Topic: Yemenis

Yemenis stage Sanaa protest as crisis talks held

SANAA : Tens of thousands of supporters of Shia Zaidi rebels pressing the government to resign gathered Friday in the north of Yemen’s capital as a presidential team held crisis talks in their stronghold.After the rally, a group of Zaidis started building an encampment on a road in northern ...

Yemenis denounce rebel advance on Sanaa

SANAA - Hundreds of Yemenis protested outside the presidential residence in Sanaa Saturday over what they say is the authorities’ inaction over a Shiite rebel advance on the capital. The demonstrators, some from Amran province north of the city where Huthi rebels, also known as Ansarullah, ...

KSA deports thousands of Yemenis

SANAA  - Saudi Arabia has begun deporting thousands of Yemeni labourers following new regulations requiring foreigners to work only for their sponsors, a Yemeni official said on Monday, a move that could "significantly damage" the poor country's economy. Some two million of Yemen's 25 million ...

Five Yemenis Killed Clashes Rage Taez Medics
December 03, 2011, 5:02 pm

Five Yemenis killed as clashes rage in Taez: medics

Five Yemenis, three civilians and two anti-regime gunmen, were killed on Saturday in shelling by government forces targeting the countrys second city of Taez and in shootings, medics and witnesses said. Three members of one family were killed in shelling blamed on government forces, while two ...

Yemenis Rally President
January 27, 2011, 6:52 pm

Yemenis rally against president

Thousands of Yemenis are demonstrating in the capital Sanaa, calling on Ali Abdullah Saleh, president for more than 30 years, to step down. This comes after mass protests in Egypt and a popular uprising in Tunisia that ousted its long-time leader. Yemeni opposition members and youth activists ...

Powerful Paloma Slams Stormweary Cuba
November 09, 2008, 9:54 am

Powerful Paloma slams into storm-weary Cuba

Paloma has slammed into Cuba as an extremely dangerous Category four hurricane, while authorities scrambled to evacuate tens of thousands of people and protect crops on an island still reeling from two other devastating storms. Paloma's ferocious 230 kph winds and rain were lashing Cuba's southern ...