Yemen Shiite rebels seize government HQ, PM resigns Yemen’s Houthi rebels seized control of cabinet headquarters in Sana’a as clashes showed no sign of letting up even after the United Nations envoy said he brokered an agreement to end the crisis.
Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Basindwah resigned today, Al Jazeera said, without saying where it got the information. Houthis captured the cabinet building and a military camp guarding the sta....More
Yemen partakes in regional security conference Foreign Minister Jamal al-Salal headed on Monday to Saudi Arabia to attend the regional security conference to be held in Riyadh during September 15-18.
In a statement to Saba, al-Salal pointed out that the conference would discuss a number of papers and topics relating to the challenges facing the region.....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
Yemen: The Irresistible Force Meets The Immovable Object September 15, 2014: The capital is still being disrupted by daily street protests by thousands of Shia tribesmen. These began on August 20 th and the government has been unable to suppress the demonstrations or clear the Shia out of the capital. The Shia have several demands and resumed formal negotiations with the government on the 11 th . The Shia want the fuel subsidies restored. But the govern....More
Van Gaal: Man Utd Signing Ronaldo from Real Madrid "Possible" but "Unlikely" Louis van Gaal said Manchester United signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid next summer is 'possible' but 'unlikely'.
Reports have suggested that the Portugal international will push for a move back to Old Trafford at the end of the season, Goal reported.
But while the United boss concedes the club would always explore the possibility of a deal, he believes the European champions are unlikely....More
Thousands of Syrian Kurds flee ISIL advance About 45,000 cross into Turkey after Sunni fighters take dozens of villages along border, escalating fears of massacre.
Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey over the past day, fleeing an advance by fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), who have seized dozens of villages close to the border, Turkish officials say.
Turkey opened a stretch of the frontier on....More
Turkish hostages seized in Iraq freed The 46 Turkish nationals, including diplomats and children, were seized from Mosul in June along with three Iraqis.
Forty-six Turkish hostages seized by fighters of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in June have been brought safely back to Turkey by the country's intelligence agency, according to Ahmet Davutoglu, Turkey's prime minister.
The Turkish hosta....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