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By Mohamed Sudam ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - Tribesmen who kidnapped five Italians warned the Yemeni government on Monday they would kill the captives if any attempt was made to free them by force.
By Mohamed Sudam ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - Yemen appointed on Monday a senior army officer and seasoned hostage negotiator to lead talks with tribesmen who have kidnapped five Italian tourists, officials said.
By Mohamed Sudam ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - Yemeni authorities negotiated with tribesmen holding Italian tourists hostage, and three women returned to the captors after being freed on Sunday to try to secure the release of two remaining men, officials said.
ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - Three Italian women abducted by Yemeni tribesmen returned to their captors shortly after they were freed on Sunday to try and secure the release of two men in their tourist group, a Yemeni official said.
By Mohamed Sudam ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - Yemeni authorities negotiated to gain the release of two Italian tourists after tribesmen freed three Italian women hours after seizing the group on Sunday, officials said.
ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - Yemeni tribesmen freed three Italian women who were among a group of five Italian tourists they kidnapped on Sunday to press for the release of kinsmen held by the authorities, a Yemeni official said.
SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni tribesmen kidnapped five Italian tourists on Sunday to press for the release of fellow tribe members held by the authorities, a Yemeni official said. "Tribesmen stopped the vehicle the tourists were traveling in and abducted them," the security official told Reuters.
SANAA (Reuters) - Landslides in Yemen have destroyed a small village near the capital Sanaa, killing at least 30 people including women and children with dozens more missing, officials said on Thursday.
By Mohamed Ghobari SANAA (Reuters) - A former German government minister, his wife and three children were kidnapped in Yemen on Wednesday, local officials said, and one of their captors said their lives would be at risk if Yemen used force to free them.
SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni tribesmen on Saturday freed two Austrian tourists who were kidnapped last week, a Yemeni official said. He said the Austrians were in good health and were now with police in the mountainous Marib province, where they were seized on Wednesday.
Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...
The Arabian Wolf (Canis lupus arabs), is a mammal of the order Carnivora. It is a subspecies of Gray Wolf which was once found throughout the Arabian Peninsula, but now only lives in small pockets in Southern Israel, Oman, Yemen, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. Their ears are proportionately larger in relation to body size when compared to other species, an adaptation needed to disperse body heat. This subspecies is unusual, as it is not known to howl. Arabian wolves are unique among gray...
The Veiled Chameleon, Chamaeleo calyptratus, is a species of chameleon found in the mountainous regions of Yemen and Saudi Arabia. It is also called the Yemen Chameleon. These are expert tree climbers and tree dwellers. They have feet specially designed to grasp limbs and branches. The male veiled chameleon has a green base color and, depending on mood, this green will range from a bright lime green to a dark olive drab. The green base color is marked with stripes and spots of yellow,...
The Veiled Chameleon is a large species of chameleon found in the mountain regions of Yemen and Saudi Arabia. It is also sometimes referred to as the Yemeni Chameleon. The male veiled chameleon has a green base color and, depending on its mood, this green will range from a bright lime green to a drab, dark olive color. The green base color is marked with stripes and spots of yellow, brown, and blue. Non breeding females as well as juvenile chameleons are generally a uniform green color...