Yemen Times http://www.yementimes.com Newscoop - The open content management system for professional journalists. en Copyright 2014, Yemen Times Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:20:01 +0100 60 Newscoop http://www.yementimes.com/templates/images/logo-rss.gif Yemen Times http://www.yementimes.com 147 49 Why are you armed? http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/report/4488 Motivations underlying Yemen’s gun culture <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:29:55 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/report/4488 Fighting in Ibb puts tourism at risk http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/report/4487 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004207.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> While certain areas of Ibb have recently become engulfed in conflict, and with Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) occupying significant territory in the governorate, things are not looking up for Ibb’s tourism industry. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:14:35 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/report/4487 War without end: 12 years of US drone strikes in Yemen http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/opinion/4486 The “Yemen model” is one of perpetual violence. The limits of what can be done in the name of “counter-terrorist” action often appear boundless. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:10:09 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/opinion/4486 Blowback in Yemen: Houthi advance is a Saudi nightmare http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/opinion/4485 Nothing illustrates the free-wheeling chaos of the Middle East better than what is going on in Yemen. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:10:09 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/opinion/4485 The new cabinet http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/viewpoint/4484 As expected, the political parties could not agree on a new government and so we are left awaiting its formation. What is interesting is the recent statement announced by the Joint Meeting Parties (JMP) coalition which declared their new position towards the new cabinet. <br clear="all"> View Point Sourcefabric Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:06:29 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/viewpoint/4484 Al-Nimr’s death sentence triggers protest http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/report/4483 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004206.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> Condemning Saudi Arabia’s death sentence of Shia cleric Nimr Baqir Al-Nimr on Wednesday, dozens of protesters gathered in front of the Saudi embassy in Yemen’s capital Sana’a on Saturday. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:02:43 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/report/4483 JMP threatens to boycott government http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/news/4481 SANA’A, Oct. 22—The Supreme Council of the Joint Meeting Parties (JMP) on Tuesday sent a letter to President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi claiming they will not be a part of the government if they do not receive what they perceive to be fair representation. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:46:10 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/news/4481 Draft constitution 80 percent complete http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/news/4480 SANA'A, Oct. 21—Under the auspices of the General Secretariat of the National Dialogue Conference (NDC), the Taiz Center for Human Rights (TCHR) on Tuesday organized a discussion panel on the drafting of Yemen’s new constitution. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:46:10 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/news/4480 Clashes over Rada’a city http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/news/4479 SANA’A, Oct. 22—Clashes between the Houthis and alleged Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) militants are still ongoing in Rada’a district of Al-Baida governorate. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:46:10 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/news/4479 Southern Movement pitches camps in Mukalla http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/news/4478 SANA’A, Oct. 21—The Southern Movement on Monday set up camps in Mukalla city of Hadramout governorate, calling for the south’s independence. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:46:10 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/news/4478 Islamic Relief assists IDPs in Al-Jawf http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/news/4477 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004205.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, Oct. 21—The Islamic Relief Organization launched a relief program on Tuesday serving internally displaced persons (IDPs) in five districts of Al-Jawf governorate. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:46:10 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/news/4477 AQAP, Houthis clash in Ibb http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/news/4476 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004204.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, Oct. 21—The Houthis’ expansion in Ibb governorate is being challenged by alleged members of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), supported by local armed tribesmen, who engaged in clashes throughout the last week in different areas of Ibb, two local journalists told the Yemen Times. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:46:10 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/news/4476 In Brief http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/news/4482 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000002552.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> Armed men break into Interior Ministry headquartersSANA’A, Oct. 22—Two sources in the Interior Ministry said that a group of armed men, allegedly Houthis, stormed the headquarters of the ministry and expelled workers from their offices. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:46:09 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1827/news/4482 The return of the two-wheeled taxi http://www.yementimes.com/en/1826/report/4472 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004201.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> Ayman Mohammad is ecstatic. Like other motorcycle taxi drivers in the capital, he is now able to zip around Sana’a’s crowded streets on his two-wheeler without having to worry about traffic officers ticketing him. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:11:35 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1826/report/4472 International and local music at Yemeni weddings http://www.yementimes.com/en/1826/culture/4471 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004200.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> When we speak of weddings, it goes without saying that food, decor, and music play a crucial role in keeping guests entertained. <br clear="all"> Culture Sourcefabric Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:03:50 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1826/culture/4471 Abaad Report: The south’s separation countdown http://www.yementimes.com/en/1826/report/4470 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004199.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> According to a report released last week by the Abaad Studies and Research Center, southerners in Yemen feel that after the Houthis seized control over Sana’a their time has come to achieve independence from the north. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:56:26 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1826/report/4470 How to defeat the Islamic State’s war machine http://www.yementimes.com/en/1826/opinion/4469 Although much has been written to explain the tactical military successes of the Islamic State (IS), there has not yet been a comprehensive assessment of how, since June 2014, IS has managed to rule over terrain larger than Lebanon to include eight million Iraqis and Syrians. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:45:21 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1826/opinion/4469 The Middle East needs a Marshall Plan http://www.yementimes.com/en/1826/opinion/4468 On Oct. 12, representatives from international donor countries meeting in Cairo pledged $5.4 billion to help reconstruct Gaza after nearly two months of war between Hamas and Israel this summer. Barack Obama’s administration pledged to contribute $212 million, doubling US aid to the Palestinians this year. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:45:21 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1826/opinion/4468 Al-Bukhaiti to the Yemen Times: “The Houthis’ takeover can not be called an invasion” http://www.yementimes.com/en/1826/intreview/4467 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004198.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> The Yemen Times sat down with Hussein Al-Bukhaiti, a self-described Houthi activist who is familiar with the inner workings of the group. <br clear="all"> Interview Sourcefabric Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:41:13 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1826/intreview/4467 Women’s electronics business emerges winner http://www.yementimes.com/en/1826/news/4466 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004196.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, Oct. 19—Ladies For Maintenance, a women’s only business for servicing electronics, on Saturday secured first place at Block One Business, an entrepreneurship competition in Sana’a. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:36:31 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1826/news/4466