Yemen’s Houthis using apartments as makeshift prisons: source The Houthi movement is using residential apartments as secret prisons in several cities in Yemen, including the capital, Sana’a, and the northwestern town of Amran, a source told Asharq Al-Awsat, as fighting continued in the north between the Shi’ite group and radical Sunni militants.
Dozens of the rebel group’s opponents are currently being held in makeshift prisons setup by the....More
Yemenis able to build modern state Frankly speaking to Yemen fox, Abdulghani Khalil Abu Ahmad ( Abu Khaldoon , the political office member in the Democratic front for Palestine's Liberation) has confirmed the front's fundamental stances regarding the adherence to the Palestinian national principles and the front refusal for the round of the negotiations with Israel, referring to many issues of the Palestinian people and other Arabi....More
Half Yemen's children malnourished as hunger worsens strife By Chris Arsenault
Nearly half the children in Yemen are suffering from malnutrition, the agriculture minister has said, as insurgencies, water scarcity and climate change exacerbate sectarian strife in the Arabian Peninsula's poorest state.
"More than half the population of Yemen suffers from food insecurity... 48 percent of the children suffer from malnutrition," Agriculture Minister F....More
Ronaldo never lets the team down defensively, says Marcelo Real Madrid defender Marcelo says Cristiano Ronaldo eagerness to defend from the front makes it easy to play alongside him.
The prolific attacker has already netted 18 goals in 10 La Liga appearances, yet Marcelo is pleased to see his success in front of goal does not stop him doing his part when Madrid do not have the ball.
"It is easy to play with Cristiano Ronaldo. He knows where he has to....More
Jordan arrests deputy head of Muslim Brotherhood for criticizing UAE Jordan arrested the deputy head of the country’s Muslim Brotherhood on Thursday for criticizing the UAE’s move to designate the Islamist political movement and its local affiliates a terrorist group, official sources said.
Zaki Bani Rushaid was detained shortly after a late night meeting at the party’s headquarters in Amman, these people said, marking the first arrest of a major ....More
Obama thanks Saudi Arabia for help in Daesh fight Washington: President Barack Obama has thanked Saudi Arabia for its role in the US-led coalition fighting Daesh.
The White House said Obama met on Wednesday with Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mutaib Bin Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz. He’s the son of King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz and the head of the Saudi Arabian National Guard.
The White House said Obama praised Saudi Arabia’s role in promoting....More
Mum Who Glued Daughter To Wall Gets 99 Years US woman who admitted beating her two-year-old daughter and gluing her hands to a wall because of potty training problems has been sentenced to 99 years in jail.
Elizabeth Escalona had pleaded guilty in July to causing injury to her toddler Jocelyn Cedillo.
Prosecutors had sought 45 years behind bars - but the state district judge chose to impose an even stiffer sentence.
"Only a monster glue....More
Call to protect Arabian leopards in Yemen Wildlife conservationists have raised alarm over the dwindling number of Arabian leopards in Yemen after pictures surfaced in local media of poachers
flaunting their kill.
In July, photos of armed young men dragging three dead leopards in the Al Shouaib region were circulated in the local press. “This is a tragic case of
ignorance that threatens the remaining endangered species of wild Arabi....More