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1549, Section: News


Security campaign to release abducted Uzbek doctor in Marib

Published on 17 April 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, April 16—Military and security forces were sent to Serwah district in Marib governorate in armored military vehicles on Wednesday to secure the release of an Uzbek national who was kidnapped on Sunday, according to the director of the Marib security office, Emad Hatim.

Judges continue strike, ignore Supreme Judicial Council

Published on 17 April 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A, April 16—The Yemeni Judges Club on Tuesday announced that the judge’s strike will continue in all courts despite Monday’s call by the Supreme Judicial Council to resume work. Redhwan Al-Omaisi, the club’s media officer, said that judges went on strike after a decision by the club, not the council, and they would not call it off at the council’s request.

The victim lost control of his car after he was shot dead‭.‬

Gunmen assassinate Al-Baida deputy governor

Published on 17 April 2014 by Fahd Al-Taweel in News

SANA'A, April 15—The deputy governor of Al-Baida province, Hussein Mohammed Qahtan Dayyan, was assassinated Tuesday morning by unidentified gunmen, a local security official told the Yemen Times.

The Australian Federal Police identified the menصs remains by compairing the DNA of their remains to their families‭. ‬

Two Australians confirmed dead in November drone strike

Published on 17 April 2014 by Ali Ibraim Al-Moshki in News

SANA'A, April 16—On Wednesday two Australian citizens were confirmed to have been killed in a drone strike in Yemen late last year, according to Australian media reports.

Eleven governorates are competing in this year's competition‭.  ‬

Sports tournament for disabled held in Sana’a

Published on 17 April 2014 by Dares Al-Badani in News

SANA’A, April 16—A goalball and table tennis competition, organized by the General Union of Disabled Athletes, kicked off Sunday at the May 22 Hall in Sana’a.         The visually-impaired competed at goalball while the physically disabled competed in the table tennis tournament.

MERS claims first victim in Yemen

Published on 15 April 2014 by Sina Khalid in News

SANA’A, April 14—A Yemeni citizen died in Sana’a on Monday, one day after he was diagnosed with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to Deputy Health Minsiter Nasser Ba’awn.

Peace March returns to Sana’a after three-day visit to Sa’ada and Amran

Published on 15 April 2014 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in News

SANA’A, April 14—A group of about 50 peace activists arrived in Sana’a on Saturday after a three-day long “Peace March” in Amran and Sa’ada governorates.

Interior Ministry introduces new gun regulations

Published on 15 April 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, April 14—The Ministry of Interior las week suspended the issuing and renewal of guns licenses in preparation for the implementation of a new regulatory mechanism, according to the ministry.

The February 11 Movement has called on the international community to stopping providing aid to Yemen until a more transparent and accountable government is in place.

Feb. 11 Movement marches through Sana’a, demands end to transitional government

Published on 15 April 2014 by Ahlam Mohsen in News

SANA’A, April 13—Around 300 protesters from groups affiliated with the February 11 Movement gathered in Bab al-Yemen on Sunday and marched to the Ministry of Finance on Zubairy Street calling for the overthrow of the government.

Uzbek doctor kidnapped in Marib

Published on 15 April 2014 by Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki in News

SANA’A, April 13—Unidentified armed men kidnapped an Uzbek doctor from the heart of Marib city on Sunday afternoon.