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Six soldiers dead in suspected al Qaeda bombings in south Yemen

Source: Reuters

At least six Yemeni soldiers were killed in two separate suicide bombings by suspected al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen on Sunday, local officials said. 269 more words


At least ten dead in clashes as Yemen's Houthi rebels try to seize key road

Source: Reuters

At least ten men from local militias and from the Yemeni army were killed on Saturday in clashes with Houthi fighters who were trying to seize a road that links the capital Sanaa with oil-rich provinces, local government officials said. 370 more words


Woman in Yemen Burned to Death for Her Faith



ICC Note: A Yemeni woman who was a Christian convert received fatal burns at the hands of family members. Nazeera’s husband recounted the story of the sabotage that led to his wife’s death just days before they were to leave their homeland. 481 more words


Going home

In my previous post, I mentioned that I recently moved to the Chicago area. Originally, I was raised in Detroit. This weekend, I went back home to visit. 155 more words


Thinking Aloud: Yemen's Unhealthy Habits

Aug. 30, 2014 by Darius 

Yemen isn’t a country that gets a lot of press attention.  For the last few weeks, the capital, Sanaa, has been rocked by protests led by the Houthi movement of northern Yemen.  352 more words

Thinking Aloud

Government: is BT assisting targeted killing by drones, violating international law?

Human rights lawyers Reprieve, acting on behalf of two Yemeni men whose relatives were accidentally killed by drones, have brought a complaint against BT, filed with the British government on 19 August. 252 more words

Drone Strikes

Pro-government protesters during a rally in Sanaa

Pro-government protesters perform Friday prayers as a helicopter flies over during a rally in Sanaa

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