Saudi reinforces border with Yemen Inhabitants at the Yemeni-Saudi border said that Saudi border guard has been reinforced for the last two days , noting that the reinforcements includes heavy weapons and ironclad vehicles with different missiles.
They added that the armors and reinforcements began stationed in several locations, including heights and areas overlooking the Yemeni side.
In a related matter Saudi officials said secur....More
Shura's Speaker meets heads of delegations to ASSECAA's meeting The Yemeni Shura Council’s Speaker Abdul-Rahman Othman has met heads of Sudanese and Algerian delegations partaking in the fifth meeting of the Association of
Senates,Shura and Equivalent Councils in Africa and Arab World (ASSECAA).
During the meeting, they discussed areas of joint cooperation in developing the activity of ASSECAA, which Yemen hosts the headquarters of its General-
Yemen BS defuses Explosive device in Sana'a Yemeni police of Sana'a ,in cooperation with Bomb Squad and experts of forensic evidence defused on Thursday an explosive device planted in a car of police officer in al-Zera'a zone downtown the capital city of Sana'a.
The General Director of Moral Guidance and Public Relations in the capital security colonel Ahmed al-Owfqi said that the explosive device was foiled as soon
as they received the cir....More
UN Envoy to Yemen: The National Dialogue will lead to radical change In August of 2012, few jobs could have appeared as thankless and difficult as that as the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy to Yemen. The enormous challenges
faced by the poorest state on the Arabian Peninsula—political, economic, social, environmental—must have made helping search for some kind of solution seem
an impossible task.
Nonetheless, Moroccan-born diplomat Jamal Benomar, pr....More
More than 2,400 dead as Obama’s drone campaign marks five years Five years ago, on January 23, 2009, a CIA drone flattened a house in Pakistan’s tribal regions. It was the third day of Barack Obama’s presidency, and this was the new commander-in-chief’s first covert drone strike.
Initial reports said up to ten militants were killed, including foreign fighters and possibly a ‘high-value target’ — a successful first hit for th....More
Poll: Should Moyes risk Rooney so close to the World Cup? The season is winding down and for the first time in nine years Manchester United will end the season without a major trophy to their name.
With just unrealistic hopes of finishing fourth left to cling on to at Old Trafford, should David Moyes continue playing Wayne Rooney or leave him to fully prepare for the World Cup?
The striker was risked against Bayern Munich earlier in April after strugglin....More
Syria's Arab League seat won't give opposition 'victory' A senior member of the opposition Syrian National Coalition (SNC) on Thursday said that Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi had told him that giving Syria's
Arab League seat to opposition representatives would not constitute a victory for the Syrian revolution.
Haysam al-Malih, head of the SNC's legal committee, said he replied to al-Arabi – at the league's Thursday meeting at its Cairo headqua....More
Iran says will firmly deter any attacks as military displays might Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic Republic had the might to deter any attacks as its military displayed a range of drones and missiles at an annual parade in Tehran, state television reported on Friday.
Chanting "God is Greatest", troops paraded missiles carriers, some bearing banners saying "Death to America" and "Death to Israel", armored personnel c....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
Yemen strives to save historic city of Zabid The Yemeni government is undertaking numerous efforts to preserve the status of the historic city of Zabid as a world heritage site, officials told Al-Shorfa.
In April, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) warned it would remove Zabid -- located in Hodeidah province -- from its World Heritage List unless the government improved conditions in the city within....More