A Yemeni photographer has captured what he believes to be an unidentified flying object (UFO) over a mountainous area in northern Yemen.
Aseel Badiyan’s picture shows a white triangular, object soaring through the clouds, reported UAE based Emirates 24/7 on Thursday.
The photo has been corroborated by the deputy chairman of the Saudi astronomy association, Sharaf al-Sifyati, who says :”when this Yemeni photographer contacted me and showed me that picture, I felt that he was telling the truth...I checked the picture and found that is authentic and does not involve any tricks or
Yemen's oil and gas pipelines have been repeatedly sabotaged since anti-government protests created a power vacuum in 2011, causing fuel shortages and slashing export earnings for the impoverished country.
The source said the latest attackers detonated an explosives charge beneath the pipeline in Sirwah area in Maarib province late on Tuesday.
"The explosion set the pipeline on fire and caused a leak," the source said.
The blast stopped flows from the Maarib fields to the Ras Isa oil terminal on the Red Sea, from which crude is shipped to Yemen's main refinery in Aden.
At least 10 people were killed in fighting between Yemeni government forces and opposition fighters in the capital Sana’a on Saturday, residents and witnesses said.
The Yemeni government also said it was ready to “deal positively” with a resolution approved by the UN Security Council on Friday that urged President Ali Abdullah Saleh to sign a deal requiring him to step down in exchange for immunity. The UN condemned the government’s crackdown on protesters who are demanding that Mr Saleh end his 33 years in office.
A spokesman for opposition parties and
Tens of thousands of Yemenis in Aden celebrated the October 14th, the 48th anniversary of the Yemeni revolution in the south that ended the British colonization Friday.
The event was celebrated by hundreds of thousands in all over Yemen, by the Yemeni regime’s loyalists and the opposition’s.
In Aden, thousands of thousands of protesters celebrated the event all in their own way, for the Southern Movement that demands an independent state in the south of Yemen celebrated the anniversary to assure its presence and its demands during the revolution in all over
At least four people were killed and several others injured when a residential building collapsed down in Mualla District on Monday morning.
The apartment building, that consists of four floors, is located in Al Daka area, eastern Mualla, adjacent to the port of Aden.
Medical sources said that the collapse caused the deaths of four people, all of one family, and others were injured, some of the injuries were described as serious.
The collapse happened just after Al Fajer Muslim prayers, while small children were sleeping.
Citizens said to Aden Online that the
Units of the Yemeni army withdrew from the center of the city of Zanzibar, the provincial capital of Abyan, after they had seized large areas during the past few weeks, which have enabled the armed groups claiming affiliation to al-Qaeda to take control over the city completely.
Sources in the units fighting in Zanjibar mentioned to Aden Online that the units locating in Bajidar neighborhood, the building of the Central Security, the stadium of Hassan Sports club and the Martyrs’ Square in the city, retreated towards the 25th Mechanized Brigade.
The sources indicated that the withdrawal
Violent explosion at the police station of Kalwa City in Aden led to the death of a policemanand injuries among seven other security personnel Saturday morning.
Aden Online has learnt that three colonels and five others have suffered serious injuries. The colonels are called: Hussein Altazah, Adel Salim Sheikh and Raid Abdul Salam.
Local sources mentioned that a citizen was injured in the incident while he was passing by the police station.
Prelimenary investigations indicate that the explosion was caused by a bomb, when unknowns sagged it from the northeastern side of
The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on Friday to the Yemeni activist, Tawakkul Karman, the Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and the Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee for their work on women’s rights.
They were awarded the international prize for “their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” as said by the Nobel Prize Committee.
Tawakul Karman, 32, is a mother of three. She headed the Women Journalists without Chains, a human rights group for
Thousands of people participated in two separate marches conducted in Aden on Friday, one was devoted for females while the second for males in harmony with the “revolutionary escalation” to demand the ouster of the Yemeni President and to express solidarity with Abyan.
A female march, organized by the Islah Islamic party and
Military sources said to Aden Online that the Yemeni army was able to enter Zanjibar on Thursday, after violent clashes with Al-Qaeda linked militants in the city.
The sources said that units of the Yemeni army, located in the eastern suburbs of the city, intruded into the center of Zanjibar, which enabled them to take over the
Three explosions echoed violently late Wednesday evening in the districts of Mansoura and Mualla in Aden.
The first explosions, which occurred minutes before writing this news, aimed at the building of the Political Security in Mansoura District, followed by heavy gunfire, while the second shook several areas of Mualla District, where unknowns
The governor of Abyan Province declared, in a statement published by the official Yemeni News Agency (Saba) that the Yemeni army was able to liberate the city of Zanzibar (south) which has been controlled by suspects of Al-Qaeda militants since last May.
“The heroes of the armed and security forces and the loyal tribesmen were able to expel
Thousands of revolutionaries staged a mass march in Crater District, on Friday, in harmony with the program of escalation that aims at the ouster of the rest of the Yemeni regime’s officials and completing the process of change in Yemen.
The demonstrators chanted against the Yemeni regime and condemned the military operations by the
A person was killed and two others injured as a result of clashes broke out Wednesday morning between units of the Yemeni security and armed citizens break in a warehouse belongs to the government in Twahi District.
A number of security units headed to ” Bruce Lee” neighborhood, where some youth took over an abandoned warehouse
Tribal activists were able to arrest a suicide bomber in Lawdar District of Abyan southern Yemeni province before blowing himself up amid the city’s central market Monday.
According to local citizens in Lawdar District, activists of the tribal group, Lawdar’s Youth Forum, that have tackled the expulsion process of Al Qaeda operatives
A suicide bomber at least five Yemeni soldiers in the desert area of Al-Alam between Abyan and Aden southern Yemeni governorates Saturday.
The bomber aimed at a prominent military checkpoint at the eastern entrance to Aden, run by the military police.
The explosion was heard in large areas of Aden; citizens in the western outskirts said that they
Units of the Yemeni army, have been fighting armed groups claiming affiliation to Al-Qaeda in the city of Zanzibar for months, were able to make considerable progress after breaking a siege imposed on military units of the 25th Mechanized Brigade Thursday.
Military units belong to the 201st and 209th Brigades advanced towards the southern and
Yemen’s defense minister survived an assassination attempt targeted his convoy during a visit to military units of the Yemeni army stationed in the western outskirts of the city of Zanzibar, in the southern Yemeni province of Abyan Tuesday afternoon.
Exclusive sources said to Aden Online that the explosion caused by a mine planted in the