Al-Shumoo [Archives:2004/767/Press Review]

August 26 2004

21 August 2004
Main headlines
– Senor government officials sacked I the wake of information on properties worth billions in banks
– 400 of al-Mahdi militia arrested, Al Sadr disappeared, conflicting reports on Iraqi police control of Imam Ali shrine
– Zionist enemy prevents Palestinians from performing prayers in the Aqsa mosque

The newspaper's editorial says the state of rebellion led by al-Houthi in the governorate of Sa'ada has created a crack in all spectra of the Yemeni political arena. What has happened of examples of resentment in bases of the political spectra because of ambiguity perching on minds of most bases of political parties because of Sa'ada events consequences are in fact representing a setback hit most of those political parties with heavy effect.