Yemen Times http://www.yementimes.com Newscoop - The open content management system for professional journalists. en Copyright 2015, Yemen Times Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:04:18 +0100 60 Newscoop http://www.yementimes.com/templates/images/logo-rss.gif Yemen Times http://www.yementimes.com 147 49 Saudi-led strikes kill 25 civilians in Sana’a http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/news/5008 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004796.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, March 26—Twenty-five citizens were reported killed and another 40 injured in the capital Sana’a on Thursday following Saudi-led airstrikes early that morning. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:03:00 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/news/5008 Protests continue in Taiz, governor resigns http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/news/5000 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004787.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, March 25—Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Taiz city Wednesday, a day after ten protesters were reported killed in the governorate and another 83 injured. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:33:56 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/news/5000 Al-Subaihi captured and Lahj falls as Houthis move on Aden http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/news/4999 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004788.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, March 25—In coordination with armed forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, Houthi militants took control of Lahj governorate and captured a number of key opponents on Wednesday morning. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:33:56 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/news/4999 “Yemeni women have great abilities” http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/intreview/5006 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004795.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> Yemen has for long ranked poorly in gender equality. The Global Gender Gap Report, released annually by the World Economic Forum, has repeatedly ranked Yemen dead last.Despite this, Fatima Al-Selwi, the businesswomen office director at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Sana’a’s Capital Secretariat, is optimistic things are changing. <br clear="all"> Interview Sourcefabric Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:30:23 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/intreview/5006 Ceasefire in Marib ends clashes between tribesmen and Houthis http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/news/5004 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004790.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, March 25—Fighting between Marib tribesmen and Houthi militias backed by security forces in the Qania area of Marib governorate came to an end on Tuesday after the parties reached a ceasefire agreement. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:34:05 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/news/5004 Houthis reject Doha peace talks http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/news/5003 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004791.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, March 24—Calls for national peace talks to resume in the Qatari capital Doha were rejected by Houthi representatives on Tuesday, while militias and military units loyal to the group continue their push south towards Aden. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:34:05 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/news/5003 Houthis request public donations for war effort http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/news/5002 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004789.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, March 24—The Houthi Revolutionary Committee announced Monday it was taking donations via an account opened with the Credit Cooperative &amp; Agricultural Bank (CAC) in Yemen. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:18:01 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/news/5002 Houthis warn against foreign military intervention http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/news/5001 SANA’A, March 24—Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi, considered the country’s legitimate president by the international community, dispatched a letter on Tuesday to the UN Security Council asking for military intervention against the Houthis. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:15:58 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1871/news/5001 ‘Despite its poverty, Yemen is the most hospitable’ http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/intreview/4989 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004778.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the Middle East, is heavily dependent on international aid by donor countries and international organizations. <br clear="all"> Interview Sourcefabric Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:37:46 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/intreview/4989 Houthis mobilize for “long-term” war http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/news/4997 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004785.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, March 22—The Houthi-controlled Supreme Security Committee announced a “general mobilization” for war on Saturday, taking control of Taiz city Sunday as they push southwards toward Aden. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:37:02 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/news/4997 Lahj: AQAP launches deadly assault, US withdraws http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/news/4996 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004784.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, March 23—Months of deteriorating security in Lahj governorate culminated on the weekend in the US withdrawal from Al-Anad airbase, the brief takeover of the capital Al-Hawta by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), and the release of multiple soldiers kept hostage. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:26:30 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/news/4996 Al-Baida-Marib border tense after clashes leave dozens dead http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/news/4995 SANA’A, March 23—The situation remains tense on the border of Marib and Al-Baida governorates following deadly clashes between Houthis and Marib tribesmen from Thursday to Sunday that left at least 33 dead. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:26:30 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/news/4995 Southerners prepare for Houthi invasion http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/news/4994 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004782.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, March 23—Armed forces loyal to Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi have been on high alert in Aden following the Houthis’ takeover of Taiz city on Sunday, taking up positions along the governorate’s borders in anticipation of an assault. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:26:30 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/news/4994 Houthis appoint new defense minister http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/news/4993 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004781.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, MARCH 23—The Houthi Revolutionary Committee announced Hussein Nagi Khairan as acting minister of defense on Sunday, replacing Mahmoud Al-Subaihi following his defection to the south on March 7. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:26:30 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/news/4993 Houthis push south from Taiz city http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/news/4992 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004783.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, March 23—The Houthis took control of Taiz city, Taiz governorate, on Sunday and have since established a presence in the south of the governorate. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:26:30 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/news/4992 Political crisis and Yemen’s literary resurgence http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/report/4991 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004780.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> “I have sold hundreds of novels since last June—not world literature masterpieces, but ones written by Yemeni authors. Do you believe that?!” said Abduljabar Al-Attoani, owner of Abu Thaar Bookstore in the capital Sana’a. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:17:32 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/report/4991 Parties reflect on UN’s Benomar http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/report/4990 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004779.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> As Yemen teeters on the brink of civil war, it has been almost five years to the day that Jamal Benomar was appointed UN special envoy. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:17:32 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1870/report/4990 Houthis prevent minister from traveling despite ending house arrest http://www.yementimes.com/en/1869/news/4986 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004775.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, March 18—Armed Houthis at Sana’a International Airport prevented Mohammad Al-Maitami, the former minister of planning and international cooperation, from leaving the country on Tuesday. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:13:33 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1869/news/4986 Houthi journalist assassinated in Sana’a http://www.yementimes.com/en/1869/news/4985 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004774.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, March 18—Prominent journalist and leading Houthi activist Abdul Karim Al-Khaiwani was assassinated in the capital Sana’a on Wednesday. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:10:03 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1869/news/4985 59 Ethiopians added to growing number of imprisoned immigrants http://www.yementimes.com/en/1869/news/4984 SANA’A, March 17—Security forces in Taiz governorate detained 59 Ethiopian nationals attempting to enter Yemen illegally on Monday, days after another 53 were captured in Mocha district. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:05:46 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1869/news/4984