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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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EU warns Saleh’s relatives of creating obstacles to elections
(Yemen Times Online) 2012-01-30 - Retrieved at: 2012-01-30 15:10:00 GMT

SANA’A, Jan. 28 – President Ali Abdullah Saleh finally arrived in the US for short-term private medical treatment on Saturday night, according to the Republic of Yemen Foreign Press Office. Saleh, along with a number of family members, left to Oman last Sunday, on route to the United States. Meanwhile, preparations were ongoing for the coming one-man election, which will see Vice President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi officially sworn in as president for the coming two years
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Vaccines for children under damage threat
(Yemen Times Online) 2012-01-26 - Retrieved at: 2012-01-26 15:11:00 GMT
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ADEN, Jan. 25 – Groups of armed men entered a vaccine storehouse belonging to the National Immunization Program (NIP) in Sira, Aden, on Monday. The armed men have now taken over the building, exposing the vaccines – estimated to be worth YR eight million and used to protect children in Yemen’s southern and the eastern governorates – to the risk of contamination
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Al-Sabeen hospital employees seek change
(Yemen Times Online) 2012-01-26 - Retrieved at: 2012-01-26 15:10:00 GMT
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SANA’A, Jan. 25 – Doctors, medics and employees at state-run Al-Sabeen Hospital in Sana’a commenced a strike on Tuesday, and are demanding administration changes and an end to corruption. The demonstrators also demanded worker equality, salary increases, and that employees be provided with awards and privileges
[source: Yemen Times Online]

UNICEF to grant 0 Million to Yemen
(Yemen Times Online) 2012-01-26 - Retrieved at: 2012-01-26 15:10:00 GMT
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SANAA, Jan.25 — The Number of the malnourished children of those under the age of five grown as the result of 2011 unrest to be 750,000 children according to the UNFCF. 500,000 of them are at the risk of Dying or at the risk of physical or mental disability as a result of malnutrition. An estimated 149 children were killed, 24 of them were girls and the youngest were three months old in 2011 unrest
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Yemen to face smoother transition without Saleh
(Yemen Times Online) 2012-01-26 - Retrieved at: 2012-01-26 15:10:00 GMT
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SANA’A, Jan. 25 — Since Saleh’s departure for Oman on the evening of January 22, politicians from both sides of the political spectrum have expressed that political tensions have eased – both within Saleh’s General People’s Congress party, and between the GPC and opposition parties. “The elections will definitely be smoother in terms of a reduction of problems, whether based on politics or security, because Saleh’s supporters will think a thousand times before causing problems
[source: Yemen Times Online]

15 Houthis killed in Hajja clashes
(Yemen Times Online) 2012-01-26 - Retrieved at: 2012-01-26 15:10:00 GMT
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SA’ADA, Jan. 25 — At least 15 Houthis were killed and a further eight were taken as hostages in clashes between Houthis and Islah Party-supported Hajoor tribesmen, according to tribal sources in Kasher district, Hajja. According to the sources, four civilians were killed and dozens were left injured as Houthis desperately attempted to seize the district of Kasher and the area surrounding A’him Market
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Saleh asks forgiveness and leaves
(Yemen Times Online) 2012-01-23 - Retrieved at: 2012-01-23 15:11:00 GMT

SANA’A, Jan. 22 — President Ali Abdullah Saleh has left Yemen On Sunday to Oman after giving a farewell speech on Yemen TV. In his speech he also asked his people for forgiveness and announced that he is leaving to seek medical treatment in the USA after being granted immunity from persecution
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Power cuts heighten water problems
(Yemen Times Online) 2012-01-23 - Retrieved at: 2012-01-23 15:10:00 GMT
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SANA’A, Jan. 22 — Locals in Sana’a have been complaining that the city’s regular power cuts are forcing them to buy water as the national water grid has become useless. “The water network, which needs electricity to be pumped into homes, is now useless and so we buy water every week and the providers are taking advantage of our need to raise the prices,” said Nashwan Mohammed, who lives in Bainoon Street, Sana’a
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Rada’ locals fear American air strikes
(Yemen Times Online) 2012-01-23 - Retrieved at: 2012-01-23 15:10:00 GMT
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AL-BAIDA, Jan. 22 — Residents of Rada’, taken over by Al-Qaeda militants last week, expressed their concerns that the area could become a target for American air strikes. Several families have left their homes, fearing that any strike would damage homes and that unarmed locals would be harmed or killed in the process
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Norwegian hostage still in captivity
(Yemen Times Online) 2012-01-23 - Retrieved at: 2012-01-23 15:10:00 GMT
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SANA’A, Jan. 22 – Gert Danielsen, a Norwegian United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) worker, taken hostage last Sunday by tribesmen from Marib has not been released yet, despite efforts by local mediators. A Norwegian journalist told the Yemen Times that both the Norwegian Foreign Ministry and the UN are negotiating with the kidnappers to free Danielsen, who is now in a remote area of Marib, 170km east of Sana’a
[source: Yemen Times Online]



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