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Slew of drone strikes in Yemen kill dozens
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2011
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Yemen leader signs deal to quit
Saleh will step down, but aides qualify
Three women win Nobel Peace Prize
President Saleh returns to Yemen
Yemen's Saleh 'gravely wounded'
Yemen's Saleh 'in Saudi Arabia
President Saleh agrees to step down
Unrest spread across M East and N Africa
Protesters want Yemen's president out
U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Attacks target security offices
Tribal fighters take over major city
Yemen's presidential compound attacked
Ammo factory blast kills at least 121
Ammo factory blast kills at least 121
80 African migrants feared drowned
U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Attacks target security offices
Tribal fighters take over major city
Yemen's presidential compound attacked
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Packages had 'explosive material'
U.S., Britain close embassies in Yemen
U.S., Britain close embassies in Yemen
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Al Qaeda blamed for U.S. Embassy attack
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Al Qaeda blamed for U.S. Embassy attack
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'Catastrophic' volcano eruption off Yemen
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2007 2007
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2007 2007
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2002
3 U.S. aid workers killed
French tanker explodes
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2002 2002
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Scud missile ship seized
French tanker explodes
3 U.S. aid workers killed
French tanker explodes
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2002 2002
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2000
17 U.S. sailors on Cole die in explosion
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2000 2000
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2017 Dec.4    
  Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed Monday by Houthi rebels as he tried to flee clashes with his allies-turned-foes in the capital
2017 Dec.2   Yemen conflict: Saudi-led coalition welcomes Saleh talks offer  The coalition in Yemen has welcomed an offer of talks by former President Ali Abdullah Saleh whose forces have been fighting against it

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2017 Nov.8       Yemen: UN official warns of world's biggest famine  Yemen faces the world's largest famine in decades 'with millions of victims' if aid deliveries are not resumed, a senior UN official has warned 2017 Nov.7   Yemen conflict: Saudi ban 'catastrophic' for aid  Aid agencies are seeking urgent access for humanitarian supplies to war-torn Yemen, after the Saudi-led coalition closed all routes into the country 2017 Nov.4   Missile intercepted near Riyadh  Saudi Arabia says it has intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen, after a loud explosion was heard near Riyadh airport on Saturday evening

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2017 Aug.9       Teenage migrants 'deliberately drowned' by smugglers in Yemen
  At least 29 teenage migrants were drowned among 120 people who were deliberately pushed from a boat into the sea

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2017 Mar.10   UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945  The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid 'a catastrophe'

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2017 Jan.29   Yemen al-Qaeda: US commandos raid stronghold  The US has carried out a commando raid on an al-Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen, killing 14 militants. Three al-Qaeda leaders were among those killed

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2016 Dec.17   Yemen suicide bomb kills dozens of soldiers  A bomber has killed at least 23 soldiers and wounded many more in the city of Aden. Reports say the soldiers were queuing up to receive salaries 2016 Oct.29   Dozens killed as air strikes hit prison in Hudaydah  Dozens of people have been killed at a Yemeni prison complex in air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition, reports say 2016 Oct.8   Yemen's rebel funeral hall attack 'kills scores'  More than 140 people have been killed and over 500 injured in air strikes on a funeral gathering in the capital Sanaa, a UN official says 2016 May.17   Yemen conflict: Houthis 'carry out wave of detentions'  Houthi rebels in Yemen have carried out a wave of arrests of their opponents, seizing them at gunpoint and torturing some, Amnesty International says 2016 Apr.10   Both sides 'will respect' Yemen truce  The Saudi-led coalition supporting government forces in Yemen has said it will respect a UN-backed ceasefire which came into force on Monday 2016 Feb.27   Yemen conflict: air strike on market 'kills 30 people'  At least 30 people have been killed in an air strike on a market near the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, witnesses sa 2016 Jan.10   Yemen crisis: MSF-backed hospital hit by missile  At least four people were killed when a missile hit a hospital supported by Medecins Sans Frontieres in northern Yemen, the aid agency says 2016 Jan.7   Iran accuses Saudis of hitting Yemen embassy  Iran has accused Saudi-led coalition warplanes of damaging its embassy and injuring staff in an air strike on Yemen's capital, Sanaa

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2015 Dec.6   Governor of Aden killed in Islamic State attack  Islamic State militants say they are responsible for a blast that killed the governor of Yemen's port city 2015 Nov.2   Cyclone Chapala bears down on mainland Yemen  A rare tropical cyclone is bearing down on the Yemeni mainland bringing hurricane-force winds, heavy rain and powerful waves 2015 Nov.1   Yemen's Socotra Island hit by rare cyclone  Yemeni security officials say a rare and rapidly intensifying cyclone has killed one person and injured nine on the remote Socotra island 2015 Oct.27   Yemen conflict: MSF hospital destroyed by air strikes  Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says one of its hospitals in northern Yemen has been destroyed by several air strikes 2015 Sep.29   Yemen conflict: Wedding attack death toll rises to 130  Missiles hit two tents in a village near the Red Sea port of Mocha, where a man linked to the Houthi rebel movement was celebrating his marriage 2015 Jul.26   Yemen conflict: Shelling reported despite 'truce'  Houthi rebel artillery pounded residential areas near the city of Taiz just as a humanitarian truce between rebels and government came into force 2015 Jul.19   Dozens killed in Aden heavy shelling  At least 43 people have been killed in shelling by Yemeni Houthi rebels in the southern city of Aden, officials say 2015 Jul.10   Yemen crisis: Fighting breaks new UN ceasefire  A new UN-brokered humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen has been broken shortly after coming into force 2015 Jun.29   Yemen capital Sanaa hit by car bomb attack  A number of Shia Houthi rebel leaders were believed to be the target of the blast, which struck a crowd of people attending a funeral 2015 May.9   Yemen conflict: UN criticises Saudi civilian bombings  The United Nations representative in Yemen has said that the Saudi-led coalition is bombing 'effectively, trapped civilians'   Civilians 'struggle to flee' Saada strikes  Civilians in the city of Saada in northern Yemen are struggling to flee Saudi-led coalition air strikes targeting Houthi rebels 2015 May.7   Top al-Qaeda militant Nasser al-Ansi 'killed' in Yemen  A US air strike in Yemen has reportedly killed Nasser al-Ansi, a top militant of al-Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula 2015 Apr.5   Red Cross to send aid flights to Sanaa  The International Committee of the Red Cross is due to make two emergency aid flights into Yemen's capital, Sanaa     Houthi rebels make gains in Aden
Map of Aden Yemen  Shia Houthi rebels have made more gains in the city of Aden, despite air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition 2015 Apr.3   Houthi rebels pushed back in Aden  Loyalists of ousted Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi have pushed back Shia Houthi rebels in the southern city of Aden 2015 Apr.1     Yemen crisis: Fighting intensifies in Aden   Houthi rebels try to seize control of the city. Concern is growing over the number of casualties after heavy clashes between local militia and rebels 2015 Mar.25   Saudi Arabia launches military operation in Yemen  Saudi Arabia has launched a military operation - including air strikes - against Houthi Shia rebels, the Saudi ambassador in the US has said 2015 Mar.20       IS claims Yemen mosque bombings
Map of Badr mosque Sanaa Yemen  Islamic State say its militants carried out suicide bombings on two mosques in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, which killed at least 137 people
 Both mosques were used mainly by supporters of the Zaidi Shia-led Houthi rebel movement
2015 Jan.22       Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten hold
Map of Sanaa Yemen
  Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has resigned along with his prime minister in protest at the takeover of the capital Sanaa by Shia Houthi rebels
2015 Jan.20   Yemen rebels attack president's home  Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen's capital Sanaa have shelled the Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi's home, shattering a ceasefire 2015 Jan.18   Yemen rebels exchange fire with army  Houthi rebels have exchanged fire with the army in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, near the palace of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi 2015 Jan.17   Gunmen abduct chief of staff to Yemen president  The kidnapping of Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak comes as Yemen remains gripped by Shiite Houthi rebels and battered by regular al-Qaida attacks 2015 Jan.9   Al Qaeda rep says group directed Paris magazine attack  A member of Al Qaeda's branch in Yemen said that the group directed the massacre earlier this week at Charlie Hebdo 2015 Jan.6   Deadly blast hits Yemen capital  37 people have been killed or injured in a blast outside a police college in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, security sources say

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2014 Dec.31   Rebels say Yemen suicide bombing kills at least 24  A suicide bomber attacked a large gathering of Shiite rebels in central Yemen preparing to commemorate the Prophet Muhammad's birthday 2014 Dec.16   Yemen car bomb attacks 'kill 15 children'  At least 25 people, among them 15 children, have been killed in twin car bomb attack in the central Yemeni province of Bayda, reports say 2014 Dec.7   African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 dead  Most of the migrants were from Ethiopia, and the small boat sank Sunday due to high winds and waves in the Red Sea 2014 Dec.6   Hostages killed in Yemen rescue bid  UK-born US journalist Luke Somers and South African teacher Pierre Korkie have been killed by al-Qaeda militants in Yemen during a failed rescue bid 2014 Oct.9   Blast kills 47 at Houthi protest in Yemen, officials say  At least 47 people were killed by an explosion at an anti-government protest by Houthis in Yemen's capital 2014 Sep.21   Yemen PM quits amid rebel clashes  Mohammed Basindwa has resigned amid escalating clashes in the capital between Shia Houthi rebels and pro-government forces 2014 Apr.21   New drone strike in Yemen kills 55 Al Qaeda militants  An operation targeting al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is under way in Abyan and Shabwa, Yemen 2014 Mar.9   Migrants die in Yemen boat sinking  Forty-two African migrants have drowned when their boat capsized off the coast of Yemen, according to officials

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2013 Dec.22   Al Qaeda in Yemen apologizes for hospital attack  In a rare public apology, the militant leader of Al Qaeda's branch in Yemen has said that one of his fighters disobeyed orders and attacked a hospita 2013 Dec.16   52 killed as militants attack hospital at Yemen's defense ministry  Militants staged a deadly attack on Yemen's Defense Ministry on Thursday, ramming the building with an explosives-laden vehicle 2013 Dec.5   Double attack on key Yemen ministry  A series of attacks at Yemen's defence ministry have left at least 29 dead and more than 70 hurt, officials say 2013 Aug.31   Yemen PM survives assassination bid  Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Basindwa has survived an assassination attempt unharmed, officials in the capital Sanaa say 2013 Aug.17   Lightning, flash floods kill 50 in Yemen  27 died when a torrent washed away a wedding convoy. Nine others, including a soldier, were struck by lightning and died 2013 Aug.9   3 US drone strikes kill 12 militants in Yemen  The U.S. has sharply escalated its drone war in Yemen, with 34 suspected Al Qaeda militants killed in less than two weeks 2013 Aug.8     Slew of drone strikes in Yemen kill dozens   Drone strikes against militants are intensifying as the U.S. Embassy there and in other Middle Eastern and African countries remain closed 2013 Aug.7   Yemen foiled plot to attack ports, oil and gas facilities  Yemen foiled an al Qaeda plot to capture oil and gas facilities and seize two key southern ports early this week, official says 2013 Aug.6   Yemen security blitz as staff leave  Yemen's security forces have been placed on a state of high alert amid fears of an al-Qaeda-linked attack   US flies embassy staff out of Yemen  A pair of suspected U.S. drone strikes killed 4 al Qaeda militants in Yemen as the United States maintained a heightened security alert in the country 2013 Aug.5   Chatter in Yemen led to U.S. warnings  Fresh intelligence led the U.S. to conclude that operatives of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula were in the final stages of planning an attack

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2012 Oct.11   Worker at U.S. Embassy in Yemen killed  The Yemeni national, a security official at the embassy, a member of the team investigating an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Yemen, was killed 2012 Sep.13       Anti-US protests spread in Arab world
Map of Sanaa Yemen  In Yemen, demonstrators briefly stormed the grounds of the embassy in Sanaa and burned the US flag. In Egypt, 70 people were injured in protests
 Protests were also reported in Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia
2012 Sep.10     Yemen says al-Qaeda chief killed   Said al-Shihri, described as the second-in-command of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), has been killed in an operation in southern Yemen 2012 May.21       Suicide blast kills more than 100 Yemeni troops
  A suicide bomber dressed in a military uniform infiltrated one of the most heavily secured locations in Yemen on Monday, setting off a blast
 More than an hour after the attack, there were still bodies at the blood-spattered scene, and some ambulances responding to the blast took six or seven victims each
2012 Apr.7   Gunmen attack Yemen's main airport  Gunmen loyal to former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh attacked the country's main airport with mortars Saturday, forcing authorities to cancel flights 2012 Mar.10   Yemen air strikes 'hit al-Qaeda'  At least 17 al-Qaeda militants have been killed in air strikes in southern Yemen 2012 Jan.22       Yemen president 'leaves country'
  Ali Abdullah Saleh, has left the country to travel to the US for medical treatment, Yemeni officials have told journalists


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2011 Nov.23       Yemen leader signs deal to quit   Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has signed a deal, brokered by Yemen's Gulf Arab neighbours, under which he will step down 2011 Nov.15   Saleh vows to step down as president  Yemen's embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh will leave office 'within 90 days' of an agreement with the Gulf Cooperation Council 2011 Oct.17   Women march in Yemen's capital  Thousands of women demonstrated in front of Yemen's foreign ministry in Sanaa, demanding U.N. intervention in the ongoing unrest 2011 Oct.16   Witnesses: 6 protesters killed in Yemen  Yemeni security forces opened fired on demonstrators gathering for a planned march in Sanaa, killing five people and injuring 54 others 2011 Oct.8       Saleh will step down, but aides qualify  His aides immediately added that such a departure would occur only if a power transfer agreement is reached
 Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh says he will step down from power 'in the coming days' in a speech broadcast on state TV
2011 Oct.7   Three women win Nobel Peace Prize  This year's Prize has been awarded jointly to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian Leymah Gbowee and Tawakul Karman of Yemen 2011 Sep.30     U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed   Anwar al-Awlaki -- whose fluency in English made him one of the top terrorist recruiters in the world -- was killed Friday in an airstrike
 It was a joint U.S. military-intelligence operation. FBI: The killings of the cleric and computer expert Samir Khan could spark retaliatory attacks against the United States. The top terrorist recruiter was killed in a U.S. drone
2011 Sep.23   Sanaa opposition camp 'attacked'  Government troops in Yemen have opened fire on protesters in in the capital's Change Square, killing at least one person 2011 Sep.22       President Saleh returns to Yemen
  Yemeni state television says President Ali Abdullah Saleh has returned to the country three months after surviving an assassination attempt 2011 Sep.19   Further deaths in Sanaa clashes  At least 20 people have been killed by security forces in Yemen, doctors say, continuing a bloody crackdown on protesters
 Sanaa
2011 Sep.14   Attacks target security offices  Explosions rocked two government security offices. The first at the city's political security headquarters, while the other at police station 2011 Jun.7   Yemen's Saleh 'gravely wounded'  Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh was more seriously injured in a rocket attack on his compound last week than thought     Tribal fighters take over major city   More than 400 tribal gunmen took over Taiz. Government forces have been regrouping in an effort to re-enter the city 2011 Jun.6   Fierce clashes; fate of Saleh uncertain  The fiercest clashes since anti-government demonstrations began in Taiz four months ago erupted overnight Monday 2011 Jun.5   Yemenis rejoice as Saleh leaves  Thousands of people are celebrating the departure of President Saleh to Saudi Arabia. Many celebrated in the University Square 2011 Jun.4   Yemen's Saleh 'in Saudi Arabia  Yemen's president Ali Abdullah Saleh has flown to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment, a day after he was wounded 2011 Jun.3   Yemen leader defiant after injury  Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has broadcast a brief audio message, hours after being injured in an attack on his compound in the capital     Yemen's presidential compound attacked
Map of Sanaa Yemen
  President, prime minister and other senior government officials were injured during the shelling of the presidential compound in Sanaa
 The president sustained a injury to the head in the Sanaa attack. Prime Minister, the parliament speaker, the deputy prime minister, and the Sanaa governor were among seven injured
2011 Apr.24   Yemen rally demands swift action  Thousands of anti-government protesters stand their ground in the Yemeni capital, despite a deal that would see President Saleh stand down   Yemen president defiant over exit  President Ali Abdullah Saleh says any transition must be done in a constitutional manner, and power should not be handed to protesters 2011 Apr.23     President Saleh agrees to step down
  President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen has agreed to step down under a 30-day transition plan aimed at ending unrest over his 32-year rule
 The government had accepted the plan drawn up by Gulf states. Saleh will hand power to his vice-president a month after an agreement is signed with the opposition
2011 Apr.16   Thousands of Yemeni women marched  Thousands of women marched toward the attorney general's office demanding legal action for the president's attacks on their morality 2011 Mar.28   Ammo factory blast kills at least 121  At least 121 people were killed and 45 injured in an explosion at an ammunition factory in southern Yemen
 Locals had been ransacking the factory after it was taken over by militants
2011 Mar.25   Huge rival rallies in tense Yemen  Tens of thousands of people are attending rival mass rallies in the capital Sanaa, a week after some 50 people were shot dead at a protest 2011 Mar.18   33 killed in Yemen clashes  More than 100 hurt in clashes between tens of thousands of anti-government protesters and security forces outside Sanaa University 2011 Mar.11   Security forces fire live bullets at protests  Security forces fired live ammunition during protests in Sanaa University's Change Square 2011 Feb.14   Unrest spread across M East and N Africa  Authorities in Algeria would lift a state of emergency. Clashes broke out between pro- and anti-government protesters in Yemen 2011 Jan.27     Protesters want Yemen's president out   Thousands of people demonstrated against longtime president, demanding the kind of change that forced Tunisia's president from office 2011 Jan.3     80 African migrants feared drowned  One boat with 45 migrants capsized in the Red Sea. Between 35 and 40 migrants were on the 2nd boat that capsized off the coast of Lahj province

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2010 Nov.21   Magazine details al Qaeda plane plots  A terror operation involving parcel bombs on UPS and FedEx flights cost just $4,200, according to a report in a magazine 2010 Oct.30   Yemen holds student in bomb probe  Security forces in Yemen have arrested a female medical student suspected of posting bombs found on two cargo jets in Dubai and the UK   Bomb 'meant to explode on plane'  Prime Minister Cameron says the device in a package sent from Yemen and found on a US-bound cargo plane was designed to go off on the aircraft 2010 Oct.29     Packages had 'explosive material'   Packages found in at least two locations abroad that were bound for Jewish organizations in the U.S. 'apparently contain explosive material
 The packages, found in the UK and Dubai on two overnight cargo planes from Yemen, were destined for Jewish places of worship in Chicago
2010 Jan.3   U.S., Britain close embassies in Yemen  Threats by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula against targets in Yemen prompted the closure of the embassies there

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2009 Sep.19   Ceasefire 'not respected'  Fighting is reported to be continuing despite a conditional ceasefire called by the government in its conflict with northern Shia rebels 2009 Aug.28   Crash flight recorder found  Search teams have found the flight data recorder from the Yemenia Airways plane that crashed off the islands in June, killing 152 people 2009 Jun.30   Child found alive after Indian Ocean plane crash  A massive rescue effort was under way after a young child was found among the wreckage of a downed Yemeni jet off the coast of Comoros 2009 Jun.29     Yemeni plane crashes with 154 aboard  A Yemeni jetliner en route to Moroni has crashed in the Indian Ocean an hour before reaching its destination, Moroni, the capital of Comoros
 The Airbus 310 was operated by the state carrier Yemenia Air, and flying from the Yemeni capital Sanaa


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2008 Dec.13   Indian navy 'captures 23 pirates'  The navy responded to a mayday call from MV Gibe and arrested 23 Somali and Yemeni pirates who tried to storm a ship in the Gulf of Aden 2008 Sep.17   Al Qaeda blamed for U.S. Embassy attack  Suspected Al Qaeda disguised as security forces launched an explosive assault on the embassy in capital, Sanaa. The attack involved 2 car bombs
 18-year-old Susan El-Baneh and her husband of three weeks died holding hands, victims of a terrorist attack on the U.S. Embassy
2008 May.2   Many feared dead in blast  13 people have died and 45 others wounded as an explosion rocked the entrance of a Yemeni city

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2007 Sep.30   'Catastrophic' volcano eruption off Yemen  A volcano erupted on a small island Jazirt Atta-Ir off the coast of Yemen, belching soot and lava into the air. A NATO fleet witnessed the eruption 2007 Jul.2   Bomb kills Spanish tourists  At least 9 people have been killed after a suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden car into a tourist convoy

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2005 Dec.31   Landslide toll climbs to 56  Rescue workers were still hearing signs of life from houses buried under rocks and earth

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2004 Sep.29   2 sentenced to death for Cole bomb  A court has handed down death sentences to two men for their roles in the bombing of the USS Cole 2004 Jul.7   Six charged in USS Cole bombing  A security court charged 6 Yemenis in the planning of the 2000 bombing and said they belonged to bin Laden's network 2004 Mar.20   Cole bomb suspect arrested  Interior Ministry sources identified the bombing suspect as Samir Abdullah Mohammed Ballaki

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2003 Apr.11   Cole bomb suspects in jailbreak  Authorities are hunting for 10 suspected terrorists, including 2 accused of taking part in the 2000 bombing

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2002 Dec.30   3 U.S. aid workers killed  A suspected Islamic extremist shot dead 3 humanitarian workers and wounded a fourth at a missionary hospital 2002 Dec.11   Yemen protests over Scud seizure  Yemen has demanded the return of 15 missiles and warheads seized by US and Spanish forces while en route from N. Korea 2002 Dec.10   Scud missile ship seized  12 missiles were found aboard unflagged ship, called the So San, that stopped in the Indian Ocean by a Spanish frigate 2002 Oct.6   French tanker explodes  A blazing tanker is spewing crude oil into the sea after an explosion, blamed by French officials on a terrorist attack

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2001 Dec.18   Yemen attacks al-Qaeda hideout  12 people were killed when police and soldiers clashed with tribesmen

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2000 Oct.12   17 U.S. sailors on Cole die in explosion  Attack was apparently a carefully planned terrorist act carried out by suicide bombers