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(Source of photo: www.eremnews.com)

Retired officers to go ahead with Nov. 30 protest

Published on 27 November 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A, Nov. 26—The Retired Military and Security Officers Association announced on Wednesday they will push ahead with protests planned in the south on Nov. 30, despite a recent presidential decree to compensate retired officers.

Counter-terrorism forces rescue eight

Published on 27 November 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Nov. 26—Yemeni counter-terrorism forces freed eight captives held by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) on Tuesday, according to a statement made by the Yemen High Security Committee.

(Source of photo: www.marebpress.net)

400 foreign Salafi students leave Yemen

Published on 27 November 2014 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, Nov. 26— Four hundred foreign students studying in the Al-Fayoush Salafi Center located in the Tuban district of Lahj governorate are leaving and returning to their home countries on Thursday.

(Source of photo: www.adenalghad.net)

Southern Labor Union strikes

Published on 27 November 2014 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, Nov. 26—The Southern Labor Union held a partial strike on Wednesday in Aden, in preparation for a full strike set to take place on Thursday. The union described the strikes as part of a series of escalations in the lead up to the country’s Nov. 30 deadline.

In exchange for the Houthis not advancing into the governorate‭, ‬tribesmen agreed to protect infrastructure and any Houthis living in Marib‭.‬ (Source of photo: www.alsahwa-yemen.net)

Ceasefire agreement signed in Marib

Published on 27 November 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Nov. 26—Members of the Obaidah, Jedaan, and Murad tribes signed a ceasefire agreement with the Houthis on Monday, agreeing not to engage in clashes with each other.

Early Wednesday morning fighting broke out near the house (pictured) of Sam Al-Ahmar, a member of the prominent Al-Ahmar family, in Al-Hasaba area, Sana’a. (Photo by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki)

Violent clashes between Houthis and Al-Ahmar’s security

Published on 27 November 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Nov. 26—Violent clashes broke out Wednesday morning in Al-Hasaba area in Sana’a between Houthis and armed escorts of Sheikh Sam Yahya Hussein Al-Ahmar.

Houthi slogan on Al-Saeed Mosque in Rada'a city.

AQAP fights back against Houthis in Al-Baida

Published on 24 November 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Nov. 24—Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) on Sunday announced that its fighters and allied tribesmen in Rada'a city and surrounding villages in Al-Baida governorate carried out six attacks against Houthis on Saturday and Sunday.

 

(www.lahjnews.net)

Hadi announces new security sector appointments

Published on 25 November 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Nov. 24—President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi issued a declaration on Sunday appointing former GPC governor of Taiz, Hamoud Khalid Al-Soufi, as head of the country’s Political Security Bureau, one of Yemen’s domestic intelligence agencies.

Houthis clash with tribesmen in Dhamar

Published on 25 November 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Nov. 23—Clashes broke out on Sunday at noon between Houthis and members of the powerful Bayt Hanash tribe in Dhamar city, located in Yemen’s Dhamar governorate. The clashes left one Houthi injured.

(yemen-press.com)

Defense minister calls for Houthi integration into security forces

Published on 25 November 2014 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA'A, Nov. 24—Defense Minister Mahmoud Al-Subaihi stated on Sunday at Yemen’s military police headquarters in Sana’a that Houthi popular committees would be integrated into the country’s military and security forces.

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