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#Yemen

# yemen - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Explainer: What's happening in Yemen right now?

The United States backs a Saudi-led coalition that is fighting the rebels loyal to the former Yemeni president.

# yemen - Friday 14 October, 2016

Introducing the new UN Secretary General - a former prime minister of Portugal

Antonio Guterres has pledged to make the pursuit of peace in a conflict-torn world his “over-arching priority”.

# yemen - Monday 29 August, 2016

At least 60 have been killed in a suicide bomb in Yemen

Attacks in Aden are often claimed by jihadists from either Al-Qaeda or the Islamic State group, which have both taken advantage of the chaos in Yemen to make gains in southern and southeastern regions.

# yemen - Sunday 14 August, 2016

At least 10 children have been killed in an airstrike on school in Yemen

Aid group Doctors Without Borders condemned the attack, saying that all of the children killed were between eight and 15 years old.

# yemen - Sunday 15 May, 2016

25 police recruits killed by suicide bomber in Yemen

In a separate incident, at least seven people were killed by suicide bombers in Iraq.

# yemen - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media

Brutality in Saudi Arabia, Yemen and elsewhere has been largely overlooked by western media outlets, Julien Mercille writes.

# yemen - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Born in the middle of a war, this baby starved to death after just five months of life

“He didn’t cry and there were no tears, just stiff”.

# yemen - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Pope Francis condemns 'senseless and diabolical' terrorist attack on elderly care home

16 people were killed in the attack including four nuns.

# yemen - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Man held at Guantánamo Bay for 13 years in case of mistaken identity

Mustafa al-Aziz al-Shamiri has been detained at the camp without charge.

# yemen - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Human rights group calls for the west to stop supplying arms to those 'committing war crimes'

American allies Saudi Arabia and the UAE are leading the coalition battling rebels in Yemen.

# yemen - Sunday 20 September, 2015

The 18 most 'miserable' countries in the world

There are a few surprises in here.

# yemen - Saturday 22 August, 2015

# yemen - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Bombed, embargoed, displaced - life inside war-torn Yemen

Over a million Yemenis have been displaced as a result of ongoing conflict.

# yemen - Friday 8 May, 2015

Man who masterminded Charlie Hebdo massacre has been killed in a drone strike

Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi was killed last month.

# yemen - Monday 20 April, 2015

Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart Shock And Awe This post contains videos

Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart

The capital Sanaa has been rocked by air-strikes.

# yemen - Thursday 9 April, 2015

At least 77 children killed in the past 14 days

Over 100,000 people have left their homes in Yemen in search of safer places to stay.

# yemen - Friday 3 April, 2015

Irish citizen evacuated from Yemen with the help of China

225 people from ten different countries were evacuated.

# yemen - Sunday 29 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Sunday.

# yemen - Saturday 28 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your weekend.

# yemen - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Saudi air strikes on Yemen have "dramatically worsened" the situation there

The beleaguered Middle Eastern state is facing civil war.

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# yemen - Monday 23 March, 2015

You need to read about Yemen...

What do you know about what’s going on? Catch up here.

# yemen - Sunday 22 March, 2015

American troops evacuated from Yemen as civil war approaches

The advance of rebel forces has continued.

# yemen - Friday 20 March, 2015

Suicide bombings that killed 142 'just the tip of the iceberg' ISIS warns

Bombers have attacked mosques in Yemen’s capital, killing scores and wounding more than 300 people.

# yemen - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Masked gunmen have captured the Yemeni president's chief of staff

The abductors are believed to be Shiite militiamen.

# yemen - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Al Qaeda in Yemen claims responsibility for Charlie Hebdo attack

One of the terror group’s leaders said it was an act of vengeance.

# yemen - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

At least 30 dead as car bomb explodes outside police academy

The attack struck as dozens of Yemenis queued to join the police academy in the centre of the capital.

# yemen - Monday 29 December, 2014

Ireland to give €3 million to 'forgotten emergencies'

“These crises are not well-known situations, but the needs are very real”.

# yemen - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Al Qaida threatens to kill US hostage and mocks 'foolish' rescue attempt

“I’m certain that my life is in danger…If anything can be done, please let it be done.”

# yemen - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Ireland makes the top 10 in global study on gender gap

Iceland came out on top while Yemen was listed last.

# yemen - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Two suicide bombs kill nearly 70 people in Yemen

At least 47 people were killed in Sanaa, while 20 soldiers are dead after a separate bombing.

# yemen - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Obama warns that Iraqi extremists could destabalise other countries

The US President has said the unrest in Iraq could spill over in other countries such as Jordan.

# yemen - Sunday 20 April, 2014

43 dead in two days of drone attacks in Yemen

Officials have confirmed that at least three civilians have been killed in the strikes.

# yemen - Saturday 21 December, 2013

So what is left of the Arab Spring?

It is the third anniversary of the Tunisian protest which sparked a flame across the Middle East and North Africa.

# yemen - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Japanese diplomat stabbed five times in Yemen

The country’s capital has been the scene of a spate of attacks on foreigners recently.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# yemen - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Suicide bomb attack kills dozens in Yemen

A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into the country’s defence ministry.

# yemen - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Ex-FBI agent pleads guilty to leaking details of Al Qaeda plot to Associated Press

The ex-agent, Donald Sachtleben, “willfully disclosed … national defence information to a person not authorised to receive it” the Justice Department said last night.

# yemen - Friday 20 September, 2013

Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula are targeting oil facilities, foreigners and security forces.

# yemen - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

US tells Americans to leave Yemen 'immediately'

The US said the threat level in Yemen is extremely high due to the potential for both terrorist attacks and civil unrest.