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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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Yemen boosts security after bomb

Tuesday, July 3rd 2007, 11:45
related countries: Spain Spain

Yemen steps up security following a suicide bomb in which nine people died, mostly Spanish tourists.
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Yemen bomb kills Spanish tourists

Monday, July 2nd 2007, 17:29

Seven people, including six Spanish tourists, are killed in a blast at a famous temple in eastern Yemen, reports say.
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Foreign oil workers shot in Yemen

Saturday, June 23rd 2007, 18:37

A security guard opens fire on oil workers in Yemen, wounding two Britons and killing at least one other man.
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Yemen rebels 'accept' ceasefire

Saturday, June 16th 2007, 17:50

Shia rebels in Yemen say they accept a ceasefire call to end violent clashes that have killed many people.
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Yemen's khat habit soaks up water

Saturday, April 7th 2007, 11:02

Cultivation of the popular drug khat is absorbing water supplies that Yemen can ill-afford to lose, the BBC's Alex Kirby reports.
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Yemen mosque attacked

Saturday, April 7th 2007, 8:59

Attackers spray worshippers with petrol at a Yemen mosque before setting it alight, reports say.
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Yemen smugglers 'drown' scores

Monday, March 26th 2007, 16:25

Smugglers force hundreds of migrants at knife-point to jump into the sea off Yemen's coast, the UN says.
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Two foreigners die in Yemen clash

Monday, March 26th 2007, 12:24
related countries: France France

Two foreign students including a French Muslim are killed in an attack by Shia rebels in northern Yemen.
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Koran riot grips Yemeni gas plant

Sunday, March 25th 2007, 18:02

Security forces tackle a riot at a gas terminal in Yemen where a copy of the Koran was allegedly desecrated.
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