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The protesters have been occupying an important street in the city of Taiz since 2011‭ ‬until now‭.‬

Taiz’s Freedom Street remains closed

Published on 22 April 2014 by Najma Ali in News

SANA’A, April 21—Despite an agreement on Saturday between youth representatives of the 2011 uprising and the Interior Ministry, Freedom Street in Taiz remains closed—continuing to impact traffic and business in the area.

Armed men kill security officer in Sana’a

Published on 22 April 2014 by Yemen Times Staff in News

SANA’A, April 21—Unknown gunmen on a motorbike shot two security officers in Sana’a on Monday, killing one, according to colonel Mohamed Hizam, deputy director of public relations at the Ministry of Interior.

The four civilian victims were construction workers‭, ‬according to Abdulla Abdu Rabu Al-Khashm‭, ‬a resident of Al-Soma'ah district and an acquaintance of the civilian victims‭. ‬They were traveling in a Toyota Hilux at the time of the strike‭, ‬accordin

Air raid in Al-Beida kills 14

Published on 22 April 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, April 20—Fourteen people, including four civilians, were killed Saturday morning in an air raid on Al-Soma’ah district of Al-Beida governorate in central Yemen, according to the Ministry of Interior website and a local source.

Uzbek doctor freed, kidnappers still at large

Published on 22 April 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA'A, April 21―An Uzbek doctor kidnapped from Marib city was released Sunday after a week in captivity in Marib governorate.

Fifty-three people were reportedly killed on Sunday‭.‬

Dozens reported dead in two days of air strikes

Published on 22 April 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, April 21—Dozens were killed in a series of air raids on Sunday and Monday in Abyan, Shabwa and Marib governorates, according to the Ministry of Defense.

African migrants whose boat capsized in Yemeni waters before approaching the coast‭.‬

115 African migrants arrested while attempting to cross into Yemen

Published on 22 April 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A, April 20—Coastguard and military units on Saturday arrested 115 migrants and refugees traveling in two boats. The detained are from Somalia and Ethiopia.

Cars queue for fuel at a Sana'a gas station‭. ‬

Hodeida farmers protest diesel shortage

Published on 22 April 2014 by Madiha Al-Junaid in News

SANA’A, April 21—Hundreds of farmers in Hodeida demonstrated outside the local council office in Al-Dhahi district, Hodeida on Sunday to protest diesel shortages.

Security campaign to release abducted Uzbek doctor in Marib

Published on 17 April 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, April 16—Military and security forces were sent to Serwah district in Marib governorate in armored military vehicles on Wednesday to secure the release of an Uzbek national who was kidnapped on Sunday, according to the director of the Marib security office, Emad Hatim.

Judges continue strike, ignore Supreme Judicial Council

Published on 17 April 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A, April 16—The Yemeni Judges Club on Tuesday announced that the judge’s strike will continue in all courts despite Monday’s call by the Supreme Judicial Council to resume work. Redhwan Al-Omaisi, the club’s media officer, said that judges went on strike after a decision by the club, not the council, and they would not call it off at the council’s request.

The victim lost control of his car after he was shot dead‭.‬

Gunmen assassinate Al-Baida deputy governor

Published on 17 April 2014 by Fahd Al-Taweel in News

SANA'A, April 15—The deputy governor of Al-Baida province, Hussein Mohammed Qahtan Dayyan, was assassinated Tuesday morning by unidentified gunmen, a local security official told the Yemen Times.

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