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Clashes between two tribes in Sana'a leave one dead, several injured

Published on 19 August 2014 by Madiha Al-Junaid in News

SANA'A, Aug. 18—Clashes between the Al-Qanis and Al-Zaidi tribes erupted on Saturday during a wedding ceremony in Sawan neighborhood in the capital of Sana’a, leaving one dead and seven injured, according to Abdulaziz Al-Ajli, the security manager of Sho'oub district in Sana’a governorate.

Clashes in Hadramout between military and AQAP suspects

Published on 19 August 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A, Aug. 18—Four alleged Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) members and a soldier were killed on Sunday in clashes between gunmen and the military in Al-Qatan city in Hadramout governorate, according to the Defense Ministry’s website.

In Brief

In Brief

Published on 19 August 2014 by in News

“The Tribe’s son and the Challenge” documentary launches in Sana’a

SANA’A, Aug. 18—The Ministry of Culture launched on Saturday the documentary film “The Tribe’s son and the Challenge,” which is a biography of the military engineer Captain Hassan Farhan Bin Jalal.

AQAP announces support for ISIL

Published on 19 August 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Aug. 17—Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a statement on its Al-Manbar website on August 14 announcing support for the operations of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which now calls itself the Islamic State, in Iraq.

Increase in threats against journalists

Published on 19 August 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

One journalist killed this week, another targeted for assassination

Conflict escalating in Al-Jawf, new presidential committee arrives

Published on 19 August 2014 by Amal Al-Yarisi in News

SANA’A  Aug. 17—Conflicts between Houthis and opposing armed tribesmen intensified in Al-Jawf governorate, triggering the establishment of a new presidential committee tasked to mediate the conflict and a rise in the number of internally displaced persons.

Large-scale demonstrations in Sana’a were organized in response to Abdulmalik Al-Houthi’s call for a popular revolution. Protesters demanded the ousting of the government and expressed their opposition to fuel subsidy cuts.

Houthi leader: “Topple the failing government”

Published on 19 August 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Aug. 18—Thousands of Yemenis participated in demonstrations throughout Sana’a on Monday to demand the ousting of the government and voice their opposition to the fuel subsidy cuts.

Death of imprisoned AQAP suspect raises questions

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

SANA’A, Aug. 14—There are conflicting news reports about the death of Sabri Birsam Bin Talib, the only suspect arrested for the abduction and killing of 14 soldiers by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) on Friday in Hadramout.

Jalal Baleedi

Who is Jalal Baleedi?

Published on 14 August 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

Jalal Mohsen Saeed Baleedi Al-Marqashi, also known by his nickname Hamza Al-Zinjibari, is the field commander of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in the governorates of Abyan, Shabwa, Lahj, Hadramout, and Al-Beidha, where the group brands itself to locals as Ansar Al-Sharia.

IN Brief (Aug. 14 2014)

Published on 14 August 2014 by Wagdi Muzahem in News

15 years of imprisonment for three convicted gang members

SANA’A, Aug. 13—The Specialized Criminal Court in Sana’a convicted three accused members of an armed gang in Marib governorate on Wednesday.

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