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IN Brief (Aug. 21 2014)

Published on 21 August 2014 by in News

Taiz public transport benefits from 20 percent hike

SANA’A, August 20—The Transportation Fees Committee in Taiz governorate approved a 20 percent increase in fares for all public transportation in the governorate on Tuesday.

Tribal leader assassinated in Sana’a

Published on 21 August 2014 by Amal Al-Yarisi in News

SANA’A, Aug. 20—Unknown armed men assassinated Abdulkareem Al-Dhahab in Sana’a on Tuesday, leaving two of his bodyguards inured.

Presidential committee in Al-Jawf meets tribal leaders, agreement reached

Published on 21 August 2014 by Amal Al-Yarisi in News

SANA’A, Aug. 19—The presidential committee tasked to reach a ceasefire agreement in Al-Jawf governorate reached an agreement on Tuesday with tribal leaders in Al-Jawf to be approved by President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi.

JMP declines GPC’s reconciliation offer

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

SANA’A Aug.19—The Joint Meeting Parties (JMP) refused the reconciliation document on tuesday presented by the General People’s Congress on Monday.

Clashes in Hadramout; Banks shut down

Published on 21 August 2014 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, Aug. 19—Military units associated with the 2nd Military Command in Hadramout governorate stormed a villa on Al-Siteen Street in the capital city of Mukalla late Monday. The villa was used by militants to plot terrorist attacks, according to the state-run Saba News Agency.

Houthi camps along the West of Sana'a‭ ‬

Houthis threaten to topple Hadi government; Crisis deepens in the capital

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

SANA’A, Aug. 20—Houthis welcomed the formation of the ten-member negotiation committee that President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi established on Wednesday, after a meeting with members of parliament, the Shura Council, and cabinet ministers.

Clashes between two tribes in Sana'a leave one dead, several injured

Published on 19 August 2014 by Madiha Al-Junaid in News

SANA'A, Aug. 18—Clashes between the Al-Qanis and Al-Zaidi tribes erupted on Saturday during a wedding ceremony in Sawan neighborhood in the capital of Sana’a, leaving one dead and seven injured, according to Abdulaziz Al-Ajli, the security manager of Sho'oub district in Sana’a governorate.

Clashes in Hadramout between military and AQAP suspects

Published on 19 August 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A, Aug. 18—Four alleged Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) members and a soldier were killed on Sunday in clashes between gunmen and the military in Al-Qatan city in Hadramout governorate, according to the Defense Ministry’s website.

In Brief

In Brief

Published on 19 August 2014 by in News

“The Tribe’s son and the Challenge” documentary launches in Sana’a

SANA’A, Aug. 18—The Ministry of Culture launched on Saturday the documentary film “The Tribe’s son and the Challenge,” which is a biography of the military engineer Captain Hassan Farhan Bin Jalal.

AQAP announces support for ISIL

Published on 19 August 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Aug. 17—Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a statement on its Al-Manbar website on August 14 announcing support for the operations of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which now calls itself the Islamic State, in Iraq.

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