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Woman Suffers From Psychological Disorders While Imprisoned In Men’s Jail
By Asma al-Mohattwari Three years ago, a girl in her thirties came to Hadramout valley. No one knew anything about her past life. She wears men’s clothes and goes with her male friends to have fun in public places. When people look at her at first glance they think she is a teenage boy in his early twenties. Because of her appearance and without any proof or evidence, people started accusin...
Bahah Announces New Ministerial Distribution List
By NY Staff Yemen's new Prime Minister Khaled M. Bahah has officially announced the distribution list of the ministerial share for the political parties immediate designation. 34 ministries have been distributed between five political powers, including President Hadi who took over the responsibility to name the four key ministries such as the Ministry of Finance, Defence, Interior and Foreign A...
Yemeni Child Wins Best Painting in Sharjah
By NY Staff The Yemeni child, Ahmed Hussein Hajeb, only 11 years old, has won the prize for best art painting in the Annual Competition for Free Drawings in the Emirate of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. According to media sources, Ahmed studies in the third grade in one of Sharjah’s schools and competed with 150 other students from different nationalities for the best painting about env...
Houthis enter main al Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen: tribal sources
Houthi fighters backed by Yemeni government forces entered an al Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen on Sunday, local tribesmen said, one day after Sunni Islamist fighters pushed their Shi'ite rivals back. The Houthis moved into al-Manasseh area in al-Bayda province under cover from Katyusha rocket fire from the Yemeni army and presidential guard. Tribal sources said the Ansar al-Sharia fighters ...
Philippines raises alert level 3 in Yemen
MANILA, Philippines - Alert Level 3 was raised in Yemen due to threats posed by Houthi rebels in the capital city Sana'a and attacks by separatists and Al Qaeda members in the Arabian Peninsula, the Department of Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday. The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh has sent a Crisis Management Team in Yemen to assist in the repatriation of Filipinos in the area. T...
Korean Ambassador Calls for Peace, Prosperity and Stability in Yemen
By NY Staff The Korean Ambassador to Yemen, Young–Ho Lee, has expressed his full satisfaction with the positive negotiations between Yemen and Korea to revise the LNG prices last December. On the celebration of the 29th anniversary of the Korean National Foundation, Lee addressed the guests of honour from the diplomatic missions, government officials and invited dignitaries, reflecting the he...
Houthi Gunmen Attack Chief Editor Of News Yemen Website
By NY staff Houthi’s gunmen have attacked the chief editor of a Yemeni news website, Abdulsattar Bajash, on Hayel Street on Saturday October 25th. Bajash said that the Houthi gunmen attack him with beatings and intimidation after he was accused by a bus driver of insulting the Houthis. “The problems started when the Houthis made a chaos on Hayel Street by shooting last week. The bus driver s...
Yemen president asks Houthis to pull out of cities
Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi on Sunday called on Shiite Houthi militants to pull out of all of cities, including the capital Sanaa, without delay. In his most vociferous criticism against the Shiite group, Hadi in a televised address described the group's seizure of Yemen's state institutions as a kind of "occupation." He also called on the Houthis not to shirk their responsibility...
Safer Oil Company Resumes Oil Export
Safer Exploration, Production and Operation Company (SEPOC) resumed exports from its main oil pipeline on Saturday, one day after an attack by tribesmen temporarily halted flows, industry sources said. SEPOC's oil and gas pipelines have been repeatedly sabotaged, often by tribesmen who have feuds with the central government, causing fuel shortages and slashing export earnings for the country. ...
Yemen requests support from the United Nations
Yemeni Government and partners validate road-map to improve rural livelihoods. The road-map of this project is supported by the United Nations and the World Bank Group. The project aimed to improve rural livelihoods and employment for women, youth and marginalized groups. For that the Yemeni requested support from the United Nations to accelerate progress on reducing poverty. Under a join...
Houthi rebels pursue offensive against news media
A month after seizing the capital, Sanaa, and despite having signed a peace accord under UN aegis, Yemen’s Houthi rebels are continuing to advance on the centre and south of the country, occupying the headquarters of news media on the way and arresting or kidnapping journalists. In one recent instance, five gunmen claiming to be members of the Houthi movement stormed into the premises of Alesht...
Houthis Seize Historic Castle in Al-Hodeidah Governorate
Houthi militants captured a historic castle in Al-Hodeidah Governorate on Friday following clashes with members of Al-Hirak Al-Tahami, an anti-Houthi political group based in the west of the country. “The Houthi militia managed to take control of the Corniche Al-Hodeidah Castle after clashes with members from the Hirak Al-Tahami. The two sides exchanged fire with light and medium arms,” a s...
‘KSA provided $435m to support Yemen’
New Saudi Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Saeed Al-Jaber said that the Kingdom has supported Yemen by providing $435 million in aid to the Social Welfare Fund during September to address the needs of 1.5 million needy Yemenis. He said the Kingdom has also provided 12 million barrels of oil over a two-month period. According to Al-Jaber, Saudi-Yemeni relations are close and deep-rooted. He said th...
H.E. Hayashi, Ambassador of Japan to Yemen, returns to Aden after 30 years
H.E. Katsuyoshi Hayashi, Ambassador of Japan to Yemen, visited Aden for the first time since 1980. Japan’s support to southern Governorates extends to a wide array of interventions towards the stabilization and economic recovery of the region including returning Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). With the generous support of the Government of Japan, UNICEF supported school rehabilitation, ther...
KSA message to Yemeni factions: Defeat agents of destabilization!
The Council of Ministers on Monday urged warring factions in neighboring Yemen to reconcile for the good of the country. The Cabinet said it was concerned about events taking place in the troubled nation, and called on political groupings to seek consensus on national issues, rather than play into the hands of those seeking to destabilize the country. Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and mi...
The New Prime Minister Arrives in Sana’a
By NY Staff The newly appointed Prime Minister, Khalid Mahfoud Bahah, arrived in Sana'a early morning on Sunday, coming from New York on board of Turkish Airlines. Bahah told the UN representative in his farewell to the United Nation office in New York that he and the people of Yemen are expecting the unlimited support of the UN and the friends of Yemen to end the ongoing crises. In his spe...
Houthis Remove Tents From Airport Road While Checkpoints Remain
BY NY Staff Media sources have stated that the Houthis have completed removing their tents yesterday, October 19, from Airport road in Sana’a as a step to implement the peace and partnership agreement. The road was closed since the beginning of last September aiming to implement their demands, which was set in reduce oil prices, change the government, and implement the outputs of the National...
Yemeni Man Divorces His Wife and Marries Her Sister
By NY Staff A Yemeni farmer, 45 old years, divorced his wife, 35 years old, after a marriage that lasted 20 years to marry her sister, 25 years old, because she is better in cooking, farming and chewing Qat. The illiterate farmer complained about the apathy of his wife while working in the Qat farms and her neglect even in cooking lunch. According to him, his wife spent much of her time with h...
Dozens of Egyptian fishermen detained in Yemen
Egypt’s Embassy in Sana’a, Yemen, reported on Sunday that “dozens” of Egyptian fishermen and their vessels are being held by the Yemeni authorities. The fishermen are charged with illegally entering Yemen’s “territorial waters” and fishing illegally, the Ministry of Foreign affairs said in a Sunday statement. The Egyptian Embassy has held “intensive contacts” with Yemeni authorities, including...
Declaration of Yemeni Female Media Conglomerate
Asma al-Mohattwari On October 18, the Wujoh Foundation for Media and Development declared the Conglomerate of Yemeni Female Media to end its project involving Yemeni female media workers to support women's issues in the outputs of the NDC and the next constitution during the transitional phase. The Conglomerate of Yemeni Female Media, which includes female journalist from five governorates, ai...
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