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Yemen’s pipe dream: Reconciliation
(Yemen Post Staff) - 2014-07-30
  While Yemen’s embattled President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi has been urging his countrymen to unite and rally around the state’s institutions in order for the nation to weather the mighty storm which has battered its shores and bruised its military, images of politicians’ public spat this Eid quickly reminded all, that when it comes to Yemen, solidarity is a word which often goes amiss

Fuel prizes spike send Yemenis over the edge
(Yemen Post Staff) - 2014-07-30
  As Yemenis woke up to new prices at the pump, anger erupted, spreading faster than wildfire across the streets of the capital, Sana’a and beyond. Raw with disappointment and rage against a central government which has managed very little in terms of fulfilling its people’s hope for a better life, Yemenis were quick to manifest their rejection of Yemen’s new no-subsidy rationale, deaf to their officials’ reasoning that the country no longer could sustain such

Yemen faces new sabotage attack in Marib
(Yemen Post Staff) - 2014-07-30
  As Yemenis took to the streets in anger following the central government decision to end its oil subsidy policy, thus raising the prices of petrol at the pump by 60%, armed tribesmen directed their wrath at the country’s main pipeline in Marib. This new sabotage attack came at a time when President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi faces an aggravated civilian crisis as Yemenis from all four corners have threatened to overthrow the coalition government and reclaim their freedom and

Failed assassination attempt against top military commander
(Yemen Post Staff) - 2014-07-30
  As Yemenis everywhere began to celebrate the first day of Eid, thus marking the official end of the holy month of Ramadan, officials in the southern province of Al Daleh confirmed that an unidentified group of armed men targeted Abdullah Dabaan, the commander of the 33rd Brigade as he travelled in his vehicle

Rising prices at the pump, Yemenis might be in for a rude awakening
(Yemen Post Staff) - 2014-07-30
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  According to Yemen Saeed, a local media outlet, Yemenis might be in for a rude awakening come the end of Eid as officials are getting ready to raise the price of all petroleum products. While the central government has spent much energy defending its position towards oil subsidies, arguing that such policy is a necessary evil, the only economic play which the impoverished nation truly has left if it is to prevent a total and utter collapse of its economy, officials have not dared

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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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