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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.

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Yemen: news

'Islamists' killed in Yemen clash

Saturday, September 8th 2012, 21:34

Yemen's army and allied tribal fighters kill at least four suspected al-Qaeda militants in the southern Abyan province, officials say.
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Donors pledge $6.4bn aid to Yemen

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 14:23

International donors pledge $6.4bn (£4bn) to help Yemen's fragile transition to democracy as it battles a humanitarian crisis and political unrest.
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'Al-Qaeda' attack in Yemeni city

Saturday, August 18th 2012, 13:55

Suspected al-Qaeda militants attack the intelligence HQ in Yemen's southern city of Aden, killing at least 14 people, security officials say.
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Yemen Republican Guard in clashes

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 20:39
related places: Sanaa

Five people die in clashes involving the elite Yemeni Republican Guard army unit near the defence ministry in the capital Sanaa, officials say.
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Yemen leader restructures army

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 12:50

Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi orders the restructuring of the military, in an apparent attempt to curb the power of his predecessor.
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Yemen suicide attacker kills 45

Sunday, August 5th 2012, 14:47

The Yemeni government blames al-Qaeda for a suicide bombing that kills at least 45 people at a funeral in the southern province of Abyan.
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Italian guard released in Yemen

Thursday, August 2nd 2012, 22:27
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Sanaa

An Italian embassy security officer is released in Yemen after being kidnapped by gunmen in Sanaa on Sunday, Yemeni officials say.
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Italian man kidnapped in Yemen

Sunday, July 29th 2012, 16:33
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Sanaa

Unidentified gunmen kidnap an Italian security officer working at the embassy in Yemen's capital Sanaa, officials say.
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VIDEO: Charities warn over Yemen's food crisis

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 14:41

Yemen is suffering from a food crisis so severe that over a quarter of a million children could die.
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Aid groups warn of Yemen 'catastrophe'

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 13:02

Yemen's hunger crisis at catastrophic levels, agencies warn
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Yemen arrests prompt Iran warning

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 23:36
related countries: Iran Iran

Yemen says it has arrested members of an alleged Iranian-led spy ring, prompting its president to warn Iran to stay out of Yemeni affairs.
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Drone killings prompt US lawsuit

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 20:26
related countries: United States United States

Relatives of Americans killed in anti al-Qaeda drone strikes in Yemen sue four senior US officials, saying the killings were unconstitutional.
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AUDIO: 'Yemen scenario' solution for Syria?

Friday, July 13th 2012, 7:13
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The United States has suggested that what it calls the "Yemen scenario" could be the solution to stopping bloodshed in Syria.
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UN: Attacks harm Yemen politics

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 12:25

Al-Qaeda-linked militants are disrupting Yemen's political situation and could harm global security, the UN envoy warns.
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Deadly bombing hits Yemen police

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 14:53
related places: Sanaa

At least eight people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at the police academy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, officials say.
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Nigerian men 'linked to al-Qaeda'

Friday, July 6th 2012, 8:46
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Two Nigerian men are charged with receiving funds from the Yemen-based Islamist group Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
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Top Yemen general dies in attack

Monday, June 18th 2012, 13:18

The Yemeni army commander leading the fight against militants in the south of the country has been killed in a suicide attack, officials say.
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Yemen takes third Islamist base

Friday, June 15th 2012, 12:56

Yemen's army captures a stronghold held by al-Qaeda-linked militants in the southern province of Abyan, its third such success this week.
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Raids strike al-Qaeda Yemen bases

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 10:49
related countries: United States United States

Attacks on al-Qaeda militants kill at least nine people in southern Yemen, officials say, with one of the strikes reportedly carried out by a US drone.
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Yemen army regains crucial towns

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 15:16

The town of Jaar and provincial capital Zinjibar are retaken by Yemen's army, amid claims that al-Qaeda-linked militants withdrew.
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Yemen clashes kill 17 militants

Wednesday, June 6th 2012, 22:12

Seventeen militants and at least two soldiers are killed in clashes in southern Yemen, as the army tries to regain territory lost last year.
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'Militants die' in Yemen strikes

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 13:30

At least 10 Islamist militants have been killed in the southern Yemeni province of Abyan, officials say, as the army continues its advance on Jaar.
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Suicide bomber kills 12 in Yemen

Friday, May 25th 2012, 18:45

A suicide car bomber kills at least 12 people in Yemen's northern town controlled by Shia rebels, officials say.
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VIDEO: Donors pledge $4bn for Yemen

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 2:24

International donors have pledged more than $4bn (£2.54bn) in aid to Yemen, which is facing a possible humanitarian catastrophe.
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Donors promise $4bn for Yemen

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 20:08
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

International donors pledge over $4bn to Yemen, which is facing political instability and a possible humanitarian catastrophe.
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Yemen 'on brink of food crisis'

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 23:51

Seven aid agencies warn that Yemen is on the verge of a hunger catastrophe as a result of political instability and rising prices.
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Yemen holds sombre national day

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 13:27
related places: Sanaa

Yemen's national day parade passes off without incident, but in a sombre atmosphere, a day after a bomber killed 96 soldiers in the capital, Sanaa.
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UN condemns Yemen suicide bombing

Monday, May 21st 2012, 23:37

The UN condemns as "heinous" a suicide attack in Yemen that killed more than 90 soldiers, which al-Qaeda said it carried out.
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