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Issue #1824

News

Officer assassinated in Hadramout

Published on 14 October 2014 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, Oct. 13—Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) on Sunday claimed responsibility for the assassination of an officer in Al-Shiher district of Hadramout governorate, in the south of Yemen.

Yemen to update its customs data system

Published on 14 October 2014 by Ali Saeed in News

SANA’A, Oct. 12—At Sana’a International Airport testing began this week of a new version of the Automated System for Customs Data, which is used for customs at ports around the country, officials at the Customs Authority told the Yemen Times.

The statement circulated on news websites and Twitter accounts, claiming the establishment of “Supporters of the Islamic State in the Arabian Peninsula.”

Email declares pro-Islamic State group in Yemen

Published on 14 October 2014 by Ali Saeed in News

SANA’A, Oct. 13—Hundreds of journalists in Yemen received an email on Friday which included a statement announcing the formation of a new organization named “Supporters of the Islamic State in the Arabian Peninsula.”

Attacks during Eid leave 95 dead

Published on 14 October 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Oct. 12—A number of attacks around Yemen last week left at least 95 Yemenis dead and 110 injured.

AQAP releases kidnapped officer

Published on 14 October 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A Oct. 13—Kidnapped Colonel Saad Mabkhut Ziad, the deputy commander of the 26th Mechanized Brigade in Al-Baida governorate, was released by AQAP members on Oct. 7.

A photo on Tawakkol Karman’s Facebook page allegedly showing Houthis who broke into her house.

Islah Party condemns Houthi raids

Published on 14 October 2014 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, Oct. 12—The Islah Party on Saturday released a press statement calling on the Houthis to stop raiding and searching the houses of party members and activists.

Aden commemorates 51st revolution anniversary

Published on 14 October 2014 by Ali Abulohoom in News

SANA’A, Oct. 13—Hundred of thousands of protesters have flocked to Aden from around the country to commemorate the 51st anniversary of the former South Yemen’s 1963 revolution against British occupation on October 14.

Khaled Bahah, Yemen’s envoy to the United Nations, was announced as the new prime minister on Monday.

New prime minister appointed

Published on 14 October 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Oct. 13—President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi, during a meeting with his advisors on Monday, announced Khaled Bahah as Yemen’s new prime minister, the state-run Saba News Agency reported.

Opinion

Yemen’s Youth Disillusioned

Published on 14 October 2014 by themedialine.org D. Robbins in Opinion

Trying to come to terms with new political realities in Sana’a

Kuwait: Canada’s risky ally

Published on 14 October 2014 by muftah.org Erin Kilbride in Opinion

Canada announced on Thursday, October 9, that its aerial base in the fight against the so-called “Islamic State” (ISIL) will be housed in the State of Kuwait. Canadian warplanes are set to begin missions to Iraq and Syria within a few weeks.

What gives legitimacy to ISIL’s rhetoric?

Published on 14 October 2014 by aljazeera.com Soumaya Ghannoushi in Opinion

Failure of top-down modernization and disintegration of post-colonial national borders have cost the region dearly.

Interview

Viewing the past as a wonderul time for tourism in Yemen and the present as wrought with challenges, Baider remains hopeful the industry will recover.

On being a tour guide in Yemen: “It’s both the hardest and best job”

Published on 14 October 2014 by Yemen Times Staff in Interview

Ahmed Baider is a 21-year-old student at Sana’a University, where he studies business management. He is also a tour guide for his family’s tourism agency, in addition to working for Wings Travel Agency, in order to learn even more about the industry.

Report

The campaign depends on people spreading the word through social media. The two-man team has managed to attract dozens of young participants, who have helped paint portraits, provide ideas, or donate materials.

This article has photo galleryA graffiti campaign to stop violence

Published on 14 October 2014 by Ali Abulohoom in Report

The 2011 uprising succeeded in weakening constraints on freedom of expression in Yemen.

From the mosque to the battlefield

Published on 14 October 2014 by Mohammed Al-Khayat in Report

Around five years ago, in the Al-Sunna Mosque in Taiz, supporters of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) tried to recruit young men to wage jihad in the southern Yemeni governorate of Abyan.


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