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Al-Qaeda seizes Yemen airport

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 17:55

Militants from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula seize the southern Yemeni airport Mukalla, taking advantage of chaos elsewhere in the country.
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UN envoy quits as Yemen crisis rages

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 15:18

The UN's special envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar, steps down amid criticism of his failure to broker an end to the conflict in the country.
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Houthis condemn UN arms embargo

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 3:21

Houthi rebels in Yemen condemn a UN Security Council arms embargo and call on supporters to hold mass demonstrations.
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UN puts arms embargo on Yemen rebels

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 17:44

The UN Security Council imposes an arms embargo on Houthi rebel leaders in Yemen and allies including former President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son.
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Where is the Yemen conflict heading?

Monday, April 13th 2015, 17:02
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

No clear winners as Saudi campaign in Yemen rumbles on
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Yemen's home grown anti-war movement

Sunday, April 12th 2015, 23:32

Yemen's home-grown peace movement uses social media
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VIDEO: On patrol with Saudi's border guards

Sunday, April 12th 2015, 9:36
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

As the conflict in Yemen rages, guards protecting Saudi Arabia's border are on high alert for attacks by Houthi rebels.
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Much-needed aid arrives in Yemen

Friday, April 10th 2015, 18:45

Two planes arrive in Yemen with some 32 tonnes of much-needed aid after being delayed awaiting clearance from fighters in the conflict.
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Pakistan votes for Yemen neutrality

Friday, April 10th 2015, 15:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Pakistan parliament calls for neutrality in Yemen conflict, snubbing Saudi Arabia's request to join an anti-Houthi coalition.
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VIDEO: Saudi border guards 'on alert'

Friday, April 10th 2015, 15:58
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The guards on the Saudi Arabian side of the border with Yemen are "on alert" for attacks by the Houthi rebels in control of parts of the country.
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VIDEO: Inside Sanaa as fighting continues

Friday, April 10th 2015, 8:58
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Sanaa

Fighting in Yemen continues, with Saudi airstrikes against Houthi rebel targets. A local journalist captured footage after strikes in the capital Sanaa.
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Yemen crisis reignites fear of al-Qaeda threat

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 19:47

How al-Qaeda may exploit the unrest in Yemen
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Khamenei condemns Yemen 'genocide'

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 15:27
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Iran's supreme leader condemns as "genocide" the military intervention in Yemen by his country's main regional rival, Saudi Arabia.
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India-Pakistan goodwill over Yemen

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 13:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India's prime minister expresses gratitude to Pakistan over Yemen rescue mission.
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US warns Iran over Yemen 'support'

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 9:41
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry warns Iran over its alleged support for Houthi rebels in Yemen as fighting intensifies in the city of Aden.
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VIDEO: The rush to flee Yemen's capital

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 17:11
related places: Sanaa

The BBC's Orla Guerin flies into Yemen on board an Air India flight to rescue people trapped in Yemen's war-torn capital Sanaa.
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Yemen rebels push into central Aden

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 13:50

Fresh fighting is reported in the centre of the Yemeni city of Aden between Houthi rebels and militiamen loyal to President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.
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US boosts arms for Yemen coalition

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 23:01
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

The US says it is speeding up weapons deliveries to a Saudi-led coalition bombing Houthi rebels in Yemen.
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Battle rages for Yemen 'ghost city'

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 16:47

The battle for the Yemeni port of Aden has turned it into a "ghost city", the head of the ICRC there tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: 'War in Aden is on every street'

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 14:22
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Fierce fighting is continuing around the port city of Aden in Yemen, where a coalition of forces, led by Saudi Arabia, is trying to stop the advance of Houthi rebel forces.
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VIDEO: Yemen: Evacuees arrive in Djibouti

Monday, April 6th 2015, 21:36
related countries: Djibouti Djibouti

Thousands of people are fleeing the conflict in Yemen between Houthi rebels and government forces, with many of them arriving in neighbouring Djibouti.
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VIDEO: Yemen locals 'without water for days'

Monday, April 6th 2015, 19:55
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Fighting in the Yemeni city of Aden has intensified despite continued air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition.
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Aid flight to Yemen held back

Monday, April 6th 2015, 16:29
related places: Sanaa

An aid flight carrying medical supplies for Yemen has been held back because of logistical problems, as violence in the country continues.
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Rebels advance in Yemen's second city

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 17:45
related countries: China China, Pakistan Pakistan

Yemen's Houthi rebels make more gains in the southern city of Aden, despite 11 days of Saudi-led coalition air strikes.
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UN considers Yemen air strike pause

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 6:46
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The UN Security Council says its members need time to consider calls for a humanitarian pause in Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen.
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Red Cross calls for Yemen ceasefire

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 20:05

The Red Cross calls for a 24-hour ceasefire in Yemen to bring in desperately needed medical supplies and personnel.
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VIDEO: 'Indiscriminate' cost of Yemen crisis

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 4:48
related countries: Russia Russia, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The UN Security Council is meeting on Saturday to discuss a Russian proposal for a pause in the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen.
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Houthi rebels pushed back in Aden

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 4:45

Shia Houthi rebels are pushed back in the Yemeni city of Aden while another port city, Mukalla, falls to al-Qaeda militants.
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Yemen torn apart in war of many sides

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 22:32

Once idyllic Yemen torn apart in war of many sides
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Yemen battle prompts Chinese rescue

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 17:30
related countries: China China

In a rare move, the Chinese navy evacuates 225 foreigners and almost 600 of its own citizens from Yemen's southern port of Aden, amid fierce fighting there.
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VIDEO: Pakistan evacuees on 'tense' Yemen

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 15:29
related countries: China China, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

A plane carrying 176 Pakistani passengers who were evacuated from Yemen on a Chinese Naval vessel has arrived in the capital Islamabad.
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Yemen rebels storm Aden palace

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 5:08

Houthi rebels in Yemen storm the presidential palace in Aden following heavy clashes, amid reports of troops landing from the sea.
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Pressure builds on key Yemen city

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 9:30

Fighting in the Yemeni city of Aden has intensified as Houthi rebels try to seize control of the city from forces loyal to the president.
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