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Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-07-08 16:38:31 -0700 | political-news

Yemen's sacked air force commander, who has refused to quit for weeks, on Tuesday left the post he has held for nearly three decades, the United Nations envoy to Yemen said. "General Mohammed Saleh al-Ahmar has handed his duties over...
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Source: Taiwan News

Zinjibār :: Yemen | updated 2012-06-10 13:46:30 -0700 | travel-news

An al-Qaida attack on a Yemeni army post in the lawless south set off clashes that left 64 people dead on Monday. Residents and military officials said 40 militants were killed in the clashes...Six civilians allied with the army were...
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Source: CNN

Sanaa :: Yemen | updated 2012-07-15 14:43:54 -0700 | political-news

Gunmen loyal to former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh attacked the country's main airport with mortars Saturday, forcing authorities to cancel flights, witnesses and officials said. Two officials at Sanaa International Airport told CNN that the former commander of Yemen's...
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Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-05-29 19:17:03 -0700 | political-news

A bid to release a Swiss woman kidnapped in Yemen has suffered a blow after her abductors made excessive demands, including for Osama bin Laden's widows to be freed, a tribal chief said Thursday. Al-Qaeda militants abducted the woman on...
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Sanaa :: Yemen | updated 2012-05-28 23:02:25 -0700 | political-news

The top US diplomat for the Middle East said Wednesday that Iran and Al-Qaeda are exploiting political uncertainty in Yemen and the region as a whole to expand their influence. "Iran operations are similar to those [of] Al-Qaeda," Assistant Secretary...
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Source: United Press International

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-05-26 15:28:12 -0700 | political-news

More than 2,000 people, including women and children, died in Yemen during last year's political conflict, the country's human rights minister said. Ali Abdullah Saleh , Yemen's long-time president, bowed to pressure last year and signed a deal that ended...
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Source: CNN

Zinjibār :: Yemen | updated 2012-07-10 15:36:48 -0700 | political-news

Gunmen shot dead an American teacher in the Yemeni province of Taiz on Sunday, two defense ministry officials said. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula -- the terror network's affiliate in Yemen -- claimed responsibility for the killing.
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Source: BBC

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-05-18 12:02:22 -0700 | travel-news

US teacher 'shot dead' in Yemen's second city of Taiz An American language teacher has been shot dead by gunmen in Yemen's second city of Taiz, officials say. He was deputy director of a Swedish language centre in the city,...
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Source: Newyork Times

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-05-06 13:43:47 -0700 | political-news

Given the nature of how terrorists act and where they tend to hide, it may not always be feasible to capture a United States citizen terrorist who presents an imminent threat of violent attack, Mr. Holder said in a speech...
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Source: BBC

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-05-17 15:50:58 -0700 | travel-news

At least 21 people have been killed by a car bomb in southern Yemen, officials say. The blast struck outside a presidential palace in the city of Mukalla, in Hadramawt province...The attack came after Yemen's new President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi...
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Source: The Daily Star

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-05-26 15:28:07 -0700 | political-news

Dozens of people were hurt in clashes in southeast Yemen between rival demonstrators supporting and opposing Tuesday's presidential election, witnesses said on Friday. They said the trouble began late on Thursday when activists of the pro-secession Southern Movement, which opposes...
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Source: CNSNews.com

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-04-02 14:33:41 -0700 | political-news

The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday filed a lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act in an effort to force the U.S. government to release "basic and accurate information" about its drone-strike "targeted killing" program. This comes two days...
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Source: Fox

Zinjibār :: Yemen | updated 2012-03-31 12:57:53 -0700 | entertainment-news

Yemen   Air raids struck an Al Qaeda meeting and control post in southern Yemen , killing around 15 people including a long-hunted regional militant leader, tribal officials said Tuesday. The four raids overnight appeared to have been carried out...
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Source: NOW Lebanon

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-03-24 08:31:52 -0700 | political-news

The White House said Monday President Ali Abdullah Saleh's absence from Yemen for medical treatment in the United States would aid a political transition that ends his three-decades of strong-arm rule. But White House spokesperson Jay Carney denied the decision...
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Sanaa :: Yemen | updated 2012-02-29 15:54:53 -0800 | political-news

US officials suspect that Yemen fed them false intelligence for a 2010 strike against Al-Qaeda suspects that killed a local leader locked in a dispute with the president's family, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The disclosure of such an...
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