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Yemeni Parliament approves Bahah government

Published on 18 December 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshiki in News

SANA'A, Dec. 18—Yemen’s Parliament unanimously granted a vote of confidence on Thursday afternoon to the new Cabinet formed by Khalid Bahah that was formed on Nov. 9.

Southerners attend funeral procession for Khalid Al-Junaid. (Adanalghad.com)

Fact-finding committee to investigate Al-Junaid’s death

Published on 18 December 2014 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, Dec.16—The Security Department in Aden established a fact-finding committee on Tuesday to investigate the death of Khalid Al-Junaid, a southern political activist who was shot dead on Monday.

Houthis condemn G10 Statement

Published on 18 December 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Dec. 17—Houthis, also known as Ansar Allah, have condemned a Group of Ten Ambassadors (G10) statement released on Monday that calls for the full implementation of the GCC Initiative and Peace and National Partnership Agreement signed on Sept. 21.

Sources say the Houthis were angered by the recent appointment of an Ali Mohsen ally as the new Armed Forces Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Al-Houthi refers to Hadi as “an umbrella for corruption”

Published on 18 December 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Dec. 16— Al-Masira channel aired a speech of Houthi leader Abdulmalik Al-Houthi on Monday morning, in which he accused President Hadi of being, “an umbrella for corruption.”

Two car bombs detonated at a checkpoint manned by the Houthis in Rada’a city on Tuesday evening.  (Yemeni press)

16 female students killed in double car bomb

Published on 18 December 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Dec. 16—On Tuesday evening, 28 people were killed and 34 injured after two car bombs exploded at a checkpoint manned by the Houthis in downtown Rada’a city in Yemen’s Al-Baida governorate. Among those dead were 16 school girls riding a bus that was passing through the checkpoint at the time of the explosion.

(hasadalyoum.com)

GPC withholds vote of confidence

Published on 18 December 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A, Dec. 17—The parliamentary bloc of the General People’s Congress (GPC) refused in Tuesday’s parliamentary session to give the new cabinet a vote of confidence, accusing it of ignoring the reform recommendations put forth by the Parliament.

First issue of Al-Thawra newspaper published after Houthis stormed its headquarters on Tuesday.

Houthis takeover Al-Thawra newspaper

Published on 18 December 2014 by Ali Aboluhom in News

Minister of Info: Government will not become a puppet

Houthis blow up homes of alleged AQAP members

Published on 16 December 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Dec. 15—The Houthis allegedly blew-up four homes on Sunday belonging to individuals they claimed to be members of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in the town of Hamat Bani Sarar in Rada’a. The Houthis declined to comment on the allegations.

Four men clad in Abayas were stopped at a border crossing in Hajja governorate. A shoot-out with security forces left three of the men dead and one injured.

Identity of alleged AQAP members in Haradh attack remains unknown

Published on 16 December 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Dec. 14—Security sources told the Yemen Times that investigations into a shoot-out that took place Saturday at the Haradh border crossing with Saudi Arabia in Hajja governorate are ongoing, but have not yet produced any tangible results.

Many store owners in Aden chose to close their shops on Monday, in support of the Southern Movement’s call for a strike.

Civil disobedience campaign held in southern governorates

Published on 16 December 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Dec. 15—A number of employees working in government institutions in Yemen’s southern governorates participated in a campaign of peaceful civil disobedience on Monday, lasting from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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