Mohammad Zaid

A self-taught physicist with ideas to help Yemen

Published on 17 May 2010 by Mohammad Ghoath

Mohammad Zaid, 30, has given lectures on physics at the University of Sana’a. He has been mentioned in the Yemeni press, and says that he has a plan for water desalination that could save the Yemeni government millions of dollars. But Mohammad doesn’t even hold a bachelor’s degree.

Rashad Mohammad Ismail, leading member of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

AQAP responds to death of bin Laden

Published on 5 May 2011 by Muneer Al-Omari

Moneer Al-Omari interviewed Al-Qaeda leader Rashad Mohammad Ismail, known widely as Abu Al-Fida, over the phone to discuss several topics including his views about Sheikh Osama bin Laden’s death and the future of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).

We have unfair prejudices and stereotypes against tribes.

A woman among the tribes

Published on 20 July 2009 by Amel Al-Ariqi

Her dedication in addressing tribal conflict, one of Yemen's most challenging issues, makes her one of a kind.

“I was born in Saudi Arabia and my basic education was in their schools. Therefore, my position regarding the kingdom is based on my personal experience and knowledge about their actions against us.”

“Yemen has the right to establish political and economic relationships with Iran.”

Published on 14 November 2016 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki

Mohammed Tahir Anaam is a politician, religious scholar, founding member of Yemen’s first Salafi party (Al-Rashad) as well as its Supreme Committee member, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education, and a former member of the National Dialogue Conference. Upon his return from a long trip in which he visited a number of countries including Russia and China, The Yemen Times sat with Anaam to ask about details of his journey, which he said it aimed to tell the truth about the ongoing war against Yemen.


Admitting Houthis are inside Saudi Arabia, Brig. Gen. Asiri: “Houthis are sacrificing their lives just to take pictures near the border”

Published on 25 September 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki

Assiri: Glad to have this conversation over the phone with you, especially because you are currently in Sana’a witnessing all the events, meaning your questions will be coming from inquiries circulating among every Yemeni citizen in the country. Before we start, I would like to say to all Yemenis that Ali Abdullah Saleh is the cause of all the current battles in Yemen, he handed over the state’s arsenals, the army, and the Yemeni public to the Houthis with the aim of destroying Yemen and its people.  

Iran’s envoy in Sana’a: sorry for Saudi losing its resources through attrition warfare

Published on 16 March 2016 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki

In an exclusive interview with the Yemen Times, Iran’s Chargés d'Affaires in Yemen Murtadha Abedin says Ansar Allah should respect journalists and media workers.

Saudi-led airstrikes necessary

Published on 1 April 2015 by Khalid Al-Karimi

Abdulsalam Mohammed is the head of the Abad Center for Strategic Studies in Sana'a. In October, the center released a report, predicting that the Houthis would invade the south. This month, that prediction came true. The Houthis are currently engaged in a number of fronts in the south, seeking to expand their control.  

Fatima Al-Selwi

“Yemeni women have great abilities”

Published on 25 March 2015 by Khalid Al-Karimi

Yemen has for long ranked poorly in gender equality. The Global Gender Gap Report, released annually by the World Economic Forum, has repeatedly ranked Yemen dead last.

Despite this, Fatima Al-Selwi, the businesswomen office director at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Sana’a’s Capital Secretariat, is optimistic things are changing.

Despite the resignation of the Cabinet on Jan. 22 the UNHCR continues to work with deputy ministers, according to Johannes van der Klaauw.

‘Despite its poverty, Yemen is the most hospitable’

Published on 23 March 2015 by Ali Aboluhom

Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the Middle East, is heavily dependent on international aid by donor countries and international organizations.

“If politics divide us, let humanity bring us together”

Published on 30 November -1 by Khalid Al-Karimi

The National Foundation for Combating Human Trafficking in Yemen, established in 2009, addresses the issue of human trafficking through awareness-raising campaigns, workshops, and advocacy in government.