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Rocket fire 'kills Yemen civilians'

Monday, August 24th 2015, 17:31

At least 14 civilians have been killed by rockets fired by Houthi rebels in Taiz, as the battle for Yemen's third city intensifies, reports say.
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British hostage released in Yemen

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 19:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British hostage in Yemen is released after a military intelligence operation, the Foreign Office says.
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VIDEO: Yemen families broken by war

Friday, August 21st 2015, 22:02

Dozens of civilians have been killed in the latest fighting in the Gulf state of Yemen, as rebel fighters try to take control of the country.
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Saudi air raids kill dozens in Yemen

Friday, August 21st 2015, 17:40
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

At least 65 civilians die in air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni city of Taiz, aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres says.
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Famine threatens war-torn Yemen - UN

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 14:30

Food shortages, lack of fresh water, and dwindling fuel supplies amid a civil war have pushed Yemen close to famine, the UN warns.
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Yemen deaths 'amount to war crimes'

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 11:32
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

All sides in the conflict in Yemen have left a "trail of civilian death and destruction" and may have committed war crimes, Amnesty International says.
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Rebels 'driven out of key Yemen city'

Sunday, August 9th 2015, 14:19
related places: Zinjibar

Pro-government forces in Yemen, backed by Saudi-led airstrikes, are reported to have retaken the city of Zinjibar from Houthi rebels.
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Freed Yemen hostage arrives in Paris

Friday, August 7th 2015, 18:41
related countries: France France

A French woman who was taken hostage in Yemen in February arrives in Paris after being freed by her captors.
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Rebels 'driven from key Yemen base'

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 16:14

Pro-government forces in Yemen recapture the country's largest airbase after a fierce battle with Houthi rebels, government officials say.
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Has Yemen war reached a turning point?

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 15:50

Recapture of Yemen air base marks major loss for rebels
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Hadi loyalists storm Yemen air base

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 15:50

Pro-government forces in Yemen launch a major offensive to oust Houthi rebels from a strategic air base north of the port of Aden, military sources say.
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Air strikes pierce truce in Yemen

Monday, July 27th 2015, 17:18
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A Saudi-led coalition resumes air strikes in Yemen, hours after a humanitarian truce came into effect.
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Shelling in Yemen as 'truce' begins

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 22:43

Shelling is reported in south Yemen despite a humanitarian truce declared by Saudi-backed pro-government forces coming into force.
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Yemen truce after civilian deaths

Saturday, July 25th 2015, 21:55
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The Saudi-led coalition confirms it will suspend its bombardment of rebels in Yemen for five days, to allow aid to reach civilians.
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First UN aid ship arrives in Aden

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 17:05

A United Nations aid ship carrying food supplies docks in Yemen's southern city of Aden for the first time since fighting broke out there in March.
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Yemen fighters 'advance in Aden'

Monday, July 20th 2015, 16:31

Forces loyal to Yemen's exiled government say they have advanced into the last part of the southern city of Aden still held by Houthi rebels.
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Dozens killed in Aden heavy shelling

Sunday, July 19th 2015, 19:53

At least 43 people are reported killed and more than 100 wounded in Yemen's port city of Aden, as rebels hold out against a government offensive.
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Yemen's Aden 'liberated' from rebels

Friday, July 17th 2015, 14:45

Yemen's southern province of Aden has been "liberated" from rebels, the government says, though pockets of fighting are reported.
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Yemen ministers return to Aden

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 11:16

Several ministers from Yemen's exiled government return to the country for the first time since being forced to flee by Houthi rebels in March.
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Yemen rebels driven back in Aden

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 16:55

Pro-government militiamen are reported to have made further advances against Houthi rebels in Yemen's second city of Aden, capturing the main port.
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VIDEO: Yemen airport 'recaptured from rebels'

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 6:26

Forces loyal to the exiled Yemeni president claim they have retaken control of the airport in the southern port city of Aden.
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Fighting breaks new Yemen truce

Saturday, July 11th 2015, 8:52
related places: Sanaa

A UN-brokered humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen is broken shortly after it came into force, as air strikes are reported in the capital Sanaa.
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UN declares Yemen humanitarian pause

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 23:09

The United Nations says a humanitarian ceasefire will be introduced in Yemen on Friday and will last until the end of Ramadan.
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Yemeni soldiers killed in air strike

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 12:48
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Dozens of soldiers have been killed in an air strike by a Saudi-led coalition on an army base in southern Yemen, reports say.
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Many killed in Yemen air strike

Monday, July 6th 2015, 15:30
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi-led coalition bombers strike a suburb of the southern Yemen port city of Aden, killing at least 30 people, witnesses there say.
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'Mass jailbreak' from Yemen prison

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 19:51

About 1,200 prisoners, including al-Qaeda suspects, escape from jail in central Yemen following clashes, officials say.
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'IS car-bomb' strikes Yemen funeral

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 7:04
related places: Sanaa

The Islamic State (IS) militant group say its Yemeni affiliate carried out a car-bombing at a funeral attended by Shia Houthi rebels in Sanaa, with many casualties.
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VIDEO: 'A family destroyed' by Yemen air strikes

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 22:06

A BBC team has travelled to the heart of Yemen's civil war, where the ongoing fighting has brought untold suffering to its people.
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Saudi Yemen bombing a message to Iran

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 15:57
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi bombing a warning to Iran as Yemen destruction mounts
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Yemen peace talks stall in Geneva

Friday, June 19th 2015, 15:58

Peace talks in Geneva between Yemen's warring factions fail to produce a ceasefire agreement after a week of diplomacy.
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Blasts hit mosques in Yemeni capital

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 19:22
related places: Sanaa

A series of explosions in the Yemeni capital causes dozens of casualties, officials say, in an attack claimed by Islamic State.
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Top al-Qaeda commander confirmed dead

Tuesday, June 16th 2015, 16:40
related countries: United States United States

Al-Qaeda confirms that a key commander - Nasser al-Wuhayshi, who headed Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula - has been killed in a US drone strike in Yemen.
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Yemen talks begin without rebels

Monday, June 15th 2015, 17:16

UN chief Ban Ki-moon delivers a warning that Yemen is "burning", as Houthi rebels miss the first day of talks in Geneva on the Yemen conflict.
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VIDEO: Talks to try and stem Yemen violence

Monday, June 15th 2015, 7:23

UN-brokered peace talks on Yemen are due to start in Geneva, in a bid to try and stem the fighting that has raged in recent months.
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