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At Aden International Airport on Friday activists raised the flag of the former South Yemen. (Huna Aden)

Tensions mount in Aden as three killed in clashes

Published on 26 January 2015 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, Jan. 25—Tensions remain high in Aden governorate following the resignation of President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi and the Cabinet on Thursday.

A Houthi rebel brandishes a blade toward Yemeni protesters at an anti-Houthi demonstration in Sana’a. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images)

Anti-Houthi protestors assaulted and arrested

Published on 26 January 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Jan. 26—Student protests on Monday morning took a violent turn in Sana’a, with protesters reporting arrests and violent attacks that involved daggers and batons.

A Houthi source said that all ministers are under surveillance for their own safety and to keep them from travelling abroad. (Yemen-press.com)

President and Cabinet members remain under house arrest for sake of “security”

Published on 26 January 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Jan. 26—President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi and members of his technocratic Cabinet, all of whom resigned last Thursday, remain under house arrest by Houthi popular committees.

Clashes are occuring almost daily in Rada’a district, and AQAP-backed tribesmen have taken advantage of the Houthis’ preoccupation in Sana’a. (Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki)

Dozens killed in two days of clashes in Rada’a

Published on 26 January 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, JAN. 25—At least 14 people were killed on Sunday night in the Rada’a district of Al-Baida governorate in clashes between Houthis and tribesmen backed by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).

The Houthis stole the minister’s official stamp, which he requires for official correspondence, memos, and paying salaries.

Armed Houthis enter Ministry of Electricity

Published on 26 January 2015 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, Jan. 26—On Sunday armed Houthi members entered the Ministry of Electricity and Energy and took the minister’s official stamp. No Houthis were subsequently stationed inside the ministry and work resumed as usual on Monday.

Military brigades in Abyan governorate have taken additional security measures following the attack on Monday.

Attack on military brigade in Abyan

Published on 26 January 2015 by Ali Aboluhom in News

SANA’A, Jan. 26—One soldier was killed and four others injured on Monday in an attack on Saeed Fort’s 131st Infantry Brigade, in the Shuqra district of Abyan governorate.

Copy of Cabinet resignation letter posted on Twitter by Information Minister Nadia Al-Sakkaf.

Cabinet and Hadi resign

Published on 22 January 2015 by Ahlam Mohsen in News

SANA’A, Jan. 22-- Following the resignation of the Cabinet, announced in a letter from Prime Minister Bahah to President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi Thursday evening, the president has himself resigned, sending a letter to the Parliament, according to Information Minister Nadia Al-Sakkaf. 

Hadi and Houthis release agreement

Published on 22 January 2015 by Ali Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Jan. 22—A document outlining nine articles agreed upon by President Hadi and Houthi representatives, including the release of the director of the president’s office, Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak, was published Thursday morning. 

Abdulmalik Al-Houthi spelled out his group’s demands in a 90-minute speech he gave on the Houthi-affiliated Al-Masira channel on Tuesday evening.

President approves Houthi demands

Published on 21 January 2015 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Jan. 21–President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi has agreed to implement demands made during Abdulmalik Al-Houthi’s televised speech on Tuesday.

Under orders from Aden’s Supreme Security Committee, the international airport, harbor, and all border crossings will remain closed until further notice. (yemen-sound.org)

Aden shuts all entry points over Sana’a “coup”

Published on 21 January 2015 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, Jan. 21—All entrances to Aden governorate were closed Wednesday morning through a decree by the Supreme Security Committee of Aden.

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