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VIDEO: Yemen: Houthi heartlands targeted

Friday, March 27th 2015, 17:05
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A Saudi-led coalition has carried out further bombing raids against Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, hitting their northern heartland.
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VIDEO: Saudi Arabia attacks rebels in Yemen

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 23:05
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

A coalition of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia have launched air strikes against the Houthi rebels in Yemen, as Jeremy Bowen reports.
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Oil prices surge on Yemen airstrikes

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 14:41
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Oil prices rise and shares fall after Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest crude exporter, and its allies launch airstrikes on rebel targets in Yemen.
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Saudi Arabia launches Yemen strikes

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 14:38
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

A Saudi-led coalition launches air strikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, saying it is "defending the legitimate government" of President Hadi.
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Yemen president flees rebel advance

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 19:40

Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Hadi flees his palace in Aden as Houthi forces advance on the city, with reports of fighting on the outskirts.
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VIDEO: Who's in charge in Yemen? In 90 secs

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 15:26

The political situation in Yemen is one of the most confusing in the Middle East. Here's a 90-second guide to the key players in the country's current unrest.
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Yemen president calls for UN action

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 0:03

Yemen's embattled President Hadi asks the UN Security Council to back military action by "willing countries" against Houthi rebels.
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Houthi rebels push into south Yemen

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 13:59

Fighters from Yemen's Houthi rebel movement advance into southern Yemen, clashing with forces allied to President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.
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Yemen call for Gulf intervention

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 22:37
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Yemen's foreign ministry calls for Gulf Arab states to intervene, with the UN warning that the country is on the brink of civil war.
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Yemen crisis: Who is fighting who?

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 16:12

A look at some of the key issues surrounding the worsening situation in Yemen, which the UN says is on the brink of a protracted civil war.
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Yemen risks 'protracted conflict'

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 21:41

The UN special envoy to Yemen warns that the conflict there could become "protracted" unless a peaceful solution is found.
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VIDEO: Shia Houthis 'seize control of Taiz'

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 19:20

Houthi rebels are in control of the strategically important city of Taiz in southern Yemen, according to officials.
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Shia rebels 'seize Yemen city'

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 18:09

Yemen's third largest city Taiz has been taken by Shia Houthi rebels, officials say, as the country suffers increasing instability.
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US troops withdraw from Yemen

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 4:49
related countries: United States United States

The United States has evacuated its remaining military personnel from Yemen because of the deteriorating security situation, US officials confirm.
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VIDEO: UN to hold emergency Yemen meeting

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 2:58

The United Nations is to meet to consider a request from Yemen's president for "urgent intervention" as tensions mount in the country.
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VIDEO: IS claim Yemen mosque bombings

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 11:29
related places: Sanaa

Islamic State says its militants carried out suicide bombings on two mosques in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, that killed at least 137 people.
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Why IS wants to expand into Yemen

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 10:09

The deadly implications of an IS move into Yemen
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IS claims Yemen mosque bombings

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 0:17
related places: Sanaa

Islamic State says its militants carried out suicide bombings on two mosques in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, that killed at least 137 people.
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Yemen attacks kill more than 100

Friday, March 20th 2015, 22:15
related places: Sanaa

Suicide bombers kill at least 126 people in two mosques in Yemen's capital Sanaa, reports says, in attacks claimed by Islamic State.
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VIDEO: Warplanes target Yemen president

Friday, March 20th 2015, 1:39

Warplanes have targeted the palace used by Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi in the southern city of Aden.
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Air raid on Yemen president's palace

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 15:36

Warplanes target the palace used by Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi in Aden, following deadly clashes at the city's airport.
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VIDEO: Struggle to preserve Yemen's stability

Monday, March 9th 2015, 8:18

The BBC's Sally Nabil examines the complex political situation in Yemen which has seen months of turmoil, after rebel Shia Houthis overran the capital.
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Iran 'frees envoy held in Yemen'

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 11:37
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

An Iranian diplomat held hostage in Yemen for more than 18 months has been freed following an intelligence operation, officials in Iran say.
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Al-Qaeda in Yemen frees Saudi envoy

Monday, March 2nd 2015, 12:56
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A Saudi diplomat held hostage in Yemen for almost three years by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been released, officials say.
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Yemen ex-leader 'amassed billions'

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 22:11

The former president of Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East, is suspected of amassing $30bn-$62bn in assets, UN investigators say.
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French appeal to kidnappers in Yemen

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 12:45
related countries: France France
related places: Sanaa

The French foreign minister urges the release of a Frenchwoman kidnapped along with her interpreter in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.
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French woman kidnapped in Yemen

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 15:34
related countries: France France

A French woman working for an international organisation has been kidnapped in Yemen, the French foreign ministry says.
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Yemen rebels threaten to try cabinet

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 16:43

Shia rebels in Yemen threaten to arrest and try the prime minister and all members of his cabinet for treason if they refuse to return to work.
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Yemen's ex-leader denounces rebels

Sunday, February 22nd 2015, 0:03
related places: Sanaa

Yemen's ousted President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has accused the Houthi militia that seized power last month of staging a coup.
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Yemen rivals agree on interim body

Friday, February 20th 2015, 14:47

Rival parties in Yemen agree to form a "people's transitional council" to help govern the country and guide it out of the current political crisis.
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Hadi allies clash with Yemen police

Monday, February 16th 2015, 13:04

Clashes erupt in Yemen's second city of Aden between militiamen loyal to President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi and forces allied to Houthi rebels.
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UN demands Yemen Houthis cede power

Monday, February 16th 2015, 1:19

The UN Security Council unanimously adopts a resolution demanding Shia Houthi rebels give up their control of Yemen's government.
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