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Yemen keep dream alive with goalless Qatar draw Riyadh: Yemen held Qatar to a goalless draw in their second match in Group A of the Gulf Cup at the King Fahd International Stadium on Sunday. It was Al Yemen A’Sa’eed’s second goalless draw in the group after similarly frustrating Bahrain in their opening game on Thursday, to record their first point in the co...
National Yemen Editor Marks the Official Launch of 1MYES National Yemen Editor-in-Chief Fakhri al-Arashi was invited to mark the official launch of 1Malaysia Year End Sale (1MYES) in Kuala Lumpur on Nov 15th, 2014. Two more talented Yemeni youth Mohammed al-Rawaishan and Abdulaziz al-Massabi were among the 277 participants of Tourism Malaysia’s Mega Fam Programme, who are com...
Amer Moussa & Al-Siniora Call for New Gulf Initiative By NY staff Due to the worsening political situation in Yemen, both the Former Secretary General of the Arab League, Amre Moussa, and the former Lebanese Prime Minister, Fuad Siniora, have called to hold an Arab initiative in order to unify the Yemeni army and help it to regain the cities controlled by the Houthis. In a...
Five Houthis killed in Yesterday’s clashes Five Shiite Houthi militants were killed on Sunday in clashes with tribal militants in the central Yemeni province of Al-Bayda', a local source said. The source, who requested anonymity, said the clashes had erupted between the two sides in Rada'a, one of the cities of Al-Bayda', leaving five Houthis dead. The sou...
Sawbai’a Receives Art Prize for Peace in Milan By NY Staff Yemeni artist Murad Sawbai’a has received the 2014 Art Prize Peace on November 14th. The ceremony was held by the Veronese Organization in Milan, Italy, on the sidelines of the Sixth World Congress for Peace. The Art Prize for Peace is awarded to artists who show a commitment to the culture of peace througho...
Unkown Gunman Shoots at Oil Company Headquarters By NY Staff On Sunday morning, an unknown gunman shot at Jannah Hunt Oil Company's head office in Sana'a. The bullets were found in the Deputy General Manager’s office Adel al-Hamadi, who luckily was not in his office at the time. Jannah Hunt is an American company operating oil blocks in Marib-al-Jawaf Block 5. Recentl...
Fundamentalists Attack Minister of Culture Over Photograph By NY Staff After the appointment of researcher, writer and civil activist, Arwa Abdo Othman, as Minister of Culture, a group of fundamentalists have launched a campaign against her, including defamation of her photo dancing with youth and students of  Socialist Party members. The photo was taken at the celebration of t...
UAE Lists Houthis as Terrorist Movement The United Arab Emirates has formally designated Yemen's Houthi movement a terrorist group, state news agency WAM reported yesterday, citing a cabinet decree. Houthi fighters are accused of threatening the country's safety and stability. The UAE has designated the Muslim Brotherhood and local affiliates as terrorist ...
UNCIEF Employee Finally Released, How About the NDC American Photojournalist Luke Somers? Asma al-Mohattwari After tens of calls, press releases, advertising campaigns, trips, and government support, the United Nation Office in Sana’a announced the release of its long-time abducted employee in Yemen James Massaquoi. Massaquoi flew back home on November 8th following strict security procedures for his safety. ...
Thousands of Yemeni Migrant Workers Return from Saudi Arabia During the month of October, IOM recorded 25,940 Yemeni returnees at the Al-Tuwal border crossing point between Yemen and Saudi Arabia. The crossing is about 10km north of Haradh in Yemen’s Hajjah governorate. Field teams operating from IOM’s Haradh sub-office distributed water and food to 24,144 of the returnees on arri...
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