1564, Section: Report
Published on 18 December 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in Report
“The Houthis have provided a great service to us,” claimed Mohammad Al-Jabri, a local resident of Sana’a governorate’s Sanhan district. “The prophet Mohammad commanded us to oppose the Jews in everything they do, now, we’re doing just that,” he added.
Published on 18 December 2014 by Mohammad Al-Khayat in Report
“I loved her so much,” said Marwan Al-Marwani, remembering the woman he never got to marry.
Published on 18 December 2014 by Bassam Al-Khameri in Report
It has been four years since clashes between the military and Houthis in Sa’ada governorate came to an end. Residents of Sa’ada displaced by the fighting are yet to return home, however, as they continue to wait for properties damaged in the conflict to be reconstructed.
Published on 16 December 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in Report
Once a niche market, organic cosmetics are becoming increasingly popular worldwide as consumers learn about the often-touted benefits of organic products. While there is a growing distrust of mainstream brands and the pseudo-scientific claims they make, popular alternatives are still left wanting, particularly in Yemen.
Published on 16 December 2014 by Amal Al -Yarisi in Report
Since October, Rada’a city has been engulfed in a spiral of violence between Houthis, members of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and allied tribesmen. The ongoing fighting has effected a number of neighboring towns and villages, leaving thousands displaced.
Published on 11 December 2014 by in Report
A friend of Yemen was taken from us this week. In honor of Luke’s friendship and solidarity, the Yemen Times wanted to put together a tribute to honor his time and work in Yemen. But, in the end, we found Luke’s words more elegant and revealing of his character than ours.
Published on 11 December 2014 by The Yemen Times in Report
Threats against high-profile women such as Tawakkol Karman are concerning, but probably not surprising to most people. But when Shaima Jamal, a 23-year-old political science student at Sana’a University was targeted along with Karman in May and June, the threats raised more than a few eye-brows.
Published on 11 December 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in Report
Persistent instability and a rapidly deteriorating economy are nothing new in Yemen. However, the latest round of protests that began in August and the Houthi expansion that followed have pushed many Yemenis to the brink, prompting a growing number to seek opportunity abroad.
Published on 11 December 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in Report
Hamed Najib’s apartment, located in the Adhban neighborhood in Sana’a, has not received water from the government’s public utilities network for more than five months. Although Yemen is known to suffer from water scarcity, according to Najib this is an unusually long period of time.
Published on 9 December 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in Report
Abdul Nasser Al-Qafri, 50, has been working as a microbus driver in Sana’a for the last 15 years. He arrives at the Shumaila Sixty Meter station every day at 5 a.m., hoping each day that he can make a few hundred extra riyals before the other drivers arrive.