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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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Yemen rioter 'dies from wounds'

Thursday, April 3rd 2008, 12:39

One person reportedly dies from wounds received during clashes between Yemeni forces and protesters.
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Tanks deployed after Yemen riots

Tuesday, April 1st 2008, 17:34

Tanks are stationed in parts of southern Yemen as youths riot in protest at not being admitted to the army.
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Palestinian rivals' talks 'fail'

Thursday, March 20th 2008, 18:01

Talks between Fatah and Hamas, have collapsed, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says.
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Yemen pushes Palestinian talks

Wednesday, March 19th 2008, 11:17

Yemen holds separate talks with Fatah and Hamas in an effort to foster Palestinian national reconciliation.
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Yemeni describes CIA secret jails

Friday, March 14th 2008, 18:47
related countries: United States United States

A Yemeni says he was held for nearly three years in secret CIA prisons and accuses the US of torture.
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Rise in people smuggling

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 22:09

The UN refugee agency reports a sharp increase in people smuggled across the Gulf of Aden to Yemen.
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Tarek Bin Laden's Red Sea bridge

Friday, February 22nd 2008, 16:33
related countries: Djibouti Djibouti

Osama Bin Laden's half-brother proposes building a huge bridge across the Red Sea, to link Djibouti to Yemen.
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Belgians killed in Yemen attack

Saturday, January 19th 2008, 0:40
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Two Belgian tourists and their driver are killed in an attack by suspected al-Qaeda militants in eastern Yemen.
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Protesters killed at Yemen rally

Sunday, January 13th 2008, 17:24

At least two people are killed by gunfire at a demonstration in Yemen's southern port city of Aden.
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Yemen in mourning for speaker

Saturday, December 29th 2007, 23:56

Three days of mourning begin for the speaker of Yemen's parliament, Abdullah al-Ahmar, after he dies of cancer.
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Migrants warned of Yemen risks

Thursday, December 20th 2007, 11:19
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The UNHCR starts a campaign to dissuade migrants from making the perilous journey from Somalia to Yemen.
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African migrants drown off Yemen

Monday, December 17th 2007, 10:55

A diplomat in Yemen says he believes 180 African migrants have drowned in recent days trying to get to Yemen.
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Yemen's tenuous grip on stability

Saturday, November 24th 2007, 12:12

Brian Barron returns to the Yemen Republic four decades after reporting on the civil war there and finds a country with a future looking very uncertain.
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Oil firm clash kills 12 in Yemen

Thursday, November 8th 2007, 12:21
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Fighting between tribesmen and army personnel protecting a Ukrainian oil company leaves 12 dead in Yemen.
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Yemen jails 32 men for oil attack

Wednesday, November 7th 2007, 19:23

A court in Yemen convicts 32 men found guilty of planning attacks on oil and gas installations in 2006.
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USS Cole plotter freed by Yemen

Saturday, October 27th 2007, 8:13

A key figure in the bombing of the USS Cole in 2000 is freed by Yemen after swearing loyalty to the president.
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Africa migrants thrown overboard

Tuesday, October 23rd 2007, 13:27

The UN says 66 Africans are dead or missing after being forced overboard by traffickers near Yemen.
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Volcano erupts on Red Sea island

Monday, October 1st 2007, 22:02

Rescuers search for survivors after a volcanic eruption on a tiny Red Sea island off Yemen kills at least four.
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Yemeni gunmen 'launch assaults'

Thursday, August 9th 2007, 11:11

Gunmen in Yemen attack a government building and police checkpoints in the town of Mareb, reports say.
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Yemeni tourist bombers 'killed'

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 13:57
related countries: Spain Spain

Four al-Qaeda militants linked to the killing Spanish tourists in a bomb attack in Yemen are killed, officials say.
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Spaniard in Yemen bomb dies

Saturday, July 14th 2007, 12:11
related countries: Spain Spain

A Spanish woman injured in a 2 July suicide bomb attack against tourists in Yemen dies in hospital.
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'Hundreds died' off Yemen coast

Tuesday, July 10th 2007, 14:11

UNCHR says at least 367 Africans trying to reach Yemen have died during the crossing in 2007.
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Yemen bomb victims flown home

Wednesday, July 4th 2007, 10:35
related countries: Spain Spain

Seven Spanish tourists killed in a suicide bombing while touring a temple in Yemen have been flown home.
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