1551, Section: Report
Published on 1 April 2015 by Ali Aboluhom in Report
Monday’s airstrike on Mazraq IDP camp in Hajjah governorate, which left at least 40 people dead and hunreds more injured, brought international attention to the plight of civilians casualties of the war.
Published on 30 March 2015 by Khalid Al-Karimi in Report
Before fleeing the country for Saudi Arabia, Yemen’s internationally recognized president, Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi, was holed up in Aden, the epicenter of a the separatist Southern Movement. His arrival in Aden following his escape from house arrest on Feb. 21, and the support he received from southern locals and politicians alike, may come as a surprise to anyone familiar with his controversial past.
Published on 23 March 2015 by Fareed Al-Homaid in Report
“I have sold hundreds of novels since last June—not world literature masterpieces, but ones written by Yemeni authors. Do you believe that?!” said Abduljabar Al-Attoani, owner of Abu Thaar Bookstore in the capital Sana’a.
Published on 23 March 2015 by Khalid Al-Karimi in Report
As Yemen teeters on the brink of civil war, it has been almost five years to the day that Jamal Benomar was appointed UN special envoy.
Published on 18 March 2015 by Bassam Al-Khameri in Report
For many people around the world, a birth certificate is a person’s first legal recognition by the state that they exist. In Yemen, 83 percent of minors remain without one, leaving them vulnerable to a number of abuses.
Published on 18 March 2015 by Fawzia Al Suwaidi in Report
Published on 18 March 2015 by Ali Aboluhom in Report
Mohammad Al-Dalei is only eight years old but has been riding horses at the police academy stables in Sana’a for two years. Because of his father Ali’s work with the police force, Mohammad is given privileged access to horses and a trainer, something far beyond the reach of all but a very select class of Yemenis.
Published on 18 March 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in Report
With a history of animosity between the Saudi government and the Houthis, and the latter’s backing from Iran, the group’s rise has been the cause of much alarm in Riyadh. As the situation continues to deteriorate, Yemenis working in the kingdom are concerned about how their host government might respond should the Houthis remain in power.
Published on 16 March 2015 by Ali Aboluhom in Report
Osama Mohammad, six, was playing with other children in front of his home in Sana’a’s Hasaba neighborhood in late 2011, when he stepped on a land mine that detonated, causing permanent damage to his left leg which later had to be amputated.
Published on 12 March 2015 by Ali Mohsen Aboluhom in Report