Yemen

“The drone strike and its impact tore my heart, much as the tragic bombings in Boston last week tore your hearts and also mine.”

“The drone strike and its impact tore my heart, much as the tragic bombings in Boston last week tore your hearts and also mine.”

“Just six days ago, my village was struck by a drone, in an attack that terrified thousands of simple, poor farmers.

“The drone strike and its impact tore my heart, much as the tragic bombings in Boston last week tore your hearts and also mine.

“What radicals had previously failed to achieve in my village, one drone strike accomplished in an instant: there is now an intense anger and growing hatred of America.”

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Farea Al-Muslimi
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Al-Monitor: Yemeni Girls Turn to Solar Energy To Keep Power On

Al-Monitor: Yemeni Girls Turn to Solar Energy To Keep Power On

By: Nafeesa Syeed for Al-Monitor

SANAA — For Wafa Al-Rimi, Yemen’s revolution brought dark days. Though power outages are frequent in the country, Al-Rimi says during the past year’s unrest, some days saw less than an hour of electricity.

Attempting to study for exams in those conditions got the 16-year-old and some of her classmates thinking: How could they keep the lights on?
“We were tired of darkness,” Al-Rimi says. So, they turned to the sun.
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Dar al Mustafa in Tarim, Hadramout, Yemen targeted by Terrorists

Dar al Mustafa in Tarim, Hadramout, Yemen targeted by Terrorists

Car accident reveals terrorist plot targeted three provinces: President
[09/September/2012]

SANA’A, Sep. 09 (Saba) – President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi said on Monday that an accident of a car bomb has revealed a terrorist plot targeted three provinces.

During his meeting with Shura council’s members, the President said the disclosed plot aimed to carry out three car bomb attacks in public areas at Crater city in Aden, Bab Alyemen area in Sana’a and at Dar al-Musufa in Tarim city in Hadramout.

“What if all these cars have blown up at the same time as planed. How is the image of Yemen inside and outside the country? What is the first impression of any one after hearing such terrible news?”

Hadi urged Shura council members, clerks, social personalities and all citizens to stand against the terrorists acts that negatively impacted the economic situation in the country.

As to the comprehensive national dialogue, the President said that the national dialogue will tackle all pending issues and forge the future of a new Yemen based on freedom, justice, equality and good governance in addition to maintain Yemen’s unity, security and stability.

Three political, economic and security impasses erupted in the country in 2011 besides the aftermaths of each, Hadi said. “Three impasses break out simultaneously will collapse any country.”

In Yemen, wisdom prevails and all political powers have agreed to solve the crisis via the Gulf initiative and a peaceful power transfer deal was reached, he said.

After the speech, President Hadi and the members of the Shura council discussed the latest developments in the national arena and the exerted efforts to carry out the political settlement under the Gulf initiative.

Source: Yemen News Agency