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US counter-terror ops 'paralyzed' in Yemen

The United States has halted some counter-terrorism operations against Al Qaeda militants in Yemen following a takeover of the country by Iran-backed Houthi rebels, US officials said on Friday. The collapse of the US-backed govern

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Yemen's Masila oilfields pumping again after kidnap protest

Work at Yemen's Masila oilfields in the eastern Hadramout province has resumed, a labour union official said, two days after oil companies suspended operations in protest at the kidnapping of a presidential a

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Yemen’s Hodeidah port set for $300m expansion

The port of Hodeidah in Yemen is set for expansion at a cost of $300 million, which will include the deepening of the navigation channel, according to a report. The expansion will include the deepening of the navigation channel up

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Clashes under way at Yemen presidential palace

 A Yemeni government official said on Tuesday clashes were under way at President Abd-Rabu Mansour Hadi's residence in the capital Sanaa. "The president is in the residence and he is fine," the official, who ask

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Fighting shakes Yemen capital; Houthis accused of coup

Yemen's powerful Houthi movement fought artillery battles with the army near the presidential palace in Sanaa on Monday, plunging the fragile Arab state deeper into turmoil and drawing accusations that the militia fighters were mounting a co

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Al Qaeda claims responsibility for Paris attack

Al Qaeda in Yemen claimed responsibility for the attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, saying it was ordered by the Islamist militant group's leadership for insulting the Prophet Mohammad, according to a video posted on YouTube

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OMV aims to boost Yemen output to 30,000 bpd if conditions allow

Austrian energy group OMV wants to boost its oil output from Yemen by half if conditions allow, a senior executive told Reuters.   Erwin Kroell, senior vice presiden

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Yemen's Aden refinery seeks 900,000 t gasoil, gasoline

Yemen's Aden Refinery Company is seeking 900,000 tonnes of gasoil and gasoline for delivery in February to April, continuing its purchases since Saudi Arabia suspended most of its financial aid to the country

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Nexen shuts Yemen facilities due to security threat

CNOOC Ltd's Nexen unit said it was shutting operations at an oilfield and processing facility in Yemen, where the Islamist militant al Qaeda group is operating, due to a security threat. &

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Suicide bombers kill at least 7 in Yemen port

Suicide attackers set off two car bombs in Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeida on Thursday, killing themselves and seven other people, sources in the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi movement and medical officials told Reuters. Thre

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