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
Officials in the Yemeni army said that they aborted terrorist operations aimed at government buildings in Aden, the largest city of south Yemen Monday.
The attackers were arrested at Al Alam military checkpoint while they were heading from the neighboring governorate of Abyan that is occupied by al Qaeda terrorists since last April 27.
The Yemeni authorities in Mukalla have arrested the director of the central prison and his deputy in Mukalla for questioning over the escape of 63 al Qaeda operatives.
The prisoners escaped on Wednesday, after digging 35-m-long tunnel. The attackers killed one guard and injured two others.
Private sources in Mukalla said to Aden Online that one of
The Islamic Reformation Party in addition to other civil organizations conducted a massive march in Crater Distinct on Friday attended by hundreds of locals.
The march was started from the vicinity of the historical mosque of al Aidarous, then moved through the narrow streets of the city of Crater towards the Freedom Yard in the same
In the darkness of the Arabian nights of Aden as a result of the constant power outages, hundreds of Southern Movement supporters gathered in Crater District in Aden to stage in the evening of Thursday the weekly protest of “the Southern Detainee’s Day,” which is staged every Thursday to demand the release Southern Movement
Islamic extremists, on Wednesday, could help a number of their partners jailed in the Central Prison of Mukalla, the provincial capital of Hadrmout Governorate, eastern Yemen to escape from the prison.
The Islamic extremists clashed with the guards of the prison causing a number of dead and wounded, according to local sources.
Youth organizations in Aden called for a protest against what they called them “the activities of the deliberate destruction of an ancient wall in the city of Aden, that suffers from destructing its ancient monuments since 1994 till the moment.”
Activists in local organizations and associations said that a colossal stone
Violent clashes broke out in the late hours of Sunday in Crater District in Aden when militants opened fire on Yemeni army units guarding the branch of the Yemeni Central Bank in Crater, while no reports talked about casualties till the moment.
It is said that armed men were in a vehicle, was at the back of a wedding cars’ procession,
American fighters have resumed on Saturday bombing what is thought to be gatherings of Al Qaeda suspects in Abyan Governorate, southern Yemen.
Local residents said to “Aden Alghad” website that air raids were launched at about 3:00 GMT, foucused on the center of Je’ar district as well as Al Makhzan neighboring area.
Leaders for Community Service Initiative organized a charity plate in the city of Crater in Aden in the afternoon of Thursday to support the refugees coming from the neighboring governorate of Abyan that is witnessing heavy clashes between the Yemeni military and Al Qaeda suspects.
The charity campaign plates was responded by a
Tribal gunmen took control over Musaimeir District in southern Yemen. According to sources said to “Adenalghad website” that clashes broke out in the district continued for several hours between local tribal gunmen and soldiers stationed in a number of government facilities in the district in the early hours of