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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.

Post offices in Wadi Hadramout reopen after five-day shutdown

Published on 22 July 2014 by Ali Saeed in News

SANA’A, July 21—Following the armed robbery of a post office in Wadi Hadramout and the consequent closure of all branches in the area on July 15, post offices reopened on Sunday, according to Fahd Al-Amri, security chief of Wadi Hadramout.

Explosive kills two in Dhamar

Published on 22 July 2014 by Abdulkareem Al-Nahari in News

DHAMAR, July 21—Two young men were killed when an improvised explosive device went off on Friday in Otoma district, Dhamar governorate.

Although Eritrea released 135 Yemeni fishermen in January and 154 back in May, it kept Yemeni fishing boats, leaving returning fishermen in a poor financial state.

Eritrea confiscated 863 Yemeni fishing boats since 2006

Published on 22 July 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA'A, July 21—Eritrean authorities have confiscated 863 Yemeni fishing boats since 2006, according to Ali Hassan Buhaidr, the secretary general of the Fishery Cooperative Union.

AQAP orders women in Hadramout not to leave home unaccompanied

Published on 22 July 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A July 21—Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) militants in Haridha city, Hadramout governorate, distributed brochures to residents on Sunday, listing a number of demands, including that women not go outside unless accompanied by a close male relative.

Mediation committee arrives in Al-Jawf

Published on 22 July 2014 by Amal Al-Yarisi in News

SANA’A, July 21—Amid the arrival of a mediation committee on Saturday to Al-Jawf governorate, the Houthis and the Islah Party traded blame and put forth differing views on whether a ceasefire is in effect.

Many relatives and supporters of Al-Qushaibi gathered at the hospital‭, ‬bearing their weapons and refusing to let journalists inside‭.‬

Houthis hand over Al-Qushaibi’s corpse to the state

Published on 22 July 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, July 21—The corpse of Brigadier Hameed Al-Qushaibi, commander of the 310th Armored Brigade, was handed over by the Houthis and was transported to Sana’a’s military hospital late Sunday.

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