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Asharq Al-Awsat Talks to Yemen's opposition Socialist Party SecGen Dr. Yasin Said Noman

Sanaa, Asharq Al-Awsat-By Hussein Al-Jarbani

Dr. Yasin Said Numan, secretary general of Yemen's opposition Socialist Party highlights to Asharq Al-Awsat the main reasons for the Joint Meeting's agreement with Huthist insurgents, and working towards the survival of Yemen's unity and the latest regarding the secessionist movement in the south.


Victoria Clark talks Yemen and the West

By Jonathan Mok - for globalcomment.com

Born in Yemen, Victoria Clark was an Observer journalist in post-Communist Romania and in ex-Yugoslavia during Croat and Bosnian wars. From 1990-1996, Clark was stationed in Moscow. Her latest book is Yemen: Dancing on the Heads of Snakes by Yale University Press in 2010 . Her previous books include Why Angels Fall: A Portrait of Eastern Orthodox Europe, The Far-Farers: A Journey form Viking Iceland to Crusader Jerusalem, Holy Fire: The Battle for Christ’s Tomb, and Allies for Armageddon: The Rise of Christian Zionism. Her personal website is http://www.victoriaclark.co.uk/.


YEMEN - The real conflict

Sweden- The Real News Network

is a media researcher specializing in internet censorship. He is a freelance journalist and the former editor of the Yemen Times. He has written for the Gulf News and the Wall Street Journal and is the founder of yemenportal.net. Currently, Walid Al-Saqaf is pursuing his PhD at the Department of Media and Communication at Örebro University, Sweden.
( click here to watch the interview with Walid Al-Saqaf)



Six Questions for Gregory Johnsen on Yemen

By Ken Silverstein

Gregory Johnsen, a former Fulbright Fellow in Yemen, is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. Johnsen co-runs the website Waq al-Waq with Brian O’Neill, a former writer and editor for the Yemen Observer. Johnsen has held multiple fellowships from the American Institute for Yemeni Studies and was awarded the David R. Schweisberg Memorial Scholarship from the Overseas Press Club in 2006. Johnsen has also advised and consulted for a variety of different organizations on issues relating to Yemen. He recently replied to six questions about Yemen during a telephone conversation with my research assistant, Spencer Woodman. This interview was edited for length and clarity.



Ali Nasir Mohamad : The game of playing with fire must stop in order to save Yemen’s future, security and stability

Q: There is an important opinion that says Yemen lives in a compound crisis which would further escalate if the Yemeni government continues with the recent path of dealing (with the challenges). What are the reasons, in your opinion, that led Yemen’s internal situation to the present status?


Hadi issues two presidential decrees.

 President of the republic Abdulrabo M Hadi issued decree No (150) of the year 2016 .


Kidnapped French aid workers ‘located’ and ‘alive’: Yemen

Sanaa – AFP-London “Adenpress”

Three French aid workers kidnapped in south-eastern Yemen a month ago have been “located” and are “alive,” the deputy information minister told reporters on Tuesday.


Mfat working to contact NZ journalist in Yemen


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Mfat) is working to contact a New Zealand journalist jailed in Yemen but says the security situation in the country is making it difficult. Glen Johnson, 28, a freelance journalist, has covered the Middle East for two years, working for papers such as The New York Times and France's Le Monde.


Thousands in Yemen demand president’s sons leave

Sanaa- Agencies  –London “Adenpress”

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied across Yemen on Sunday, demanding that President Ali Abdullah Saleh's powerful sons and other members of his inner circle leave the country.


Mass Protests Against Saleh

Bloomberg reports-London “Adenpress”

Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets in at least 15 provinces across Yemen calling for the formation of a transitional government and the immediate resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.


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