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On Tuesday and Wednesday the Houthis erected checkpoints and increased their presence in the capital cities of Hodeida, Dhamar, and Ibb governorates [see stories on page 1 and 2]. Purple indicates governorates where Houthis have a notable presence.
On Tuesday and Wednesday the Houthis erected checkpoints and increased their presence in the capital cities of Hodeida, Dhamar, and Ibb governorates [see stories on page 1 and 2]. Purple indicates governorates where Houthis have a notable presence.

Houthis take Hodeida city and port

SANA’A Oct. 15—Armed Houthi rebels captured the Red Sea port of Hodeida on Tuesday and erected checkpoints at the entrances of Hodeida city.

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Khaled Bahah, Yemen’s envoy to the United Nations, was announced as the new prime minister on Monday.
Khaled Bahah, Yemen’s envoy to the United Nations, was announced as the new prime minister on Monday.

New prime minister appointed

SANA’A, Oct. 13—President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi, during a meeting with his advisors on Monday, announced Khaled Bahah as Yemen’s new prime minister, the state-run Saba News Agency reported.

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Sameer Al-Karti teaches children basic outlining skills in the streets near Sana’a’s Tahrir Square.
Sameer Al-Karti teaches children basic outlining skills in the streets near Sana’a’s Tahrir Square.

A cartoonist’s dream

This article has photo gallerySameer Al-Karti is a 24-year-old Yemeni artist who now wanders the neighborhood around Tahrir Square, in the capital Sana’a, unsure of where to go.

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Muslims around the world sacrifice a lamb to celebrate Eid Al-Adha. But can everyone afford it? Of late, more Yemenis are turning to installments to pay for their Eid sacrifices. (Archive photo)
Muslims around the world sacrifice a lamb to celebrate Eid Al-Adha. But can everyone afford it? Of late, more Yemenis are turning to installments to pay for their Eid sacrifices. (Archive photo)

The business of Eid sacrifices

As Muslims around the world prepare to sacrifice a lamb to commemorate Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son, the word “sacrifice” has an added layer of meaning to Yemen’s struggling masses. An increasing number are forced to celebrate the century-old tradition through installation payments.

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