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FURTHER insight into the horror of life in Yemen has emerged as an Amnesty International report reveals abuses in the rebel-controlled capital. Kate Nevens of the organisation's Scotland team says the report into the treatment of three people who were disappeared and allegedly tortured highlights wider ...
The president of Yemen has appointed a new governor to what is effectively one of two central banks operating in the civil war-torn country. President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi named Mohammed Zammam as governor of the Central Bank of Yemen on February 11, according to locally based reporters.

In 2014, an Iranian-backed rebel movement called the Houthis forced President Hadi from power when it seized control of the Yemeni capital of Sana'a. Hadi fled Sana'a and the government has been based in the port city of Aden on Yemen's southern coast ever since. From the outset of the war, Saudi ...
"No, this is not true," Hussain Al-Bukhaithi, a Sana'a based journalist with links to the Houthis told MEMO. In July last year, an armed uniformed group robbed a local bank in Aden, killing the manager. Southern Yemen has a strong presence of United Arab Emirates (UAE) backed forces. The UAE is ...
The US embassy in Yemen has sacked 360 Yemeni employees three years after its closure in the capital, Sanaa, as the country's civil war continues. ... but Russian news site Sputnik said the US ambassador's letter included a promise to return staff to their work once the embassy returned to Sana'a.
In an important breakthrough in the Yemen conflict, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have been given access to prisons in Aden and Sana'a. Hailing the decision yesterday, the organisation said it will allow families to discover the fate of their loved ones. "We are encouraged by the visits ...

A crane unloads food aid provided by UNICEF from a cargo ship at the Red Sea port of Hodeida, Yemen. (AFP) ... It was part of a project targeting 10,000 displaced people in four Yemeni cities, including Marib, Jouf and Sana'a, within the framework of the Yemen Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations ...
A Yemeni government tank and truck-mounted machine gun wait near the front line of a battle against Houthi rebels in the mountainous region somewhere outside Sanaa, Yemen, on Jan. 31. ... "Our plan is to surround Sana'a," said Al-Thebyani, looking across a barren rockscape toward the rebel positions.
In its official press release the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it "plans to use US$9.1 million from a new UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) grant to provide urgent health assistance to 630,000 vulnerable people in districts around Sana'a and al-Hudayda, including 189,000 ...
The Yemeni military, backed by the Arab Coalition, captured strategic high ground critical to the battle against the Houthi militia in Hodeidah, Yemen's rebel-held port city. The capture of Mount ... One of the sites at risk is the rebel-held capital Sanaa, towards which government forces are advancing. General ...
50-year-old Souad Mohsen travels all the way from Ibb to Sana'a to attend her dialysis sessions at Al Joumhouri hospital. ICRC Photo. Sanaa, Yemen | AFP | Thousands of Yemenis suffering from kidney failure risk dying unless dialysis centres in the war-torn country receive more supplies and their staff are ...
Yemeni soldiers stand on their position on a mountain on the frontline of fighting with Houthis in Nihem area, near Sanaa, Yemen January 27, 2018. (Reuters) ... Sana'a: Yemeni officials say forces loyal to the country's internationally recognized government have recaptured a key crossroads town in the ...
To speed relief, the Saudis have run some 20 aid flights with secondhand American C-130 military transport planes into Marib, about 115km east of Sanaa. The aid has included rice, flour, sugar, salt, oil, beans and other foodstuffs, as well as blankets, tents, carpets and other material for those in need, said ...
General Nasser Al-Dhaybani, commander of Yemeni National army, said his troops are moving closer to the Houthi-controlled capital Sana'a "every day", Sky News reported today. The YNA seek to take back Sana'a and the strategic port city of Hudaydah "as soon as the conditions are right", Al-Daybani ...
... in Yemen launched a social media campaign in an effort to save the life of a 23-year-old woman sentenced to death by the Houthi rebels. Asmaa Al Omaisi, a mother of two, was arrested along with her father and two other men on October 5, 2016 while travelling from Ibb governorate to the capital Sanaa, ...
By then disappointment with the process towards a new Yemen had given the Houthis wide popular support. They occupied major government institutions in the capital, Sana'a and removed the transition government recognised internationally. Interestingly, it was not the gender quota which made the ...
Yemeni separatists have taken almost full control of the southern port city of Aden after days of fighting with government forces, residents say. PM Ahmed bin Daghar and ... A assault on Sanaa prompted a Saudi-led multinational coalition to launch a military campaign to defeat the rebels. Since then, more than 9,245 people ...

Fighting against the devastation, information systems graduate Faqih who earned his bachelor's degree back in 2011 from Sanaa's Future University, came up with ... After several months, the website achieved great success, with applications reaching 312 per day in six Yemeni cities alone, namely Sana'a, ...
After months of strain, the pro-government coalition in Yemen backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates appears to be fracturing. ... "What is happening in the shadow of war is state-building from the periphery that fully disregards the power struggle in Sana'a," Susanne Dahlgren writes, also for ...
The southern port city of Aden has served as the government's base since 2014 after the Iran-backed Houthi rebels, who hail from northern Yemen, took control of the capital, Sana'a, in their fight against the state. At least 36 people have been killed and 185 wounded in clashes in Aden since Sunday, when ...
Al Mukalla: At least 200 tribesmen, who previously supported Al Houthis in the northern province of Jawf, defected and joined government forces, Yemen's Defence Ministry said. The tribesmen were among thousands of locals who assisted in taking control of the province three years ago and have recently ...
Tensions rose on November 29, 2017, when fierce fighting broke out in the country's capital of Sana'a, fueled by the Houthis' attempts to seize a number of facilities controlled by supporters of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. On December 2, the ex-president renounced his alliance with the ...
"Overthrowing the legitimate government will only benefit the Shiite Houthi rebels in Sana'a and Iran," said the prime minister in his statement. ... The southern port city of Aden is considered as Yemen's temporary capital and the Saudi-backed Yemeni government based itself there since 2015. Yemen's ...
Farea al-Muslimi, chairman of the Sana'a Center for Strategic Studies, questioned whether the plan was motivated by altruism. "Keeping in mind the Saudi military role, the siege it is imposing, new restrictions it is imposing on Yemeni labor in Saudi Arabia, many Yemenis look to the aid package as 'making ...
Dubai: A US citizen held by Yemen's Houthi group since September last year has been released and taken to Oman aboard a flight that also carried a ... Danny Lavon Burch, who works for the Yemeni Safer oil company and is married to a Yemeni citizen, was detained in Sana'a after taking his children to ...
Jeddah: A failed Houthi militia-launched ballistic missile has fallen on a house near the airport in the Yemeni capital Sana'a, according to reports. ... The uptick in fighting came as Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir held talks on the conflicts in Yemen and Syria with his British, US and United Arab Emirates counterparts ...
DW contacted people inside the country to find out more about what life is like in today's Yemen. Ahmed (name changed) is a married father who works as an independent researcher in the capital Sana'a. "We are trying to ignore this war. I tell myself every day that the war didn't affect me, that it hasn't ...
Houthi militants ride on the back of a patrol truck as they attend a tribal gathering held to show support to the Houthi movement in Sana'a, Yemen. Reuters ... The militants tried to break into al-Hussein village to abduct one of Al-Omran tribe's sheikhs, who has family ties with the late Yemeni president.
The armed forces of the Houthi-controlled government in the Yemeni capital Sana'a have boosted their air defenses to a point where they no longer need to fear airstrikes ... The Saudi-led coalition has been participating in the military conflict in Yemen since March 2015 upon the request of President Hadi.
Russia is ready to resume the implementation of joint projects with Yemen after the situation in the country improves and single government bodies are ... out in the country's capital of Sana'a, fueled by the Houthis' attempts to seize a number of facilities controlled by supporters of former Yemeni President ...
People will die," said Radman from the capital of Sana'a. Malaria - which peaks in the rainy season - is endemic in Yemen, with more than 78 per cent of people living in at-risk areas and a quarter of them in high-risk areas, WHO said. Yemen's health ministry, along with aid organisations, has distributed ...
TAIZ, Yemen - They were small disputes - an argument between old friends over money, another over who worked in particular jobs at local schools. But that was enough to land shopkeeper Atif Saeed Abdu and Gaber al-Sofi, a teacher, in prison - one in a Houthi-held facility in Sanaa and another in a ...
Saudi Arabia will deposit $2 billion into Yemen's central bank in an effort to support the war-torn country's economic crisis, the kingdom's state news ... damage after a reported air strike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition targeted the presidential palace in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on December 5, 2017.
A father of eleven, he was a former marathon runner who won North Yemen's inter-university challenge three times. In Sana'a, Hilal kept a garden with a gazebo, where he received guests. Stephen Seche, the former United States Ambassador to Yemen, recalled sitting there while Hilal explained Yemeni ...
Such an annexation would however be a violation of international law, and the news has been met with outrage across Yemen. Sources within the Yemeni Missile Forces have reacted by stating that Sana'a is considering a direct military strike against the UAE colonists in the UAE airbase on Socotra.
Houthi militias stormed on Friday the home of Yemeni Vice President General Ali Mohsen Al-Ahmar and kidnapped his son Mohsen Ali Mohsen along with ... Meanwhile, the Houthi militia suppressed Saturday protests in Sana'a carried out by women to denounce the coup militia, forty days after former ...
In Yemen, 22 million are in need and diptheria is spreading. ... It was the first time I'd travelled from Aden to Sana'a without being able to go through my home city Taiz. The city where I ... I came back to Yemen to help my people, and I see the miserable impact this war has had on each and every Yemeni.
Brigadier-General Tareq Mohammed Saleh, who led a brigade of an elite Yemeni army unit before his uncle was forced to step down in 2012, had been ... to help lead Saleh's supporters in a fresh fight against the Iran-aligned Houthis, who control most of northern Yemen, including the capital Sana'a.
Amman, 11 January 2018--The Deputy Head of Mission of the Office of the Special Envoy for Yemen (OSESGY), Muin Shreim, concluded a five-day visit to Sana'a, during which he held meetings on the resumption of the Yemeni peace process with senior political figures from the Ansar Allah Movement, ...
Meanwhile, coalition fighter jets launched more than 30 air strikes on a camp of Houthi militias and neighboring sites in the area of "Dilaa Hamadan" west of Sanaa that was followed by the sound of huge explosions, which were believed to be caused by the destruction of weapon stores and missile bases.
Abu Umar al-Sana'ani, an AQAP Dawah committee member, was killed in an air strike the previous month also in al-Bayda governorate. Meanwhile, the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said that it had thwarted an attack on a Saudi oil tanker over the weekend by Houthi fighters near the Red Sea port ...
The new missile system has already shut down the Saudi-led coalition's tornado military aircraft while it was flying over Saada province and in the meantime, targeted another enemy's f-15 plane over the capital Sana'a, the Yemeni Air Force and Air Defense said in a statement released on Tuesday.
The parties "thoroughly discussed the political, military and humanitarian situation in Yemen, focusing on the need to quickly resolve the ongoing armed ... capital of Sana'a, fueled by the Houthis' attempts to seize a number of facilities controlled by supporters of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
"We have repeatedly stressed the Yemeni Congregation for Reform [Islah] has no organisational or political ties with the Muslim Brotherhood," Al ... Saleh, and subsequently launched a major crackdown against his supporters and members of his party who backed his brief military uprising in Sana'a.
An Italian journalist who traveled to Yemen to take in its culture and architecture, and who ended up documenting the horrors there, says the conflict is not only killing thousands now, but will ruin .... Battaglia first traveled to the Yemeni capital Sana'a in 2012 to study Arabic "in one of the best schools.
Al-Sammad stressed that the meeting was an opportunity to convey the voice of the Yemeni people through the UN official to the international community. ... He confirmed that good signs should be proved by lifting the siege and opening Sana'a airport International and stopping air strikes against Yemen.
The accusations came as party members in Sana'a chose Sadiq Ameen Abu Ras on Sunday to succeed its founder Yemen's ousted president Ali Abdullah ... Meanwhile on the ground, Yemeni troops are continuing to advance towards Al Hays in the Al Houthi-controlled coastal province of Hodeida, with ...
Local media reports said on Saturday that Maeen Sharim, the UN deputy envoy, arrived in Al Houthi-held Sana'a to launch new efforts to revive peace talks. Yasser Al Yafae, a political analyst based in Yemen's southern city of Aden, told gulf News that Sharim's efforts would lead nowhere given the Al ...
The General People's Congress (GPC) considered on Sunday a meeting held by party members in Sana'a as "void," and said that "most members of the general ... The political party, previously led by former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was killed in December 2017, described the step as an ...
... of the Yemeni capital of Sana'a have held mass rallied in protest of the Saudi regime's 1000 days of warfare against the impoverished Arab nation. The rally saw women protesting what they called the shameful silence of the international community, and mainly the United Nations, about the fate of Yemen ...


 

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