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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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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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