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Yemeni president sacks intelligence chiefs


September 12th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Sep 12 (IANS) Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi Tuesday sacked heads of the national security agency and military intelligence, after two suicide car bombs targeted the country's defence minister ... Read more...

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14 soldiers killed in Yemen car bombing


August 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Aug 18 (IANS) At least 14 soldiers were killed Saturday in car bombing attack on a military intelligence compound in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, Xinhua reported.More than ... Read more...

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Abducted Saudi diplomat in Yemen makes fresh appeal


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 2 (IANS) A Saudi diplomat, kidnapped by Yemen-based Al Qaeda wing three months ago, has made a fresh appeal to the Saudi king to ensure his release ... Read more...

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Five Al Qaeda terrorists escape from Yemen jail


June 27th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 27 (IANS) At least five terrorists of the Al Qaeda have escaped from a prison in Yemen, the country's official news agency Saba reported.The five members of the ... Read more...

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15 Al-Qaeda prisoners escape from Yemeni jail


December 12th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), Dec 12 (IANS) As many as 15 Al-Qaeda prisoners escaped through a tunnel from a Yemeni jail in the port city of Aden Monday, said an official.About 15 ... Read more...

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Mortar shells hit Yemeni Air Force Base, destroying two fighter jets


October 31st, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
SANA'A (BNO NEWS) -- A series of large explosions hit an Air Force base in the Yemeni capital of Sana'a on late Sunday evening, the government said, destroying two aircraft and shutting ... Read more...

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Dozens killed in fresh Yemen clashes


July 31st, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) -- Dozens have reportedly been killed after fresh clashes erupted in Yemen's southern province of Abyan and northeastern province of Sanaa, officials said on Saturday.At least 12 al-Qaida militants ... Read more...

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Eight soldiers die in Yemen car bombing


July 24th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), July 24 (IANS) At least eight soldiers were killed and 20 injured when a booby-trapped car targeted a military patrol in Yemen's southern port city of Aden Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Briton killed in Yemen bomb blast


July 21st, 2011 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 21 (IANS/AKI) A British national was killed in Yemen Wednesday in a bomb blast, officials said.The incident took place in the southern port city of Aden. The unnamed ... Read more...

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11 die in Yemeni army, Al Qaeda clashes


June 27th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 27 (IANS) At least 11 people, inluding six Al Qaeda militants, were killed and 35 injured in clashes between the army forces and Al Qaeda militants in Yemen's ... Read more...

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Six killed in Yemen


June 24th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 24 (IANS) At least five Al Qaeda militants and one Yemeni soldier were killed in fierce battles between extremists and security forces in Yemen Thursday, a military official ... Read more...

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One killed in Yemen protests


March 12th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 12 (IANS) Yemeni police opened fire at anti-government protesters Saturday in Sana'a, killing at least one person and injuring many, a media report here said.Police fired live rounds ... Read more...

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Fresh clashes in Yemen kill four


February 26th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Feb 26 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 26 others were injured in fresh clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters in Yemen Friday night, officials said Saturday.CNN quoting ... Read more...

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Two students dead in Yemen as protests continue


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Feb 23 (IANS) At least two youths were shot dead by government supporters during a protest at a university in the capital city of Yemen, which is facing mass unrest against ... Read more...

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One more killed in Yemen unrest


February 21st, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 21 (IANS) A teenager was killed and four people were wounded Monday when security forces attacked pro-democracy protesters in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, a media report said.The soldiers ... Read more...

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Six more die in Yemen protests


February 20th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa/Tehran, Feb 20 (IANS) At least six people were killed in clashes between government supporters and pro-democracy protesters who are demanding the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh, a media report ... Read more...

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Anti-government protests continue in Yemen (Lead)


February 19th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 19 (IANS) About 500 people, demanding the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, held demonstrations Saturday in front of Sanaa University in the Yemeni capital. In southern port city of ... Read more...

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Yemen protesters hit government buildings


February 19th, 2011 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 19 (IANS) About 7,000 protesters stormed into two government buildings and a police station in Yemen's southern port city of Aden and set them on fire, an official said.The protesters ... Read more...

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15 wounded in Yemen clashes (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 17 (IANS) At least 15 people were injured in clashes between pro- and anti-government protesters in Yemen's capital Sanaa Thursday, Xinhua said. The demonstrations against President Ali Abdullah Saleh continued ... Read more...

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Two killed in clashes as protests continue in Yemen


February 17th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 17 (IANS) At least two protesters have died of gunshot wounds during clashes with police in southern Yemen as anti-government rallies spread across the country.Besides the two deaths reported in ... Read more...

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After Egyptians, now Yemenis call for revolution


February 12th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 12 (IANS) As tens of thousands of jubilant people in Cairo celebrated the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, Yemenis inspired by the Egyptian uprising have begun mustering forces for their ... Read more...

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11 policemen, three Al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen


August 21st, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Aug 20 (DPA) At least 11 policemen and three suspected members of Al Qaeda were killed in clashes in southern Yemen Friday, police sources said. The sources told DPA that the militants ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda forms army of 12,000 fighters in Yemen


July 30th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 30 (IANS) The Yemen-based wing of militant outfit Al Qaeda has threatened to "cleanse the land" with a new army of 12,000 fighters. "We have a good news for the Islamic ... Read more...

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Three killed in Al Qaeda attack in Yemen


July 14th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, July 14 (IANS/AKI) Three people were killed when Al Qaeda militants armed with automatic weapons attacked a Yemeni intelligence agency headquarters Wednesday, police said. The attack took place in southern Abyan city. ... Read more...

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Eleven killed in attack on Yemen’s spy agency (Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), June 19 (DPA) Armed militants attacked the headquarters of Yemen's intelligence services in the southern port city of Aden Saturday, killing 11 people, police said. The attackers broke into the offices ... Read more...

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Seven killed in attack on Yemen’s spy agency


June 19th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), June 19 (DPA) Armed militants attacked the headquarters of Yemen's intelligence services in the southern port city of Aden Saturday, killing seven police personnel and injuring four, a police source ... Read more...

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Six Somali pirates get death sentence in Yemen


May 18th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), May 18 (DPA) A Yemeni state security court Tuesday convicted six Somalis to death, and sentenced six others to 10 years in jail, for attacking two Yemeni oil tankers and ... Read more...

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Policeman killed in Yemen shooting


January 5th, 2010 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), Jan 5 (DPA) One policeman was killed and three were wounded following clashes at a demonstration in the city of Aden on Monday, police said. Brigadier General Abduallah Qairan, head of ... Read more...

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Two Yemeni fishermen killed in anti-piracy attack in Red Sea


May 28th, 2009 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), May 28 (DPA) Two Yemeni fishermen were killed and another was injured after their boat came under a missile strike in the Red Sea, the official Saba news agency reported ... Read more...

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Yemeni forces kill two Somali pirates


April 26th, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), April 26 (DPA) Yemeni navy and coast guard forces killed two pirates and injured three in a clash after Somali pirates seized a Yemeni oil tanker in the Gulf of ... Read more...

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Thirty-five African migrants drown off Yemen coast


April 23rd, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), April 23 (DPA) At least 35 African migrants drowned after a rickety boat carrying 110 people capsized off Yemen's southeast coast Thursday, police said. Police officials told the DPA that 35 ... Read more...

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Somali pirates - Rambo and Robin Hood in one


April 17th, 2009 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
By Anne-Beatrice Clasmann Aden (Yemen), April 17 (DPA) "We're simple fishermen making our living with hard work," insists 26-year-old Ahmed Abdallah Mussa, trying - and failing - to look innocent.He and 21 other ... Read more...

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Somali pirates free second Yemeni ship without ransom


January 2nd, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Jan 2 (DPA) Somali pirates have released a second Yemeni fishing ship without ransom, more than two weeks after they hijacked the two ships in the Gulf of Aden, the commander ... Read more...

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Somali pirates hijack two Yemeni ships


December 11th, 2008 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Dec 11 (DPA) Somali pirates hijacked two Yemeni fishing ships and took 22 fishermen hostage in the Gulf of Aden Wednesday, Yemen's interior ministry said.The pirates attacked the ships as they ... Read more...

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18 African migrants drown off Yemeni coast


December 1st, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa (Yemen), Dec 1 (DPA) At least 18 Somalis and Ethiopians drowned off Yemen Monday, and 73 were still missing after smugglers forced them to jump overboard from two boats, rescuers said.The ... Read more...

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