sanaa

At least 16 people are killed in a car bomb attack on the US embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, officials say.
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New generation

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 15:15

Yemen faces a fresh wave of violent jihad
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Vice and virtue

Monday, August 11th 2008, 12:04

The rise of Yemen's new self-styled morality police
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Kicking Yemen's qat habit

Saturday, August 2nd 2008, 23:21

Stephanie Hancock discovers Yemen's national pastime - chewing qat plants.
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Jurassic past

Monday, July 21st 2008, 12:28

Dinosuar footprints put Yemeni village on the map
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In pictures

Tuesday, July 8th 2008, 17:28

Somalian refugee's life as a car washer in Yemen
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Yemen blast 'kills five people'

Saturday, July 5th 2008, 11:01

At least five people have been killed in a still-unexplained explosion in northern Yemen, news reports say.
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Somalis flood to Yemen for refuge

Friday, July 4th 2008, 11:29
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Aid workers say thousands flood to Yemen for refuge as Somali fighting continues.
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Pirates 'seize family off Yemen'

Tuesday, June 24th 2008, 12:58
related countries: Germany Germany

Pirates capture a German family off the coast of Yemen and take them to the breakaway republic of Somaliland, officials says.
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Gunman attacks Yemen mosque

Friday, May 30th 2008, 13:09

A gunman kills at least eight people after opening fire at a mosque in Yemen, officials say.
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Japan tourists 'freed in Yemen'

Wednesday, May 7th 2008, 22:48
related countries: Japan Japan

Two female Japanese tourists are released in Yemen hours after they were seized by gunmen, officials say.
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Bid to salvage Shia-Yemen truce

Sunday, May 4th 2008, 13:35
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Mediators from Qatar try to salvage a truce between Shia rebels and the government in Yemen amid rising violence.
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Deadly blast at Yemen mosque

Friday, May 2nd 2008, 13:55

At least 15 people are killed and 55 hurt in a blast at a mosque in Yemen, security sources say.
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Blast near Yemen Italian embassy

Wednesday, April 30th 2008, 6:46
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Sanaa

A strong explosion is heard near the Italian embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, reports say.
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Shia rebel clashes in north Yemen

Tuesday, April 29th 2008, 11:41

At least eight people have been killed in clashes between Shia rebels and pro-government forces, reports say.
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Yemen lawmaker 'killed by gunmen'

Friday, April 18th 2008, 9:41

A member of Yemen's governing party is reportedly shot dead in the volatile north of the country.
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Yemeni child bride gets divorce

Wednesday, April 16th 2008, 21:55

A Yemeni lawyer describes how an eight-year-old got her marriage annulled after walking into court on her own.
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Yemen bomb kills three policemen

Wednesday, April 16th 2008, 8:37

A bomb attack in Yemen is reported to have killed three policemen and wounded four civilians.
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