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Concern over armed presence in Taiz
(Yemen Times Online) - 2012-02-02
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TAIZ, Feb. 1 — People in Taiz have become concerned since armed figures started appearing in the city over the last couple days. Some roads were also closed during this time. Mohammed Sa'eed, a shopkeeper, speaking with the Yemen Times, said, “We had started feeling everything was returning to normal

American drone strikes provoke Yemenis against interim government
(Yemen Times Online) - 2012-02-02
ABYAN, Feb. 1 — Many Yemenis, and especially those in Abyan governorate, are blaming the new government for a loss of sovereignty after a US drone strike killed 11 Al-Qaeda members on Yemeni soil on Monday. The drones fired four missles; two exploded and the remaining two are still 'active' and “may explode at any time,” eyewitnesses – who have been present for such strikes in the past - told the Yemen Times

Training course for English teachers in rural areas
(Yemen Times Online) - 2012-02-02
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SANA’A, Feb. 1 — A three-day training session for 100 English teachers in rural areas concluded its activities on Monday in Sana’a. Speaking about future plans for the nation, Yemen's Deputy Minister of Education said, “The ministry will be in need of 12,000 new English teachers nationwide.” During the three-day session, teachers worked on writing and reading teaching skills in order to improve their ability to help students acquire the English language

Insecurity profile in Aden during January
(Yemen Times Online) - 2012-02-02
ADEN, Feb, 1 — An unidentified armed group of men intercepted the Saudi Deputy Consul in Aden, Abdullah Al-Khaledi, as he traveled home from work on Monday. The men forced the Saudi diplomat to exit his vehicle while on his way to his home in Aden's Al-Mansoura city. The men, armed with assault rifles and machine guns, confiscated the diplomat's car and some personal belongings

Yemen postpones new weekend
(Yemen Times Online) - 2012-02-02
SANA’A, Jan. 29 – The new Friday-Saturday weekend, scheduled to begin in February, has been delayed until March, according to the Minister of Civil Service and Insurance. “It has been delayed but is expected to be in place in March,” state-run Al-Jumhorya newspaper quoted Nabil Shamsan as saying on Wednesday

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Yemen has "credible plan" to reform country, UN says
(Monsters and Critics.com) 2011-11-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-29 00:10:00 GMT

New York - The UN special envoy for Yemen said Monday that the transitional government in Yemen has a 'credible plan' to bring democracy to the country, including general elections within three months. Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh last week
[source: International sources (through Google)]

Yemen army kills 9 Al-Qaeda suspects
(Emirates 24/7) 2011-11-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-28 21:10:00 GMT

Yemen's army shelled suspected Al-Qaeda positions in the capital of the troubled Abyan province, killing nine militants in its battle to win control of the city, a local official told AFP on Monday. An army unit commanded by dissident General Ali
[source: International sources (through Google)]

Yemen's President Saleh Calls it Quits
(NTDTV) 2011-11-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-28 21:10:00 GMT

Meeting with senior members of his party in Sanaa just days after he signed a deal agreeing to hand over power, Ali Abdullah Saleh stressed the need to move forward. "We should be moving towards calm. Attacks on military bases, road, and transmission
[source: International sources (through Google)]

Yemen's security arrest former Aden governorate
(Al-Sahwah.net) 2011-11-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-28 21:10:00 GMT

Sahwa Net – The National Security has arrested on Sunday the former governor of Aden in Sana'a Airport, while was coming back from participating in a conference on South Yemen which was held in Cairo . The National Security headed by President Ali
[source: International sources (through Google)]

Nobel peace laureate calls for ICC Yemen probe
(The Associated Press) 2011-11-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-28 21:10:00 GMT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Nobel peace laureate Tawakkul Karman is urging the International Criminal Court to launch an investigation into the violent crackdown on dissent in Yemen. Karman is visiting the court to present Prosecutor Luis
[source: International sources (through Google)]

Nobel Peace Laureate Calls for ICC Yemen Probe
(ABC News) 2011-11-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-28 21:10:00 GMT

Nobel peace laureate Tawakkul Karman is urging the International Criminal Court to launch an investigation into the violent crackdown on dissent in Yemen. Karman is visiting the court to present Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo with a file on crimes she
[source: International sources (through Google)]

Change in Yemen
(WatertownDailyTimes.com) 2011-11-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-28 18:10:00 GMT

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh became the fourth Arab leader to yield to the Arab Spring with his pledge to step down after 33 years in power. The popular protest movement that began in January in Tunisia has toppled governments in Tunisia,
[source: International sources (through Google)]

Yemen names opposition leader as interim PM
(Aljazeera.com) 2011-11-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-28 18:10:00 GMT

Appointment of Mohammed Basindwa, a former foreign minister, came as fighting in the country's north left 25 dead. Yemen has named Mohammed Basindwa, an opposition leader, as the interim prime minister under a deal aimed at ending months of protests
[source: International sources (through Google)]

Yemen Unrest Leaves 24 Dead
(The Epoch Times) 2011-11-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-28 15:10:00 GMT

At least 24 people have been killed in violence in northern Yemen on Sunday, where Shi'ite Muslim rebels are attacking areas held by Sunni Muslims. The Yemen Post reported that at least 65 people have been injured in the violence,
[source: International sources (through Google)]

Head of Yemen's opposition named new PM
(Panorama.am) 2011-11-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-28 15:10:00 GMT

Head of Yemen's opposition National Council Mohammed Basindwa was named as new prime minister on Sunday to form a national unity government in line with a power transfer deal, international media outlets report. "Vice President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi
[source: International sources (through Google)]



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