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2 Finns, Austrian abducted in Yemen by al-Qaeda free after four months

A Finnish couple and an Austrian student abducted in Yemen by al-Qaeda militants more than four months ago have been freed and have arrived safety in Vienna, authorities said.

Saturday, 11 May, 2013, 4:12am

Briefs, February 25, 2013

Yemeni leader visits port city amid protests

25 Feb 2013 - 5:17am

Briefs, January 28, 2013

A UN Security Council delegation began a brief visit to Yemen in a clear boost to President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi aimed at helping to iron out problems hampering national reconciliation talks. 

28 Jan 2013 - 5:43am

Briefs, January 27, 2013

Unidentified attackers blew up Yemen's main oil pipeline, forcing the country to shut down one of its most lucrative sources of income. A government source said production was halted after a device placed under the pipeline exploded. 

27 Jan 2013 - 5:09am

Gunmen kill Saudi diplomat, guard in Yemen capital

A Saudi diplomat and his bodyguard were killed in broad daylight when their car was raked with gunfire by unidentified assailants in the Yemeni capital on Wednesday, a diplomatic source said.

28 Nov 2012 - 9:49pm

Briefs, November 22 2012

Boatpeople sent to PNG, says Australia

22 Nov 2012 - 4:08am

Police seal off area near US embassy in Cairo

Hundreds of riot police sealed off the area near the US Embassy in Cairo on Saturday and the interior minister said he would restore calm after four days of clashes between police and Egyptians incensed by a film denigrating the Prophet Mohammad.

A 35-year-old protester was killed and dozens of people were injured in clashes overnight.

15 Sep 2012 - 5:51pm

US embassies attacked in Yemen, Egypt after Libya envoy killed

Demonstrators attacked the US embassies in Yemen and Egypt on Thursday in protest at a film they consider blasphemous to Islam, and the United States sent war ships towards Libya, where the US ambassador was killed in related violence this week.

14 Sep 2012 - 10:07am

Protesters storm US embassy in Yemen

Yemeni demonstrators stormed the US embassy in Sanaa on Thursday in protest at a film they consider blasphemous to Islam, as security guards tried to hold them off by firing into the air. 

13 Sep 2012 - 9:11pm

Briefs, September 12, 2012

Defence minister escapes bomb attack

SANAA - Yemen's defence minister, Major General Muhammad Nasir Ahmad, escaped a car bomb attack on his motorcade that killed at least 12 other people, a day after the government said it had killed the regional al-Qaeda branch's number two. Seven security guards and five civilians were killed and 12 others were wounded. Reuters

12 Sep 2012 - 3:54am