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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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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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