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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

French security guard shot in Yemen

Monday, May 5th 2014, 19:23
related countries: France France
related places: Sanaa

A French security agent has been killed and another seriously injured in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.
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'Al-Qaeda deaths' in Yemen battle

Sunday, May 4th 2014, 15:09

Yemeni security forces kill 37 suspected al-Qaeda militants in an offensive in the country's south, the defence ministry says.
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Yemen army in big al-Qaeda offensive

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 17:21

The Yemeni army launches a major offensive against al-Qaeda hideouts in the south, officials say, amid an ongoing campaign against militants.
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German diplomat 'injured' in Yemen

Monday, April 28th 2014, 20:35
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Sanaa

A German diplomat has been injured in a suspected kidnapping attempt in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, security officials say.
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Yemen identifying dead 'militants'

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 13:44

Yemen is carrying out DNA tests to identify suspected militants killed in air strikes in recent days, amid reports they include al-Qaeda leaders.
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Three killed in Yemen drone strike

Monday, April 21st 2014, 9:57

Three more suspected al-Qaeda militants die in a drone strike in southern Yemen, reports say, bringing the total killed in three days to more than 40.
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Yemen drone strike kills militants

Sunday, April 20th 2014, 13:33

A drone attack in south Yemen has killed at least three suspected al-Qaeda fighters, defence officials and local tribal chiefs say.
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Al-Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen

Saturday, April 19th 2014, 9:33

An air strike kills at least 13 suspected al-Qaeda militants in central Yemen, with some reports saying three civilians also died.
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Eleven dead in Yemen militant attack

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 17:15

Militants have killed at least six soldiers and two civilians in a raid on an army HQ in southern Yemen, officials say. Three militants also died.
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Yemen kidnap victims freed in Sanaa

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 21:03
related places: Sanaa

Security forces have freed two UN employees kidnapped earlier by gunmen in Yemen's capital, Sanaa.
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Yemen attack 'kills 20 soldiers'

Monday, March 24th 2014, 12:12

Twenty soldiers are killed in an attack on a military checkpoint in eastern Yemen, reports say.
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Migrants die in Yemen boat sinking

Sunday, March 9th 2014, 23:13

Forty-two African migrants have drowned when their boat capsized off the coast of Yemen, according to officials.
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Guantanamo prisoner pleads guilty

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 18:35
related countries: France France, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

A Saudi man held at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay pleads guilty to his role in the deadly 2002 attack on a French oil tanker off Yemen.
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Nine killed in southern Yemen clash

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 15:57

At least nine people, including five soldiers, have been killed in a gun battle in the southern Yemeni city of Daleh, officials say.
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Yemen gunmen attack central prison

Friday, February 14th 2014, 0:15
related places: Sanaa

Gunmen attack the main prison in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, killing at least 10 people and releasing a number of inmates, officials say.
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Yemen to be six-region federation

Monday, February 10th 2014, 16:48

Yemen is to become a federation of six regions as part of its political transition, after final approval is given by a presidential committee.
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Yemeni soldiers killed in ambush

Friday, January 31st 2014, 18:06
related places: Shibam

At least 15 soldiers have been killed in an ambush by militants on a checkpoint in Shibam, south-eastern Yemen, officials say.
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Agreement at Yemen's dialogue talks

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 18:15
related places: Sanaa

Yemen's National Dialogue Conference agree a document on which the new constitution will be based, hours after a delegate is shot dead in Sanaa.
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Ransom drive for S African hostage

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 11:42
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Supporters of South African teacher Pierre Korkie held hostage in Yemen launch a campaign to raise the ransom his al-Qaeda kidnappers are demanding.
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Iran diplomat dies in Yemen attack

Saturday, January 18th 2014, 14:50
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Sanaa

An Iranian diplomat has been killed in a gun attack outside the ambassador's residence in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, local officials say.
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Returning Yemenis from Guantanamo Bay

Friday, January 10th 2014, 18:00
related countries: United States United States

Returning detainees to Yemen is a headache for the US
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Guantanamo detainee to be freed

Friday, January 10th 2014, 4:20
related countries: United States United States

A US government review panel decides a Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay for more than a decade can be released.
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Yemeni soldiers die in Aden bombing

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 11:57

At least four soldiers have been killed in a suicide car bomb attack on the security forces' headquarters in Yemen's southern city of Aden.
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Eight killed in south Yemen attack

Monday, December 30th 2013, 11:20

At least five soldiers and three gunmen have been killed in an attack on an army position in southern Yemen, military officials say.
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Shells kill 13 at Yemen funeral

Friday, December 27th 2013, 15:58

Artillery shells hit a funeral tent in the southern Yemeni province of Daleh, killing 13 people, reports say.
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Al-Qaeda apologises for Yemen attack

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 10:50

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula offers a rare apology to the families of those killed in an attack on a military hospital earlier this month.
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Salmon Fishing author Torday dies

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 18:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Paul Torday, the British businessman turned author who enjoyed success with comic bestseller Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, has died at the age of 67, his publisher announces.
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VIDEO: Yemen: 'Life is harder than it was'

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 18:36
related places: Sana`

Shaimaa Khalil reports from the Yemeni capital of Sana'a to find out what has changed in the country since the uprising three years ago.
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Yemen's women struggle to reap benefits of Arab Spring

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 1:19

Change comes slowly to women of Yemen's Arab Spring
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Japan envoy stabbed in Yemen attack

Sunday, December 15th 2013, 14:04
related countries: Japan Japan

A Japanese diplomat is stabbed several times in a failed kidnap attempt by armed men in Yemen, officials say.
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