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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 phase of the revolutionary upraise very seriously and steadily. In his t...
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 to be scrapped. The clashes have rocked the Majzar region straddling the n...
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 have been captive for seven months and my situation is not good," the man said...
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 evidence of the international community's support for the Yemeni people at thi...
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 to coercion with or the threat of use of force. In this regard, Japan suppor...
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 other. The Chevening programme targets talented students with clear poten...
Germany welcomes UNSC’s statement on situation in Yemen
Germany has welcomed the presidential statement issued on Friday by the UN Security Council on the situation in Yemen. The Middle East News Agency (MENA) on Sunday cited the German Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying: "It is good that the UN Security Council expresses clearly its vision on the situation in Yemen, after the transformation process in the country reached a critical point." ...
Suicide Car Bomb Rocks Military Camp in Southeast Yemen, 6 Killed
A suicide car bomb explosion rocked a military camp in Shabwa province of southeastern Yemen Sunday afternoon, leaving six soldiers dead and two others injured, a Yemeni security official said. "A suicide bomb explosion with a booby-trapped car targeted a camp of the armed forces in -Raida region of Shabwa province, killing six soldiers and injuring two others," the local ...
Yemen Must Overcome Political Tensions Quickly
By NY staff The Saudi newspaper Okaz asserted that the continuing of political tensions and the Houthi siege of the capital Sana’a is not in the interest of Yemen neither the neighboring countries “This pressure practiced by the Houthi militia using the lifting of subsidies on fuel prices in order to make the government resign won’t succeed through threats and intimidation or the occupation ...
Yemenis Mourn Their Great Poet Abdullah Al-Baradouni
By Tamjid Alkohali On Saturday August 30, many parties from different governorates organized cultural seminars on the 14th anniversary of the loss of the great Yemeni poet Abdullah Al-Baradouni. During this occasion, Al-Baradouni’s inheritors demanded media to stop publishing any writing scripts of Al-Baradouni that weren’t published in his lifetime without prior permission. The son of Al-B...
YJS Protests In Solidarity with Journalist Hamid Al-Din
By NY Staff On August 30, the Yemeni Journalists Syndicate (YJS) protested in solidarity for the assassination of Abdualrahman Hammid Al-Deen at the headquarters of the union. Marwan Damaj, Secretary General of the YJS said, the YJS is working hardly in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior who continues its investigation, expressing fears that the incident has not received a serious atten...
Very Quickly: Yemeni Families See off Sana’a Summer Festival
By Tamjid Alkohali The activities of Sana’a’s seventh Summer Festival concluded yesterday, the 31st of August, after having continued for a week under the slogan “towards safe and stable Yemen and prosperous tourism.” Over 2,500 people participated from all Yemeni provinces and six Arab countries. The closing ceremony featured many musicians including Yemeni singers and Enshad bands such as si...
UN Security Council threatens to exercise sanctions opposite Houthis in Yemen
The UN Security Council cursed acts of a Houthi organisation in Yemen and threatened to exercise sanctions opposite it over a attempts to move down a stream regime. In a presidential matter on Friday, a Security Council voiced grave regard per a new escalation by a Houthis who “continue to stoke a dispute in a capital Sana'a in an try to hinder a domestic transition.” The Council called...
Yemeni Engineer Innovates A Guide To Sana’a Via Smartphone
By NY Staff A Yemeni engineer has designed guide program to Sana’a for smartphones. The program aims to provide visitors an easy access to places that they require or need. According to the designer, Waleed al-Qaifi, the program was designed in a modern way and includes important functions such as suggestions for nearby places and maps. Al-Qaifi added that the program focuses on users’ partic...
Four Yemen soldiers and 10 Al-Qaeda suspects die in barracks attack
A double overnight attack, one a suicide car bombing, by Al Qaeda suspects on a barracks in southeast Yemen killed four soldiers and 10 insurgents dead, a military official told AFP Saturday. The suicide car driver rammed his booby-trapped vehicle into the perimeter wall of the barracks at Qatan in restive Hadramawt province while insurgents stormed the entrance with automatic weapons and rocke...
Yemeni Student Reaches Semi-Finals in Global Competition for Technology in Turkey
By NY staff A Yemeni doctoral student at the Malaysian University of Islamic Sciences, Nader Yahya Alkeenai, has surpassed 1,647 other global projects to reach the semi-finals in a global competition for technology which will be held in Turkey in October. Because the competition is a global, the administration of the competition has given a chance for competitors to reach the finals by voting...
Yemeni Enshad: History & Art
By Tamjid Alkohali Most social, religious, and national occasions in Yemen can’t be held without the attendance of a chanting band, or Enshad band as it’s called Arabic, a band that chants religious songs without music. It’s a custom over 1,000 years old. Osama Al-Amir, the head of the Sana’a Enshad band, spoke about what distinguishes the Enshad in Yemen from Enshad in other Arab countries. ...
Sana’a Summer Festival VII Defies Chaos
By Tamjid Alkohali The events of the Sana’a seventh summer tourist festival ended yesterday, the 31st of August, after having continued for a week under the slogan “towards safe and stable Yemen and prosperous tourism” with participation of 2,500 participants from all Yemeni provinces and different countries. The festival launched its events at a time of political and security tension in the ...
Hundreds of thousands rally in Sana’a against Shiite rebels
By NY Staff Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis rallied in the capital and across the country against an armed Shiite rebel group, in other part of the city Tens of thousands of supporters of Yemen’s Shiite rebels rallied Friday in Sanaa to press for the government to step down. In the Friday demonstrations in support of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, protesters packed Change Square in the ca...
United State Condemns Actions Taken by the Houthis
The United States joins the United Nations Security Council and the international community in strongly condemning the actions taken by the Houthis, led by Abdul Malik al Houthi, and those who support them. Their actions seek to undermine the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) political transition process and Yemen’s stability. In particular, we condemn the Houthi’s provocative, aggressive, and dest...
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