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#Yemen

# yemen - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Suicide bomb attack kills dozens in Yemen
# Defence Ministry
# Defence Ministry

Suicide bomb attack kills dozens in Yemen

Dec 5th 2013, 9:48 AM 2,607 Views 8 Comments

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
# Leaks
# Leaks

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

Sep 24th 2013, 8:31 AM 3,737 Views 9 Comments

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
# Bombings
# Bombings

Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack

Sep 20th 2013, 4:22 PM 3,772 Views 8 Comments

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'
# High Alert
# High Alert

US tells Americans to leave Yemen 'immediately'

Aug 6th 2013, 9:45 AM 9,298 Views 59 Comments

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

# yemen - Friday 5 July, 2013

21 of the best minor characters in Friends
# Friends
From The Daily Edge
# Friends

21 of the best minor characters in Friends

Jul 5th 2013, 8:00 PM 20,303 Views 6 Comments

Ranking your favourite minor, yet hilarious, characters in Friends.

# yemen - Monday 27 May, 2013

Gunmen kidnap two foreign tourists in Yemen
# Taiz
# Taiz

Gunmen kidnap two foreign tourists in Yemen

May 27th 2013, 6:16 PM 4,723 Views 10 Comments

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
# Snoops
# Snoops

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

May 14th 2013, 10:58 AM 6,967 Views 52 Comments

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
# Guantánamo
# Guantánamo

Hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay prison enters seventh week

Mar 23rd 2013, 3:20 PM 10,058 Views 90 Comments

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
# WARFARE
# WARFARE

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

Feb 20th 2013, 9:35 PM 8,156 Views 56 Comments

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
# Islam
# Islam

Two die in Pakistan as film violence spreads

Sep 17th 2012, 2:59 PM 3,678 Views 56 Comments

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
# Protests
# Protests

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

Sep 13th 2012, 9:43 PM 7,941 Views 120 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

Protesters storm US Embassy in Yemen

Sep 13th 2012, 10:15 AM 4,508 Views 62 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

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

Sep 10th 2012, 8:36 PM 3,746 Views 21 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

Yemen: 42 killed in suicide bombing

Aug 5th 2012, 9:41 AM 1,962 Views 0 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

Suicide bombing kills nearly 100 soldiers in Yemen

May 21st 2012, 4:41 PM 1,668 Views 1 Comment

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

Yemen: 19 killed in clashes with al-Qaeda fighters

May 16th 2012, 3:43 PM 978 Views 0 Comments

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
# Spy Games
# Spy Games

'Underwear bomber' was a double agent

May 9th 2012, 7:54 AM 4,749 Views 47 Comments

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
# Plot
# Plot

'Undetectable' underwear bomb plot thwarted says CIA

May 8th 2012, 7:57 AM 3,775 Views 25 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

Dozens of soldiers killed or kidnapped in al-Qaida attack

May 7th 2012, 6:21 PM 3,309 Views 12 Comments

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

Apr 3rd 2012, 2:27 PM 730 Views 0 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Mar 18th 2012, 7:54 PM 7,069 Views 7 Comments

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
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

Yemen says more than 2,000 killed in uprising

Mar 18th 2012, 6:45 PM 1,367 Views 3 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

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

Feb 25th 2012, 2:25 PM 616 Views 0 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

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

Feb 22nd 2012, 11:46 AM 694 Views 0 Comments

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
# Underwear Bomber
# Underwear Bomber

Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison

Feb 16th 2012, 9:21 PM 3,601 Views 46 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

US carries out airstrike on Yemen

Jan 31st 2012, 3:10 PM 1,606 Views 2 Comments

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?
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?

Jan 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 1,765 Views 5 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

President of Yemen exits country after months of protests

Jan 22nd 2012, 6:47 PM 1,276 Views 0 Comments

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
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

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

Dec 30th 2011, 3:00 PM 1,808 Views 3 Comments

And who might be under threat in 2012…

# yemen - Monday 26 December, 2011

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Dec 26th 2011, 4:00 PM 2,848 Views 3 Comments

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
# Peace Prize
# Peace Prize

Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize

Dec 10th 2011, 1:26 PM 1,651 Views 3 Comments

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
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Nov 23rd 2011, 7:24 PM 3,117 Views 2 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

Yemeni president Saleh signs proposal to transfer power

Nov 23rd 2011, 6:31 PM 723 Views 1 Comment

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

Aid workers freed in Yemen

Nov 14th 2011, 3:23 PM 97 Views 0 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

Al-Qaeda media chief killed in Yemen

Oct 15th 2011, 9:45 AM 227 Views 10 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

Yemen president says he wants to step down

Oct 8th 2011, 7:07 PM 114 Views 3 Comments

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
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

Women from Liberia and Yemen jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 7th 2011, 11:34 AM 265 Views 10 Comments

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'

Sep 30th 2011, 10:46 AM 192 Views 5 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

Fresh clashes, explosions rock Yemeni capital

Sep 29th 2011, 12:52 PM 68 Views 1 Comment

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

President Saleh returns to Yemen amid expectation of more violence

Sep 23rd 2011, 2:30 PM 66 Views 1 Comment

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