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
One al Qaeda militant was killed and another was injured when tribal militants opened fire on a vehicle belong to al Qaeda fighters in the port city of Shukra in Abyan Thursday.
According to tribal sources, the vehicle tried to cross through a tribal checkpoint in Shukra, which was captured by tribal militants last week, shooting the tibesmen
An extended tribal meeting held on Wednesday morning in the city of Lawder, major city of the Central Region of Abyan province, led to an agreement among the local tribes to continue their war against al Qaeda and to clean all the districts of the Central Region of the armed groups.
The meeting was attended by tens of social, tribal
Hundreds of thousands of Yemen revolutionaries in Taiz Province demanded a “revolutionary end” to the unrest situation and the ouster of the rest of Yemeni regime Wednesday.
The protesters marched in several streets of Taiz City chanting against the Yemeni regime and censuring shelling the city by the Republican Guard forces that still
A protest was marked in Sheikh Othman City in Aden, on Tuesday, to welcome the formation of the transitional council and to demand the rest of the Yemeni regime’s officials to leave the country.
The protesters started the march from the Cairo Traffic Circle in the west of Sheikh Othman, passing through the city towards Al Noor Sit-in
Tribal sources cited to the opposition Aden News Agency that tribal militants took control over the city of Lawder, the largest city of the Middle Area of Abyan on Monday and expelled the gunmen of “Ansar al Sharia,” the branch of al Qaeda in Yemen.
The sources added that the tribal militants established checkpoints on the main
Thousands of anti-government protesters marked a massive nightly protest in Crater District in Aden Friday, demanding the rest of the Yemeni regime to leave the country, particularly the son of the Yemeni President, Ahmed Ali Abdullah Saleh, the general Commander of the Republican Guard forces.
The participants raised the Yemeni flags chanting
Sources confirmed that a number of American and British warships continue to spread extensivelyon the coast and Gulf of Aden since Thursday.
Observers said that the spread of barges and ships in the territorial waters of Yemen at the moment comes in conjunction with the alleged war declared by the Yemeni authorities against al-Qaeda in the
Al Qaeda warned the tribes cooperating with the Yemeni army and that have begun to clean the southern Yemeni province of Abyan from al Qaeda suspects, who took control over Zanjibar, the provincial capital of the province.
A statement issued by al Qaeda included threats and intimidation for the tribes participating in the fights against the
Yemeni army forces launched heavy and violent shelling on sites belong to al Qaeda terrorists in Zanjibar, the provincial capital of the southern Yemeni province of Abyan, on Saturday.
A military source said that the 25th Mechanized Brigade launched a strong artillery attack on the sites belong to al Qaeda suspects in the center of
The Coalition of the Yemeni Revolution, headed by the activist Tawkul Karman, declared setting up a new Transitional Council to run the country’s affairs Saturday in response to the calls of the anti-government protesters who have been demanding the overthrow of the Yemeni regime since early February 2011.
The council includes a