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Norwegian Council-implemented projects in Yemen discussed
(26 September News) - 2015-02-25
SANA'A– Undersecretary of the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation Omar Abdulaziz met here on Wednesday with acting country director of the Norwegian Council Aitzaz Yusuf. The meeting discussed the cooperation between the ministry and the council and a number of the projects being implemented by the council in a number of provinces

Gunmen kidnap Frenchwoman in Sana'a
(26 September News) - 2015-02-24
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SANA'A– A French expert working at Total Company and her Yemeni interpreter were abducted Tuesday afternoon from the 45th Street in central Sana'a, a security source said. A group of gunmen kidnapped the French woman along with her accompanying interpreter while they were in the 45th Street and took them in a pick-up car to an unknown destination, accompanied by another car, the source explained to Saba citing security information

Quake in Aden reaches 4.7 grades in Richter scale
(26 September News) - 2015-02-24
Aden– Seismic Monitoring Stations of the National Center For Monitoring and Studies Earthquakes and Volcanoes recorded on Monday a quake in the east of Gulf of Aden reached 4.7 grades in the Richter scale. The center said that the quake, at longitude 51.08 east and latitude 13.00 north at a depth of 10 km, took place at 3:42 pm, Yemen's local time

First Military Region's commander escapes assassination
(26 September News) - 2015-02-23
HADRAMOUT – The First Military Region's commander Abdulrahman al-Halili survived an assassination attempt, a military source said on Monday. One of the commander's guards was killed and six others injured when a bomb planted at roadside exploded targeting his motorcade in al-Qatan district in Hadramout province, the Defense Ministry's website quoted the military source as saying

Revolutionary Committee discusses status of previous gov't ministers
(26 September News) - 2015-02-23
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SANA'A– The Supreme Revolutionary Committee discussed on Monday the status of the previous government's ministers, who did not agree to act as caretaker ministers until forming a transitional government. In its meeting held at the Presidential Palace and headed by the committee's member Talal Aqlan, the committee reviewed reports on the economic situation and measures to address all needs of the current stage and push the national economy towards a better level

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Nine Al-Qaeda militants killed
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-14 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-14 18:10:00 GMT

SANAA, Nov. 13 — At least six Al-Qaeda members were killed in an aerial raid on Saturday in Zinjibar, Abyan, a southern governorate and a stronghold of the terrorist group. Naif Al-Qahtani of Saudi Arabia was named as one of the six killed in the raid by the Yemeni army in the north of Zinjibar. Three other Al-Qaeda members were killed in an ambush by armed tribesmen allying the Yemeni army in the north east of Al-Taria in Zinjibar
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Generator giveaway at FunCity
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-14 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-14 18:10:00 GMT

SANA’A, Nov. 13 — Visitors to Sana’a’s FunCity amusement park won 12 generators during Eid Al-Adha as the capital continued to struggle with chronic power shortages. The park gives away special prizes during the two Eids, and this year decided that generators would draw the most customers. “Every year we give quilts, blankets and heaters as the cold weather looms but this year we assessed the need for power and decided to give generators away instead,” said a spokesperson from
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Generator giveaway at FunCity
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-14 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-14 18:10:00 GMT

SANA’A, Nov. 13 — Visitors to Sana’a’s FunCity amusement park won 12 generators during Eid Al-Adha as the capital continued to struggle with chronic power shortages. The park gives away special prizes during the two Eids, and this year decided that generators would draw the most customers. “Every year we give quilts, blankets and heaters as the cold weather looms but this year we assessed the need for power and decided to give generators away instead,” said a spokesperson from
[source: Yemen Times Online]

The Latest Buzz - (14 November, 2011)
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-14 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-14 18:10:00 GMT

The USA has called for an investigation into Saleh’s crimes amid doubts about his dedication to preserving Yemen’s future. It also called him to transfer power to vice president Abdu Rabu Mansoor Hadi without delay. A royal cemetery that goes back to the Himyarite Kingdom was found in the Mount of Dhafar, Tareem district, Ibb governorate
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Yemen votes ‘no’ on Syria suspension
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-14 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-14 15:10:00 GMT

SANA’A 13 Nov. — Yemen voted against suspending Syria from the Arab League this week as the 22-member states took action to end months of violence in the country. However, the Arab League was still successful in its bid to suspend Syria over the deadly crackdown on protesters in the country, sparking outrage from pro-regime supporters
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Yemen after Saleh’s return and Awlaki’s exit
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-12 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-12 15:10:00 GMT
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Yemen is seemingly slipping deeper into turmoil after months of antigovernment protests and mounting tensions. The risk of a protracted conflict erupting into an uncontrollable civil war looms large. With Yemen teetering ever closer to the brink, fears are high that the threat of terrorism emanating from the country could grow even more pronounced
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Shortage of gas, increase in anger
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-02 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-02 22:10:00 GMT

SANA’A. Nov. 2 — The price of cooking gas has increased twofold in Sana’a, leaving thousands of families wondering how they will cook during the upcoming Eid vacation. The increase in price for cooking gas cylinders varies from one governorate to another. In Sana’a, the price of a cylinder of increased from YR 1,600 to YR 3,400, or USD 15
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Eleven killed, 40 injured in Taiz
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-02 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-02 22:10:00 GMT

TAIZ, Nov. 2 — The city of Taiz has witnessed another week of intense armed conflict between state  security forces and armed opposition members. Eleven men died as a result of the violence, with an additional 40 injured. Dr. Sadeq Al-Shuja’, manager of the field hospital on Taiz’s opposition-held grounds, said that he is expecting the number of dead to increase as many of the injured are in critical condition
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Political agreement to transfer power in Yemen
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-02 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-02 22:10:00 GMT

SANAA, Nov. 2 — A political agreement appears to be approaching between President Saleh and the opposition parties to ease the handing of power to his vice president. However, since March, the Gulf nations, the European Union, the USA and most recently the UN Security Council have been trying to push for Saleh to step down, which he has not yet done
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Sectarian conflict looms in Sa’ada
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-10-31 - Retrieved at: 2011-10-31 13:10:00 GMT
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SAA’DA, Oct 30 — Signs of a fresh Sunni-Shiite conflict in Sa'ada appeared after the latter blockaded a Sunni school in Damaj, a local told the Yemen Times on Wednesday. The Sunni school, known as Dar Al-Hadeeth, is at the heart of attacks by Houthi rebels. The school has been under siege for eight days by the rebels, who have been engaged in six separate wars with the central government since 2004
[source: Yemen Times Online]



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