Yemen Times http://www.yementimes.com Newscoop - The open content management system for professional journalists. en Copyright 2014, Yemen Times Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:43:15 +0100 60 Newscoop http://www.yementimes.com/templates/images/logo-rss.gif Yemen Times http://www.yementimes.com 147 49 Clashes near Al-Iman University in Sana'a http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4360 SANA’A, Sept. 18—Clashes between armed Houthi members and government forces broke out on Thursday at noon near Al-Iman University which is headed by Abdulmajeed Al-Zindani, a prominent leader of the Islah Party. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:21:17 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4360 Schools on wheels come to Taiz http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/report/4359 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004103.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> Shakeeb Jaber did not imagine a day when he would be able to read and write. But when the impossible became possible, the 12-year-old was over the moon. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:14:38 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/report/4359 Conceptualizing Islam and Violence http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/opinion/4357 In the West, many often assume Islam has a naturally close relationship with violence and coercion. This assumption is part of how Christianity and Islam are often compared in Western societies. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:06:34 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/opinion/4357 Convenient genocide: Another failed war to re-arrange the Middle East http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/opinion/4356 A few months ago, not many Americans, in fact Europeans as well, knew that a Yazidi sect in fact existed in northwest Iraq. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:57:26 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/opinion/4356 Houthis’ contradictory path in Sana’a http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/opinion/4355 Since Yemen’s National Dialogue Conference (NDC) was completed in January, the military conflicts have become even more acute—most prominently the battle in the north Yemeni city of Amran. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:57:26 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/opinion/4355 We must look to the future, not fight over the past http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/viewpoint/4354 There is historical animosity between two of the strongest, if not the strongest, tribes in Yemen: Hashid and Bakil. Although they share borders, history, and origin, they don’t share fate. <br clear="all"> View Point Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:53:36 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/viewpoint/4354 Yemeni women making a difference http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/report/4353 It is as important as ever that now, during Yemen’s transition, civil society and individual contributions help in building a new Yemen. Given the government’s current crisis, much of the society’s well-being is dependent on the support and services provided by Yemeni citizens. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:51:20 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/report/4353 When aid becomes a business http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/report/4352 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004097.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> Visiting the food distribution center of the Islamic Relief Organization (IRO) on Marib Street on the outskirts of Sana’a makes one fully realize the suffering that internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Yemen endure. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:38:26 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/report/4352 International diplomacy steers Yemeni Politics http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/report/4351 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004096.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> “The nation is undergoing a very complicated situation. It is in front of a crossroad. It is either the choice of life, development, and a new Yemen, or havoc and insecurity,” President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi said in a speech on September 2 in the presence of senior state officials. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:38:26 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/report/4351 2011 uprising victims still await compensation http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4350 SANA’A, Sept. 16—Victims of the 2011 uprising and Southern Movement clashes have still not been compensated despite President Hadi ordering the monthly payments to begin at the end of July. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:09:17 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4350 Negotiations ongoing between the Houthis, government http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4349 SANA’A, Sept. 16—Negotiations between the Houthis and the government will go ahead, despite obstacles, Mohammed Al-Bukhaiti told the Yemen Times. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:07:07 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4349 UN Sanctions Committee prepared to punish political spoilers http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4348 SANA’A, Sept. 17—The UN Security Council Sanctions Committee issued a statement on Tuesday saying it is ready to consider determining individuals and entities to be sanctioned for obstructing Yemen’s political transition. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:55:57 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4348 111th Brigade soldiers on strike in Abyan http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4347 SANA’A, Sept. 16—The 111th Infantry Mountain Brigade in Ahwar district of Abyan governorate has witnessed a division in the past two weeks, as two units in the brigade refuse to obey their commander’s orders to fight off Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:55:57 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4347 Yemen Today employees threaten protest escalation http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4346 SANA’A, Sept. 17—Employees of Yemen Today, a satellite TV channel owned by former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, threatened on Wednesday to continue their protests unless their demands are met. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:55:57 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4346 Newly appointed US ambassador holds first press conference http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4345 SANA'A, Sept. 17—Matthew H. Tueller, newly appointed US ambassador to Yemen, held his first press conference on Wednesday morning following his arrival to Sana’a at the end of May. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:18:01 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4345 Government victory claims in Al-Ghail contradicted http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4344 SANA’A, Sept. 16—Brigadier Adel Al-Qumeri, the commander of the Al-Jawf Command, announced on Tuesday that the military has achieved victory over the Houthis in Al-Ghail district of Al-Jawf governorate through air and land attacks. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:18:01 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4344 Clashes in capital after Houthis seize nearby village http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4343 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004095.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A Sept. 17—The Houthis took control of Al-Qabel village in Bani Al-Harith district, north of the capital Sana’a, on Tuesday after several hours of fighting. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:18:01 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1817/news/4343 Foreigners line up to buy land in Socotra http://www.yementimes.com/en/1816/report/4342 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004094.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> In spite of Yemen’s deteriorating security situation and a complete collapse of its tourism industry, Socotra Island continues to attract foreigners from across the globe. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:02:43 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1816/report/4342 Friday prayer: A call to protest? http://www.yementimes.com/en/1816/report/4341 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004093.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> For Yemeni Muslims and Muslims around the world, Friday is of the utmost religious and social significance. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:54:42 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1816/report/4341 The Islamic State threat is overstated http://www.yementimes.com/en/1816/opinion/4340 The United States has a tradition of misinterpreting the Middle East. President George W. Bush invaded Iraq in 2003 with misplaced certainty, misconstrued assumptions, and poor foresight. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:46:10 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1816/opinion/4340