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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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Vocational education system needs restructuring
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-30 - Retrieved at: 2011-12-01 00:10:00 GMT
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HODEIDA, Nov. 30 – Technical education and vocational training institutes in Yemen are poorly equipped and unprofessionally managed. The institutes have played a vital role in reducing the unemployment rate in Yemen but they need rehabilitation and restructuring, said the dean of the Industrial and Technical Institute in Hodeida
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Demilitarization committee fails to materialize
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-30 - Retrieved at: 2011-12-01 00:10:00 GMT
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SANA’A, Nov. 30 — Some of the first steps of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) accord, including the creation of a committee to demilitarize Yemen’s major cities, are yet to be implemented.   There are serious breaches in the power transfer deal that was signed in Riyadh on November 23 between the honorary president Ali Abdullah Saleh and the opposition National council, the Council spokesperson told the Yemen Times
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Saleh returns to Yemen
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-28 15:10:00 GMT
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SANAA, Nov. 27 — Honorary President Ali Abdullah Saleh returned to Yemen on November 26 despite media reports that he would stay permanently in Saudi Arabia after signing a deal to transfer power to his deputy last week. Saleh headed a meeting of the ruling General Peoples Congress on Sunday in which he offered a presidential pardon to anyone who had committed what he termed “stupid acts” during the last ten months of protest
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Hodeida vows to end weapons smuggling
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-28 15:10:00 GMT
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HODEIDA, Nov. 27 — Anti-regime protesters in Hodeida have been condemning the smuggling of weapons from the city’s harbor to the capital of Sana’a. Several demonstrations were held last week, demanding the departure of the regime, that President Saleh stand trial and calling for an end to the smuggling of weapons, which they say have been used to kill protesters
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Radio English helps rural learners
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-28 15:10:00 GMT

SANA’A Nov. 26 — For Mohammad Al-Tashi, 26, English has become more interesting with an educational series on Radio Shabab. “I think that listening to lessons on the Radio is more interesting and exciting,” said Al-Tashi. The series are part of the educational program by the British Council, an international organization for education and cultural relations
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Questions remain for Sana’a University students
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-28 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-28 15:10:00 GMT

Sana’a, Nov. 27 — Students of Sana’a University are worried about resuming study at the headquarters of Sana’a University, where protesters have been demanding an end to Saleh’s regime. Arbil Nasr, a sophomore student at the Faculty of Languages, said that she is concerned as she does not know where she and her colleagues are going to study in the coming days
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Kidnapped Red Cross staff to be released soon
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-24 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-24 12:10:00 GMT

LAHJ, Nov. 23 — Omar Al-Zughbi, Director of Aden’s Red Crescent branch, is optimistic that the delegation of local and international mediators set to visit Al-Musaimeer District in Lahj to negotiate with the kidnappers will be successful. French International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegate Mariam Al-Husaini and two Yemeni Red Crescent workers were kidnapped while en-route to Lahij Province
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Republican Guards regain military camp
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-24 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-24 12:10:00 GMT

ARHAB, Nov. 22 — Yemen’s air force has been bombarding the Nihm area of Arhab, around 30 kilometers north of Sana’a, since Monday evening. The warplanes targeted a mosque in Al-Gharbi village and a public health facility in Bani Jarmouz, Nihm, on Tuesday.   Using military jets and ground troops, the government managed to recover Republican Guard Division 63 camp, which was captured by tribes in Arhab on Monday
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Heated debates over reconvened parliament sessions
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-21 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-21 15:10:00 GMT

The news that parliament's sessions reconvened has provoked controversy among MPs and political activists. Opposition MPs condemned the development, calling it “an attempt to maneuver the UN Security Council resolution”. Zaid Al-Shami, deputy chairman of the opposition Islah party, speaking from the parliament building, told the Yemen Times that the regime doesn’t want to recognize the revolution or protesters' demands
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Hadi warns of ‘hunger revolution’
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-11-14 - Retrieved at: 2011-11-14 18:10:00 GMT

SANA’A Nov. 13 — Yemen is facing a “hunger revolution” if the UN’s power transfer deal is not secured soon, Vice President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has warned. Hadi voiced his concerns at a meeting with members of the Security Council and UN envoy Jamal Bin Omar on Saturday, reported state-run Saba news
[source: Yemen Times Online]



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