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News on Yemen continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

6 hrs ago | Foreign Affairs

The Sana'a Illusion

Last month, U.S. President Barack Obama suggested that Yemen could be an example for how to bring stability to Iraq.

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16 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Armed men blow up Yemen's oil pipeline halting crude flows

Armed men blew up Yemen's main oil export pipeline on Wednesday, a local official said, halting crude flows and disrupting an important source of revenue for the impoverished state.

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18 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Yemen nearly doubles fuel prices to narrow deficit

According to new prices posted Wednesday at the petrol stations in the capital, Sanaa, the government raised price of regular gasoline to 200 Yemeni riyals from 125 riyals .

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19 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Army breaks up protests as Yemen raises fuel prices

A Yemeni demonstrator getures in front of burning tyres during a protest against fuel price hikes on July 30, 2014 in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, as hundreds of angry protesters took to the streets across several Yemeni cities after a government decision to raise fuel prices in the impoverished country came into effect.

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19 hrs ago | The Star Online

Army breaks up protests as Yemen raises fuel prices

Protests erupted in Sanaa on Wednesday and were dispersed by the army after the Yemeni government announced a rise in fuel prices, part of a bid to ease the burden of energy subsidies on the impoverished country's state finances.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Long War Journal

AQAP releases photos of attack on military intelligence HQ

On July 29, a Twitter account affiliated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released photos of "the bombing of the military intelligence headquarters" in "Wilayat Lahj."

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Mashable

In Pictures, Muslims Around the World Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr, also known as the "Feast of Breaking the Fast," is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Newsday

The pre-nup that can end a happy marriage

In the Arab world, when a man gets married he makes a payment to his bride's family.

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UPI

Kidnapped U.K. teacher freed after 5 months of captivity in Yemen

"We understand he was held by a tribal group," the U.K. Foreign Office said, adding "there was no operation to free him."

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

A relative guides a girl in prayer at the grave of their loved one in a cemetery in Gaza city, northern Gaza Strip, Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hispanic Business

Infrastructure Development in Yemen

Project End:2017 Project Status:Active Project Phase:Approved Project Type:Intersections Works,Flood Damage Protection Works Scope Of work:The project consists of the addition of bridges and tunnels to major intersections, as well as the completion of the main channel to drain flood water , and all other complementary works necessary for the ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Twelve dead in Yemen suicide car bomb bids

A Yemeni soldier stands guard in front of a flag of Hamas during a protest against the Israeli military offensive in the Gaza Strip and in solidarity with Palestinians on July 25, 2014 in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Beaver Countian

US diplomats admit contact in Yemen with missing citizen Sharif Mobley

This article titled "US diplomats admit contact in Yemen with missing citizen Sharif Mobley" was written by Spencer Ackerman in New York, for theguardian.com on Friday 25th July 2014 18.41 UTC US diplomats in Yemen say they have been in contact with an American citizen whose lawyers consider him to have disappeared from jail in the country.

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Daily Mail

British teacher held hostage in Yemen for five months is freed...

Scorn of the 'stitch bitch' Alexander McQueen: How legendary A-list designer hit Madonna in the head with a baked potato and banned Victoria Beckham from free frocks, as revealed by his lover Baffling murder of the Harvard law scholar: Professor killed in 'hit' was targeted two days after writing impassioned essay on the death penalty and getting a ... (more)

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Channelnewsasia.com

British teacher kidnapped in Yemen is released: London

A British teacher kidnapped in Yemen earlier this year was released safely on Saturday following negotiations by the government in Sanaa, both countries said.

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ITV

Brit held hostage for five months in Yemen released

British national Mike Harvey has been safely released after being held hostage in the Yemeni capital Sanaa since February, the Foreign Office has said.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Yemen's Shiite rebels pull out of northern city

Yemen's Shiite rebels battling their conservative Sunni rivals from one of the country's largest tribes have pulled out of a northern city they captured earlier this month, the rebels' spokesman said Friday.

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EurActiv.com

Over half of Yemenis may need humanitarian aid, UN says

Yemeni people receive food assistence in Sana'a, the capital. The UN estimates that about 10.5 million people in Yemen are food insecure.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Long War Journal

AQAP eulogizes Saudi fighter killed in Sa'adah

A Twitter account linked to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released a series of tweets today eulogizing a fallen Saudi fighter killed in clashes between AQAP and the Houthi Shi'ite rebels in northern Yemen.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Trend

Yemen president urges unity in visit to restive north

Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi called Wednesday for unity during a visit to the northern city of Amran, briefly seized by Shiite rebels in clashes with government forces and loyal tribes, AFP reported.

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