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Finally Houthies Militant Frees President Chief of Staff
BY NY Staff Houthi militiamen freed today afternoon (Tuesday) Dr. Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak the abducted chief of staff of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi. Bin Mubarak was handed over to a big Shaikh in Shabwa after an extensive negotiation with Houthi after 10 days of illegal arrest. Bin Mubarak was later taken to the capital Sana'a as per the call of tribal Shaikh request. on its last i...
Drone strike kills 3 ‘Qaeda militants’ in Marib
A drone strike killed three suspected Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen Monday, a day after President Barack Obama vowed no let-up in Washington s campaign against jihadists in the Arabian Peninsula country. The unmanned aircraft fired four missiles at a vehicle in a desert area between the eastern province of Marib and the southern province of Shabwa, the source told AFP. Obama on Sunday dism...
Transport Minister Prohibited From Travel
By NY Staff The Transport Minister Bader Ba-Salam was prohibited from leaving Sana'a Airport after Houthi militants took full control over Sana'a. A close source told National Yemen that the Minister was sent back by airport security who informed him that he was not allowed to travel. Ba-Salam is under house arrest by the order of the Houthi Militants....
Yemen Shiite militia detain three journalists: union
Shiite militiamen detained three journalists covering a protest in Sana'a on Sunday against the rebels’ takeover of the Yemeni capital, the journalists’ union said. Union secretary general Marwan Damaj also said that female freelance journalist Huda al-Zabhani was beaten up. Reuters’ photojournalist Mohammed al-Sayaghi was detained along with two fellow Yemeni reporters, he said. Shiite mil...
Resigned Prime Minister Supports United Yemen
The editor in chief of National Yemen newspaper, Fakhri Al-Arashi, has met with the resigned Prime Minister Khaled Bahah, in his residence in Sana’a. In a friendly discussion, Bahah told the editor that he was aware of the political challenges before takes the responsibility of leading the government. He said the peace and partnership government was formed in a difficult time, although they set...
Internal Solutions Best For Yemen Problems
By NY Staff A source at the resigned government who preferred no to be mentioned told National Yemen that the international community's solutions are no longer helpful for those in Yemen today. He said the solution must be made by internal powers. The leadership of the General Envoy to Yemen Jamal Binomer failed and his solutions enabled the Houthis to control Sana'a. The international communi...
Who Are the Two Lucky Ministers?
By NY Staff The Minister of Telecom and IT Latfi Bashareef and Mohammed Bin Nabhan, the Minister of Oil and Minerals, are the two luckiest ministers in the resigned government. They escaped Houthi militant's house arrest. The two ministers managed to travel to their home town in Hadhramout safely the same day of Houthi's coup against president Hadi. Later on, the Houthis decided to besiege th...
Freedom For President Hadi
We reject the coup by Houthi militants and we call for the freedom of the resigned President AbdRaboo Mansour Hadi. We also demand freedom for the Prime Minister and the cabinet ministers who are under Houthi militants arrest....
Freedom, Freedom, Freedom
We call for the immediate release of Dr. Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak, the Executive Chief of Staff of the resigned president. As we call for his freedom, we also call for the freedom of his bodyguards who were kidnapped in Sana'a on Saturday January 17th, 2015....
Constraints: New Art by Al-Alawi
By Tamjid Alkohali Often, plastic art ignites many issues in the community. It makes people highlight and address international and local issues as well as develop observation, imagination, simulation, and thought. One painting that has touched on a sensitive issue in Yemeni society is the painting of Thi Yazen al-Alawi named Constraints. It reflects the suffering of rural women in Yemen. In...
Houthi Protesters Burn French, American and Israeli flags
Houthi protesters gather during a demonstration to show their support for Houthi Shiite rebels in Sana'a, Yemen, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Thousands of protesters demonstrated Friday across Yemen, some supporting the Shiite rebels who seized the capital and others demanding the country’s south secede after the nation’s president and Cabinet resigned. Arabic on the posters reads, “God is great. De...
President Hadi Resigns Under Pressure From Rebels
President Abduraboo Mansour Hadi quit Thursday under pressure from rebels holding him captive in his home, severely complicating American efforts to combat al-Qaida’s powerful local franchise and raising fears that the Arab world’s poorest country will fracture into mini-states. Presidential officials said Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi submitted his resignation to parliament rather than make further ...
Houthis, government reach agreement to end hostilities
Houthi fighters reached an agreement with Yemen's government on Wednesday to end a violent stand-off in the capital which saw the presidential palace surronded by the Shiite militiamen amidst fears of a coup in the impoverished Arab nation. As part of the deal, brokered late on Wednesday, the Houthis agreed to the immediate release of President Abdrabbo Mansour Hadi's chief of staff, who the gr...
Yemen Ansarullah leader raps government for peace deal failure
The leader of Yemen’s Shia Ansarullah revolutionaries has harshly criticized the Yemeni government for failing to implement the terms of a UN-brokered peace agreement. In a televised address on Tuesday, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi said the administration of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi should be held accountable for the escalation of violence in the Arab country. "The president and several Yemen...
U.N. Backs Yemeni President Against Houthi Rebels
The U.N. Security Council denounced rebels' seizure of Yemen's presidential palace on Tuesday and called on the world to rally behind President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, a strong U.S. ally. The Houthi rebels seized the palace a day after nine people were killed and 90 others were wounded Monday in one of the worst battles in years in the capital, Sanaa. A short while later, Ha...
Houthi Rebel Fighters Surround PM’s Residence
The Houthi rebel fighters moved their militants toward the Republican Palace, the residence place of PM Khaled Bahah who confirmed his safety. Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Khaled Bahah's motorcade had been attacked by Houthi gunmen after he left a meeting with the president and a Houthi adviser that had been called to try to resolve bitter disagreements over a draft constitution. &...
Houthi Armed Militants Control Sana’a
By NY Staff The ceasefire reached into an end with 8 hours after the complete control of Houthi armed militants to the presidential place in Sana'a. Houthi militants are seen moving freely near by the presidential place using military vehicles and official uniform. Few hours after extensive clashes, Houthi fighters managed to climbs al-Nahdain mountain from the back side which enabled Houthi to...
Shabwa and Hadramout Suspened Oil Operations Unless Bin Mubarak Freed
The governor of Yemen's Shabwa province along with Tribes in Hadramout turns off the oil and gas taps starting from Sunday midnight unless Shiite militiamen in control of the capital free a presidency official. President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi's chief of staff Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak, who was kidnapped on Saturday by the Shiite Huthi militias who control Sanaa, is from the southern province of Sh...
Turkey’s FM visits Gulf Yemen
Turkey's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu's will visit Yemen on Tuesday, where he will hold meetings with Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Mohammed al-Saidi, president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and prime minister Khaled Bahah. Yemen and Turkey enjoys a successful political and historical relations....
Embassy of Japan in Yemen condemns the Kidnapping of Dr. Ahmed Bin Mubarak
The Embassy of Japan strongly condemns the kidnapping of Dr. Ahmed Bin Mubarak, Director of the President Office, and calls for his immediate and safe release. The use of force and intimidation cannot be acceptable as a means to solve difference of positions. Dr. Mubarak, a leading figure of civil movement in 2011, played a significant role as secretary general of the secretariat of the ...
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