Business for Peace Award

Issue #1851

News

Houthi GPC leader assassinated in Dhamar

Published on 14 January 2015 by Ail Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Jan. 14—AQAP thought to be behind murder of GPC leader in Dhamar Tuesday. 

 

Faisal Mukaram’s resignation letter. (alaraby.co.uk)

Al-Thawra newspaper employees stage protest

Published on 14 January 2015 by Bassem Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, Jan. 14—Hundreds of journalists and employees of the state-run Al-Thawra newspaper staged a protest in front of the Cabinet building on Wednesday.

Tensions have been rising in Marib governorate over the last two weeks after tribesmen seized a large weapons cache on Jan. 2 from the 62nd Mechanized Brigade. (Amal Al-Yarisi)

Security sector heads visit Marib, meet with tribal leaders

Published on 14 January 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Mohski in News

SANA’A, Jan. 14—The heads of Yemen’s security apparatuse conducted sweeps of military sites in Marib governorate on Wednesday.

Yemen’s Social Welfare Fund (SWF) is poised to add an additional 250,000 individuals as welfare beneficiaries by the end of January.  (www-yemen-24.com

New social welfare approved by SWF

Published on 14 January 2015 by Ali Abulohoum in News

SANA'A, Jan. 14—The Social Welfare Fund (SWF) plans to add 250,000 individuals as new welfare beneficiaries by end of January.

The state-run Educational Satellite Channel remains off-air for the third consecutive day following a takeover by Houthis. (the educational channel Facebook account)

Educational channel remains closed down

Published on 14 January 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Mohski in News

SANA’A, Jan. 14—State-run “Educational Satellite Channel” remains off-air for the third consecutive day after its offices are stormed by Houthis.

Tens of thousands of demonstrators took part in celebrations commemorating Tolerance and Reconciliation Day in Aden ctiy on Jan. 13. (southern movement account on Facebook)

Tens of thousands join celebrations in Aden

Published on 14 January 2015 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, Jan. 13—Tens of thousands took part in a march in Aden on Tuesday marking the ninth anniversary of Reconciliation and Tolerance Day.

Report

Adnan Al-Madani, seen before and immediately after the heinous acid attack that left him permanently disfigured.

Investigations into brutal acid attack coming to a conclusion

Published on 15 January 2015 by Khalid Al-Karimi in Report

Adnan Al-Madani was on his way to work on the morning of Sept. 7 when he was approached by two men riding a motorcycle.

An estimated 92,592 refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants landed on Yemen’s shores last year, mostly from Ethiopia and Somalia. (UNHCR)

This article has photo galleryWhen Yemen is the destination

Published on 15 January 2015 by Ahlam Mohsen in Report

UN Refugee Agency: More migrant deaths in 2014 than previous four years combined

Business

Yemen’s exchange rate is closely tied to oil exports and foreign development assistance, both of which are threatened and could result in a steep rise on the current rate of YR215 to the dollar.

The future of Yemeni Rial

Published on 15 January 2015 by Jeremy Hodge in Business

Since the country’s uprising in 2011, Yemen has been embroiled in constant political turmoil that has bred intense economic unrest.

View Point

Close Guantanamo, free Emad and others

Published on 15 January 2015 by Ahlam Mohsen in View Point

Emad Hassan was cleared for release from Guantanamo Bay in 2009 by no less than six different within the American government—including the CIA and FBI. Yet, he remains in prison, where he has tragically spent a third of his life.


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