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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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US moves six from Guantanamo to Oman

Saturday, June 13th 2015, 6:30
related countries: Oman Oman, United States United States

Six Yemeni prisoners held for years at Guantanamo Bay detention centre have been transferred to Oman, the US says.
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VIDEO: Yemen situation 'grave and uncertain'

Friday, June 12th 2015, 21:24

A leading international aid agency warns that the conflict in Yemen is affecting everyone's ability to meet their most basic needs.
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VIDEO: 'Airstrikes' hit Yemen heritage site

Friday, June 12th 2015, 17:49

World heritage body Unesco has condemned the destruction of what it calls one of the world's oldest jewels of Islamic culture in an apparent air strike in Yemen.
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Yemen world heritage site 'bombed'

Friday, June 12th 2015, 14:46
related places: Sanaa

World heritage body Unesco condemns destruction in Yemen's historic Old City of Sanaa in an apparent air strike.
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Saudi air strikes 'kill 44 Yemenis'

Sunday, June 7th 2015, 11:58
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Sanaa

At least 44 people are killed in Saudi-led air strikes on rebel-controlled army headquarters in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, reports say.
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Yemen peace talks due next weekend

Saturday, June 6th 2015, 23:48

The United Nations says that peace talks it is brokering between Yemen's Houthi rebels and the government will take place in Geneva next weekend.
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Saudis 'shoot down' Yemeni missile

Saturday, June 6th 2015, 7:57
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia shoots down a Scud missile fired from across the border by Yemen's Houthi rebels and its allies, the state news agency says.
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US hostage released in Yemen

Monday, June 1st 2015, 21:20
related countries: United States United States

One of four Americans held by Houthi rebels in civil war-torn Yemen has been released, the US State Department says.
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Dozens killed in Sanaa air strike

Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 16:03
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Sanaa

Saudi-led coalition warplanes have bombed a special forces camp in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, killing at least 36 people, officials and witnesses say.
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Yemen rebels 'driven out of city'

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 16:24
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Pro-government militiamen reportedly drive Houthi rebels out of a city in south Yemen, the first major advance since Saudi-led air strikes began.
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Clashes rage in south Yemen cities

Monday, May 25th 2015, 14:30

Fierce clashes are reported in southern Yemen, as officials say UN-sponsored peace talks planned for later this week have been postponed.
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VIDEO: Yemenis search for sanctuary in Djibouti

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 17:18
related countries: Djibouti Djibouti

As fighting continues in Yemen despite agreement to attend UN-brokered peace talks in Geneva, Lyse Doucet meets some of those forced to flee their country.
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VIDEO: Yemenis shelter in Djibouti camps

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 9:21
related countries: Djibouti Djibouti

The UN Secretary General has announced talks later this month in Geneva to try to end a mounting crisis in Yemen.
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