Published on 26 February 2009 by Mohammed bin Sallam
Members of the family – Saeed Ben-Yisrael, his wife and their seven children – arrived at Bin Gurwin Airport in Tel Aviv. They currently live in a temporary residence in B’r Al-Saba area until the Israeli government provides them with a permanent residence in Bait Shimis located near Jerusalem.
Published on 23 December 2010 by Raghda Gamal
“I was dumbfounded. It was awesome to see the huge crowd cheering with my name. During the competition we were not allowed to use the phone or the internet so that we do not persuade people to vote for us. So I really did not expect it but it was a delightful surprise,” said a grinning Fouad.
Published on 30 March 2009 by Kawkab al-Thaibani
“Women prisoners are guilty until death, they don’t need to wait for the verdict because the judge, prosecution and society have already sentenced her as guilty."
Published on 6 November 2008 by Khaled Al-Hilaly
Most students come to Yemen after having heard of the benefits of studying Arabic here by word of mouth from other students or friends.
Published on 15 February 2010 by Khaled Al-Hilaly
The increase in the number of Yemeni-Saudi couples in recent years reflects the close cultural ties between the two countries, but a disparity in gender shows the difficulty for Yemeni men to marry Saudi women.
Published on 5 April 2010 by Saddam Al-Ashmori
A recent study conducted by Yemeni researchers, headed by Adel Al- Sharjabi, professor of sociology at the University of Sana’a, has called on the state to close the Tribes Affairs Authority in Yemen in order to better implement the rule of state law among tribes.
Published on 5 April 2010 by Sadeq Al-Wesabi
To better prepare Yemen’s work force for a globalized world, universities in Yemen teach some of their subjects in English. But Yemeni high school graduates complain that their English is not good enough to follow everything that the professors are saying.
Published on 3 October 2011 by Ali Saeed
Al-Awlaki, said to be the spiritual leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is said to have plotted some “terrorist” operations including the failed Detroit underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab in late December 2009, and the Fort Hood mass shooting by an American soldier of Palestinian origin, who on November 5, 2009 shot dead 13 people on the US army base and wounded another 29.
Published on 5 December 2011 by Sadeq Al-Wesabi
Amnesty International stated that women's rights are routinely violated because Yemeni laws as well as tribal and customary practices treat them as second class citizens, indicating that women are not free to marry who they want and some are forced to marry when they are children.
Published on 20 January 2011 by Shatha Al-Harazi
In Yemen men and women who do the same thing are often looked upon differently. Smoking is a prominent example. Among men smoking is considered a habit that might harm one’s health, but it is not at all inappropriate. However, when people see a woman having a cigarette they forget about her health and instead concentrate on her reputation: many will even think of her as a whore.