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Friday 29 January 1999
THE YEMENI authorities were back-tracking yesterday on a promised medical examination of five Britons and an Algerian, on trial in Aden for allegedly planning a bombing campaign.
Thursday 28 January 1999
YEMENI SECURITY forces arrested three more Britons yesterday, one of whom is the son of Abu Hamza al-Masri, the militant Islamic cleric from Finsbury Park. The Interior Ministry claimed that the three were linked to the five other Britons and one Algerian, whose trial on charges of planning a bombing campaign in the city opened yesterday.
Wednesday 27 January 1999
IN A SMALL white court building, prominent against the red lava cliffs on Aden's foreshore, five Britons stand trial this morning accused of planning a reign of terror in the city by attacking the main hotel, the British Consulate and a church.
Tuesday 26 January 1999
YEMEN YESTERDAY asked Britain for the extradition of Abu Hamza al-Masri, the militant Islamic cleric based in London, for carrying out armed attacks in Yemen. Abu Hamza has admitted to contacts with the leader of the kidnappers who last month killed four hostages, including three Britons.
Thursday 14 January 1999
THE LEADER of the militant Islamist kidnappers who seized 16 Western tourists in Yemen last month admitted in court yesterday kidnapping them and using them as human shields. He boasted that he "abducted the infidels because their governments attacked Muslims indiscriminately".
Wednesday 13 January 1999
ALL FIVE Britons being held in Yemen over allegations of a bomb plot have been forced to sign confessions, their families said yesterday.
Monday 11 January 1999
FIVE BRITISH men detained in Yemen on allegations of terrorist activity have been tortured and a confession has been extracted from one, it was revealed last night,
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