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Houthis reject Yemen president proposals to quell protests A senior Houthi leader in Yemen has strongly dismissed a series of proposals put forward by embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. Mohammed Abdulsalam, a spokesman for Houthi leader Sheikh Sayyid Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, rejected the government move on Tuesday. "We affirm that what was issued by the (governm...
President Hadi Cuts off Houthi Excuses to End Tension Yemen's president is to name a new prime minister and cut a disputed fuel price rise 500 YR for petrol and deseal as he bids to head off protests by Shia rebels, an official said. Faced with pressure from the Houthi rebels and a deepening political crisis, president Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi "has agreed to go ahead with th...
Yemen: Al Qaeda executes three ‘spies’ Al Qaeda militants in Yemen executed three local men in the easterly Hadramout province on Monday whom they suspected of assisting U.S. drone strikes, security sources told Reuters. In a statement posted online, Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) acknowledged the threat it faced from air attacks by unmanned U.S. dr...
Houthi leader Calls For Third Revolutionary Escalation The Shai’at Houthi leader Abdul Malik al-Houthi called for the start of third and final revolutionary escalation phase to dismiss the fuel subsidy increase. He as well, called for ousting the corrupted government and dictatorship powers. He urged the people of Yemen to participate in multi steps of the third escalation ...
21 killed after Shiite rebels, pro-government tribesmen clash in Yemen At least 21 people were killed in weekend clashes between Shiite rebels and pro-government tribesmen in the north of Yemen, tribal sources said Sunday. The fighting comes as the Zaidi Shiite rebels, also known as Houthis or Ansarullah, have been pressing for the government to step down and its fuel price hikes ...
Al Arabiya airs video of ‘British man held hostage in Yemen Al Arabiya television on Sunday aired a video showing a man it said was a British oil worker kidnapped in Yemen in February. In the brief video, broadcast on Al Arabiya's Hadath channel, the man appeared blindfolded and pleaded for his release. "Please British or Yemen; please help me to get back to my family. I hav...
Cabinet renews its welcome to UNSC’s statement The Cabinet renewed on Sunday its welcome to the UN Security Council's recent presidential statement on the security developments in Yemen. The Cabinet expressed its appreciation for the positions of the international community in support of the political process in Yemen. It considered those positions a further evi...
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Shares Government Concern on the Recent Destabilizing Situation in Yemen Japan is deeply concerned about the recent destabilizing situation and growing tension in Yemen. The government of Japan strongly urges all parties in Yemen to give priority to the interest of the Yemeni people, and be united to continue the steady implementation of the outcome of the National Dialogue without resorting t...
Alison Kemp Receives Chevening Programme Winners in Sana’a British Charge’ d’ Affaires, Alison Kemp, hosted a reception on Saturday 30 August for the seven students who have been granted scholarships to pursue higher studies in the United Kingdom through the Chevening programme. This event was also an opportunity for former Chevening scholars and distinguished guests to meet each...
Turkey welcomes the U.N. Security Council’s position on Yemen Turkey has expressed concern over the recent deadly clashes in Yemen. "We urge all political parties in Yemen to avoid violence and act upon common sense," the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Sunday. At least 43 people were killed in clashes between Yemeni tribesmen and Shiite Houthi militants in t...
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