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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

Yemen soldiers die in base attack

Friday, October 19th 2012, 11:14

At least 14 soldiers and 12 al-Qaeda militants have been killed in an attack on a military base in southern Yemen, military and medical officials say.
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Somali militants 'arms seized'

Friday, October 19th 2012, 10:16
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A huge consignment of arms said to have come from Yemen for suspected Islamist militants is seized in Somalia, an official tells the BBC.
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In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 23:41

The powerful pull of secessionism in southern Yemen
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US-linked Yemeni killed in Sanaa

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 15:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sanaa

A Yemeni employee of the US embassy in the capital Sanaa is shot dead in an attack by masked men on a motorbike, officials say.
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In pictures: Yemen's 'lowest of the low'

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 23:44

Yemen's 'lowest of the low', scavenging rubbish to survive
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Abu Hamza denies US terror charge

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 18:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Radical Islamist cleric Abu Hamza pleads not guilty in New York to charges of setting up a terror training camp and abducting tourists in Yemen.
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US terror suspect held in Yemen

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 15:24
related countries: United States United States

A US citizen suspected of having links to al-Qaeda has been arrested in the southern Yemeni province of Shabwa, officials tell the BBC.
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Yemen 'foils attack on air base'

Saturday, October 6th 2012, 14:39
related countries: United States United States

Yemeni officials say they have foiled an attack on a southern air base used by the US military.
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Yemeni soldiers 'seized in Syria'

Sunday, September 30th 2012, 21:17
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Bashar

A video claims an Islamist group fighting government forces in Syria has captured five Yemeni soldiers sent to support Bashar al-Assad's regime.
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VIDEO: Anti-Islam film protests widen

Friday, September 14th 2012, 5:27
related countries: United States United States

Demonstrations against an American-made film which is said to denigrate Islam have spread to Yemen where protesters attacked the US embassy.
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Anti-Islam film protests spread

Thursday, September 13th 2012, 20:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sanaa

Protests against an anti-Islam film made in the US spread, as angry crowds gather outside US embassies in the Middle East and North Africa.
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Yemen minister survives attack

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 13:46

Yemen's defence minister survives an assassination attempt which reportedly kills at least 11 people, including seven of his bodyguards.
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VIDEO: Al-Qaeda chief killed, says Yemen

Monday, September 10th 2012, 22:53

Said al-Shihri, described as the second-in-command of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), has been killed in an operation in southern Yemen, government officials say.
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Yemen says al-Qaeda chief killed

Monday, September 10th 2012, 19:05

Said al-Shihri, described as the second-in-command of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, is killed in an operation in Yemen, officials say.
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'Islamists' killed in Yemen clash

Saturday, September 8th 2012, 21:34

Yemen's army and allied tribal fighters kill at least four suspected al-Qaeda militants in the southern Abyan province, officials say.
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Donors pledge $6.4bn aid to Yemen

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 14:23

International donors pledge $6.4bn (£4bn) to help Yemen's fragile transition to democracy as it battles a humanitarian crisis and political unrest.
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'Al-Qaeda' attack in Yemeni city

Saturday, August 18th 2012, 13:55

Suspected al-Qaeda militants attack the intelligence HQ in Yemen's southern city of Aden, killing at least 14 people, security officials say.
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Yemen Republican Guard in clashes

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 20:39
related places: Sanaa

Five people die in clashes involving the elite Yemeni Republican Guard army unit near the defence ministry in the capital Sanaa, officials say.
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Yemen leader restructures army

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 12:50

Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi orders the restructuring of the military, in an apparent attempt to curb the power of his predecessor.
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Yemen suicide attacker kills 45

Sunday, August 5th 2012, 14:47

The Yemeni government blames al-Qaeda for a suicide bombing that kills at least 45 people at a funeral in the southern province of Abyan.
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Italian guard released in Yemen

Thursday, August 2nd 2012, 22:27
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Sanaa

An Italian embassy security officer is released in Yemen after being kidnapped by gunmen in Sanaa on Sunday, Yemeni officials say.
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Italian man kidnapped in Yemen

Sunday, July 29th 2012, 16:33
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Sanaa

Unidentified gunmen kidnap an Italian security officer working at the embassy in Yemen's capital Sanaa, officials say.
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VIDEO: Charities warn over Yemen's food crisis

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 14:41

Yemen is suffering from a food crisis so severe that over a quarter of a million children could die.
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Aid groups warn of Yemen 'catastrophe'

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 13:02

Yemen's hunger crisis at catastrophic levels, agencies warn
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Yemen arrests prompt Iran warning

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 23:36
related countries: Iran Iran

Yemen says it has arrested members of an alleged Iranian-led spy ring, prompting its president to warn Iran to stay out of Yemeni affairs.
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Drone killings prompt US lawsuit

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 20:26
related countries: United States United States

Relatives of Americans killed in anti al-Qaeda drone strikes in Yemen sue four senior US officials, saying the killings were unconstitutional.
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AUDIO: 'Yemen scenario' solution for Syria?

Friday, July 13th 2012, 7:13
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The United States has suggested that what it calls the "Yemen scenario" could be the solution to stopping bloodshed in Syria.
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UN: Attacks harm Yemen politics

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 12:25

Al-Qaeda-linked militants are disrupting Yemen's political situation and could harm global security, the UN envoy warns.
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Deadly bombing hits Yemen police

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 14:53
related places: Sanaa

At least eight people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at the police academy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, officials say.
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