Yemen ambush kills several Houthis as violent clashes continue An ambush set by unknown gunmen killed and wounded several Houthi militants in Rada on Wednesday morning.
Local sources said that Dozens of Houthis were killed and many others wounded at the crack of dawn on Wednesday in an ambush laid by gunmen in al-Qurahya area in the central province of Bayda.
The sources confirmed that tribal gunmen ambushed two military vehicles belonging to the Houthis in a....More
Yemen: A 50 year memory of war surgery When civil war erupted in north Yemen in the early 1960's the ICRC sent medical teams into the desert. Two young British doctors fresh from medical school joined the effort to treat injured soldiers and civilians. Half a century later, one of the men, Fred Rumpus, recalls his journey with his friend David Rhodes, whose letters to his future wife Jane paint a vivid picture of the difficult conditio....More
Yemenis able to build modern state Frankly speaking to Yemen fox, Abdulghani Khalil Abu Ahmad ( Abu Khaldoon , the political office member in the Democratic front for Palestine's Liberation) has confirmed the front's fundamental stances regarding the adherence to the Palestinian national principles and the front refusal for the round of the negotiations with Israel, referring to many issues of the Palestinian people and other Arabi....More
How Yemen Is Making ISIS and al-Qaeda Even More Dangerous By Riyadh Mohammed
Last month, while the world was busy watching ISIS advance to the Syrian city of Kobani, Houthi rebels seized control of Yemeni capital Sana’a. The Houthis are a religious Zaidi Shia movement with an armed wing, similar to the Sadr movement in Iraq and Hezbollah in Lebanon. As the rebels continued their advance, 250 people were killed last weekend in clashes between the re....More
Valdano: Messi has lost his ability to disrupt a defence Argentina icon Jorge Valdano believes that Lionel Messi is not the player he once was, arguing that his compatriot has lost his ability to "disrupt" defences.
Messi won the Golden Ball at this summer's World Cup in Brazil, after leading his country all the way to the final, where they were beaten by an extra-time goal from Mario Gotze.
However, his form and fitness have been the subject ....More
Hamas: PM is personally to blame for the closure of Gaza's crossings Responding to remarks made earlier in the day, Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas said on Tuesday that Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah "is personally to blame for the closure of Gaza's crossings", Anadolu news agency reported.
Hamdallah had stated earlier that the Gaza crossings still needed to be handed over to the national unity government, but that Hamas has refused to do s....More
Iran moves to muzzle media coverage of acid attacks Iranian officials are moving to muzzle media coverage of a string of recent acid attacks targeting young women in the central city of Isfahan.
The attacks have sparked outrage and fear among many Iranians who last week took to the streets of Isfahan and Tehran to protest and call for government action.
Seven or eight women in Isfahan have had liquid acid thrown on them by men on motorcycles. The a....More
Mum Who Glued Daughter To Wall Gets 99 Years US woman who admitted beating her two-year-old daughter and gluing her hands to a wall because of potty training problems has been sentenced to 99 years in jail.
Elizabeth Escalona had pleaded guilty in July to causing injury to her toddler Jocelyn Cedillo.
Prosecutors had sought 45 years behind bars - but the state district judge chose to impose an even stiffer sentence.
"Only a monster glue....More
Call to protect Arabian leopards in Yemen Wildlife conservationists have raised alarm over the dwindling number of Arabian leopards in Yemen after pictures surfaced in local media of poachers
flaunting their kill.
In July, photos of armed young men dragging three dead leopards in the Al Shouaib region were circulated in the local press. “This is a tragic case of
ignorance that threatens the remaining endangered species of wild Arabi....More