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Houthi Tribesmen Continue to Pose a Risk to Yemen
(Yemen Online) - 2014-09-23
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Sep.22.2014  Houthi tribesmen light up the evening sky with endless gunfire in downtown Sana’a. Everyone is really frightened. The Houthis have moved into the capital, taken over government buildings and a TV station as a show of force to press action from President Hadi. They want a better share of the proposed 6 state solution to new Yemen because they want to group their people together, gain oil resources and also secure access to the sea

Yemen rebels raid army commander house
(Yemen Online) - 2014-09-23
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Sep.22.2014  Houthi rebels in Yemen have raided the houses of a powerful military commander and his allies in the capital Sanaa.The raid on the home of Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, an adviser on defence and security affairs for the president, came a day after the signing of a UN-brokered peace deal between the government and the Shia rebel group

Houthis get huffy
(Yemen Online) - 2014-09-22
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Sep.22,2014  IT IS almost exactly a decade since the death of Hussein al-Houthi, a radical cleric who hoped to revive the Zaydi Shia Islam unique to north Yemen. Mr Houthi left behind a movement that had few followers outside his home province of Saada and a few university students in the capital, Sana’a

Yemen Rebels Gain Concessions From Government After Assault on Capital
(Yemen Online) - 2014-09-22
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  Sep.22,2014    An assault on Yemen’s capital rocked the transitional government on Sunday as fighters from a Shiite rebel group stormed through the city, seizing government buildings, state media facilities and military bases. The military broke apart, some units appeared to side with rebels, and the prime minister abruptly resigned

Yemeni leaders, rebels sign ceasefire calling for new government
(Yemen Online) - 2014-09-22
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Sep.22,2014   Yemen's president, a powerful rebel group and representatives of major political parties signed a ceasefire Sunday, the government announced."The document calls for an immediate ceasefire and ending all forms of violence," the written statement said. "It also calls for the formation of a technocratic national government, which will work to enhance government transparency, implement economic reforms, in addition to continuing military and security

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Norwegian Council-implemented projects in Yemen discussed
(26 September News) 2015-02-25 - Retrieved at: 2015-02-25 18:10:00 GMT

SANA'A– Undersecretary of the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation Omar Abdulaziz met here on Wednesday with acting country director of the Norwegian Council Aitzaz Yusuf. The meeting discussed the cooperation between the ministry and the council and a number of the projects being implemented by the council in a number of provinces
[source: 26 September News]

Gunmen kidnap Frenchwoman in Sana'a
(26 September News) 2015-02-24 - Retrieved at: 2015-02-24 18:10:00 GMT
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SANA'A– A French expert working at Total Company and her Yemeni interpreter were abducted Tuesday afternoon from the 45th Street in central Sana'a, a security source said. A group of gunmen kidnapped the French woman along with her accompanying interpreter while they were in the 45th Street and took them in a pick-up car to an unknown destination, accompanied by another car, the source explained to Saba citing security information
[source: 26 September News]

Quake in Aden reaches 4.7 grades in Richter scale
(26 September News) 2015-02-24 - Retrieved at: 2015-02-24 18:10:00 GMT

Aden– Seismic Monitoring Stations of the National Center For Monitoring and Studies Earthquakes and Volcanoes recorded on Monday a quake in the east of Gulf of Aden reached 4.7 grades in the Richter scale. The center said that the quake, at longitude 51.08 east and latitude 13.00 north at a depth of 10 km, took place at 3:42 pm, Yemen's local time
[source: 26 September News]

Russia willing to provide necessary support to Yemen : Envoy
(26 September News) 2015-02-23 - Retrieved at: 2015-02-23 18:10:00 GMT
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SANA'A– The Russian ambassador to Yemen asserted his country's readiness to continue to provide the necessary support to Yemen and make all possible efforts to get it out of its current crisis. In his speech at the ceremony held Monday by the Russian Embassy in Sana'a on the occasion of the Russian Armed Forces Day, the ambassador Vladimir Dedushkin wished for Yemenis to reach comprehensive compromise solutions to all the existing dilemmas through dialogue and consensus
[source: 26 September News]

Revolutionary Committee discusses status of previous gov't ministers
(26 September News) 2015-02-23 - Retrieved at: 2015-02-23 18:10:00 GMT
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SANA'A– The Supreme Revolutionary Committee discussed on Monday the status of the previous government's ministers, who did not agree to act as caretaker ministers until forming a transitional government. In its meeting held at the Presidential Palace and headed by the committee's member Talal Aqlan, the committee reviewed reports on the economic situation and measures to address all needs of the current stage and push the national economy towards a better level
[source: 26 September News]

First Military Region's commander escapes assassination
(26 September News) 2015-02-23 - Retrieved at: 2015-02-23 18:10:00 GMT

HADRAMOUT – The First Military Region's commander Abdulrahman al-Halili survived an assassination attempt, a military source said on Monday. One of the commander's guards was killed and six others injured when a bomb planted at roadside exploded targeting his motorcade in al-Qatan district in Hadramout province, the Defense Ministry's website quoted the military source as saying
[source: 26 September News]

Ethiopia renews support for Yemen's unity
(26 September News) 2015-02-22 - Retrieved at: 2015-02-22 18:10:00 GMT
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SANA'A– The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia reaffirmed on Sunday its support for the unity, security and stability of Yemen, stressing that the dialogue is the way to resolve all issues. In a statement to Saba, the Ethiopian Ambassador to Yemen Hassan Abdullah Ali said the dialogue is the only way that will lead to stability, confirming that his country's embassy in Sana'a will continue to exercise its diplomatic tasks
[source: 26 September News]

Russia denies delivering arms for political party
(26 September News) 2015-02-17 - Retrieved at: 2015-02-17 18:11:00 GMT
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SANA'A - The Russian embassy in Sana'a denied on Tuesday the arrival of an arm shipment in Hodeida seaport allegedly coming from Russia to a political party in Yemen. "Russia has no relation to submit the alleged delivery of arms Hodeida seaport, which is allocated to a political party according the news aired by some Yemeni media outlets," said a statement issued by the Russian embassy
[source: 26 September News]

FAO,CRC warn Yemen, nearby countries from desert locusts swarms
(26 September News) 2015-02-03 - Retrieved at: 2015-02-03 15:10:00 GMT
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SANA'A – Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region (CRC) warned Tuesday from ‎the movement of desert locusts swarms towards the nearby countries, including Yemen. The FAO and CRC called those countries in danger of invasion to strengthen the control capacity and monitoring the desert locusts swarms which are expected to arrive with the monsoon
[source: 26 September News]

Police arrest five accused of murdering Judge al-Ansi
(26 September News) 2015-01-25 - Retrieved at: 2015-01-25 18:11:00 GMT

SANA'A– The security services in the Capital arrested five people accused of assassinating Judge Ahmed al-Ansi and his son, the Capital Police Director Brigadier Abdul-Razzaq al-Muayed said on Sunday. Judge al-Ansi, head of Bani al-Harith Court, and his son were shot dead by gunmen on January 18 in the court's yard
[source: 26 September News]



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