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VIDEO: Searching for al-Qaeda clues in Riems

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 19:25

Al-Qaeda in Yemen claim responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo attacks in a video posted online.
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Blast kills dozens in Yemen capital

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 16:07
related places: Sanaa

At least 37 people have been killed and 66 others injured by a bomb blast outside a police academy in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, officials say.
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Houthis hit as Yemen bomb 'kills 33'

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 15:04
related places: Ibb

A suicide bombing in Yemen's southern city of Ibb, targeting a Houthi religious celebration, has killed at least 33 people, medical sources say.
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Somalis seize Yemeni fishing boats

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 13:57
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Somaliland seizes more than 51 Yemeni boats and an Egyptian ship for fishing illegally in its waters, a Somaliland official tells the BBC.
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Children die in Yemen bomb attacks

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 18:02
related places: Bayda'

At least 25 people, among them 15 children, have been killed in twin car bomb attack in the central Yemeni province of Bayda, reports say.
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Yemen kills 'militants wearing veils'

Saturday, December 13th 2014, 22:21
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Several suspected al-Qaeda militants, disguised as fully veiled women, are reportedly shot dead by Yemeni security forces near the Saudi border.
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'Ransom offer' for killed US hostage

Friday, December 12th 2014, 18:09
related countries: United States United States

The stepmother of journalist Luke Somers, killed in a rescue bid in Yemen, says there were negotiations for his release and an offer to pay a ransom.
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US 'unaware' of second Yemen hostage

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 21:10
related countries: United States United States

US forces who tried to free hostage Luke Somers from al-Qaeda in Yemen did not know the identity of his fellow detainee, a US official says.
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Yemen migrant boat sinks killing 70

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 20:34
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

A boat carrying mostly Ethiopian migrants sinks off Yemen's western coast, killing 70 people, Yemeni officials say.
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'Bid to rescue' US hostage in Yemen

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 9:02
related countries: United States United States

US and Yemeni forces launch an operation to rescue British-born US hostage Luke Somers who has been held by al-Qaeda militants, reports say.
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US hostage's family in video appeal

Friday, December 5th 2014, 8:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The family of UK-born American hostage Luke Somers release a video appealing to al-Qaeda militants in Yemen to "show mercy" and release him.
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US reveals Yemen hostage rescue bid

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 21:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US reveals that last month it tried to rescue British-born American hostage Luke Somers, who is being held by al-Qaeda militants in Yemen.
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US hostage 'appears in Yemen video'

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 11:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Al-Qaeda militants based in Yemen have published a video purporting to show a British-born US hostage and threatening to kill him.
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Yemen bombing targets Iran envoy

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 18:18
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Sanaa

At least two people have been killed in a car bomb attack on the Iranian ambassador's residence in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, officials say.
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Yemen raid missed Western hostages

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 12:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Western

US and Yemeni troops who freed eight people held by al-Qaeda in a raid in eastern Yemen this week were looking for Western hostages who had been moved.
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Eight hostages freed in Yemen raid

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 10:44
related countries: United States United States

Yemeni troops take part in a raid to rescue a group of eight hostages being held by al-Qaeda, but there are conflicting reports of US involvement
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US blacklists former Yemen president

Monday, November 10th 2014, 22:42
related countries: United States United States

The US blacklists former Yemen president Ali Abdallah Saleh and two rebel commanders for threatening the country's peace and stability.
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Yemen Shia rebels join new cabinet

Friday, November 7th 2014, 23:20

A new cabinet is formed in Yemen, including figures from the rebel Shia Houthi group, in an effort to defuse mounting political tensions.
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Rebels clash with al-Qaeda in Yemen

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 16:27

Shia Houthi rebels and al-Qaeda militants engage in heavy fighting in southern Yemen, as the rebels seek to expand the territory under their control.
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Yemeni rebels capture Red Sea port

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 11:33

Shia rebels in Yemen are reported to have captured the strategically important city of Hodeida on the Red Sea coast.
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Yemen appoints new prime minister

Monday, October 13th 2014, 17:25

Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi appoints Khalid Bahah as his new prime minister, in a move welcomed by Shia Houthi rebels.
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VIDEO: Wendell Phillips's extraordinary quest

Friday, October 10th 2014, 23:18

The archaeologist who discovered Yemen's ancient treasure
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VIDEO: Yemen suicide bombings kill dozens

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 21:31
related places: Sanaa

At least 67 people have been killed in two suicide bomb attacks on a protest in Yemen's capital Sanaa and on an army checkpoint in the country's east.
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Yemen suicide bombings kill dozens

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 15:39
related places: Sanaa

At least 67 people have been killed in two suicide bomb attacks on a protest in Yemen's capital Sanaa and on an army checkpoint in the country's east.
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Al-Qaeda attacks town in south Yemen

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 13:59

At least nine people have been killed in an attack by al-Qaeda militants on security and government buildings in the south of Yemen, officials say.
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In pictures: The other side of Sanaa

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 23:41
related places: Sanaa

Pictures of everyday life amid turmoil in the Yemeni capital
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Shia rebels reject new Yemen PM

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 18:50

Yemen's president nominates a new prime minister to try to break the political deadlock, but Shia Houthi rebels reject his choice.
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How Yemen's capital was seized at speed

Saturday, September 27th 2014, 12:26

How rebels seized Yemen's capital in less than a month
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Yemen rebel chief hails 'revolution'

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 1:28
related places: Sanaa

The leader of Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels describes his supporters' takeover of key parts of the capital, Sanaa, as a "successful revolution".
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Yemen's road to democracy uncertain

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 20:53

Yemen's road to democracy far from clear
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Calm follows Yemeni peace deal

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 17:38
related places: Sanaa

The Yemeni capital, Sanaa, is reported to be calm one day after the government signed a deal with Shia Houthi rebels to end days of fighting.
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