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Women from Liberia and Yemen jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize
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Women from Liberia and Yemen jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 7th 2011, 11:34 AM 277 Views 10 Comments

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

Leading al-Qaeda figure 'killed in Yemen'

Leading al-Qaeda figure 'killed in Yemen'

Sep 30th 2011, 10:46 AM 203 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.

Fresh clashes, explosions rock Yemeni capital
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Fresh clashes, explosions rock Yemeni capital

Sep 29th 2011, 12:52 PM 73 Views 1 Comment

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

President Saleh returns to Yemen amid expectation of more violence
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President Saleh returns to Yemen amid expectation of more violence

Sep 23rd 2011, 2:30 PM 70 Views 1 Comment

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

Yemen: 50 dead as violent clashes continue
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Yemen: 50 dead as violent clashes continue

Sep 20th 2011, 8:56 AM 127 Views 0 Comments

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

At least 23 killed in Yemen protests
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# Yemen

At least 23 killed in Yemen protests

Sep 19th 2011, 2:03 PM 88 Views 0 Comments

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

The week in photos
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The week in photos

Jul 30th 2011, 11:22 AM 1,279 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

The week in photos
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# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 1st 2011, 9:28 PM 828 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

Dozens of al-Qaeda fighters escape from Yemeni jail
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Dozens of al-Qaeda fighters escape from Yemeni jail

Jun 22nd 2011, 3:38 PM 111 Views 0 Comments

Daring escape shows al-Qaeda’s growing confidence at challenging authorities in southern Yemen amid country’s unrest.

Will Yemeni president stay or go?
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# Yemen

Will Yemeni president stay or go?

Jun 17th 2011, 3:28 PM 104 Views 3 Comments

It is still not known whether Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will return home after receiving treatment in Saudi Arabia for injuries.

Yemeni president's face was 'quite charred' after attack on presidential palace
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Yemeni president's face was 'quite charred' after attack on presidential palace

Jun 7th 2011, 3:28 PM 265 Views 1 Comment

Details about the injuries sustained by Ali Abdullah Saleh in last week’s attack have begun to emerge as the government rejected attempts by the opposition to discuss a peaceful transition.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jun 5th 2011, 7:27 PM 3,550 Views 2 Comments

In your bank holiday Sunday Fix: Aer Lingus talks back on tonight; the source of the E. coli outbreak is found; Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ goes on; and did you miss the shuffle of honour for the Queen last month?

Confusion reigns as Yemen's president Saleh arrives in Saudi Arabia for medical treatment
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# Yemen

Confusion reigns as Yemen's president Saleh arrives in Saudi Arabia for medical treatment

Jun 5th 2011, 11:16 AM 182 Views 1 Comment

Questions are now being asked as to whether Saleh will return to Yemen as anti-government protesters celebrated his departure on the streets of Sanaa.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jun 3rd 2011, 7:59 PM 655 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Mladic reacts to “monstrous” charges; Aer Lingus talks continue; new MRSA superbug in Dublin hospitals; and MI6 pull off ‘Operation Cupcake’.

The week in photos
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# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jun 3rd 2011, 7:16 PM 730 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures…

Yemen president Ali Abdullah Saleh injured in attack on compound
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Yemen president Ali Abdullah Saleh injured in attack on compound

Jun 3rd 2011, 1:45 PM 321 Views 0 Comments

Earlier reports claimed that the president had been killed in a shell attack on his compound.

Airport closes as street battles rage between government and opposition in Yemen
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# Yemen

Airport closes as street battles rage between government and opposition in Yemen

Jun 2nd 2011, 10:52 AM 154 Views 0 Comments

It is reported that the country’s main airport in the capital of Sanaa is closed as fighting continues between government forces and the opposition looking to oust president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

41 killed in street battles in Yemeni capital
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# Yemen

41 killed in street battles in Yemeni capital

Jun 1st 2011, 6:23 PM 114 Views 0 Comments

Tribal fighters took control of some government ministries and buildings in Sanaa today amid continuing calls for President Saleh’s resignation.

Yemeni troops open fire on protesters, killing at least 20
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# Yemen

Yemeni troops open fire on protesters, killing at least 20

May 30th 2011, 11:30 AM 187 Views 0 Comments

Yemeni soldiers loyal to the country’s president fired on crowds and bulldozed a field hospital – killing at least 20 people calling for the President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s ouster.

Islamic militants take Yemeni town as president accused of allowing it to happen
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Islamic militants take Yemeni town as president accused of allowing it to happen

May 29th 2011, 5:04 PM 181 Views 0 Comments

Opponents of the embattled Ali Abdullah Saleh claim that he allowed Islamic militants to seize the southern town to stoke Western fears that Al Qaeda would take over if he gave into protesters demands for him to step down.

28 killed in an explosion in Yemen as US diplomats pull out
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28 killed in an explosion in Yemen as US diplomats pull out

May 26th 2011, 10:35 AM 268 Views 0 Comments

More than a hundred people have now been killed as the government and opposition forces struggle for power in Yemen.

Four killed in government crackdown on protesters in Yemen
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# Yemen

Four killed in government crackdown on protesters in Yemen

Apr 30th 2011, 4:11 PM 224 Views 0 Comments

Demonstrations calling on President Saleh to step down continued in the capital Sanaa today, as Saleh turned his back on a deal which would have offered him immunity if he resigned.

Yemen's president Saleh to quit within 30 days
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# Yemen

Yemen's president Saleh to quit within 30 days

Apr 24th 2011, 9:31 AM 165 Views 0 Comments

Ali Abdullah Saleh agrees a deal to submit his resignation to parliament, in exchange for immunity from prosecution.

Calls for restraint after four die in Yemen protests
Live Apr 20th 2011, 11:01 AM

Calls for restraint after four die in Yemen protests

Three killed in latest clashes in Yemen
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# Yemen

Three killed in latest clashes in Yemen

Apr 5th 2011, 5:48 PM 303 Views 0 Comments

Fighting continues as protesters call for President Saleh to step down as head of the country.

The Daily Fix: Monday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Mar 28th 2011, 8:03 PM 1,932 Views 0 Comments

Our daily wrap-up of what’s going on – including an awesome video of the latest aurora borealis. You’ll want to see this.

Blast at Yemen weapons factory kills at least 70 people
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Blast at Yemen weapons factory kills at least 70 people

Mar 28th 2011, 12:43 PM 374 Views 0 Comments

The earlier estimates of 50 people having died were quickly revised and are set to rise again with many more wounded. Meanwhile the president has scrapped his offer to quit by the end of the year.

Yemen's leader offers to go - once country is in 'safe hands'
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Yemen's leader offers to go - once country is in 'safe hands'

Mar 25th 2011, 9:15 PM 399 Views 0 Comments

President Ali Abdullah Saleh said that he is ready to step down but only if he can leave the country in “safe hands”.

Parliament in Yemen approves 30-day emergency measures
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Parliament in Yemen approves 30-day emergency measures

Mar 23rd 2011, 11:55 AM 152 Views 0 Comments

President Saleh steps up efforts to quell protests calling for his immediate resignation with approval for special powers for security forces.

Yemen's president promises to step down - but won't cede to military
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Yemen's president promises to step down - but won't cede to military

Mar 22nd 2011, 10:28 AM 354 Views 0 Comments

Support for President Saleh is diminishing as key military figures defect and side with protesters, and president now says he’ll step down before the end of the year.

Crisis in Yemen as top army generals desert president
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Crisis in Yemen as top army generals desert president

Mar 21st 2011, 11:01 AM 301 Views 0 Comments

Three senior military figures declare their support for anti-government protesters, after the president sacks his cabinet.

Police raid protest camp in Yemen
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Police raid protest camp in Yemen

Mar 19th 2011, 1:29 PM 331 Views 0 Comments

Yemeni authorities continue to crackdown on demonstrators and reportedly fired tear gas and live rounds when storming a protest camp today.

The week in photos
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# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Mar 18th 2011, 6:48 PM 2,007 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

Government forces open fire on protesters in Yemen, 40 dead
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Government forces open fire on protesters in Yemen, 40 dead

Mar 18th 2011, 5:30 PM 618 Views 0 Comments

At least 40 people have been killed and hundreds more have been injured after government snipers opened fire on anti-government protesters.

Indian navy captures 61 pirates in Arabian Sea
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Indian navy captures 61 pirates in Arabian Sea

Mar 14th 2011, 1:19 PM 567 Views 0 Comments

A hijacked fishing boat from Mozambique is reclaimed after Indian ships exchange gunfire, a military statement says.

Protesters descend on Bahrain Prime Minister's office demanding reform
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# Bahrain

Protesters descend on Bahrain Prime Minister's office demanding reform

Mar 6th 2011, 10:33 AM 578 Views 0 Comments

The country’s Shiite majority are demanding the prime minister resign. Bahrain holds strategic importance in the Middle East.

Oil prices rise in response to Libya unrest
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Oil prices rise in response to Libya unrest

Mar 3rd 2011, 9:01 AM 249 Views 0 Comments

The price of crude oil increased in Asian trade today in response to continuing bitter fighting in Libya – and growing unrest in Oman and Yemen.

Al-Qaeda demands rise of 'Islamic' states in Middle East
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# Middle East

Al-Qaeda demands rise of 'Islamic' states in Middle East

Feb 28th 2011, 3:52 PM 820 Views 0 Comments

Ayman al-Zawahiri, bin Laden’s second-in-command, wants Islamic law to become the foundation of Egypt and Tunisia.

Round-up of today's protests across the Middle East
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Round-up of today's protests across the Middle East

Feb 25th 2011, 1:51 PM 569 Views 0 Comments

Escalating unrest in North Africa and the Middle East sees protesters taking to the streets in several countries, from Tunisia to Iraq.