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Women’s electronics business emerges winner

Published on 21 October 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Oct. 19—Ladies For Maintenance, a women’s only business for servicing electronics, on Saturday secured first place at Block One Business, an entrepreneurship competition in Sana’a.

Houthis break into state oil company

Published on 21 October 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Oct. 20—More than twenty armed Houthis broke into the Sana’a office of the state-run Safer Exploration & Production Operations Company on Sunday, a source in the company told the Yemen Times.

Supreme Security Committee to enforce motorcycle ban

Published on 21 October 2014 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, Oct. 20—The Supreme Security Committee on Sunday announced it would begin enforcing the long-standing motorbike ban in the capital city in a move to maintain security there.

Ongoing Houthi-AQAP fighting in Rada’a

Published on 21 October 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Oct. 20—Since Friday heavy fighting has been ongoing in Rada’s district of Al-Baida governorate between the Houthis and Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).

The house of Sheikh Ali Mused Bedir was destroyed in clashes between the Houthis and opposing tribesmen in Yareem district, Ibb governorate.

Agreement fails between Houthis, tribes in Ibb

Published on 21 October 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, Oct. 19—At least 24 people have been killed since Friday in fighting between tribes and Houthis in Ibb governorate, despite an agreement signed by both parties on Saturday stipulating a stop to the instigation of violence.

Protesters carrying a banner saying “Tehama for the people of Tehama” in Hodeida city. (alfjeralgaaded.net)

Tehama Movement marches against Houthis

Published on 21 October 2014 by Khalid Al-Karimi in News

SANA’A, Oct. 19—The Tehama Movement launched protests on Saturday and Sunday in Hodeida city calling on the Houthis to withdraw from the governorate.

Sana’a’s governor resigns

Published on 21 October 2014 by Bassam Al-Khameri in News

SANA’A, Oct. 20—Sana’a Governor Abdulghani Jameel resigned from his post on Sunday after armed men stormed the governorate’s headquarters and besieged his house in Sana’a on Saturday.

Protesters hold a sign that reads “The employees of Aden port: Freedom and independence so that Aden port becomes international again.”

Protests continue in Aden

Published on 21 October 2014 by Ali Saeed in News

SANA’A, Oct. 19—Southern Movement (Hirak) protests which began last Tuesday, calling for the secession of the south, are ongoing in Al-Arood Square of Aden.

In Brief

In Brief

Published on 16 October 2014 by Yemen Times Staff in News

KFAED gives Yemen $73.5 million loan

SANA’A, Oct. 15—Yemen and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) signed a loan agreement on Sunday worth $73.5 million to support basic service projects, the state-run Saba News Agency said.

Houthis control Ibb city

Published on 16 October 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A Oct, 15—Following an agreement with the governor of Ibb, Houthi supporters started to erect checkpoints at the entrance points of Ibb city on Wednesday morning.

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