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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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Second drone strike against al-Qaeda positions in 48 hours
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-04-21 - Retrieved at: 2014-04-20 23:11:00 GMT

    With the Friends of Yemen set to begin on April 29th in London, Yemeni officials have intensified their campaign against al-Qaeda, keen to prove how committed they are to defeat the region’s enemy number one. Already dubbed the most dangerous Islamic terror cell in the Arabian Peninsula, al-Qaeda Yemen threatens more than just Yemen’ stability as militants have made clear they intend to use Yemen as their new terror headquarter
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Technological breakthrough is attributed to Yemeni national
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-04-21 - Retrieved at: 2014-04-20 23:10:00 GMT
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    In the midst of much gloom and doom, Yemenis were reminded earlier this February that Yemen does indeed hold a few untapped resources of its own: human potential. This February, Nexen (upstream oil and gas company responsibly developing energy resources in the UK North Sea, offshore West Africa, the United States and Western Canada) published a report on its oil sands sector, announcing it had managed to develop a new technology which will enable the extraction of bitumen with
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

The kidnapping of children in Yemen
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-04-21 - Retrieved at: 2014-04-20 23:10:00 GMT
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    According to a report published by Seyaj Organization for Childhood Protection, Yemeni-based human rights organizations, there have been an estimated 124 children have been kidnapped over the past year. This new data was made public at a press conference in Sana’a earlier last week
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Yemen moves toward social inclusion, UNICEF campaign
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-04-19 - Retrieved at: 2014-04-19 17:11:00 GMT

    Amid calls for better social integration and inclusion, government officials have announced that UNICEF in partnership with the Social Welfare Fund (SWF) and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour will launch a program in Taiz (Yemen’ second most populous metropolis) which aims to map out Yemen’s Akhdam community, aka, the Muhamasheen (the marginalized ones)
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Yemen FM warns - security is one of the main challenges facing Yemen
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-04-17 - Retrieved at: 2014-04-17 20:10:00 GMT

    Following the death of yet another Yemeni soldier in the capital, Sana’a and the publication of an al-Qaeda video, featuring the infamous terror commander, Nasser al-Wuhaishi addressing hundreds of Islamic militants, Yemen Foreign Minister, Abu Bakr al-Qirbi told Asharq al-Awsat (pan-Arab newspaper), “security is one of the main challenges facing Yemen
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Death of New Zealander in drone strike generates controversy
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-04-17 - Retrieved at: 2014-04-17 17:11:00 GMT

    Since it emerged that two New Zealanders were killed in a US-led drone strike last November in Yemen, rights organizations and other NGOs once again called for an immediate review of Washington’s extra-territorial counter-terror strategy, arguing that such targeted killings cannot be justifies within the parameters of the law
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Yemen porous borders with Saudi Arabia
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-04-17 - Retrieved at: 2014-04-17 17:10:00 GMT
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    According to Saudi security officials over 15,000 illegal migrants, among whom traffickers and hardened criminals were stopped while attempting to cross over onto Saudi Arabia through Yemen porous northern region in the past 45 days. Under such data about 2500 would have ventured to outsmart both Yemen and Saudi Arabia border guards in order to quietly enter the kingdom
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Al Qaeda sends clear warning to US and its allies
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-04-17 - Retrieved at: 2014-04-17 17:10:00 GMT
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    If anyone was ever in doubt of al-Qaeda’s pull and reach in Yemen, a recent video dated March 2014 uploaded online should suffice to convince any sceptic of the tangible and very real threat posed by the terror group. The 15 minutes videos which was uploaded on several Islamists websites according to the US Defence Department features a very defiant Nasser al-Wuhaishi, the Commander of al-Qaeda Yemen, speaking to a large gathering of terror militants and sympathizers
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Al-Qaeda assassinate high ranking official in al-Baydha
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-04-16 - Retrieved at: 2014-04-15 23:10:00 GMT
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    Security officials confirmed on Tuesday morning that al-Qaeda operatives assassinated al-Baydha deputy governor, Hussein Dayan, in yet another targeted attack. According to witnesses’ account, Dayan was sprayed with bullets as he stepped out on his residence, ready to go to work
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Security campaign kicks off in Hajjah
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-04-16 - Retrieved at: 2014-04-15 23:10:00 GMT
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    Spurred on by the Interior Ministry, officials in Hajjah, a northern province of Yemen, kicked off a security campaign on Sunday which aimed to address the issue of weapons-carrying in the region. With a reported ratio of three weapons per inhabitants, all women, men and children confounded, Yemen is, while a peace-loving nation an even bigger, arm-loving nation, especially since the very idea of carrying a weapon, might it be the traditional Gambiya (a dagger-like short
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]



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