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IFJ urges Yemeni VP to end harassment against newspaper staff
(NewsYemen) - 2012-01-04
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on Tuesday condemned the harassment and intimidation of journalists at the government-owned and army-controlled 26 September newspaper, and wrote to Yemen's Vice-President Abdu Raboo Mansour Hadi calling on him to order an end to the threats against these journalists

Yemen's 280km march to arrive in Sana'a Saturday
( Five Yemeni protesters were wounded by gunmen loyal to President Saleh in northern the capital Sana'a on Friday.) - 2011-12-23
Thousands of youth on Friday morning marched from Change Square in Sana'a toward Naqeel Yasleh, northern Sana'a, to welcome a massive foot march, called “March of Life”, coming from Taiz, almost 280 km from Sana'a. When Sana'a march arrived in Kahaza area Friday afternoon some gunmen opened fire and threw stones at the march, wounding five marchers, three with live bullets and two others with stones

Bloodshed continues in Yemen's Taiz
( One woman and two children were killed in renewed shelling of neighborhoods in the city of Taiz by forces loyal to the honorable President Ali Abdullah Saleh at dawn on Sunday.) - 2011-12-04
Saleh signed the Gulf initiative in Riyadh in November 23 and transferred powers to Vice President Abdo Rabo Hadi to begin forming a national consensus government and a military committee to end violence against protesters and civilians in several cities within five days after the signing of the initiative and its implementation mechanism

UNICEF says 109 children killed in Yemen
( UNICEF said continued conflicts and political struggles throughout Yemen have led to a widespread and deep humanitarian crisis, especially for children and women.) - 2011-11-22
Since the beginning of civil unrest, a total of 109 children have been killed in Yemen and close to 300 injured by shootings or shrapnel. Malnutrition rates in some parts of the country have become extremely high, and fewer and fewer children are receiving basic immunizations, while schools, which should be safe havens for children, are either closed or occupied by armed forces

Yemeni forces shell residential locations in Sana'a, kill 7-year girl
( A 7-year girl was killed and other five other were wounded when a shell fired by forces loyal to President Saleh fell near her school in the capital Sana'a Sunday morning.) - 2011-10-02
The family of Maram Saeed Bashir told News Yemen that Maram was killed by a shell that fell outside her Salahaddin School on the 16 Meter Street in Sana'a, almost 200 meters from protesters square. Eyewitnesses told News Yemen that forces loyal to President Saleh shelled with heavy weapons some locations of the pro-revolution 1st Armored Division in an attempt to retake control of those locations that the 1st Armored Division took over after Saleh's forces attacked protesters in

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Yemeni businessman demands compensation
(Majid al-Kibsi) 2011-01-29 - Retrieved at: 2011-01-29 15:10:00 GMT

Yemeni businessman demanded compensation from the Ministry of Water and Environment accusing employees at the ministry abusing his equipment. The businessman, Qais al-Haj, the General  Manager of al-Fao establishment for trade and agencies complained to the minister of Water and Environment about an  abusive behavior of the General manager of Water and sanitation company  in Taiz
[source: Yemen Observer]

Rival rallies face off across Sana’a
(Mohammed al-Kibsi & Nasser al-Rabyee) 2011-01-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-01-29 15:10:00 GMT

Order and peace maintained in Sana’a as rival camps demonstrated on Thursday. Security forces looked on from afar and followed orders to not become involved if peace was maintained.      Thousands of Yemenis in the capital Sana’a participated Thursday in eight  rival rallies, four by the opposition parties and four others  by the ruling party
[source: Yemen Observer]

Ministry of interior: Karman violated demonstration law
(Shuaib M. al-Mosawa) 2011-01-24 - Retrieved at: 2011-01-24 18:10:00 GMT

A source in the Ministry of Interior said they arrested a group of protestors for violating public demonstration laws. The source added that among the arrested was Tawakol Karman, the human rights activist, and several others who had been in protest for over two weeks at Sana’a University
[source: Yemen Observer]

Yemen is not like Tunisia, President Saleh
(Nasser Arrabyee) 2011-01-24 - Retrieved at: 2011-01-24 18:10:00 GMT

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh called on opposition parties in his country to participate in a televised debate on the most controversial current issues like constitutional amendments and elections. “Come up for a TV debate on my program and your programs,â€
[source: Yemen Observer]

JMP demonstrates in Sana’a University
(Nasser Arrabyee) 2011-01-24 - Retrieved at: 2011-01-24 15:11:00 GMT

Yemeni security forces dispersed two student demonstrations on Saturday, one against the government while others were demonstrating in support of the government.  Security forces intervened by launching tear gas into the group of demonstrators at the gates of Sana’a University as the two groups of demonstrators began threatening each other with violence
[source: Yemen Observer]

UNDP Administrator visits Socotra; Lauds Rosh Community for Biodiversity Work
(Abdul-Aziz Oudah) 2011-01-24 - Retrieved at: 2011-01-24 15:11:00 GMT

On her second day in Yemen, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark visited the Archipelago of Socotra to present the Equator Prize to the Rosh Protected Area Community. The Equator Initiative, a United Nations-led partnership that supports local and indigenous efforts in biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation, recently announced the twenty-five winners of the Equator Prize 2010 following an extensive technical review process
[source: Yemen Observer]

UNHCR demands bribes, refugees
(Fares Anam) 2011-01-24 - Retrieved at: 2011-01-24 15:10:00 GMT
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After ten days of visiting the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres to Yemen, many accusations were made that there is large amounts of fraud and theft being conducted employees of the UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency in Yemen
[source: Yemen Observer]

US supports establishing Yemen international fund
(Mohammed al-Kibsi) 2011-01-24 - Retrieved at: 2011-01-24 15:10:00 GMT

The United States strongly supports the establishment of an international fund to support Yemen’s economy and development, said Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury for International Affairs Andy Baukol last Saturday.   Baukol reiterated his country’s keenness to provide all aspect of possible support for Yemen
[source: Yemen Observer]

Abyan security arrests al-Qaeda fighters
(Shuaib M, al-Mosawa) 2011-01-24 - Retrieved at: 2011-01-24 12:10:00 GMT
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Abyan security arrested on Sunday afternoon an al-Qaeda fighter along with three others who were taking their fellow to hospital following a fire exchange with security personnel in Lawdar district, a security official told the Yemen Observer
[source: Yemen Observer]

Yemen security arrests al-Qaeda fighters
(Shuaib M. al-Mosawa) 2011-01-23 - Retrieved at: 2011-01-24 12:10:00 GMT

Yemen - Abyan security arrested on Sunday afternoon an al-Qaeda fighter along with three others who were rushing their fellow to hospital following a fire exchange with security personnel in Lawdar district, a security official told the Yemen Observer. The three people accompanying their injured fellow were trying to take him to one of the hospitals in Aden city when police arrested them at the checkpoint of Hassan, which lies 10 km to the east of Zanzibar district, the capital
[source: Yemen Observer]



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