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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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Houthi Tribesmen Continue to Pose a Risk to Yemen
(Yemen Online) 2014-09-23 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-22 23:10:00 GMT
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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
[source: Yemen Online]

Yemen rebels raid army commander house
(Yemen Online) 2014-09-23 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-22 23:10:00 GMT
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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
[source: Yemen Online]

Yemen July foreign reserves up despite oil export plunge
(Yemen Online) 2014-09-22 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-22 17:11:00 GMT
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Sep.22,2014  Yemen's gross foreign currency reserves rose 7 million in July, marking the second monthly increase in a row despite a sharp fall in oil export receipts, central bank data showed.Sanaa's currency reserves have been shrinking since September 2012 when the impoverished Arabian Peninsula nation received a billion loan from Saudi Arabia following frequent attacks on oil pipelines that deprived the state of revenue
[source: Yemen Online]

Houthis get huffy
(Yemen Online) 2014-09-22 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-22 17:11:00 GMT
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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
[source: Yemen Online]

Iranian-backed Shiite rebels have intensified their drive against the Western-backed government in Yemen.
(Yemen Online) 2014-09-22 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-22 17:11:00 GMT
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Sep.22,2014  Fighters from the Shi’ite Al Houthi movement have been attacking government buildings in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa. The rocket attacks have also led to a halt in flights at Sanaa International Airport, the main air link abroad, as well as the shutdown of most of the city
[source: Yemen Online]

Yemen Rebels Gain Concessions From Government After Assault on Capital
(Yemen Online) 2014-09-22 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-22 17:11:00 GMT
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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
[source: Yemen Online]

Yemeni leaders, rebels sign ceasefire calling for new government
(Yemen Online) 2014-09-22 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-22 17:11:00 GMT
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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
[source: Yemen Online]

UAE warns against travel to Yemen
(Yemen Online) 2014-09-22 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-22 17:11:00 GMT
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Sep.22,2014  The UAE’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has advised citizens not to travel to Yemen due to the unstable security situation in the country.A statement issued yesterday by the ministry said the warning comes as part of the UAE’s keenness on the safety of UAE citizens abroad
[source: Yemen Online]

Yemeni capital orders partial curfew, clash death toll reaches 200
(Yemen Online) 2014-09-21 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-21 14:11:00 GMT
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Sep.21,2014 The Yemeni Interior Ministry declared a curfew in several areas in the capital Sanaa late on Saturday, as clashes intensified between Shiite Houthi rebels and the Sunni-militia-supported army.   The curfew will be imposed on northwestern Sanaa where the two sides used heavy weapons in fierce battles that are expanding towards the city center
[source: Yemen Online]

Yemen clashes fuel fears of all-out sectarian war
(Yemen Online) 2014-09-21 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-21 14:11:00 GMT
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Sep.21,2014  Violence has flared again in Yemen, and though a deal to end the conflict between the government and an armed Shia movement has now been announced, the fighting has left locals nervous that even greater trouble lies ahead. The Yemeni capital, Sanaa, was quiet on Friday evening, the tense calm broken only by the sound of fighter jets flying low over residential areas
[source: Yemen Online]



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