Business for Peace Award

Issue #1801


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

Number of IDPs continues to rise as 100 families displaced in Al-Jawf

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

SANA’A, July 23—About 100 families were displaced in Al-Jawf governorate from Al-Ghail district to Al-Hazm district since the breakout of violence between the Houthis and tribesmen affiliated with the Islah Party.

Government allocates YR5 billion to reconstruct Amran

Published on 24 July 2014 by Ali Saeed in News

SANA’A, July 23—President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi announced during a visit to Amran city on Wednesday that the government allocated YR5 billion ($23 million) to reconstruct battle-damaged Amran city, 50km north of the capital Sana’a.

Tribal mediation committee continues efforts to end fighting in Al-Jawf

Published on 24 July 2014 by Amal Al-Yarisi in News

SANA'A, July 23—A tribal mediation committee in Al-Jawf governorate is trying to salvage an existing ceasefire agreement that has been violated.

Tens of thousands flocked to Al-Sabaeen Square near the Presidential Compound to join Al-Qushaibi's funeral. Al-Qushaibi's death was reported on July 9, after Houthi rebels took control of Amran city and seized the headquarters of the 310th Armored Brigad

Al-Qushaibi’s funeral draws tens of thousands

Published on 24 July 2014 by Ali Al-Moshiki in News

NEWS UPDATE: Relatives of Al-Qushaibi who staged a sit-in and camped near the defense minister's house, calling for his removal and demanding clarity about Al-Qushaibi's death, declared on Tuesday that they dissolved their camp.


Saudis see Houthi gains in Yemen as advance for Iran

Published on 24 July 2014 by Abdulmajeed Al-Buluwi in Opinion

Yemen-based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) attacked a Saudi border post along the Yemeni border on July 4, killing a Saudi border guard and a Yemeni soldier.


A qat farmer in Wadi Sa‘wan of Bani Hushaysh district proudly presents qat trees planted in his birth year, 35 years prior (2006).

This article has photo galleryPolitics of Qat by Peer Gatter: Changes in qat politics following president Saleh’s ascent to power

Published on 24 July 2014 by Nadia Al-Sakkaf in Report

When Ali Abdullah Saleh came to power in 1978, the office of president was anything but a stable institution. A joke widely circulating in Yemen during the fall of 1978 illustrates the perception of the longevity of political rule and the expected ‘half-life period’ of the country’s leaders at the time:

This article has photo galleryGerman Shepherds: Deployed to sniff out mines

Published on 30 November -1 by Ali Abulohoom in Report

A mixture of English, German, and Indian words have been used to train Tina, a female German Shepherd dog, to sniff out the TNT explosives inside land mines. Tina is quick to respond to orders, being able to sniff out and indicate the location of an explosive deliberately buried under the soil within two minutes.

View Point

Should dealing with Houthi expansion be our priority?

Published on 24 July 2014 by Nadia Al-Sakkaf in View Point

It is the talk of the town, and it should be after hundreds have been killed and thousands have been displaced.