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# yemen - Friday 5 July, 2013

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# yemen - Monday 27 May, 2013

Gunmen kidnap two foreign tourists in Yemen

A man and a woman were seized today while they were outside a hotel in the eastern part of the central Yemeni city of Taiz.

# yemen - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

A massive and unprecedented intrusion: AP slams US government's snooping

The US Justice Department obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors working for the Associated Press, the news agency has confirmed.

# yemen - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay prison enters seventh week

26 low-risk detainees are now refusing food – more than twice the number from a week ago – in protest at conditions.

# yemen - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

US senator says 4,700 killed in drone strikes: report

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, a staunch supporter of drone use, has openly cited a number that exceeds some independent estimates of the total death toll.

# yemen - Monday 17 September, 2012

Two die in Pakistan as film violence spreads

Protests have taken place across the Arab World against the US-produced ‘Innocence of Muslims’.

# yemen - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Anti-Islam filmmaker under police protection as anti-US protests spread

A film which lampoons the Prophet Mohammed and was broadcast on TV in the Arab world has sparked protests in Egypt, Libya, Yemen and other Arab countries.

Protesters storm US Embassy in Yemen

More than 4,000 protesters have reportedly stormed the US embassy in the Yemeni capital in an apparent protest against an American-produced film that insults Islam.

# yemen - Monday 10 September, 2012

Al Qaeda's second-in-command in Yemen killed says country's military

Saeed al-Shehri, the second man in Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, was killed in an operation by armed Yemeni forces according to the country’s defence ministry.

# yemen - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Yemen: 42 killed in suicide bombing

Al-Qaeda has been blamed for the attack, which struck Jaar yesterday.

# yemen - Monday 21 May, 2012

Suicide bombing kills nearly 100 soldiers in Yemen

The bombing, believed to be a failed assassination attempt against the Minister of Defence, killed 96 soldiers at a military parade rehearsal.

# yemen - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Yemen: 19 killed in clashes with al-Qaeda fighters

The fighting between national troops and al-Qaeda was part of an intensified government campaign against the terrorist group’s strongholds in southern Yemen.

# yemen - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

'Underwear bomber' was a double agent

The spy had been working with the Saudi intelligence agency in Yemen and handed the bomb to authorities instead of sneaking it onto a plane.

# yemen - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

'Undetectable' underwear bomb plot thwarted says CIA

The device was an upgrade of the Christmas 2009 underwear bomb plot but the would-be bomber had not yet picked a target or bought an airline ticket.

# yemen - Monday 7 May, 2012

Dozens of soldiers killed or kidnapped in al-Qaida attack

A Yemeni army base was attacked by militants early this morning.

# yemen - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Yemeni airstrikes kill 43 al-Qaeda militants

Yemeni airstrikes kill 43 al-Qaeda militants

Three days of intense shelling has left 43 al-Qaeda militants dead, according officials in Yemen.

# yemen - Sunday 18 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

Yemen says more than 2,000 killed in uprising

The figure is much higher than human rights groups had estimated. Earlier this year Amnesty International estimated that 200 protesters had been killed in the uprising.

# yemen - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Yemen: 25 dead after car bomb goes off outside presidential compound

The blast came as Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi was sworn in as president to replace longtime leader Ali Abdullah Saleh, following an election aimed at ending over a year of political turmoil.

# yemen - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Yemen: VP replaces Saleh after 33 years in one candidate election

Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s election was no surprise but is seen as a turning point for the Arab state as it ends Ali Abdullah Saleh’s 33-year long rule.

# yemen - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab pleaded guilty to attempting to blow up a US flight on Christmas Day 2009 using a bomb concealed in his underwear.

# yemen - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

US carries out airstrike on Yemen

Security officials say the four confirmed victims were suspected members of al-Qaeda.

# yemen - Sunday 29 January, 2012

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?

TheJournal.ie’s guide to how what has changed (or not) in Bahrain, Syria, Libya, Egypt, Yemen and Tunisia since the uprisings.

# yemen - Sunday 22 January, 2012

President of Yemen exits country after months of protests

Ali Abdullah Saleh is said to have left the country, handing power to his deputy.

# yemen - Friday 30 December, 2011

Gaddafi, KJI, Mubarak and Ben Ali: why 2011 was a bad year for dictators

And who might be under threat in 2012…

# yemen - Monday 26 December, 2011

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.

# yemen - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize

The women, who fought injustice and dictatorship in Liberia and Yemen, received the prize at a ceremony in Oslo this afternon.

# yemen - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Yemeni president Saleh signs proposal to transfer power

The deal gives Saleh immunity from prosecution — contradicting one key demand of Yemen’s opposition protesters.

# yemen - Monday 14 November, 2011

Aid workers freed in Yemen

The three French workers had been held hostage by al-Qaeda militants for six months. Meanwhile, demonstrations continue (pictured) against the country’s president, Ali Abdullah Saleh.

# yemen - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Al-Qaeda media chief killed in Yemen

Ibrahim al-Bana, al-Qaeda’s media chief for the Arabian peninsula, was killed in a US drone strike.

# yemen - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Yemen president says he wants to step down

Ali Abdullah Saleh’s regime has been rocked by months of violent protests.

# yemen - Friday 7 October, 2011

Women from Liberia and Yemen jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and democratic activist Tawakkul Karman of Yemen

# yemen - Friday 30 September, 2011

Leading al-Qaeda figure 'killed in Yemen'

Leading al-Qaeda figure 'killed in Yemen'

US-born radical Islamic cleric Awar al-Awlaki has been implicated in several attacks or attempted attacks on the United States, and has been described as the leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

# yemen - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Fresh clashes, explosions rock Yemeni capital

At least one person has been killed and several more injured during clashes between Government troops and rival tribesmen.

# yemen - Friday 23 September, 2011

President Saleh returns to Yemen amid expectation of more violence

Saleh’s return after more than three months in Saudi Arabia has confused matters in the violence-torn Arab nation.

# yemen - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Yemen: 50 dead as violent clashes continue

The bloodshed during clashes between civilians and armed forces over the past two days has drawn international condemnation.

# yemen - Monday 19 September, 2011

At least 23 killed in Yemen protests

A child was among the people killed as the latest spurt of violence in the country’s capital, Sanaa, entered its second day.

# yemen - Saturday 30 July, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# yemen - Friday 1 July, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.