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Saudis evacuate embassy in Yemen

Friday, February 13th 2015, 14:18
related countries: Germany Germany, Italy Italy

Saudi Arabia becomes the latest country to close its embassy in Yemen, as the security situation in the country deteriorates.
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Al-Qaeda fighters seize Yemen base

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 19:50

Al-Qaeda fighters say they have captured an army base in southern Yemen, amid fears of a civil war after Shia rebels took over the capital.
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Western powers close Yemen embassies

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 11:20
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US, UK and France are closing their embassies in Yemen due to the deteriorating security situation and political crisis in the country.
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UK embassy staff withdraw from Yemen

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 5:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK embassy in Yemen closes due to worsening security, the Foreign Office says, as the US also shuts its embassy.
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Walkouts hit renewed Yemen talks

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 15:40

Crisis talks between Yemen's political factions resume, but are placed in doubt by the withdrawal of two parties citing "threats" from Houthi rebels.
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Yemen crisis talks to resume Monday

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 19:05

UN-brokered talks aimed at resolving Yemen's political crisis are set to resume, after Shia Houthi rebels took over government.
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Yemen Houthis 'open' to partnerships

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 16:27

Yemen's Houthi rebels offer an 'extended hand' to other political factions after their takeover of Yemen opponents call a coup.
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VIDEO: What next for Houthi rebels in Yemen?

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 8:48

Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen say they have taken over the government, dissolved parliament and replaced the president.
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UN warns Houthi rebels in Yemen

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 4:08

The UN Security Council warns of further steps if the Shia Houthi rebels who took power in Yemen do not immediately return to talks.
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Yemen rebels announce takeover

Friday, February 6th 2015, 20:40

Yemen's Shia Houthi rebel movement announces it is taking over the government and dissolving parliament.
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Yemen: Heightened anxiety in Sanaa as Houthis tighten grip

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 13:11
related places: Sanaa

Yemen capital holds its breath as Houthis tighten grip
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VIDEO: Sanaa: 'We live in constant fear'

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 19:14

Political instability, security fears and the fragile economy are adding to the misery of ordinary people in Yemen's capital.
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Fixing Yemen 'will take decades'

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 16:38
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

US strategy in Yemen depends on Iran
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Yemen crisis and an uncertain future

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 2:36

Yemen's government collapse leaves country perilous future
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Houthis release Yemen leader's aide

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 18:52

Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen free the chief of staff of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi who they abducted 10 days ago.
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VIDEO: Meet the Houthis: BBC's rare access

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 18:29

Safa Al Ahmed managed to gain exclusive access for BBC Arabic to one of Yemen's Houthi fighting groups.
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US Yemen embassy closes to public

Monday, January 26th 2015, 18:33
related countries: United States United States

The US embassy in Yemen is closed to the public until further notice because of security concerns, the state department says.
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Fresh anti-rebel protests in Yemen

Saturday, January 24th 2015, 12:18
related places: Sanaa

Thousands of Yemenis take to the streets in the capital Sanaa to protest against Shia Houthi rebels who have taken over much of the city.
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Thousands rally amid Yemen crisis

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 22:30

Thousands march for and against Shia Houthi rebels amid a dangerous power vacuum following the resignation of Yemen's leaders.
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Yemen's embattled president quits

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 3:54

The president of Yemen resigns in protest at the takeover of the capital Sanaa by Shia Houthi rebels, creating a dangerous political vacuum.
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Yemen proves security nightmare for US

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 19:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

The conflict in Yemen between Shia rebels and Sunni tribes causes headaches in Washington
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'No rebel withdrawal' in Yemen

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 11:17
related places: Sanaa

Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen remain in key positions in the capital Sanaa, despite a deal under which they agreed to withdraw, witnesses say.
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'Deal reached' in Yemeni crisis

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 21:50
related places: Sanaa

Yemen's embattled president has reached a peace deal with Shia Houthi rebels occupying key points in the capital Sanaa, reports say.
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VIDEO: Rebels tighten grip on Yemen capital

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 18:37
related places: Sanaa

Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen tighten their grip on the capital, Sanaa, stationing fighters outside the private home of the president.
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Yemen situation 'critical' - rebels

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 5:12

The leader of Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen says the country is at a critical moment, hours after his forces shelled the president's home.
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Yemen rebels attack president's home

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 22:01
related places: Sanaa

Shia Houthi rebels in the Yemeni capital Sanaa shell the president's home in an attack condemned by the UN Security Council.
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Yemen rebels surround PM's home

Monday, January 19th 2015, 21:55
related places: Sanaa

Shia Houthi rebels surround the Yemeni prime minister's residence in the capital Sanaa, after a day of clashes followed by a truce, ministers say.
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VIDEO: Gun battles in Yemen capital Sanaa

Monday, January 19th 2015, 20:53
related places: Sanaa

The BBC's Nick Childs reports on the severe crisis in Yemen where Houthi rebels are in control of large parts of the country, including the capital Sanaa.
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Truce ends clashes in Yemen capital

Monday, January 19th 2015, 16:38
related places: Sanaa

A ceasefire takes effect in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, after hours of fierce clashes between the Presidential Guard and Shia Houthi rebels, officials say.
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Shia group seize top Yemen official

Saturday, January 17th 2015, 15:20
related places: Sanaa

The Yemeni president's chief of staff has been abducted by Shia Houthi rebels in the capital Sanaa, the group says.
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Yemenis transferred from Guantanamo

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 5:22
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Estonia Estonia, Oman Oman, United States United States
related places: Guantanamo

Five Yemeni men held at the US jail in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba for more than a dozen years are transferred to Oman and Estonia, US officials say.
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