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The site of a bombardment, which reportedly killed three women and three children, at Bait Rejal village west of Yemen's capital Sanaa earlier this month
12/04/2015 - FRANCE - Saudi Arabia - Yemen

France's Fabius in Saudi Arabia to back Yemen bombing campaign

France Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius visited Saudi Arabia on Sunday to show France's support for the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen.
A Saudi border guard near the Yemen border
10/04/2015 - Pakistan

Pakistan parliament's no to military involvement in Yemen no surprise, analyst

Pakistan's parliament on Friday voted to stay out of the conflict in Yemen, rejecting Saudi demands for Islamabad to join its military coalition against Zaydi Shia Houthi rebels.
23/03/2015

French press review 23 March 2015

Le Monde was worried that the voters might not show up for Sunday's first round in the departmental elections.
Sanaa residents watch Huthi leader Abdel-Malek al-Houthi on television
27/02/2015 - France - Yemen

Yemen tribal leaders start mediation with French woman’s kidnappers

Tribal leaders in Yemen have started mediating between the kidnappers of a French aid worker and her translator and local leaders of Shia Huthi militias.
Isabelle Prime's place of work in Sanaa.
25/02/2015 - France - Yemen

France trying to contact French woman’s Yemeni kidnappers

The French government is trying to contact the kidnappers of Isabelle Prime, the French woman kidnapped in Yemen on Tuesday, Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius said Wednesday.
Houthi fighters stand outside a state security court in Sanaa on 22 February 2015.
24/02/2015 - FRANCE - YEMEN

French woman kidnapped in Yemen

A French woman consultant working for a World Bank funded project contracted by the Social Welfare Fund of Yemen was kidnapped in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, the French Foreign ministry said on ...
The families of victims in the Comoros crash pray at Marseille airport
20/02/2015 - France - Yemen

French court orders Yemen airline to pay 30 million euros damages for 2009 crash

A French court has ordered Yemenia airline to pay more than 30 million euros in damages to the families of victims of a deadly 2009 crash off the Comoros islands.
Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, a leader of the Yemeni branch of al Qaeda (AQAP) in a still from a social media website, which purports to show Al Qaeda in Yemen claiming responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo attack
31/01/2015 - France - Yemen

Al-Qaeda in Yemen declares France enemy number one

The spiritual leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) says France has become the top enemy of Islam.
18/01/2015

French weekly magazines review 18 January 2015

As you'd expect, the French weeklies are preoccupied with the Charlie Hebdo killings in Paris and their aftermath.
Still from video posted to social media on 14 January 2015 of Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, leader of the Yemeni branch of al Qaeda, claiming  responsibility for Charlie Hebdo attack.
17/01/2015 - YEMEN - FRANCE

Frenchmen detained in Yemen for possible Al-Qaeda links

Yemen has detained two Frenchmen who they suspect of having ties to Al-Qaeda; the regional branch of this terrorist organisation has strong links to the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris.

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