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Explosion Hits Military Bus in Yemen; 2 Killed

Associated Press | Feb 18, 2014

SANAA, Yemen - Military officials say an explosion has struck a military bus in the Yemeni capital, killing two troops. The officials say another 10 people were wounded in the Tuesday morning blast, which happened as the bus passed through the Hizyaz district south of Sanaa taking soldiers to work. The officials say they are investigating whet... more

Yemen's Army, Southern Tribesmen Clash; 8 Killed

Associated Press | Dec 30, 2013

SANAA, Yemen - A Yemeni military official says fighting in the country's south between troops and tribesmen angry over a deadly shelling last week has killed eight people - five troops and three tribesmen. The official says tribesmen belonging to a southern secessionist movement stormed the military barracks in the province of Lahj on Monday. ... more

Car Bomb Hits Yemen's Defense Ministry, Killing 18

Associated Press | Dec 05, 2013

SANAA, Yemen - A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car Thursday at Yemen's Defense Ministry, killing 18 soldiers and wounding at least 40 in an attack underlining the persistent threat to the stability and security of the impoverished Arab nation, military and hospital officials said. Officials said as many as 12 gunmen also were ki... more

Two Yemeni Soldiers Killed at Checkpoint

Associated Press | Jul 06, 2013

SANAA, Yemen - A Yemeni security official says two soldiers have been killed and two others wounded after a bomb placed under their car exploded at a checkpoint in the capital. The official said Saturday's explosion in Sanaa also wounded a passer-by. The official spoke on condition of anonymity according to regulations. No group immediately cl... more

Yemeni Court Jails 93 Republican Guard Soldiers

Associated Press | Dec 15, 2012

SANAA, Yemen - Yemen's military prosecutors say a military tribunal has sentenced 93 soldiers and officers of the elite Republican Guard to 3-7 years prison for resisting authorities and mutiny for trying to occupy the Defense Ministry in August. A statement Saturday by the prosecution office said the accused took part in the attack by firing a... more

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