Yemen Times http://www.yementimes.com Newscoop - The open content management system for professional journalists. en Copyright 2014, Yemen Times Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:31:04 +0100 60 Newscoop http://www.yementimes.com/templates/images/logo-rss.gif Yemen Times http://www.yementimes.com 147 49 When one person’s trash becomes another’s lifeline http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/report/4404 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004131.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> Abdulbasit Abdaali is poor, but proud. “There is no shame in working. What I do is an alternative to begging and being dependent on others,” he said. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:18:12 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/report/4404 The limits of the “sectarian” framing in Yemen http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/opinion/4403 It was 2005 when my Yemeni friends first started talking seriously about their fears that the Houthis would march on the capital Sana’a. The Houthis were never closer than the nearby province of Amran back then. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:13:01 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/opinion/4403 Libya: In search of neutrality http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/opinion/4402 As Libya continues to fragment, diplomats have mobilized to confront the current crisis. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:13:01 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/opinion/4402 The booming business of security companies in Yemen http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/report/4401 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004130.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> “Yemen is rated a medium to high threat environment for crime. Even with improving political conditions, crime levels remained steady throughout 2013 due principally to tough economic conditions and weak law enforcement,” reads the Yemen 2014 Crime and Safety Report published by the Overseas Security Advisory Council. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:05:20 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/report/4401 Yemen World Food Programme: Its mission, activities and future plans http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/intreview/4400 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004129.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> With the recent clashes between the military and the Houthis in Sana’a, the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) has increased. Hundreds of families in Sa’ada, Amran, Marib, Hodeida and Al-Jawf governorates are need of humanitarian assistance. The country has an estimated 243,000 refugees and 307,000 IDPs, according to the EU. <br clear="all"> Interview Sourcefabric Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:00:38 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/intreview/4400 Thousands of Iman University students, faculty displaced during clashes http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/report/4399 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004128.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> About 6,000 Iman University students, faculty, and their families have been displaced from their homes on Iman University’s campus following the Houthi takeover. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:54:18 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/report/4399 US condemns violence against Yemeni government http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4398 SANA’A, Sept. 29—The US State Department on their website condemned the continuous violent attacks against government institutions and politicians in Sana’a in a press statement on Sunday. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:49:55 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4398 Suicide bomber in Marib targets Houthis http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4397 SANA’A, Sept. 29—A suicide bombing allegedly carried out by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) targeted a Houthi location in Al-Majzr district of Marib governorate on Sunday, according to Saleh Muthana, the security manager of Marib. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:49:55 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4397 Protesters call on Houthis to leave Sana’a http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4396 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004127.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, Sept. 28—Dozens of protesters rallied on Sunday in the capital, to put pressure on the government to evacuate Houthi militants from the city. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:49:55 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4396 Houthis and AQAP clash in Al-Baida http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4395 SANA’A, Sept. 29—Five armed Houthis were killed Sunday when their vehicle was ambushed by suspected Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) members in Rada’a district, Al-Baida governorate, according to security officials in the district. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:49:55 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4395 Foreign prisoners released days after National Security Bureau head attacked http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4394 SANA’A, Sept. 29—Three Houthis were killed on Saturday during clashes in Hadda area of the capital at the home of the head of the National Security Bureau, Hassan Al-Ahmadi. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:49:55 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4394 AQAP claims responsibility for rocket launched at US embassy http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4393 SANA’A, Sept. 29—Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) issued a statement on Saturday claiming responsibility for the launch of a rocket at the US embassy just hours earlier. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:49:55 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4393 Houthis sign security annex http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4392 SANA’A, Sept. 29—The Houthis signed the annex of the Peace and National Partnership Agreement on Friday. The annex pertained to the security and military conditions in Amran, Al-Jawf, Marib, and Sana’a governorates, as well as other governorates witnessing violence. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:49:55 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4392 Prime minister appointment delayed http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4391 SANA’A, Sept. 28—Six days have elapsed since a new prime minister was due to be appointed following the signing of the Peace and National Partnership Agreement by political parties in the capital on Sept. 21. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:49:55 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1820/news/4391 Terrorism and the economy in Tunisia http://www.yementimes.com/en/1819/opinion/4388 ver the past two years, Tunisia has been plagued by terrorist attacks, characterized by car bombs and targeted political assassinations. In the wake of increased terrorist threats, economic recovery—largely overshadowed by the electoral process—remains in jeopardy. With persistently weak demand for Tunisian exports to Europe, the government’s hesitation to undertake the structural reforms, and excessive wage and subsidies bills, the Tunisian economy still suffers a lack of robust growth. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:54:57 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1819/opinion/4388 1962 revolution rectified by 2011 uprising http://www.yementimes.com/en/1819/report/4387 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004117.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> Based on the Quranic verse, “do obey Allah and those who rule you,” some religious scholars in Yemen and elsewhere demand that Muslims stay submissive to their political heads, no matter how tyrannical they may be. Muslims would be reimbursed for the oppression faced on judgment day, they argue. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:46:18 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1819/report/4387 Same story, different narratives http://www.yementimes.com/en/1819/report/4386 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004115.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> How the state, the Houthis, and the international press covered the Houthis’ seige on the capital <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:58:11 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1819/report/4386 Getting through to the president http://www.yementimes.com/en/1819/viewpoint/4385 No matter how I try, I can’t find any explanation for recent events other than the country went through a coup in three days. <br clear="all"> View Point Sourcefabric Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:47:36 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1819/viewpoint/4385 Desperately seeking in Libya: Outside mediation http://www.yementimes.com/en/1819/opinion/4384 After the demise of the Qaddafi regime in 2011, questions loomed concerning how the various military, political, and tribal factions which banded together to overthrow Qaddafi could co-exist with one another. During the fighting, most towns were cut-off from either the rebel or the Qaddafi government. As such they formed municipal councils and began to administer their own affairs. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:44:40 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1819/opinion/4384 The price of abandoning Yemen http://www.yementimes.com/en/1819/opinion/4383 In 2011, Yemenis rejoiced at the toppling of their dictatorial president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, who had ruled for 33 years. It was the third successful revolution of the Arab Spring, following the overthrow of dictators in Tunisia and Egypt. But, as elsewhere, reconciliation did not follow revolution. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:42:21 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1819/opinion/4383