Business for Peace Award

Issue #1798


Youth Revolutionary Council releases Amran roadmap

Published on 15 July 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA'A, July 14—On Saturday, the Youth Revolutionary Council announced a two-part peace roadmap for governorates witnessing clashes between Houthi rebels and military units fighting alongside allied tribesmen.

Salafi-Houthi coexistence agreement signed in Dhamar

Published on 15 July 2014 by Abdulkareem Al-Nahari in News

DHAMAR, July 14—Houthis and Salafis in Mabar city, Dhamar governorate reached a coexistence agreement on July 9.

Tribesmen and security forces exchange fire in Sana’a

Published on 15 July 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A, July 14—Violent clashes between armed tribesmen and security forces broke out in Al-Haima district of Sana’a governorate on Saturday after security forces attempted to reclaim 50 oil tankers seized by tribesmen.

Armed tribesmen sabotage Marib pipeline

Published on 15 July 2014 by Amal Al-Yarisi in News

SANA’A, July 14—Armed tribesmen on Saturday detonated the main oil pipeline in Marib governorate.

Military shake-up in Amran

Published on 15 July 2014 by Ali Saeed in News

SANA’A, July 14—A battalion of the 9th Brigade replaced soldiers of the 310th Armored Brigade and the 6th Military Command in strategic locations in Amran governorate on Saturday and Sunday.

A displaced family from Amran lives in a public school in the capital Sana'a‭.‬

Tens of thousands flee Amran as humanitarian crisis deepens

Published on 15 July 2014 by Ali Saeed in News

SANA'A, July13—Tens of thousands of displaced people are in need of urgent humanitarian aid after fleeing fighting between Houthi rebels and an alliance of tribesmen and military units, according to government and local sources.


Palestine’s dilemma: to go or not to go to the nternational Criminal Court

Published on 15 July 2014 by Richard Falk in Opinion

In light of the latest Israeli military offensive, Palestinian leaders should seek the International Criminal Court's help

Boycotts from Mayo to Montgomery to Manama

Published on 15 July 2014 by Brian Dooley in Opinion

Boycott is an Irish word. At least its origins are in Ireland, from 1880 when tenant farmers in County Mayo withheld rent from land agent Captain Boycott. They refused to harvest his crops or clean his house.


Since March 2013 the book club has been holding biweekly group discussions about a cosmopolitan selection of books in both English and Arabic.

TEDx Sana’a Book Club brings together enthusiastic readers

Published on 15 July 2014 by Madiha Al-Junaid in Report

Around a table at one of Sana’a’s coffee shops, TEDx Sana'a Book Club gathers to discuss this week’s book: “Frankenstein in Baghdad” by Iraqi author Ahmed Saadawi.

The German national team celebrates its forth World Cup victory‭.‬

This article has photo galleryWorld Cup 2014 in Brazil goes to Germany

Published on 15 July 2014 by Ali Abulohoom in Report

Mario Goetze, the German player who was brought onto the field by the coach a mere three minutes before the referee’s whistle drew the match to a close, succeeded in scoring the only goal of the match, crowning Germany as world champions.


Recipe of Ramadan: Kebab Hindi

Published on 15 July 2014 by Ussama Al-Khalil in Variety

Contrary to what the name might suggest, this simple, healthy and wonderfully tasty Syrian dish does not appear to have much Indian influence and is not heavily spiced. Like Damascene cuisine more generally, the key to this dish is its delicately balanced, fresh flavor. It is the ideal dish for breaking one’s fast with friends and family and can easily be cooked in large quantity.