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# sanaa - Monday 15 October, 2018

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?

Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.

# sanaa - Friday 21 July, 2017

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse

Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.

# sanaa - Monday 20 April, 2015

Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart Shock And Awe This post contains videos

Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart

The capital Sanaa has been rocked by air-strikes.

# sanaa - Monday 23 March, 2015

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# sanaa - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

French citizens told to get out of Yemen 'as fast as possible'

It follows the armed kidnapping of a woman this morning in the country’s capital.

# sanaa - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

At least 30 dead as car bomb explodes outside police academy

The attack struck as dozens of Yemenis queued to join the police academy in the centre of the capital.

# sanaa - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Two suicide bombs kill nearly 70 people in Yemen

At least 47 people were killed in Sanaa, while 20 soldiers are dead after a separate bombing.

# sanaa - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Yemen: 25 dead after car bomb goes off outside presidential compound

The blast came as Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi was sworn in as president to replace longtime leader Ali Abdullah Saleh, following an election aimed at ending over a year of political turmoil.

# sanaa - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Yemen: VP replaces Saleh after 33 years in one candidate election

Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s election was no surprise but is seen as a turning point for the Arab state as it ends Ali Abdullah Saleh’s 33-year long rule.

# sanaa - Sunday 22 January, 2012

President of Yemen exits country after months of protests

Ali Abdullah Saleh is said to have left the country, handing power to his deputy.

# sanaa - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Fresh clashes, explosions rock Yemeni capital

At least one person has been killed and several more injured during clashes between Government troops and rival tribesmen.

# sanaa - Friday 23 September, 2011

President Saleh returns to Yemen amid expectation of more violence

Saleh’s return after more than three months in Saudi Arabia has confused matters in the violence-torn Arab nation.

# sanaa - Monday 19 September, 2011

At least 23 killed in Yemen protests

A child was among the people killed as the latest spurt of violence in the country’s capital, Sanaa, entered its second day.

# sanaa - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Yemeni president's face was 'quite charred' after attack on presidential palace

Details about the injuries sustained by Ali Abdullah Saleh in last week’s attack have begun to emerge as the government rejected attempts by the opposition to discuss a peaceful transition.

# sanaa - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Confusion reigns as Yemen's president Saleh arrives in Saudi Arabia for medical treatment

Questions are now being asked as to whether Saleh will return to Yemen as anti-government protesters celebrated his departure on the streets of Sanaa.

# sanaa - Friday 3 June, 2011

Yemen president Ali Abdullah Saleh injured in attack on compound Yemen This post contains videos

Yemen president Ali Abdullah Saleh injured in attack on compound

Earlier reports claimed that the president had been killed in a shell attack on his compound.

# sanaa - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Airport closes as street battles rage between government and opposition in Yemen

It is reported that the country’s main airport in the capital of Sanaa is closed as fighting continues between government forces and the opposition looking to oust president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

# sanaa - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

41 killed in street battles in Yemeni capital

Tribal fighters took control of some government ministries and buildings in Sanaa today amid continuing calls for President Saleh’s resignation.

# sanaa - Thursday 26 May, 2011

28 killed in an explosion in Yemen as US diplomats pull out

More than a hundred people have now been killed as the government and opposition forces struggle for power in Yemen.

# sanaa - Saturday 30 April, 2011

Four killed in government crackdown on protesters in Yemen

Demonstrations calling on President Saleh to step down continued in the capital Sanaa today, as Saleh turned his back on a deal which would have offered him immunity if he resigned.

# sanaa - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Calls for restraint after four die in Yemen protests

The United Nations has held emergency meetings over the deteriorating situation in Yemen, after four more people were killed in clashes between anti-government demonstrators and security forces.

# sanaa - Monday 28 March, 2011

Blast at Yemen weapons factory kills at least 70 people

The earlier estimates of 50 people having died were quickly revised and are set to rise again with many more wounded. Meanwhile the president has scrapped his offer to quit by the end of the year.

# sanaa - Friday 25 March, 2011

Yemen's leader offers to go - once country is in 'safe hands'

President Ali Abdullah Saleh said that he is ready to step down but only if he can leave the country in “safe hands”.

# sanaa - Monday 21 March, 2011

Crisis in Yemen as top army generals desert president

Three senior military figures declare their support for anti-government protesters, after the president sacks his cabinet.

# sanaa - Friday 18 March, 2011

Government forces open fire on protesters in Yemen, 40 dead

At least 40 people have been killed and hundreds more have been injured after government snipers opened fire on anti-government protesters.