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November 2013 This expert analysis explores hurdles facing and opportunities available to Yemeni women in light of UN Security Council Resolution 1325's guidelines. Yemen is rich in social capital with norms that prioritise the protection of women,
On Oct. 12, tens of thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of Eden in the south of the country, mostly demanding secession from the north. The date is significant, for it marks the 1967 independence of South Yemen, ending several decades of British
Afterwards, a civil war broke out for more than 15 years, and its repercussions of enticements and sectarian alignments continue to this day. Last Monday, Dr. Yassin Saeed Noman, Secretary General of the Yemeni Socialist Party, and before him Dr. Wa'
Yassin Saeed Noman- the national figure that is and has always been the most instrumental in the process of change and the ongoing process of peaceful transition in the country.
Yemeni Transport Minister Waed Bathib on Saturday escaped an attempt on his life when his convoy came under gunfire in the southern port city of Aden, an aide told AFP. "Unknown gunmen opened fire at the convoy of the minister after he left the
Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi waves as he watches a parade marking the 22nd anniversary of Yemen's reunification in Sanaa, a day after a suicide bombing killed more than 90 soldiers. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters The death of more
The April 1993 parliamentary elections, however, shifted the power to Saleh's northern-based General People's Congress (GPC) and to al Islah, an Islamist party formed after Yemen's unification that drew most of its members from the GPC. The
Sep 1, 2011 Yemen and its neighboring countries. (Diana Benedetti/The Epoch Times ) The popular uprising in the little-known Southern Arabian country of Yemen has been largely eclipsed by other, more spectacular chapters in the Arab Spring. Yet,
Yemen's president plays the trusted al-Qaida card President Salih has blamed unrest on Islamic terrorists. There's no evidence, but it looks like the west has taken the bait During the last few days, Britain , the US and other western countries have
Two soldiers were killed in clashes between southern militants and Yemeni troops in Lahij province on Monday as Sanaa sent reinforcements to the restive region, officials said. "Two soldiers were killed and two others wounded in clashes between