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#Yemen

# yemen - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

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

Sep 20th 2011, 8:56 AM 114 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Yemen

At least 23 killed in Yemen protests

Sep 19th 2011, 2:03 PM 76 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.

# yemen - Saturday 30 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 30th 2011, 11:22 AM 1,249 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# yemen - Friday 1 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 1st 2011, 9:28 PM 810 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# yemen - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

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 101 Views 0 Comments

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

# yemen - Friday 17 June, 2011

Will Yemeni president stay or go?
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# Yemen

Will Yemeni president stay or go?

Jun 17th 2011, 3:28 PM 94 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.

# yemen - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

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

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

Jun 7th 2011, 3:28 PM 254 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.

# yemen - Sunday 5 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jun 5th 2011, 7:27 PM 3,536 Views 0 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
# Yemen
# Yemen

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

Jun 5th 2011, 11:16 AM 177 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.

# yemen - Friday 3 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jun 3rd 2011, 7:59 PM 641 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
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jun 3rd 2011, 7:16 PM 720 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

Yemen president Ali Abdullah Saleh injured in attack on compound

Jun 3rd 2011, 1:45 PM 306 Views 0 Comments

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

# yemen - Thursday 2 June, 2011

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 151 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.

# yemen - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

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 101 Views 0 Comments

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

# yemen - Monday 30 May, 2011

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 183 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.

# yemen - Sunday 29 May, 2011

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

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

May 29th 2011, 5:04 PM 177 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.

# yemen - Thursday 26 May, 2011

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

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

May 26th 2011, 10:35 AM 262 Views 0 Comments

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

# yemen - Saturday 30 April, 2011

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 217 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 - Sunday 24 April, 2011

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 162 Views 0 Comments

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

# yemen - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

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

# yemen - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

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 294 Views 0 Comments

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

# yemen - Monday 28 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Mar 28th 2011, 8:03 PM 1,921 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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# Yemen

Blast at Yemen weapons factory kills at least 70 people

Mar 28th 2011, 12:43 PM 357 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 - Friday 25 March, 2011

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

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

Mar 25th 2011, 9:15 PM 383 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”.

# yemen - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Parliament in Yemen approves 30-day emergency measures
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# Yemen

Parliament in Yemen approves 30-day emergency measures

Mar 23rd 2011, 11:55 AM 145 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 - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

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

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

Mar 22nd 2011, 10:28 AM 345 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.

# yemen - Monday 21 March, 2011

Crisis in Yemen as top army generals desert president
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# Yemen

Crisis in Yemen as top army generals desert president

Mar 21st 2011, 11:01 AM 286 Views 0 Comments

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

# yemen - Saturday 19 March, 2011

Police raid protest camp in Yemen
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# Yemen

Police raid protest camp in Yemen

Mar 19th 2011, 1:29 PM 318 Views 0 Comments

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

# yemen - Friday 18 March, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Mar 18th 2011, 6:48 PM 1,991 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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# Yemen

Government forces open fire on protesters in Yemen, 40 dead

Mar 18th 2011, 5:30 PM 607 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.

# yemen - Monday 14 March, 2011

Indian navy captures 61 pirates in Arabian Sea
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# Pirates

Indian navy captures 61 pirates in Arabian Sea

Mar 14th 2011, 1:19 PM 560 Views 0 Comments

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

# yemen - Sunday 6 March, 2011

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 573 Views 0 Comments

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

# yemen - Thursday 3 March, 2011

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.

# yemen - Monday 28 February, 2011

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

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

Feb 28th 2011, 3:52 PM 811 Views 0 Comments

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

# yemen - Friday 25 February, 2011

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

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

Feb 25th 2011, 1:51 PM 563 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.

# yemen - Monday 14 February, 2011

Tear gas fired at Iranian protesters
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# Protests

Tear gas fired at Iranian protesters

Feb 14th 2011, 4:14 PM 511 Views 0 Comments

Police and anti-establishment protesters have clashed in Iran, Bahrain and Yemen – as people across the region draw inspiration from the Egyptian protests.

# yemen - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

The Middle East protests: what has happened so far?
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# Middle East

The Middle East protests: what has happened so far?

Feb 2nd 2011, 3:25 PM 912 Views 0 Comments

Egypt, Tunisia and other countries across the Arab world have been electrified by waves of protest recently as furious crowds demand an end to poverty and repression: read about the unrest that has broken out to date.

# yemen - Friday 28 January, 2011

Egypt plugs out the internet as protests move to Yemen
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# Middle East

Egypt plugs out the internet as protests move to Yemen

Jan 28th 2011, 10:18 AM 1,218 Views 0 Comments

As Yemen becomes the next Arab nation to see protests on the streets, Egypt stops demonstrators from organising online.