Abubakr Al-Shamahi

  • In the presidential palace in Sanaa, a new Yemeni Cabinet has just been sworn in. For the first time in 33 years, however, President Ali Abdullah Saleh is nowhere to be seen. He has officially signed away his powers, setting up a potentially peaceful transfer of power to his deputy, Vice President ...

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  • President Obama made two statements concerning Yemen last week. One was at the United Nations, where he voiced his support for the protests against the 33 year rule of President Saleh, In Yemen, men, women and children gather by the thousands in towns and city squares every day with the hope that ...

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  • Death has returned to the streets of Sanaa. On Sunday, a mass anti-government march was attacked by all manner of weaponry, with reports, and evidence, of pro-government forces using anti-aircraft guns and rocket-propelled grenades. Attacks continued on Monday, with anti-government protesters ...

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