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Stories about Yemen

13 February 2015

Yemen Marks 4th Year Revolution Anniversary Rallying Against Houthis

"Hundreds are marching today in #Yemen the same they were marching 4 years ago…Today, there are new players, but same demands remain ignored," tweets a journalist covering Yemen.

7 February 2015

Yemen's Political Limbo Continues with Al Houthi's ‘Unconstitutional’ Declaration

While there were celebratory fireworks after the declaration there were opposing demonstrations elsewhere. Yemen braces itself for yet another period of uncertainty.

25 January 2015

Yemen's Uncertainty

Yemen, often described as a “failed state”, has become a country without a president and a government. Even Yemenis living inside the country are perplexed by the latest dramatic developments.

9 December 2014

GV Face: Four Years After the Uprising, Where is Yemen Going?

GV Face

Yemen's popular uprising in 2011 helped oust President Saleh after 33 years in power. How much have things really changed for the country's 25 million people?

25 May 2014

Against All Odds, Yemen Is Happy Too!

The cover video of Pharrell William's viral song Happy was generated with a Yemeni twist, showing the creativity and talent of Young Yemenis as well as their sense of humor.

14 February 2014

As a Federal State, Yemen Marks the Third Anniversary of Its Revolution

February 11th marked the third anniversary of Yemen's revolution. Noon Arabia sums up reactions as the country is divided into a six-region federation state

9 February 2014

Yemenis Demand an End to Corruption and Unfair Sales Deals

Yemenis are back on the streets demanding an end to what they claim are "unfair" liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales agreements, bleeding the country's resources.

Will the End of the National Dialogue Bring Peace to Yemen?

After 10 months of negotiations, the National Dialogue Conference has ended. Yemenis are wondering if it will bring a real political change and an end to violence on the ground.

27 January 2014

Congrats Tunisia on the New Constitution!

Bloggers from across the region paid tribute to Tunisia for adopting a new constitution, three years after the ousting of dictator Zeine el Abidin Ben Ali.

18 January 2014

Yemeni Activist Receives Death Threat on Facebook

Prominent Yemeni political activist and journalist Hani Al-Junid received a death threat on Facebook. The threat, by an anonymous person, warned that Al-Junid's "termination" was soon.

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