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Socotra Highlights

Recently a close friend visited the amazing island of Socotra. It’s the largest of Yemen’s 200 or so islands lying 350km south of mainland Yemen, and 200km east of the Horn of Africa. 155 more words

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Yemen: Houthis threaten to topple Hadi government

Source: Yemen Times

Houthis welcomed the formation of the ten-member negotiation committee that President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi established on Wednesday, after a meeting with members of parliament, the Shura Council, and cabinet ministers. 1,246 more words

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Yemen: Tribal leader assassinated in Sana’a

Source: Yemen Times

Unknown armed men assassinated Abdulkareem Al-Dhahab in Sana’a on Tuesday, leaving two of his bodyguards inured.

The independent Al-Masdar newspaper quoted eye witnesses who said to have seen unknown armed men in a car, firing at Al-Dhahab’s vehicle in Baghdad street in Sana’a. 181 more words

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Yemen: Presidential committee in Al-Jawf meets tribal leaders, agreement reached

Source: Yemen Times

The presidential committee tasked to reach a ceasefire agreement in Al-Jawf governorate reached an agreement on Tuesday with tribal leaders in Al-Jawf to be approved by President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi. 342 more words

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Yemen: Clashes in Hadramout between military and AQAP suspects

Source: Yemen Times

Four alleged Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) members and a soldier were killed on Sunday in clashes between gunmen and the military in Al-Qatan city in Hadramout governorate, according to the Defense Ministry’s website. 239 more words

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Yemen's Houthis protest against government

http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/houthis-march-yemens-capital-promise-action-friday-370164588

Tens of thousands of Houthis joined an anti-government rally in Sanaa on Monday in response to a call by Shiite rebel commander Abdulmalik al-Houthi. 306 more words

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Gabrielle Gillespie and A Father's Betrayal

Gabrielle Gillespie’s past is unfortunately an all too common story. However for Gabrielle she is arguably one of the lucky ones. 

As a young girl, Gabrielle’s Welsh mother went missing.  494 more words

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