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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

Is al-Qaeda gaining ground in Yemen?

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 15:16

Al-Qaeda on the move in Yemen as political turmoil continues
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Yemen unrest 'may delay election'

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 12:11

Yemen's foreign minister warns that the presidential election scheduled for next month may have to be postponed, amid fears of growing instability.
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US defends immunity law for Saleh

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 18:08
related countries: United States United States

The US defends a draft Yemeni law granting President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his aides immunity from prosecution over the deaths of protesters
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Yemen 'finds Paleolithic tombs'

Monday, January 9th 2012, 23:39

A collection of tombs dating back to the Paleolithic period are discovered in the al-Mahwit region of Yemen, local media reports say.
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Yemen drafts Saleh immunity law

Sunday, January 8th 2012, 23:22

Yemen's cabinet approves a draft law to grant President Ali Abdullah Saleh immunity in exchange for stepping down as part of a transition deal.
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UN warns Yemen over amnesty plans

Saturday, January 7th 2012, 5:10

The UN's human rights chief Navi Pillay warns a Yemen proposal to grant asylum for crimes during recent unrest would break international law.
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VIDEO: UN makes amnesty plea to Yemen

Saturday, January 7th 2012, 2:33

The UN's human rights chief, Navi Pillay, has warned Yemen not to grant amnesty to those who have committed war crimes, as part of a deal for President Saleh to step down.
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Yemeni soldiers killed in clashes

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 22:44
related places: Zinjibar

At least two Yemeni soldiers have died in clashes with Islamist militants in the restive southern city of Zinjibar, officials say.
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Yemen protests demand Saleh trial

Friday, December 30th 2011, 15:21

Mass demonstrations in Yemen have called for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to face trial for the deaths of anti-government protesters.
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US considers Saleh travel request

Monday, December 26th 2011, 14:34
related countries: United States United States

American authorities are considering a request from Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to travel to the US.
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Yemenis denounce protester deaths

Sunday, December 25th 2011, 20:35
related places: Sanaa

Thousands of Yemenis take to the streets of Sanaa, to protest against the killing of demonstrators and demand their country's acting leader resign.
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VIDEO: At least nine die in Yemen protest

Sunday, December 25th 2011, 2:37
related places: Sanaa

At least nine people have been killed and dozens injured by security forces who opened fire on a protest in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, doctors say.
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'Eight die' in new Yemen protest

Saturday, December 24th 2011, 18:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sanaa

Deadly clashes erupt again in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, as outgoing President Saleh vows to leave temporarily for the US to ease tension.
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Saleh 'needs medical aid abroad'

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 10:58

Yemen's president is expected to leave the country for further medical treatment after an assassination attempt in June, according to the UN's envoy to Yemen.
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Yemen: Looking back at a year of protest

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 10:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British photographer captures Yemen's unrest
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Yemen 'set to release protesters'

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 18:03

Yemen will free hundreds of protesters detained over 10 months of protests against President Ali Abdullah Saleh, the interior ministry says.
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'Al-Qaeda jail break' in Yemen

Monday, December 12th 2011, 10:17

Twelve al-Qaeda militants have broken out of a prison in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, officials say.
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What next for Yemen after Saleh?

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 18:47

What next for Yemen after President Saleh steps down?
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Unity government created in Yemen

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 17:28

Yemen's vice-president issues a decree creating a national unity government to take over from that of embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
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Clashes hit Yemen's second city

Saturday, December 3rd 2011, 12:58

Yemeni troops clash with opponents of President Abdullah Saleh in the second city, Taez, as deadly violence threatens a power-transfer deal.
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VIDEO: Yemen's Saleh remains in spotlight

Sunday, November 27th 2011, 21:48

Yemen's Vice-President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has named a senior opposition figure, Mohammed Basindwa, as interim prime minister, but many questions remain over the role of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
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Yemen names Basindwa interim PM

Sunday, November 27th 2011, 21:34

Senior Yemeni opposition figure Mohammed Basindwa is asked to form an interim government by Vice-President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.
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Yemen sets presidential poll date

Saturday, November 26th 2011, 18:22

Yemeni Vice-President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi signs a decree for presidential elections to be held in February, as part of a transition deal.
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Protesters 'shot dead' in Sanaa

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 14:30
related places: Sanaa

At least five protesters are reportedly shot dead by Yemen government loyalists in Sanaa, after President Saleh signs a power transfer deal.
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VIDEO: Deal signed for power shift in Yemen

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 20:56

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has signed a deal under which he will step down after months of unrest.
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Pitfalls ahead despite Yemen deal

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 18:23

Yemen deal on president's power could yet fail
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Yemen leader signs deal to quit

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 17:52

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh signs a Gulf Arab-brokered deal, which will see him stand down after months of unrest.
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