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Clashes near Al-Iman University in Sana'a

Published on 18 September 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A, Sept. 18—Clashes between armed Houthi members and government forces broke out on Thursday at noon near Al-Iman University which is headed by Abdulmajeed Al-Zindani, a prominent leader of the Islah Party.

2011 uprising victims still await compensation

Published on 18 September 2014 by Ali Abulohoom in News

SANA’A, Sept. 16—Victims of the 2011 uprising and Southern Movement clashes have still not been compensated despite President Hadi ordering the monthly payments to begin at the end of July.

Negotiations ongoing between the Houthis, government

Published on 18 September 2014 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, Sept. 16—Negotiations between the Houthis and the government will go ahead, despite obstacles, Mohammed Al-Bukhaiti told the Yemen Times.

UN Sanctions Committee prepared to punish political spoilers

Published on 18 September 2014 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, Sept. 17—The UN Security Council Sanctions Committee issued a statement on Tuesday saying it is ready to consider determining individuals and entities to be sanctioned for obstructing Yemen’s political transition.

111th Brigade soldiers on strike in Abyan

Published on 18 September 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Sept. 16—The 111th Infantry Mountain Brigade in Ahwar district of Abyan governorate has witnessed a division in the past two weeks, as two units in the brigade refuse to obey their commander’s orders to fight off Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).

Yemen Today employees threaten protest escalation

Published on 18 September 2014 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, Sept. 17—Employees of Yemen Today, a satellite TV channel owned by former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, threatened on Wednesday to continue their protests unless their demands are met.

Newly appointed US ambassador holds first press conference

Published on 18 September 2014 by Ali Abolohoum in News

SANA'A, Sept. 17—Matthew H. Tueller, newly appointed US ambassador to Yemen, held his first press conference on Wednesday morning following his arrival to Sana’a at the end of May.

Government victory claims in Al-Ghail contradicted

Published on 18 September 2014 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, Sept. 16—Brigadier Adel Al-Qumeri, the commander of the Al-Jawf Command, announced on Tuesday that the military has achieved victory over the Houthis in Al-Ghail district of Al-Jawf governorate through air and land attacks.

Clashes erupted in Shamlan area in the capital on Wednesday, one day after the Houthis took control of Al-Qabel village, 15 km outside Sana’a. (Ahmed Alshalfi / Facebook)

Clashes in capital after Houthis seize nearby village

Published on 18 September 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A Sept. 17—The Houthis took control of Al-Qabel village in Bani Al-Harith district, north of the capital Sana’a, on Tuesday after several hours of fighting.

In Brief

In Brief

Published on 16 September 2014 by in News

Yemeni author wins short story competition

SANA’A, Sept. 15—Yemeni author Marwan Al-Sharifi, along with Iraqi and Moroccan authors, won the 2014 short story competition organized by Sadana Foundation in the UAE.

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