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  1. News - World - YEMEN

    Yemeni airport briefly seized as 8 soldiers killed in two attacks

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:15am by AFP

    ... The assault took place as a Yemen Airways plane landed, a military official said. Troops scrambled armoured vehicles to confront the militants and evacuate the flight's passengers in army buses ... as the jihadist network's most dangerous affiliate. On May 24, militants launched a massive pre-dawn assault on Sayun, in which they attacked police and army bases and public buildings with suicide ...

  2. News - World - YEMEN

    ‘Al-Qaeda attack’ kills 20 Yemeni soldiers in latest wave of violence

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:58pm by AFP

    ... sources earlier put the toll at eight dead and six wounded, with one source saying the assault bore all the hallmarks of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). One source said the assault ...

  3. News - World - YEMEN

    25 dead after suicide blast and shootings at Yemen defence ministry

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 05:01pm by Reuters, AP, AFP

    ... packed with explosives into Yemen's defence ministry yesterday, allowing gunmen to launch an assault on the complex which left 25 people, including three foreign doctors, dead. A medical ... with soldiers. The gunmen were armed with assault rifles, hand grenades and rocket-propelled grenades. "The attackers have exploited some construction work there to carry out this criminal act... ...

  4. News - World - YEMEN

    Al-Qaeda says deadly Yemen attack targeted US drone war

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 07:47pm by AFP

    ... bore the brunt of the armed assault that came after a suicide bomber rammed a vehicle packed with explosives into the main gate. The complex in central Sanaa was “stormed... after ... suspected bomb-laden vehicles the militants were planning to use in more attacks, said security officials, who added that up to 25 militants had carried out Thursday’s assault. The brazen daylight ...

  5. News - World - YEMEN

    US drone missiles kill 17 in Yemen attack on wedding party convoy

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 09:44pm by AP

    ... and co-ordinated assault on Yemen's military headquarters killed 56 people, including foreigners. Al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was retaliation for US drone strikes ...

  6. News - World - YEMEN

    Gunmen kill Saudi diplomat, guard in Yemen capital

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 09:28pm by Agence France-Presse in Sanaa

    ... in a rocket-propelled grenade attack on a British embassy car in Sanaa. That attack came less than six months after Britain’s ambassador to the Arabian Peninsula country escaped an assault by a suicide bomber ...



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