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IN Brief (Aug. 28 2014)

Published on 28 August 2014 by in News

Last Yemeni detainees released from Afghanistan

SANA’A, Aug. 27—The National Organization for Defending Rights and Freedoms (HOOD) said that Yemeni Authorities have received the last two Yemeni detainees from Bagram Detention Center in Afghanistan.

Violence continues in Al-Jawf, prominent tribal leader killed

Published on 28 August 2014 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, Aug. 27—Violent clashes ongoing between the Houthis and opposing tribesmen in Al-Jawf governorate, have left a prominent tribal leader dead.

One soldier killed, three injured in Al-Dhale city

Published on 28 August 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA'A Aug. 27—One soldier was killed and three people were wounded in an attack on an army vehicle in Al-Dhale city by unknown armed men on Tuesday.

Al-Saidi: 40 million Arabs are illiterate, more than 8 million are from Yemen

ALESCO: Illiteracy exceeds 8 million mark in Yemen

Published on 28 August 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Aug. 27 - There are 8.5 million male and female illiterates in Yemen, which accounts for almost a third of the country’s population of 26 million, according to Dr. Yahya Al-Saidi, manager of the Education Administration at the Arab League Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (ALECSO).

Officer assassinated in Dhamar following recent killings

Published on 28 August 2014 by Abdulkarim Al-Nahari in News

DHAMAR, Aug. 27—Unknown armed men riding on a motorbike assassinated Major Fazea Al-Buaithi, the manager of the Relations and Guidance Office for Dhamar governorate’s police, near a qat market in Dhamar city, on Tuesday afternoon.

Tribe occupies Rada’a city after two of its members killed

Published on 28 August 2014 by Ali Saeed in News

SANA’A, Aug. 27—Dozens of armed tribesmen from Gaifah, north Rada’a district, momentarily occupied Rada’a city in Al-Baida governorate on Monday after two of their relatives were killed earlier that morning by unknown gunmen, local sources told the Yemen Times.

Houthi leader pushes forward with demands, exchanges heated rhetoric with Hadi

Published on 28 August 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Aug. 27—Tensions rise in the capital as Houthi leader Abdulmalik Al-Houthi and President Hadi exchange letters and condemn each other in speeches. Al-Houthi says he will not back down and announced that protests will escalate on Friday, while Hadi says he will not bow to pressure from the rebel group.

Cabinet approves annual bonuses for public employees

Published on 28 August 2014 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, Aug. 27—The cabinet approved the annual bonuses for civil servants, military and security personnel due since 2012, on Tuesday. The payments are set to become effective on Thursday.

Houthi encampents continue to grow in the capital.Guarded by Houthi members these camps have become home to followers of Abdulmalik Al-Houthi, who are calling to topple the government.

Houthi camps in the capital continue to grow

Published on 28 August 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

“We are not leaving the square until our demands are met”

SANA’A, Aug. 26— Protest camps in downtown Sana’a are witnessing a daily influx of Houthi supporters from both within Sana’a governorate and from governorates around the country.

IN Brief (Aug. 26 2014)

Published on 26 August 2014 by in News

Specialized Criminal Court issues death sentence

SANA’A, Aug. 25—The Specialized Criminal Court issued a death sentence on Monday convicting three suspects for the murder of Arafat Abdulmoghni, the deputy head of the Sana’a Public Works Office, and his escort Yahia Al-Jumaie.