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Issue #1836

News

Houthi slogan on Al-Saeed Mosque in Rada'a city.

AQAP fights back against Houthis in Al-Baida

Published on 24 November 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Nov. 24—Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) on Sunday announced that its fighters and allied tribesmen in Rada'a city and surrounding villages in Al-Baida governorate carried out six attacks against Houthis on Saturday and Sunday.

 

(www.lahjnews.net)

Hadi announces new security sector appointments

Published on 25 November 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Nov. 24—President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi issued a declaration on Sunday appointing former GPC governor of Taiz, Hamoud Khalid Al-Soufi, as head of the country’s Political Security Bureau, one of Yemen’s domestic intelligence agencies.

Houthis clash with tribesmen in Dhamar

Published on 25 November 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Nov. 23—Clashes broke out on Sunday at noon between Houthis and members of the powerful Bayt Hanash tribe in Dhamar city, located in Yemen’s Dhamar governorate. The clashes left one Houthi injured.

(yemen-press.com)

Defense minister calls for Houthi integration into security forces

Published on 25 November 2014 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA'A, Nov. 24—Defense Minister Mahmoud Al-Subaihi stated on Sunday at Yemen’s military police headquarters in Sana’a that Houthi popular committees would be integrated into the country’s military and security forces.

Members of the Murad tribe met in Marib city on Monday to discuss events taking place throughout the governorate. (Photo credit: Abdullah Al-Qabli)

Marib electricity lines destroyed in clashes

Published on 25 November 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A, Nov. 23—Following a series of attacks by tribesmen on the electricity lines in Marib on Sunday morning, clashes between tribesmen and military forces broke out and were ongoing as of Monday noon.

Opinion

Yemen’s Houthis proxy, not ally for Iran

Published on 25 November 2014 by Al-monitor.com Farea al-Muslimi in Opinion

Armed Houthis took over the reins of power in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, in late September in a way that was reminiscent of Hezbollah’s takeover of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, in May 2008.

Report

Members of the local congregation pray at the Al-Khayar Mosque in Sana'a's Maeen neighborhood on Hayel Street.

Neighbors versus ministry: Who appoints and replaces Imams?

Published on 25 November 2014 by Mohammed Al-Qalisi in Report

Ever since the Houthis took over Sana’a on Sept. 21, spectacular photos of its members relaxing in the living-rooms, beds, and pools of Islah Party members were circulated on social media.

Although 40 percent of ministers in the new cabinet are from the south, the Southern Movement is pushing ahead with calls for seccession. (skynewsarabia.com)

Southern Movement rages on despite formation of new government

Published on 25 November 2014 by Khalid Al-Karimi in Report

After nearly one month-and-a-half of negotiations and debates, a new cabinet was formed on Nov. 7. A week prior, different political factions delegated President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi and Prime Minister Khaled Bahah to form a technocratic government based on competency rather than party affiliation.

Although the mayor is still trying to close Al-Qatoof’s gas station, the Houthis are keeping a watchful eye and intervene if necessary.

Houthis reopen gas station near Saudi Embassy

Published on 25 November 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in Report

The station is now popular among Houthis who try to support its owner

On Oct. 20, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) declared responsibility for blowing up the Idris Mosque in Al-Manaseh village. Twelve people were killed in the explosion, including some of Idris’ family members.

This article has photo galleryA visit to Rada’a district

Published on 25 November 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in Report

After over a month of bloody fighting with Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), control of Rada’a city in Rada’a district of Yemen’s Al-Baida governorate passed into the hands of the Houthis, also known as Ansar Allah.


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