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Issue #1875

News

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A Second Aid Shipment Arrives to Aden from UAE

Published on 26 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

A second aid shipment carrying food and medical aid sent by the UAE arrived in Aden on Sunday.

Yemen Peace Talks Delayed

Published on 26 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

The United Nations said on Tuesday that the U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon asked his special envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed to postpone the Yemen peace talks.

Photo from Alkhabar Now

Popular Resistance Advances in Al Dalea South of Yemen

Published on 25 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

Popular Resistance have been making major advancement in the city of Al Dalea retrieving many locations which were controlled by Houthi forces including Bardan and Alkhaszan.

The Riyadh Conference Concludes

Published on 19 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

The Riyadh Conference which was held in order o tackle the Yemeni crisis ended on Tuesday.

Heavy Strikes on Nuqom Mountain in Sana’a after the Truce Expired

Published on 19 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

 The Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Nuqom Mountain in the capital, Sana’a after a 5 day truce.

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Airstrikes Resume after a 5 day Ceasefire

Published on 18 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

The Saudi-led coalition re-launched their airstrikes on several Houthi locations in the south after a 5 day truce.

Riyadh Conference: Day 1

Published on 18 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

The Riyadh Conference was launched on Sunday under the slogan “Saving Yemen & Building a Federal State”.

Photo from Aljazeera.net

A Separate Section in a Petrol Station in Sana’a Allocated for Women

Published on 17 May 2015 by in News

The director of YPC asked the president of the Petrol Station Union to allocate one of their stations north of the capital Sana’a for women wanting to refuel their cars

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Fighting Continues in Several Provinces Despite the Truce

Published on 16 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

Despite a five-day humanitarian truce, Houthi militants and forces loyal to the Ex President Ali Abdulla Saleh bombed residential neighborhoods in Taiz with artillery and tanks

Photo by : Mohammed Al Emad

Petroleum Derivatives Arrive to Yemen

Published on 14 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

Yemen Petroleum Company (YPC) announced that large quantities of petroleum products have arrived in Yemen in order to supply the local market in the capital Sana’a and the rest of the provinces in Yemen

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New UN Envoy Begins his Mission in Yemen

Published on 13 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

The new UN envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said that his visit to Yemen comes in support for the humanitarian team efforts that aim to ease the suffering of Yemeni people caught in the conflict.

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Humanitarian Cease-Fire Begins in Yemen

Published on 13 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

The 5 day humanitarian ceasefire proposed by the Saudi-led coalition began at 11 pm local time.

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Massive Explosions Rock the Capital Sana’a

Published on 12 May 2015 by in News

A Series of massive explosions, shook the capital Sana’a on Monday,  after the Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted weapons storages in the mountain of Nuqom., east of Sana’a.

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Houthi Claim to Have Downed a Moroccan F-16 Warplane

Published on 11 May 2015 by Sara Al Zawqari in News

The spokesperson of Ansaruallah, Dhayf Allah Al Shami, confirmed that Houthi forces took down the Moroccan F_16 warplane last night in the area of Akwan, outside the province of Saada

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Amran Receives more than 100,000 Displaced Residents from Saada

Published on 11 May 2015 by in News

The governor of Amran, Faisal Jomaan said that the province of Amran has received more than 100, 000 displaced people from Saada in the past three days.

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Saudi-led Coalition targets Ex President Ali Abdulla Saleh’s residence

Published on 10 May 2015 by in News

The Saudi-led coalition launched at least three airstrikes targeting the Ex President Ali Abdulla Saleh’s residence today in Sana’a.

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On-going Clashes Between Houthis and Popular Resistance in Taiz

Published on 10 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

Violent ground clashes continue in Taiz between the Popular Resistance and the Houthis backed up by forces loyal to the Ex- President Ali Abdulla Saleh.

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The Province of Saada labeled as a “ Military Target”

Published on 9 May 2015 by in News

The Saudi-led coalition launched on Friday evening what has been described by locals as “the heaviest” air strikes on Saada province since the beginning of the operation on the 26th of March.

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2 Flights Carrying Humanitarian Aid Scheduled to Arrive in Sana’a on Saturday

Published on 8 May 2015 by Sara Al Zawqari in News

2 flights carrying humanitarian aid including medical supplies are scheduled to land in Sanaa International Airport on Saturday.

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The Saudi-led Coalition Carries out Heavy Raids on Saada

Published on 7 May 2015 by Reuters Stringer in News

The Saudi-led coalition warplanes are carrying heavy raids on the province of Saada, which is considered a stronghold and the home base of Houthi militants. 

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Saudi-led coalition targets Houthi military locations in Hodeida and Sana’a

Published on 7 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

The Saudi-led coalition carried intensive raids on several Houthi military locations in Hodeida province and the capital Sana’a today.

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Aden: Clashes in Al Tawahy Leave Dozens Killed and Injured

Published on 7 May 2015 by Sara Al Zawqari in News

At least 80 people have been killed in the port of Aden in fierce clashes between Houthi militants and Popular Resistance in Al Tawahy district on Wednesday

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Humanitarian flights unable to land, after bombing Sana’a International Airport

Published on 6 May 2015 by Sara Al-Zawqari in News

The United nation urged the Saudi-led coalition to stop targeting airports, and sea ports including Sana’a International Airport in order to facilitate access of aid into the country.

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Houthi Rockets Hit Saudi City “Najran”

Published on 5 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

The Saudi city Najran which lies on the borders of Yemen has been shelled by rockets and mortar shells today.

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Spokesman for the People’s Relief Union in Aden: “400 Martyrs and 4000 wounded”

Published on 2 May 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

The number of martyrs in Aden exceeded 400, while more than 4,000 people have been wounded in the conflicts, said  Adnan Al Kaf, the official spokesman for the People’s Relief Union in Aden

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20 Killed and 50 Injured in Sana’a

Published on 1 May 2015 by Sara Al-Zawqari in News

20 civilians were killed and more than 50 were injured in the capital Sana’a on Friday, due to air raids led by the Saudi-led coalition.

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Civilians killed, injured, or trapped in Aden

Published on 30 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

Two civilians have been killed, while many others were injured today due to the increased violent fighting on the streets of Aden.

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“Restoring Hope”: Aircrafts airdrop arms in Taiz

Published on 29 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

The Saudi-led coalition aircrafts airdropped arms and weapons in the city of Taiz, west of the country to support the Popular Resistance

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30 Dead in Khor Maksar in Aden and UNICEF delivers medical supplies by boat

Published on 29 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

30 people have been killed in the fierce ongoing clashes between the Houthis and Popular Resistance in Khor-Maksar area in Aden.

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Dead and wounded in Marib

Published on 28 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

Local  sources reported violent clashes breaking in Marib province, east of the country after the arrival of tribal delegations from the area of Wadi Obaida.

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Over 150,000 Yemenis Displaced

Published on 28 April 2015 by Saleh Bahales in News

“Home? What Home? It’s all gone, we are refugees in our own country,” said a young man who lived in a house near Sana’a airport which was destroyed during the raids .

Six Houthi militants dead in an operation led by Popular Resistance

Published on 26 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

Local press sources confirmed that 6 Houthi militants have been killed while five others have been injured in an operation led by the Popular Resistance at dawn in the province of Taiz, south-west the country.

Dozens dead and wounded in the south

Published on 26 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

Dozens have been killed and wounded in battles between the Houthis and popular resistance in a number of southern provinces.

Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed “Special Envoy to Yemen”

Published on 26 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

The United Nations chief, Ban Ki-moon appointed the Mauritanian diplomat, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed “Special Envoy to Yemen” as a successor to Jamal Benomar who stepped down last week after facing criticism from Gulf states including Saudi Arabia for his mediation efforts which were meant to broker peace.

The Coalition aircrafts target the presidential palace in Aden and a Military camp in Sana’a

Published on 25 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

The Saudi-led coalition renewed their raids across the country, as they targeted the presidential palace in Aden, and a military camp in Sana’a,

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Houthis tighten the grip on Aden, while the Popular Resistance regain control over several locations in Shabwa

Published on 24 April 2015 by EPA in News

Residents in the city of Aden said that the Houthis began to impose an economic blockade on the city in order to compensate for military losses incurred during the last few days, which led to worsening the humanitarian crisis in the city.

Children caught in between ...

Published on 24 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

More than 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed in Yemen since the Saudi-led coalition started their airstrikes on the 26th of March, said the UN children’s agency UNICEF.

Operation "Restoring Hope": Fighter planes target Houthi locations across the country

Published on 24 April 2015 by AFP Mohammed Huwais in News

Operation "Restoring Hope” fighter planes carried intensive raids on several locations south, west, and east of Yemen today.

Coalition air strikes continue to target various locations in Yemen

Published on 23 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

The Saudi- led coalition carried intensive air raids earlier today on different areas in Yemen, said to be Houthi military bases

The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate

Published on 23 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

Despite the declaration of ending “The Decisive Storm” operation on Tuesday, the Saudi- led coalition warplanes continue targeting Houthi locations and the ground fighting continues between the popular  committees and the Houthis in many cities around the country including Aden, Lahj, Sana’a, Ibb, Al Dale, and Taiz.

Russian government evacuates civilians from Yemen

Published on 23 April 2015 by Sara Al Zawqari in News

SANA'A, April 24 - Two Russian planes evacuated around 200 people from 20 different countries last night from Sana’a International Airport.

170 reported dead in two weeks of fighting in Marib

Published on 21 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

SANA'A, April 20— Local government claims fighting in Marib governorate has left at least 170 killed in the previous two weeks, almost all of whom are said to be Houthi fighters and soldiers from allied military units.

Mohammed Shamsan, a presenter for Yemen Today TV, was killed in an attack on the station's headquarters.

At least 40 killed in violent attacks on Sana’a

Published on 21 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

SANA'A, April 20—At least forty people were killed and hundreds more injured on Monday morning in airstrikes targeting central areas of the capital Sana’a, including the offices of Yemen Today TV. 

Public outcry of civilian casualties in Aden

Published on 19 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

SANA’A, April 19—Residents of Aden’s Khormaksar district are calling for an end to indiscriminate attacks on residential areas, as the civilian death toll was reported to reach 273 in the governorate over the weekend. 

vehicles and soldiers of special forces loyal to Houthis and the former president Saleh are gearing up for confrontations against 35th brigade in Taiz. Saleh are gearing up for confrontations against 35th brigade in Taiz. Photo credit: Al-Khabar

Fighting resumes in Taiz

Published on 16 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

SANA'A, April 16—At least two soldiers have been killed in Taiz city and three others injured in clashes with special forces allied to the Houthis that have continued since Tuesday. 

Hadi to return “in months” says acting minister

Published on 16 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

SANA’A, April 16—The minister of foreign affairs for Yemen’s exiled government claims Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi will return to Yemen “in a matter of months” and that members of the Houthi movement will be invited to play a political role in the future. 

Popular committees take 2nd Infantry Brigade

Published on 14 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

SANA'A, April 13—Shabwa governorate, to the west of Yemen, is currently witnessing a tense security situation following the seizure of local armed tribesmen over the key battalion of the 2nd Infantry Brigade, positioned in Ataq city, the capital of Shabwa governorate.

Copy of the statement by the Yemen's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Naval embargo takes effect

Published on 12 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

Sana’a, April 12— Navigation in all of Yemen's territorial waters was banned on April 10 and vessels will not be granted access unless inspected and approved by Saudi-led coalition forces. The ban took effect yesterday after Yemen's Ministry of Foreign Affairs under Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi delegated coalition forces to implement it.

Civilians killed by a coalition strike on a Republican Guards Brigade in Taiz

Published on 12 April 2015 by Yemen Times Staff in News

Sana'a, April 12—An air strike launched this morning by Saudi-led coalition forces has hit Al-Dhahirah village in the Mawia district of Taiz, causing the death of at least eight civilians and injuring more than ten. 

A security source to Ahmed Ali said Ali was not concerned about the revoking of his ambassadorship and that he is still in Sana’a.

UAE revokes Ahmed Ali Saleh’s diplomatic immunity

Published on 8 April 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, April 7—The United Arab Emirates (UAE) terminated the ambassadorship of Ahmed Ali Abdullah Saleh, son of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, on Tuesday and has revoked his diplomatic immunity.

Al-Arabiya and Al-Jazeera added to list of banned websites

Published on 8 April 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, April 8—Al-Jazeera on Tuesday accused the Houthis of blocking the network’s website, signaling another stage in the group’s aggressive clampdown on media institutions in Yemen.

Students killed in airstrike near Ibb school

Published on 8 April 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, April 7—Two students were killed and nine others injured Tuesday when an airstrike landed next to a school in Al-Sabrah district of Ibb governorate in central Yemen.

A pro-Hadi officer claims that AQAP has pledged to fight alongside the group against the Houthis. An AQAP source confirmed the info, but clarified that the group was not loyal to Hadi.

Fighting in Abyan governorate continues as anti-Houthi forces advance

Published on 8 April 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, April 8—Military sources in Abyan’s Lawdar district claimed on Wednesday that the 111th Infantry Brigade had cut off supplies to Houthi fighters and their allies in the governorate and had them surrounded since Tuesday. Shaker Al-Ghadir, an officer in the pro-Hadi 111th Infantry Brigade, said violent clashes with Houthi militants and their supporters in the 15th Armored brigade had killed at least 35 from either side since Tuesday.

(adenalghad.net)

NDC Southern Movement faction calls for return to dialogue

Published on 8 April 2015 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, April 7—Members of the Southern Movement who represented the group at the National Dialogue Conference (NDC) of 2013 and 2014 released a statement on Tuesday calling for an end to hostilities and a return to dialogue.

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Yemen in Danger of Becoming Completely Isolated from the World

Published on 4 May 2015 by Sara Al-Zawqari in Report

Abdulla Al Ariqy, like many Yemenis woke up this morning grateful that telecommunications and internet lines were still operating

This article has photo galleryShould Pakistan join the fight in Yemen?

Published on 8 April 2015 by Brett Scott in Report

Saudi Arabia has requested Pakistan to support coalition forces with naval ships, aircraft and ground troops in its military offensive on Houthi rebels and allied military units in Yemen.

A Yemeni guy among the protesters in front of the Yemeni embassy holding a placard reads “ To UN:open the air space, we are homeless in Egypt”.

Stranded abroad: Yemenis long to return home

Published on 8 April 2015 by Ali Aboluhom in Report

Amjad Bahashwan felt very fortunate to be chosen for a media training course in Egypt, but the Saudi-led airstrikes on March 26 has left him stranded in Cairo. He had completed his course, his flight was booked and his suitcase packed, but because of the imposed no-fly zone, his flight never left Cairo for Sana’a.

Picture of the week

Picture of the Week

Published on 9 April 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in Picture of the week


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