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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.

Netherlands grants Yemen $4.9 million in aid

Published on 17 July 2014 by Ali Saeed in News

SANA’A, July 16—The Netherlands agreed on Monday to grant Yemen $4.9 million to finance a project aimed at managing water resources in the Sana’a Basin, according to the state-run Saba News Agency.

Generator fumes kill eight family members in Dhamar

Published on 17 July 2014 by Abdulkareem Al-Nahari in News

DHAMAR, July 16—Eight members of the same family died in Dhamar governorate after inhaling toxic fumes from an electricity generator in the early hours of Monday morning. Five others survived but were hospitalized.

Islah moves closer to GPC in light of recent Houthi expansion

Published on 17 July 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, July 16—The Houthi takeover of Amran on July 8 has prompted leading Islah party figures to consider political realignment with the General People’s Congress (GPC).

Pesticide residue testing being carried out in Sa’ada, the country’s main source of Pomegranates. (Photo courtesy of Abdullah Masood)

Pesticide residue tests begin in Sa’ada

Published on 17 July 2014 by Ali Saeed in News

SANA’A, July 16—A team from the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation has been in Sa’ada governorate since Tuesday conducting tests on pomegranates for harmful levels of pesticide residue, Abdullah Masood, head of the Central Lab of Pesticide Residue Analysis, told the Yemen Times.

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