loading

News: Yemen

We have started to collect the most important news related to Yemen in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Yemen – overview

Yemen: news

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen mosque attacked

Saturday, April 7th 2007, 8:59

Attackers spray worshippers with petrol at a Yemen mosque before setting it alight, reports say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

USS Cole suspect 'admits guilt'

Monday, March 19th 2007, 17:56

A suspect in the bombing of the USS Cole warship in Yemen has confessed to the attack, the Pentagon says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sudan sued over USS Cole attack

Tuesday, March 13th 2007, 7:31
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United States United States

Sudan is being sued in the US over accusations that it aided a deadly attack on a US warship in Yemen in 2000.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen Shia rebels 'lose 80 men'

Wednesday, February 14th 2007, 16:28

At least 80 Shia rebels have been killed by Yemeni troops in fresh fighting in the north of the country, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemeni Jews flee Islamist threat

Sunday, January 28th 2007, 15:07

A group of Jewish people in Yemen flee from their village after being threatened by radical Islamists.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Shia gunmen' kill Yemeni troops

Sunday, January 28th 2007, 14:50

Six soldiers die and 20 are injured in attacks by Shia militants in the north of Yemen, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Second Yemeni editor convicted

Wednesday, December 6th 2006, 10:18
related countries: Denmark Denmark

The Yemen Observer editor is fined for reprinting controversial Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Gunfight at US embassy in Yemen

Tuesday, December 5th 2006, 10:00
related countries: United States United States

A gunman is wounded in an exchange of fire with security forces outside the US embassy in Sanaa.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen editor jailed over cartoons

Saturday, November 25th 2006, 23:50
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: A

A newspaper editor in Yemen gets a year in jail for reprinting Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Donors urged to raise Yemen aid

Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 12:48

Yemen and the World Bank bring together international donors to raise money to fight poverty in the country.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Al-Qaeda fugitive killed in Yemen

Sunday, October 1st 2006, 12:50

Yemeni security forces kill a convicted al-Qaeda fugitive who escaped from jail earlier this year, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

French tourists 'freed' in Yemen

Monday, September 25th 2006, 8:33
related countries: France France

Four French tourists abducted in Yemen have been freed, says an MP who has been mediating their release.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemeni leader wins by landslide

Saturday, September 23rd 2006, 21:37

Ali Abdullah Saleh is re-elected in Yemen in a vote dubbed fair by monitors amid opposition fraud claims.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen president leads vote count

Wednesday, September 20th 2006, 22:28

Early results in Yemen's presidential election show the president of 28 years leading with more than 80% of the vote.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen 'foils oil plant attacks'

Friday, September 15th 2006, 9:27

Four suicide attackers are killed while trying to blow up oil installations in Yemen, the authorities say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Deadly stampede at Yemeni rally

Tuesday, September 12th 2006, 15:22

A stampede at a presidential election campaign rally in Yemen kills and injures dozens of people, reports say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

French tourists seized in Yemen

Sunday, September 10th 2006, 18:01
related countries: France France

Four French tourists are seized by Yemeni tribesmen apparently seeking government concessions.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Two killed in Yemeni port blasts

Wednesday, September 6th 2006, 23:21

Two die in a series of blasts at a weapons storage facility in the Yemeni port city of Aden.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Three die as Yemen parties clash

Friday, August 25th 2006, 15:12

Three people are killed in Yemen as supporters of the governing party and the Islamist opposition clash.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen opposition finds candidate

Friday, June 30th 2006, 10:04

Yemeni opposition parties nominate a politician from the formerly communist South Yemen as their candidate.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemeni president to stand again

Saturday, June 24th 2006, 9:39

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh says he will run for office again, reversing an earlier decision to not stand.
Read the full article » | View on the map »


This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.