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Saturday 07 April 2012
Gunmen loyal to Yemen's ousted president blasted buildings at the country's main airport with anti-aircraft guns today, forcing authorities to shut it down, an airport official said.
Saturday 24 March 2012
Tens of thousands protested across the country yesterday, demanding that their former President be put on trial.
Friday 16 March 2012
Armed tribesmen have kidnapped a Swiss woman in western Yemen and are demanding the Yemeni government free their jailed relatives in return for her release, an Interior Ministry official said in Sanaa today.
Saturday 10 March 2012
Yemen's air force killed at least 15 al-Qa'ida-linked fighters in the south including some of their leaders, a government source said today, while the UN refugee agency warned of a new wave of internally displaced people.
Friday 09 March 2012
Osama Bin Laden, physically and mentally frail and holed-up in a secret compound in a Pakistan garrison town, may have been sold out to the Americans by his eldest wife who was furiously jealous of the al-Qa’ida leader’s preference for a younger bride.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
Al-Qa'ida militants have launched a surprise attack against an army base in southern Yemen, killing 107 soldiers, seizing weapons and parading 55 troops they had taken captive through the centre of a town under their control, military officials said.
Saturday 25 February 2012
Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi became Yemen's new president today, formally removing autocrat Ali Abdullah Saleh from power, as a car bombing in the south of the country underscored the violence that will be the new leader's greatest challenge.
Tuesday 21 February 2012
Yemenis will vote today to elect a new president. And for the first time since the nation's unification in 1990, the name of Ali Abdullah Saleh, against whom vast numbers of the population have fought a bloody 12-month battle to oust, will not appear on the ballot paper.
Monday 20 February 2012
A Yemeni security official says gunmen have blown up a voting station in the southern city of Aden one day before the country is to go to the polls to rubber stamp the vice president as the new head of state.
Monday 06 February 2012
Amid the horrors surrounding female genital mutilation (FGM) there is a quiet revolution, which experts hope could lead to the eradication of the practice.
Thursday 02 February 2012
Muslim fanatics were recorded discussing a 'Mumbai-style' atrocity across London
Thursday 19 January 2012
The US has expressed regret at the Yemeni President's failure to comply with an agreement to leave the country and allow elections for a successor.
Monday 02 January 2012
Large crowds of Yemenis rallied in major cities yesterday, demanding that the outgoing President, Ali Abdullah Saleh, be put on trial for the deaths of protesters killed during the country's uprising.
Saturday 24 December 2011
Yemen's powerful Republican Guard forces opened fire with guns, tear gas and water cannons today at a march by more than 100,000 protesters demanding that the outgoing president be put on trial.
Friday 25 November 2011
Less than 24 hours after the embattled Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh signed a deal to leave power, at least five demonstrators were killed and a dozen wounded yesterday when gunmen opened fire on a protest in the country's capital of Sanaa.
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