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NDI REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO SUPPORTING DEMOCRATIC MULTIPARTY ELECTIONS IN YEMEN ...
(MarebPress) - 2008-11-14
  WASHINGTON , DC – The National Democratic Institute (NDI) calls upon all parties in Yemen to work together to overcome the current impasse over the election law and election administration to ensure that the people of Yemen can experience well-managed and representative multi-party elections in 2009

Red Cross seeks better access to northern Yemen ...
(MarebPress) - 2008-08-09
Aid workers are struggling to reach needy people uprooted by conflict in northern Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday. The neutral humanitarian organisation estimated that 15,500 displaced people are living in difficult conditions in camps near Saada city, and that thousands more are scattered around areas that are hard to access

Al-Houthi confirms commitment to peace conditions ...
(MarebPress) - 2008-08-07
    President Saleh received a letter from Abdul Malek al-Houthi confirming his commitment to the peace conditions set by the president Ali Abdullah Saleh.  Al Houthi said in a letter addressed to President Saleh and published by the army website, 26 September, Thursday, he is meeting all conditions for ending the war and bringing peace in the northern province of Sa'ada

Al Qaida leader in Yemen threatens to carry out more terrorist attacks ...
(MarebPress) - 2008-08-07
  An alleged Al Qaida leader in Yemen threatened this week to carry out more attacks in the country if his brothers were not released from prison.    "Your concern is our concern, your sadness is our sadness, you must know, we will never forget you," said Hamza Al Quaiti in a statement posted on an internet website Tuesday, addressing the men jailed in Yemen on terror charges

Governmental committee returns to Sa'ada to count damages ...
(MarebPress) - 2008-08-06
  The governmental committee assigned to evaluate and count the damages caused by the rebellion in Sa'ada province returned today to the Sa'ada, chaired by the Minister of Local Administration, Abdul Qadeer Hilal, and the Deputy of Prime Minister for Security and Stability affairs, Rashad al-Alimi, Minister of Defense, Mohammed Ahmed, and commander of the Eastern North region, Ali Muhsen al-Ahmer

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US embassy opens free visa lottery
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-10-31 - Retrieved at: 2011-10-31 13:10:00 GMT

SANA’A, Oct. 30 — The number of Yemeni citizens applying for a chance to emigrate to the United States has so far been low, according to the US embassy in Sana'a. The US Consul in Yemen, Stephanie Bunce, said on Tuesday that people of Yemeni nationality can apply until November 5th for the 2013 Diversity Visa lottery
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Intensive army recruitment feeds ongoing conflict
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-10-27 - Retrieved at: 2011-10-27 14:10:00 GMT
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Despite recent news of a truce between the state security and splinter army, recruitment of new soldiers from both sides has not stopped. Thousands of new recruits, mostly driven by poverty and many of whom are children, are being prepared for a feared civil war. Armed recruitment on both sides of the conflict has reached an unprecedented level this month with thousands of young men, many under 18, have been joining the ranks of both the official and the splinter army since April
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Fresh violence follows Saleh and Muhsen truce
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-10-27 - Retrieved at: 2011-10-27 14:10:00 GMT
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SANAA, Oct.26 — Loud explosions were heard in the capital following Tuesday’s announcement of a truce between the conflicting parties. According to eyewitnesses, the explosions continued in residential areas including Rubata Street, Hail Street, Al-Zubairi Street and Sofan Street. “We kept hearing the explosions getting stronger and stronger; we can tell if it is close or far after months of suffering this situation,” said Ahmed Al-Solwi, a resident of Hail Street
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Women cry for tribal protection
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-10-27 - Retrieved at: 2011-10-27 14:10:00 GMT
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SANA’A, Oct. 26 — Women burned their veils as they called on Yemeni tribes to protect them from attacks by the regime yesterday. Around 800 women, some travelling from as far as Taiz 200 kilometers south west of Sana’a, burned veils and headscarves at 60 Meter Street on Wednesday. They read a statement signed by women’s alliances in Change Square before starting the fire and calling on the “honorable proud men of all Yemeni tribes” to come to their aid and end the killing of
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Taiz: further deaths in regime-opposition conflict
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-10-27 - Retrieved at: 2011-10-27 14:10:00 GMT

TAIZ, Oct. 25 — Taiz witnessed heavy shelling in the ongoing conflict between the Republican Guard and the armed opposition throughout Tuesday, starting from the early hours of the morning.  Eight people died, including a child and two women, while 25 received injuries. The opposition initiated attacks on government and military locations around Gurra Mountain, where the state army has a military camp
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Eight Syrians die in Yemeni warplane crash
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-10-27 - Retrieved at: 2011-10-27 14:10:00 GMT

SANA’A, Oct 26 — The governments of Syria and Yemen have confirmed that eight Syrian technicians died when a military cargo plane crashed on Tuesday. The incident happened while landing at Al-Anad Military Base in Lahj, south Yemen and a Yemeni pilot also died, while his assistant was injured. However, Yemen’s army forces loyal to the revolution said in statement on Wednesday that the eight died Syrian technicians were in fact pilots
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Yemeni fishermen confused for Somali pirates
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-10-24 - Retrieved at: 2011-10-24 14:10:00 GMT
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Sana’a, Oct. 23 — Fifteen Yemeni fishermen were reportedly arrested and beaten on Thursday after they were accused of piracy by an Indian ship tasked with protecting international waters off the coast of Yemen. This is the second incident in a week after seven men were beaten and their belongings taken, last Sunday, according to According to Umar Salim, the head of the Fishermen Association in Hadramout
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Clashes follow UN resolution
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-10-24 - Retrieved at: 2011-10-24 14:10:00 GMT
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SANA’A, Oct. 23 — Following the issuing of a United Nations Security Council resolution, at least twenty soldiers have been reported dead in clashes between the regime forces and the defected First Armored Divison on October 15. The violence occurred in Sana'a's Sofan, Hasaba and al-Madhbah neighborhoods
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Abyan residents flee shelling
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-10-24 - Retrieved at: 2011-10-24 14:10:00 GMT
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Sana’a, Oct. 23 — At least 80 percent of locals from Abyan have stopped taking loans from banks and fled to Aden over the last four months of political crisis, according to Khalil Almikhlafi from the Yemen Microfinance Network (YMN). Almikhlafi said even the office of the YMN, which coordinates loans between banks and the public, was plundered when employees were unable to come into work due to the shelling in Abyan
[source: Yemen Times Online]

Saleh demands regime impunity
(Yemen Times Online) 2011-10-24 - Retrieved at: 2011-10-24 14:10:00 GMT

Behind-the-scenes talks involving president Saleh requesting immunity for more than 500 regime leaders followed United Nations Resolution 2014, issued on Friday. Though termed ‘toothless’ by some, the resolution has stirred domestic political negotiations, which have stood at a standstill for several months
[source: Yemen Times Online]



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