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Bulgarian envoy to Yemen escapes abduction attempt


May 14th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 14 (IANS) Bulgarian ambassador in Yemen Boris Genadiev Borisov had a miraculous escape when armed men intercepted his car and tried to kidnap him at gunpoint in Yemeni ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda leaders killed in Yemen air strike


May 7th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 7 (IANS) Two wanted terrorists of the Yemen-based Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) have been killed in a US air strike in a mountainous region ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda leader Al-Awlaki killed: Yemen


September 30th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 30 (IANS) US-born Yemeni Al-Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki was killed in an air raid in the southeast of the country, said Yemen's Defence Ministry Friday, Xinhua reported.The claim, ... 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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Dubai parcel bomb was flown in on two passenger planes


November 1st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 1 (ANI): One of the two bombs posted from Yemen last week was transported on two passenger planes before being seized in Dubai, it was revealed today.The Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Five Al Qaeda men killed in Yemen


September 27th, 2010 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 27 (IANS) Five Al Qaeda members have been killed and 32 suspects arrested during a three-day military offensive in Yemen, the interior ministry said Sunday. According to a statement posted ... Read more...

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‘Yemen ignores rights in fighting insurgents’


August 25th, 2010 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Aug 25 (DPA) Yemeni authorities have "sacrificed" human rights and committed unlawful killings of people linked to Al Qaeda and local insurgents as the Arab country tried to confront threats from ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda commander surrenders in Yemeni


August 20th, 2010 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Aug 20 (IANS) Al Qaeda commander Hizam Mujally accused of plotting a bomb attack on a French oil tanker in 2002 has surrendered to Yemeni authorities, Xinhua reported Thursday. The attack took ... Read more...

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60 foreigners linked to Al Qaeda held in Yemen


June 10th, 2010 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, June 10 (IANS) Sixty foreigners, including three US citizens, were arrested in Yemen for having links with Al qaeda, a top intelligence official has said. The Yemeni authorities released last week an ... Read more...

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3 of 12 Americans detained in Yemen over terror charges


June 9th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Yemeni authorities have detained 12 Americans, three of them on terror charges, a U.S. State Department spokesman has said.The spokesman, P.J. Crowley said that the U.S. ... Read more...

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Yemeni rebels release 178 soldiers captured during fighting


March 17th, 2010 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), March 17 (DPA) A Shia rebel group that has fought the national army in northern Yemen for more than five years released 178 captured soldiers Tuesday, a ceasefire monitoring committee ... Read more...

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Yemeni Al-Qaeda vows to wage jihad against Christians, Jews


February 9th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 9 (ANI): Senior commanders of the Yemeni wing of Al-Qaeda have urged Muslims in the region to wage a jihad against Christians and Jews.In an audio message posted on ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda’s No.2 in Arabian Peninsula arrested in Yemen


January 19th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 19 (RIA Novosti) Yemeni security forces have detained a senior commander of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the Yemen Observer newspaper reported Tuesday. Said Ali al-Shihri, second-in-command of the terror ... Read more...

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Yemeni Al Qaeda commander killed in air strike (Lead)


January 16th, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Jan 15 (DPA) A top commander of Al Qaeda in Yemen was among six suspected members of the terrorist network who were killed in an air strike on two cars Friday, ... Read more...

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US, British embassies in Yemen shut over Al Qaeda threat


January 4th, 2010 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), Jan 4 (DPA) The US and British embassies in the Yemen capital Sana'a were closed Sunday amid terrorism threats threats from the regional branch of Al Qaeda, a Yemeni security ... Read more...

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Alleged Detroit plotters were ex-Guantanamo inmates: Report


December 30th, 2009 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (DPA) Two former detainees of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility are believed to have plotted the Christmas Day attempt to blow up a US airliner over Detroit, television ... Read more...

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Yemen confirms airline suspect was in the country


December 29th, 2009 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Dec 29 (DPA) Yemen confirmed Monday that the man suspected of trying to blow up a US airliner on Christmas Day bad been in the country for months before leaving earlier ... Read more...

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Terrorists turning Yemen into another Afghanistan


December 28th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 28 (ANI): Yemen is emerging as the most probable and suitable hideout for al Qaeda terrorists after Afghanistan, Fox News has quoted intelligence and security officials, as saying.According to ... Read more...

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Nine foreigners kidnapped in Yemen


June 15th, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), June 14 (DPA) Seven Germans, a British engineer and a South Korean teacher have been kidnapped in the restive northwestern Yemeni province of Saada, the state news agency Saba reported ... 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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Saudi Arabia nabs 11 Al Qaeda suspects (Lead)


April 8th, 2009 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, April 8 (DPA) Eleven suspected members Al Qaeda terrorist network were arrested by security officials in Saudi Arabia, the interior ministry announced Tuesday. The terrorist cell was held during a special ... Read more...

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Yemen extradites five suspected terrorists to Saudi Arabia


March 29th, 2009 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), March 29 (DPA) Yemen Saturday extradited to Saudi Arabia five Saudi suspects wanted in their country over links to terrorist activities, security sources said. The sources said the suspects included Abdullah ... Read more...

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South Korean convoy in Yemen escapes suicide bomber


March 18th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), March 18 (DPA) A group of South Korean government officials and relatives of victims of a suicide bombing in Yemen narrowly escaped an attack themselves Wednesday in the Middle Eastern ... Read more...

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Yemen prevents 10-year-old from accepting Women’s World award


March 6th, 2009 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 5 (DPA) A 10-year-old Yemeni girl was not able to receive a Woman's World Award Thursday for fighting her forced marriage, as Yemeni authorities prevented her from travelling to Austria, ... Read more...

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Qaeda field commander in Saudi custody still a threat from prison


February 19th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Feb.19 (ANI): The Saudi Arabian Government and the countrys investigators continue to see a jailed Muhammad al-Awfi, a one-time Guantanamo Bay detainee, as a major threat to world ... Read more...

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Yemen releases Osama bin Laden’s ex-driver


January 11th, 2009 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), Jan 11 (DPA) Yemeni authorities have released the former driver of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden nearly two weeks after he was released from the US military prison in ... Read more...

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Somali pirates hijack Yemeni ship in the Arabian Sea


January 3rd, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Jan 3 (DPA) Somali pirates hijacked a Yemeni tanker carrying more than 2,000 tonnes of diesel in the Arabian Sea Saturday, Yemen's defence ministry said.The ship was en route from the ... Read more...

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Bin Laden’s freed ex-driver arrives in Yemen


November 27th, 2008 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), Nov 27 (DPA) The former driver of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden arrived in the Yemeni capital Wednesday after his release from the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, ... Read more...

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100 people feared drowned in Gulf of Aden


October 11th, 2008 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 10 (DPA) About 100 people were feared drowned off the coast of Yemen after they were forced to swim ashore by smugglers, the UN refugee agency said Friday citing ... Read more...

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Six held in Yemen over fake claim of US embassy attack


September 22nd, 2008 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 22 (DPA) Yemeni authorities have arrested six people believed to have issued statements claiming responsibility for the last week's car bombing against the US embassy in Sanaa, the defence ministry ... Read more...

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Yemeni religious body flays terror attack on US embassy


September 19th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) A top Yemeni religious body has strongly condemned Wednesday's terrorist attack on the US embassy that claimed 16 lives, including that of an Indian nurse.The Association of Yemeni ... Read more...

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Body of Indian killed in Yemen to be sent to India


September 18th, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) The body of Rani Krishnan Nair, the Indian woman killed in crossfire following a car bomb blast at the gate of the American embassy in Yemen Wednesday, will ... Read more...

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Yemen authorities arrest 30 Al Qaeda suspects


August 28th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa (Yemen), Aug 28 (DPA) Yemeni authorities have arrested 30 suspected members of the Al Qaeda terrorist network believed to have been plotting attacks in neighbouring Saudi Arabia, official sources said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Yemeni authorities bust Al Qaeda cell, arrest 11 members


May 29th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by admin
DPA Sanaa, May 29 (DPA) Authorities in Yemen arrested 11 suspected members of the Al Qeada terrorist network in the capital, security sources said Thursday. The suspects, detained in the past days, gave ... Read more...

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