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10 hrs ago | Tehran Times

Iranian kidnapped diplomat in Yemen will be released soon: official

TEHRAN An Iranian Foreign Ministry official has said that the Iranian diplomat who was kidnapped in Sanaa is in good health and will soon return home.

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14 hrs ago | NWAonline

Yemen throngs protest against rebels

A Yemeni boy wearing a headband with Arabic writing reads,"Down with the government of corruption."

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

BBC News

Africa in pictures: 22-28 August 2014

People gather at a window on Friday to watch those taking part in the Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove Festival in the south-western Nigerian state of Osun.

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Voice of America

UN Security Council Urges Yemen's Houthis to End Hostilities

The U.N. Security Council on Friday called on Yemen's Shi'ite Muslim Houthis to end hostilities against the government and warned foreign countries not to interfere by encouraging instability in the impoverished Arab state.

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Nerve News

Gunmen kill two officials in Yemen

" Yemeni military officials blamed militants of the Yemen-based Al Qaida offshoot for a series of assassinations and armed attacks, mostly in the country's southern parts."

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WHAS11

Mass demonstrations in Yemen against Shiite rebels

Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis rallied in the capital and across the country against an armed Shiite rebel group which has been holding its own sit-in demanding a new government and the reinstatement of fuel subsidies.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Xinhuanet

Yemen launches 7th Sanaa Summer Festival to boost tourism

A Yemeni man jumps over camels during the One-Week Sanaa Summer Festival, in Sanaa, Yemen, on Aug. 28, 2014.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

U.S. releases two Yemenis from prison in Afghanistan

One of the two Yemenis freed from a U.S. military prison in Afghanistan and repatriated Tuesday had been diagnosed with leukemia, a U.S. military official said.

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Albany Times Union

Yemen's president warns rebels over show of force

A Yemeni officer who is a member of Shiite Hawthi rebels chants slogans demanding the government step down during a demonstration on a street in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.

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Introducing Internet governance to Yemen [Yemen Times]

Ahmed Ubaid Bin Daghr, minister of telecommunications and information technology, in a meeting with the Internet Society-Yemen and a delegation from ICANN and RIPE.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Al Jazeera

Yemeni president urges rebels to leave Sanaa

Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi has urged Shia rebel leader Abdulmalik al-Houthi to withdraw his protesting followers from the capital following the failure of negotiations on their demands.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Families of Cole attack victims seek more than $200M from Sudan

A week before the Oct. 12, 2000, bombing of the destroyer Cole, Lakiba Nicole Palmer called her husband to tell him she had bought something special for him and their daughter that she was going to mail at her next port stop.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Reuters

Talks on new Yemeni government collapse over Shi'ite Houthi subsidy demands

Talks on forming a new Yemeni government collapsed on Sunday over demands by Shi'ite Muslim Houthis to restore fuel subsidies cut by President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, officials said, and further demonstrations in the capital Sanaa were expected.

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Star-Telegram.com

Yemen's Shiite rebel group refuses to stop rallies

Spokesman Abdel-Malek al-Mikhlafi said Sunday the delegation would head back to the capital, Sanaa, to discuss the situation with the president after the Hawthis rejected their draft proposal calling for a new government and a review of the country's economic policies to halt the demonstrations.

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ABC News

Yemen's Shiite Rebel Group Refuses to Stop Rallies

Spokesman Abdel-Malek al-Mikhlafi said Sunday the delegation would head back to the capital, Sanaa, to discuss the situation with the president after the Hawthis rejected their draft proposal calling for a new government and a review of the country's economic policies to halt the demonstrations.

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WTVC

Yemen's Shiite rebel group refuses to stop rallies

Spokesman Abdel-Malek al-Mikhlafi said Sunday the delegation would head back to the capital, Sanaa, to discuss the situation with the president after the Hawthis rejected their draft proposal calling for a new government and a review of the country's economic policies to halt the demonstrations.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Yahoo!

Yemen Shiite rebels weigh draft deal on new government

Yemen's government put a draft proposal to rebels on forming a technocrat government Saturday, a spokesman said, as fears mount that a new wave of violence could hit the impoverished nation.

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Nerve News

Yemeni army commander killed in bomb blast

" The brigadier was posted as a director of the military supply unit in Yemen's troubled Shabwa and Marib provinces."

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Outlook

Suspected al- Qaeda Bomb Blast Kills Yemeni General

A senior Yemeni army officer was killed today when a bomb planted in his vehicle exploded in the main southern city of Aden, a military official said, blaming Al-Qaeda.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Al Jazeera

Yemen rebels: threat to stability?

A military offensive by a Shia movement in Yemen is threatening to bring down the transitional government.

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