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
Six elements of al Qaeda were killed in the late hours of Wednesday after air strikes by Yemeni fighters aimed at an abandoned police station in Wadiea Town in Abyan Province.
Locals said to adenalghad.net that the air strike claimed the lives of six al Qaeda suspects were inside the building, one of them is Mohammed al Khadir Sufian, the
Factional fighting in Yemen’s north entered its fifth day on Tuesday, bringing violence closer to the border with Saudi Arabia, while the United States’ top counter-terrorism official visited Sanaa.
Twenty-three people have been killed and dozens injured in the northern province of Jawf since clashes broke out on Friday between members
An injured tribesman died in the early hours of Sunday due to wounds suffered by an attack by Qaeda suspects on a tribal checkpoint established last Saturday after a state of tension between local tribes and the Qaeda suspects who gained a vehicle belonged to a local tribesman.
Clashes had caused three wounded tribesmen, one of them
Three tribesmen were injured in the early hours of Sunday as a result of clashes with al Qaeda militants in the area of Mudia in Abyan Province, south Yemen.
The clashes came after a state of tension had been lived in the area when tribesmen regained a vehicle belongs to a person from Al Waleed Tribe had been taken by al Qaeda
The Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh appeared on the Yemeni official Tv Thursday, since the attack on the mosque of his palace in Sana’a on June 4, 2011.
The Yemeni President, who appeared in a recorded video, seemed in a bad health, while the skin of his face was dark. In addition, his hands were seen tied with bandages not moving and a
At least 40 militants linked to al-Qaida have been killed in two days of airstrikes and clashes with government forces, Yemen’s state news agency said Tuesday.
The report by the SABA news agency said the government attacks began after militants tried to storm a military camp in the southern province of Abyan, where Islamist fighters have
The Yemeni Minister of Defense, Mohammed Nasser Mohammed, said that the Yemeni army has surrounded Aden in order to thwart the attempts of infiltration into Aden by Islamic extremists expecially from Abyan Governorate that experiences constant battles between the alleged Qaeda terrorists and units of the Yemeni army of the 25th Mechanized
A mass Rally was organized by the Islamic Party of Islah (Reforming Party) in Crater District, attended by hundreds of women who marched from al Akba to the Freedom sit-in square in the same district Friday afternoon.
The crowds of women chanted against “the foreign interventions” in the affairs of Yemen, calling
The UN delegation, which arrived Yemen on Tuesday to inspect about human rights violations, has met several officials and opposition leaders including the Interior Minister and Sadik al-Ahmar, the tribal leader.
The Interior Minster, Rashad al Masri, stated to the UN delegation that the clashes between the tribesmen loyal to the protesters
Hundreds of protesters on Tuesday rallied a march in Aden, southern Yemen, to demand a transitional presidential council to run the country until electing a new presidnet instead of the injured Yemeni president being treated in Rihyad, Ali Abdullah Saleh.
The protester launched their march starting from Memdara District, marching towards