Yemen: Gunmen kill soldier, injure other in attack on military checkpoint Unidentified gunmen suspected to be al-Qaeda launched a fierce attack on a military checkpoint at six o'clock on Wednesday, killing a soldier and injuring
another at the eastern entrance of al-Shahr district in the southeastern province of Hadramout.
Initial information indicated that the injured soldier was taken immidiatly to Ibn Sina hospital after he had been received first aid at al-Shahr ho....More
Shura's Speaker meets heads of delegations to ASSECAA's meeting The Yemeni Shura Council’s Speaker Abdul-Rahman Othman has met heads of Sudanese and Algerian delegations partaking in the fifth meeting of the Association of
Senates,Shura and Equivalent Councils in Africa and Arab World (ASSECAA).
During the meeting, they discussed areas of joint cooperation in developing the activity of ASSECAA, which Yemen hosts the headquarters of its General-
15-year Yemeni girl commits suicide over family dispute A 15-year Yemeni girl committed suicide because of progressive argument with her father in al-Madhar village , Belad al-Ta'am district of Rayma province western the capital Sana'a.
Locals confirmed that she committed the suicide by roping herself and hanging to her room's ceiling after she had stepped on gas cylinder and kicked it aside.
Yemen increasingly has been experiencing suicide cases beca....More
UN Envoy to Yemen: The National Dialogue will lead to radical change In August of 2012, few jobs could have appeared as thankless and difficult as that as the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy to Yemen. The enormous challenges
faced by the poorest state on the Arabian Peninsula—political, economic, social, environmental—must have made helping search for some kind of solution seem
an impossible task.
Nonetheless, Moroccan-born diplomat Jamal Benomar, pr....More
More than 2,400 dead as Obama’s drone campaign marks five years Five years ago, on January 23, 2009, a CIA drone flattened a house in Pakistan’s tribal regions. It was the third day of Barack Obama’s presidency, and this was the new commander-in-chief’s first covert drone strike.
Initial reports said up to ten militants were killed, including foreign fighters and possibly a ‘high-value target’ — a successful first hit for th....More
Wenger revels in old guards' show Arsenal, fielding a side with average age of 29, return to the top-four in Premier League with a 3-1 win over West Ham.Arsenal Wenger took a risk by picking Arsenal's old guard against West Ham United but it paid off with a 3-1 win as his weary side regained fourth place in the Premier League.
The Frenchman fielded a team with an average age of 29 at the Emirates, with Olivier Giroud their younges....More
Syria torture photos ‘credible’ says U.N. council Leaked images allegedly showing Syrians tortured by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces have been described by the U.N. Security Council as evidence of systematic torture and mass killings.
During an informal meeting organized by France on Tuesday, the 15 member council viewed some of 55,000 photographs, reportedly smuggled out by a Syrian ex-military official.
The pictures, which were descri....More
Israel plots Arab coalition against resistance: Analyst srael plans to create a new coalition with rich Arab countries in the Middle East to go into a "direct confrontation" with the resistance front from Iran to Lebanon,
“They [Israelis] have a new plan in the region…we might see in the future some sort of new league created, led by the Israelis ... and getting enough help from rich Arab countries to supply all the power and arm....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
Yemen strives to save historic city of Zabid The Yemeni government is undertaking numerous efforts to preserve the status of the historic city of Zabid as a world heritage site, officials told Al-Shorfa.
In April, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) warned it would remove Zabid -- located in Hodeidah province -- from its World Heritage List unless the government improved conditions in the city within....More