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In Brief

Published on 23 October 2014 by in News

Armed men break into Interior Ministry headquarters

SANA’A, Oct. 22—Two sources in the Interior Ministry said that a group of armed men, allegedly Houthis, stormed the headquarters of the ministry and expelled workers from their offices.

JMP threatens to boycott government

Published on 23 October 2014 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, Oct. 22—The Supreme Council of the Joint Meeting Parties (JMP) on Tuesday sent a letter to President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi claiming they will not be a part of the government if they do not receive what they perceive to be fair representation.

Draft constitution 80 percent complete

Published on 23 October 2014 by Ali Abulohoom in News

SANA'A, Oct. 21—Under the auspices of the General Secretariat of the National Dialogue Conference (NDC), the Taiz Center for Human Rights (TCHR) on Tuesday organized a discussion panel on the drafting of Yemen’s new constitution.

Clashes over Rada’a city

Published on 23 October 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A, Oct. 22—Clashes between the Houthis and alleged Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) militants are still ongoing in Rada’a district of Al-Baida governorate.

Southern Movement pitches camps in Mukalla

Published on 23 October 2014 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, Oct. 21—The Southern Movement on Monday set up camps in Mukalla city of Hadramout governorate, calling for the south’s independence.

Although not all families have received the assistance they need, more aid is expected in the coming days. (Faisal Al-Aswad)

Islamic Relief assists IDPs in Al-Jawf

Published on 23 October 2014 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, Oct. 21—The Islamic Relief Organization launched a relief program on Tuesday serving internally displaced persons (IDPs) in five districts of Al-Jawf governorate.

As of Wednesday, AQAP controlled Al-Odain district and fighting between alleged AQAP and Houthi militants had taken place in Mashoora district.

AQAP, Houthis clash in Ibb

Published on 23 October 2014 by Ali Saeed in News

SANA’A, Oct. 21—The Houthis’ expansion in Ibb governorate is being challenged by alleged members of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), supported by local armed tribesmen, who engaged in clashes throughout the last week in different areas of Ibb, two local journalists told the Yemen Times.

Women’s electronics business emerges winner

Published on 21 October 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Oct. 19—Ladies For Maintenance, a women’s only business for servicing electronics, on Saturday secured first place at Block One Business, an entrepreneurship competition in Sana’a.

Houthis break into state oil company

Published on 21 October 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Oct. 20—More than twenty armed Houthis broke into the Sana’a office of the state-run Safer Exploration & Production Operations Company on Sunday, a source in the company told the Yemen Times.

Supreme Security Committee to enforce motorcycle ban

Published on 21 October 2014 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, Oct. 20—The Supreme Security Committee on Sunday announced it would begin enforcing the long-standing motorbike ban in the capital city in a move to maintain security there.

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