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Copy of Cabinet resignation letter posted on Twitter by Information Minister Nadia Al-Sakkaf.

Cabinet and Hadi resign

Published on 22 January 2015 by Ahlam Mohsen in News

SANA’A, Jan. 22-- Following the resignation of the Cabinet, announced in a letter from Prime Minister Bahah to President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi Thursday evening, the president has himself resigned, sending a letter to the Parliament, according to Information Minister Nadia Al-Sakkaf. 

Hadi and Houthis release agreement

Published on 22 January 2015 by Ali Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Jan. 22—A document outlining nine articles agreed upon by President Hadi and Houthi representatives, including the release of the director of the president’s office, Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak, was published Thursday morning. 

Abdulmalik Al-Houthi spelled out his group’s demands in a 90-minute speech he gave on the Houthi-affiliated Al-Masira channel on Tuesday evening.

President approves Houthi demands

Published on 21 January 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Jan. 21–President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi has agreed to implement demands made during Abdulmalik Al-Houthi’s televised speech on Tuesday.

Under orders from Aden’s Supreme Security Committee, the international airport, harbor, and all border crossings will remain closed until further notice. (yemen-sound.org)

Aden shuts all entry points over Sana’a “coup”

Published on 21 January 2015 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, Jan. 21—All entrances to Aden governorate were closed Wednesday morning through a decree by the Supreme Security Committee of Aden.

The general news director of the Yemen TV channel, Tawfik Al-Sharabi, resigned on Tuesday in response to Houthi interference with the channel’s editorial policy. (Tawfik Al-Sharabi’s Facebook page)

Director of Yemen TV resigns

Published on 21 January 2015 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, Jan. 20—The general news director of the state-run Yemen TV channel resigned from his post on Tuesday in response to Houthi interference with the channel’s editorial policy.

Members of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed responsibility for the attack on a Houthi checkpoint, which reportedly left five dead. Local Houthi representatives denied suffering any losses. (Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki)

Houthis killed in Rada’a explosion

Published on 21 January 2015 by Ali Aboluhom in News

SANA’A, Jan. 21— Five Houthi militants were reportedly killed in an explosion on Tuesday night in Rada’a district

Following discussions on Monday, several tribal leaders in Marib have threatened to attack vital infrastructure in their governorate if any “harm” comes to President Hadi. (Amal Al-Yarisi)

Marib tribes demonstrate support for Hadi

Published on 21 January 2015 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A, Jan. 20—Marib tribal leaders announced on Monday evening they would blow up electricity lines and oil pipelines if President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi was harmed.

The Houthis took over a state news agency and a TV station during Monday’s clashes.(Hamzah Alkamaly

Heavy clashes between Houthis and government troops in Sana’a

Published on 19 January 2015 by Ahlam Mohsen in News

SANA’A, Jan. 19—Intense fighting broke out in Yemen’s capital Monday between security forces and the Houthis, threatening Yemen’s recently appointed Cabinet and the presidency itself.

Houthis were upset that Bin Mubarak was forging ahead with the new constitution. (ar.wikipedia.org)

Hadi’s office silent on Bin Mubarak kidnapping

Published on 19 January 2015 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, Jan. 18—The whereabouts of Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak, President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi’s chief of staff, remain unknown after he was kidnapped on Saturday. As of Monday evening, President Hadi and his office had yet to release a statement regarding his kidnapping.

Houthis and GPC refuse to vote on constitution

Published on 19 January 2015 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A, Jan.18—Representatives for both the General People’s Congress (GPC) and the Houthis in the National Authority for Monitoring the Implementation of NDC Outcomes refused to discuss the final draft of Yemen’s new constitution on Saturday.

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