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
The Southern Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) warned of a “coming disaster” as a result of the last developments taking place in south Yemen of battles, arrests, extrajudicial killings, the security vacuum and other humanitarian concerns in its report on the human rights violations in July 2011.
The report touched on the armed
On “Fir victorious”, the Islah Party and other youth organizations staged a mass march in which hundreds gathered in the Freedom Square in Crater District to launch a massive march after having breakfast Friday.
The demonstrators chanted against the Yemeni regime and condemned the military operations by the Republican
A fourth open sit-in has been staged in Aden by the relatives of the two brothers: Akram and Mohammed Isaa al Dubai, who were killed by Yemeni soldiers in Aden last week.
The sit-in is staged in Sheikh Othman District, in an area between two other sit-ins; one in the Noor Square, belongs to independent and other figures demand the overthrow
A senior commander in al Qaeda was assassinated Tuesday by unknown armed men in the district of Mudia in Abyan Province, where clansmen took control over the district after the expulsion of al Qaeda members about a month ago.
Witnesses said that the senior commander in the armed groups is called Yasser Fhdil Hussein. He returned to the Mudia
Al Qaeda launched a scathing attack on the Muslim Brotherhood Party (Islah) in Yemen, accusing it of committing a treason and collaborating with the Americans as described by a publication obtained by AdenOnline Tuesday.
The publication accused the Islah Party of sowing discords among Mudia’s tribes (in Abyan southern Yemeni province)
Abyan’s refugees in Aden conducted a demonstration in Rimi Neighborhood in Mansoura City on Saturday to protest about the continuous war there and about their miserable situation in Aden.
The banners raised condemned the military operations in Zanjibar, the provencial capital of Abyan, and others wondered about the destiny of the financial
Tribes in Abyan Province, where tribesmen are struggling to end the control of al Qaeda fighters over Zanjibar, accused the al Qaeda fighters of cutting off the head of a local tribal leader after taking him as a prisoner.
Tribal sources stated that the head of al Nakhain Tribe, that populates the western outskirts of Lawder District in
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh called on Sunday for dialogue with his opponents during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan to help resolve a crisis over demands for his removal which has paralysed Yemen and confounded efforts at mediation.
The opposition has previously rejected invitations to negotiate, saying talks can only take place after
The holy Muslim month of Ramadan has begun on Sunday when sighting the new moon of the month, which is a sign to all Muslims to start fasting today.
Fasting is one of the Five Pillars of Islam, which include affirmation of belief in Allah as the only God, praying five times a day, alms giving, and pilgrimage to Mecca at least
Six al Qaeda operatives and five Yemeni soldiers were killed in clashes in the flaming southern Yemeni province of Abyan, where armed groups belong to al Qaeda have controlled large areas of the province including Zanjibar, the provincial capital of Abyan.
The clashes broke out when the armed groups launched an attack against military sites in