Yemen Times http://www.yementimes.com Newscoop - The open content management system for professional journalists. en Copyright 2014, Yemen Times Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:04:47 +0100 60 Newscoop http://www.yementimes.com/templates/images/logo-rss.gif Yemen Times http://www.yementimes.com 147 49 Being played http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/culture/4249 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004022.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> Pay down 70 percent from last year, Yemeni actors say Unlike previous years, Yemeni actors and actresses on state-run TV channels were asked to go to a protected compound, called “Tourist City” in Sawan district, east of Sana’a, to receive their wages for their acting in drama series which aired during Ramadan. <br clear="all"> Culture Sourcefabric Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:30:15 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/culture/4249 Introducing Internet governance to Yemen http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/report/4248 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004021.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> For a long time, the citizens of Yemen have battled with a lack of accessible communications. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:07:36 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/report/4248 Exposing the great “poverty reduction” lie http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/opinion/4247 The UN claims that its Millennium Development Campaign has reduced poverty globally, an assertion that is far from true. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:54:39 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/opinion/4247 Being a Yemeni http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/opinion/4246 It takes a lot of effort to process the load that comes with being a Yemeni citizen—whether you are inside or outside the country. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:54:39 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/opinion/4246 Egyptians tolerating cuts in subsidies—for now http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/opinion/4245 On one smoldering July weekend that also happened to be during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, Egypt's regime, led by military strongman Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, announced that it was reducing fuel subsidies. <br clear="all"> Opinion Sourcefabric Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:49:20 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/opinion/4245 Yemenis seek energy and transport alternatives http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/report/4244 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004020.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> With the difficult economic situation plaguing Yemen, including a debt of more than six billion dollars, Yemenis are trying to find transport and energy alternatives in order to save money. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:44:06 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/report/4244 IN Brief (Aug. 26 2014) http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/news/4242 Specialized Criminal Court issues death sentenceSANA’A, Aug. 25—The Specialized Criminal Court issued a death sentence on Monday convicting three suspects for the murder of Arafat Abdulmoghni, the deputy head of the Sana’a Public Works Office, and his escort Yahia Al-Jumaie. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:31:05 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/news/4242 Al-Mekhlafi: Houthis stalling, no agreement reached http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/news/4241 SANA’A, Aug. 25—Abdulmalik Al-Mekhlafi, the official spokesperson for the presidential committee tasked to reach an agreement between the government and the Houthis, revealed in an interview with Al-Jazeera channel on Sunday evening that Houthi leaders intentionally delayed their response to the suggestions offered by the committee and that further meetings planned for Monday were canceled. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:31:05 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/news/4241 Houthis expand their presence in the capital http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/news/4240 SANA’A Aug. 24—As a sign of their growing frustration with the government and unmet demands,  Houthi supporters have set up dozens of tents inside Al-Thawra amusement park in Al-Jeraf area north of Sana’a on Friday. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:31:05 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/news/4240 Southern Movement watchful of Sana’a’s developments http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/news/4239 SANA'A, Aug. 25—The Southern Movement (Hirak) is closely watching recent developments in the capital Sana’a after members of the Houthis set up protest camps nearby three ministries in the city and growing numbers of their militants are gathering at camps at the city’s main entrances. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:31:05 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/news/4239 Fighting continues in Al-Jawf, casualties mounting http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/news/4238 SANA’A, Aug. 25—Tribesmen in Al-Jawf governorate attacked Houthi posts in Al-Ghail district on Sunday night and Monday morning, leaving two tribesmen killed and six others injured, according to Saleh Al-Rawsa, the leader of the popular committees in Al-Jawf. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:31:05 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/news/4238 Sana’a Tourism Summer Festival kicks off http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/news/4237 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004018.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A Aug. 25—The seventh Sana’a Tourism Summer Festival was inaugurated on Sunday in Al-Sabaeen Park under the slogan “towards a stable Yemen and prosperous tourism.” <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:31:05 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/news/4237 Tens of thousands march in Sana’a against the Houthis http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/news/4236 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004017.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, Aug. 25—Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Sana’a on Sunday, protesting against the demands and growing presence of the Houthis in Sana’a, and rallying in support of President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:31:05 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/news/4236 The popular committees of Abyan http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/report/4243 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004019.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> Nearly four years after being formed, the committees continue to fulfill a range of duties in place of the government In the wake of increasing attacks on military forces and government headquarters by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in 2011, popular committees mobilized in governorates like Shabwa and Abyan to end AQAP’s predominance there. <br clear="all"> Report Sourcefabric Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:30:50 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1810/report/4243 IN Brief (Aug. 21 2014) http://www.yementimes.com/en/1809/news/4234 Taiz public transport benefits from 20 percent hikeSANA’A, August 20—The Transportation Fees Committee in Taiz governorate approved a 20 percent increase in fares for all public transportation in the governorate on Tuesday. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:07:34 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1809/news/4234 Tribal leader assassinated in Sana’a http://www.yementimes.com/en/1809/news/4233 SANA’A, Aug. 20—Unknown armed men assassinated Abdulkareem Al-Dhahab in Sana’a on Tuesday, leaving two of his bodyguards inured. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:07:34 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1809/news/4233 Presidential committee in Al-Jawf meets tribal leaders, agreement reached http://www.yementimes.com/en/1809/news/4232 SANA’A, Aug. 19—The presidential committee tasked to reach a ceasefire agreement in Al-Jawf governorate reached an agreement on Tuesday with tribal leaders in Al-Jawf to be approved by President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:07:34 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1809/news/4232 JMP declines GPC’s reconciliation offer http://www.yementimes.com/en/1809/news/4231 SANA’A Aug.19—The Joint Meeting Parties (JMP) refused the reconciliation document on tuesday presented by the General People’s Congress on Monday. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:07:34 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1809/news/4231 Clashes in Hadramout; Banks shut down http://www.yementimes.com/en/1809/news/4230 SANA’A, Aug. 19—Military units associated with the 2nd Military Command in Hadramout governorate stormed a villa on Al-Siteen Street in the capital city of Mukalla late Monday. The villa was used by militants to plot terrorist attacks, according to the state-run Saba News Agency. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:07:34 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1809/news/4230 Houthis threaten to topple Hadi government; Crisis deepens in the capital http://www.yementimes.com/en/1809/news/4229 <img src="http://www.yementimes.com/images/thumbnails/cms-thumb-000004014.jpg" border="0" align="left" hspace="5" /> SANA’A, Aug. 20—Houthis welcomed the formation of the ten-member negotiation committee that President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi established on Wednesday, after a meeting with members of parliament, the Shura Council, and cabinet ministers. <br clear="all"> News Sourcefabric Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:07:34 +0100 http://www.yementimes.com/en/1809/news/4229