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Houthi Tribesmen Continue to Pose a Risk to Yemen
(Yemen Online) - 2014-09-23
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Sep.22.2014  Houthi tribesmen light up the evening sky with endless gunfire in downtown Sana’a. Everyone is really frightened. The Houthis have moved into the capital, taken over government buildings and a TV station as a show of force to press action from President Hadi. They want a better share of the proposed 6 state solution to new Yemen because they want to group their people together, gain oil resources and also secure access to the sea

Yemen rebels raid army commander house
(Yemen Online) - 2014-09-23
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Sep.22.2014  Houthi rebels in Yemen have raided the houses of a powerful military commander and his allies in the capital Sanaa.The raid on the home of Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, an adviser on defence and security affairs for the president, came a day after the signing of a UN-brokered peace deal between the government and the Shia rebel group

Houthis get huffy
(Yemen Online) - 2014-09-22
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Sep.22,2014  IT IS almost exactly a decade since the death of Hussein al-Houthi, a radical cleric who hoped to revive the Zaydi Shia Islam unique to north Yemen. Mr Houthi left behind a movement that had few followers outside his home province of Saada and a few university students in the capital, Sana’a

Yemen Rebels Gain Concessions From Government After Assault on Capital
(Yemen Online) - 2014-09-22
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  Sep.22,2014    An assault on Yemen’s capital rocked the transitional government on Sunday as fighters from a Shiite rebel group stormed through the city, seizing government buildings, state media facilities and military bases. The military broke apart, some units appeared to side with rebels, and the prime minister abruptly resigned

Yemeni leaders, rebels sign ceasefire calling for new government
(Yemen Online) - 2014-09-22
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Sep.22,2014   Yemen's president, a powerful rebel group and representatives of major political parties signed a ceasefire Sunday, the government announced."The document calls for an immediate ceasefire and ending all forms of violence," the written statement said. "It also calls for the formation of a technocratic national government, which will work to enhance government transparency, implement economic reforms, in addition to continuing military and security

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Yemen Minister says militants "friends of police" as capital falls ... ...
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-22 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-21 23:11:00 GMT

  Interior Minister Abdo Hussein Al-Tarib on Sunday urged all policemen to cooperate with the Zaidi Ansar Allah militants who have been fighting the armed forces and have seized key public offices in the capital during the past five days. The ministry reported on its website that Al-Tarib to avoid conflicts with the militants in order to work together to boost security and peace and protect the public facilities in the capital
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Zaidi militants step up rocket attacks on facilities, battles with army in Yemen capital ... ...
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-21 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-20 23:10:00 GMT
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  Shiite Houthi militants escalated their attacks on Yemen's TV and headquarters of other public offices as they continued to advance further in downtown the capital city of Sanaa on Saturday. The TV has been under rocket attack for a few days and today pictures showed parts of it burning. The staff has been stuck at it and some employees told media that there were tens of injuries among the guards of the TV's headquarters
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Freedom Foundation Announce Urgent Appeal to Save the Lives of Journalists in Yemeni TV Compound After Heavy Shelling by Houthi Rebels Since Thursday ... ...
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-21 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-20 23:10:00 GMT
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  Sana'a (Saturday, September 20th, 2014): Freedom Foundation (FF) for media Freedom, rights and Development announced urgent appeal to international human rights, media freedom and humanitarian organizations to save the lives of journalists and workers in the Yemeni TV compound in Sanaa, as result of continuous artillery shelling on it by Houhti rebel fighters since last Thursday
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

UN Adviser: Deal on Yemen crisis to be signed Sunday, curfew in capital ... ...
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-21 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-20 23:10:00 GMT
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  he Yemeni government and the Zaidi Houthi Militant Group will sign a ceasfire deal on Sunday, the UN Special Adviser on Yemen Jamal Benomar said, after fierce battles between the armed forces and militants on Saturday. "After intensive deliberations with all political factions including the Ansar Allah, an agreement was reached to put an end to the current crisis based on the outcomes of the comprehensive national dialog conference," he said at
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Houthi militants target Yemen TV with rockets ... ...
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-19 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-19 11:11:00 GMT
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  Houthi militants attacked Yemen's state TV with rockets and clashed with guards of the TV's building in north of the capital city of Sanaa, media reports said. The reports quoted an official at the TV as saying that the guards of the TV have already repelled the Houthi attack. The attack came within the Houthi escalation and expanded battles in downtown the capital and on its outskirts
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Hadi: Houthi attempts to explode situation in capital will leave 'catastrophic impacts' ... ...
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-19 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-19 11:11:00 GMT
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  Yemen's Transition President Abdo Rabbu Mansour Hadi on Thursday met with military and security commanders and discussed the latest developments in the capital city of Sanaa, the official agency Saba reported. "Attempts by Houthi militants to explode the situation in the capital and around it will leave catastrophic impacts on the country's stability and security and will undermine the current efforts and dialogs to reach a reconciliation deal in order to put an end to the
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

UN Adviser says talks with militants 'productive, ongoing' in Saada ... ...
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-19 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-19 11:11:00 GMT

  The UN Special Adviser on Yemen Jamal Benomar said on Thursday that his talks with the Houthi Group in Saada governorate over were productive, state media reported. He said the talks with the group were held on Wednesday as part of his negotiations with all Yemeni factions which are aimed at reaching a peaceful solution to the current standoff
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Motorbike gunmen shoot dead Yemen intelligence officer ... ...
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-19 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-19 11:11:00 GMT

  Unknown gunmen shot dead a Yemeni intelligence officer in Taiz governorate on Thursday, the latest in a spate of targeted killings of military and security officers, mostly intelligence officers, that has been continuing since 2011. The two gunmen, one in a military uniform, fired on the officer Mustafa Al-Qadasi while he was at the republican hospital in downtown Taiz, a local official said
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Yemen, GDF Suez in talks to improve 2015's LNG price ... ...
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-19 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-19 11:11:00 GMT

  Yemen started on Thursday improved price talks with GDF Suez in Paris as the country is pushing LNG buyers to raise the price under their long-term contracts, state media reported. Oil and Minerals Minister, Hussein Al-Kaf, met with Jean-Marie Dauger, Executive Vice-President, in charge of the Global Gaz & LNG at Suez, and discussed improving the LNG price for 2015 sold to the French buyer
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Yemen Official compares Corruption to AIDS Virus
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-19 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-19 11:11:00 GMT

  A top official at the Supreme National Anti-Corruption Commission (SNACC) on Wednesday called for a reconsideration into all agreements on oil, gas, fisheries and communications investments signed in Yemen in the past three decades. Abdullah Mubarak Al-Ghaithi, head of the commission's supervision and inspection department, said all agreements the authorities have signed with foreign investors were not fair to the country and its people
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]



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