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French special forces are 'on the ground in Yemen'

Reports say the elite French troops are working with forces from the United Arab Emirates, but Defence Ministry has refused to comment.

French special forces are 'on the ground in Yemen'

Reports say the elite French troops are working with forces from the United Arab Emirates, but Defence Ministry has refused to comment.

Saudi prince in Paris for talks on Yemen, Syria and Iran deal

After tough talks with France last year over Iran, Prince Mohammed's regime is not expected to announce any new major trade deals with Paris.

French public opposes arms sales to Saudi-led Yemen coalition

Poll shows 75% of French people want President Emmanuel Macron to suspend arms exports to countries involved in the Yemeni war.

French-Tunisian hostage freed in Yemen

Nourane Houas was released having been kidnapped in Yemen last December while working for the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Freed kidnap victim Isabelle Prime returns to France

The 30-year-old said she never stopped hoping as France 'never gives up on one of its citizens', while Paris denied paying ransom.

French hostage Isabelle Prime freed in Yemen

The 30-year-old, who worked as a consultant on a World Bank-funded project, was seized in the capital Sanaa in February.

French woman abducted in Yemen in video appeal for help

Isabelle Prime, 30, a consultant for Yemen's Social Fund for Development, appears distressed in the video appeal to French and Yemeni leaders.

Kidnapped French woman had been due to leave Yemen 'within days'

Isabelle Prime, 30, who worked for Ayala Consulting on a World Bank-funded project, was the only member of firm's staff left in Yemen.

French woman kidnapped in Yemen

The 30-year-old woman, who is believed to have ties with the World Bank, was taken by unidentified armed men in the capital Sanaa.

Al Qaeda in Yemen says France is now top enemy

Ideological leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) said France had replaced a 'weakened' US in what he called the 'war on Islam'.

 

Two French citizens among militants arrested in Yemen

The two men of Tunisian origin, who are believed to be members of an al Qaeda cell in Yemen, were arrested while trying to leave the country.

France closes its Yemen embassy over security alert

France joins with US, UK and Germany in a temporary closure of its Yemen embassy for several days from Sunday over 'very serious' security alert.

French aid workers held hostage in Yemen freed

France has thanked Oman for its role in obtaining the release of three French aid workers held hostage in Yemen for five months.

Lettre du Yémen: après le soulèvement

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