Tag archive for ‘Yemen’
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By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Raysut to invest in Somaliland

MUSCAT — The board of directors at Oman’s Raysut Cement has announced that it will give the green light to the firm’s plans for a series of expansion moves, both at home and abroad. As part of More...

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By MGoth On Saturday, April 13th, 2013
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Somaliland Attends Crucial Yemeni Security Meeting

By Goth Mohamed Goth Somaliland Government officials were among 25 delegates representing three other countries taking part in a conference aimed at combating terrorism and countering illegal immigration in Sanaa, More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, August 5th, 2012
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LONDON 2012: Arab World celebrates Mo Farah’s golden victory

Olympic champion, Mo Farah carries the flags of Great Britain and Somaliland in Barcelona. DUBAI — After outsprinting his African rivals and securing the first ever British gold medal in the men’s 10,000m, More...

An employee counts money at a branch of international money transfer company Dahabshiil in Somaliland.
By goth Mohamed On Monday, July 23rd, 2012
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Somaliland moves towards new banking era

An employee counts money at a branch of international money transfer company Dahabshiil in Somaliland (Mark Tran photo/Guardian). Somaliland is poised to pass a banking law to help the flow of remittances and encourage More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012
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Ninety six Yemeni soldiers killed in suicide bombing

SANAA — A Yemeni soldier who detonated a bomb hidden in his uniform during a rehearsal for a military parade has killed 96 fellow soldiers and wounded at least 200 in what was one of the deadliest attacks More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, February 4th, 2012
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Somaliland to pass central bank law within 3 weeks: cbank

HARGEISA — Somaliland’s central bank governor said on Thursday parliament is expected to pass a law within three weeks that will formerly establish a central bank, paving the way for foreign commercial More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, January 28th, 2012
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SOMALIA: Yemeni and Saudi forces kill 11 Somali immigrants

HARGEISA — At least eleven illegal immigrants from Somalia have been killed this week as they crossed into Saudi Arabia from Yemen according to the Somali embassy in Sana’a. Hussein Haji Ahmed, Somalia’s More...

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By Sahra Farah On Sunday, April 24th, 2011
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SOMALIA: Tribal leader assassinated in Bosasso

LAS ANOD — A well known Somali tribal leader and peace activist was killed in the northern Somali enclave of Puntland on Sunday. Saeed Mohamed Saeed ‘Kashwiito’ was shot Sunday evening as he left More...

demonstrators burn a picture of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh (AP)
By Hassan Ali On Saturday, April 23rd, 2011
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SOMALIA: Looted Yemeni petrol reaches Puntland port

LAS ANOD — Four small vessels carrying thousands of litres of looted petroleum products from Yemen reached the Somali port town of Bosasso on Saturday, locals said. According to eyewitnesses in the coastal More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, April 15th, 2011
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Over 60 Africans feared dead off Yemen

DUBAI — Over 21 migrants have reportedly drowned after their boat capsized in the wild seas off the coast of south Yemen, an official said on Thursday. [ad#Google Adsense 160x600r] A Somali official in Sana’a More...

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By Hassan Ali On Friday, March 25th, 2011
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Yemen: The next “Somalia”

Editorial – Arab News The numbers of civilians killed in Yemen have not yet reached the horrific proportions of Gaddafi’s massacres but with more mass protests expected across the country and President Ali More...

Female antigovernment demonstrators attended noon prayers yesterday at a rally seeking the resignation of Yemen’s leader. (Muhammed Muheisen/ Associated Press)
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011
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YEMEN: Military leaders defect Ali Saleh camp

SANA — A top military officer and at least 18 other senior commanders defected yesterday to the opposition movement demanding the immediate ouster of Yemen’s embattled president, depriving the US-allied ruler More...

Somali refugees fleeing mercenary attacks in Yemen reach Somalia (Horseed Media)
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, March 19th, 2011
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Somali refugees flee unrest and “mercenary attacks” in Yemen

BOSASSO — At least 60 Somali refugees fleeing the unrest in Yemen arrived back in their country on Saturday, reaching the port town of Bosasso in the north. [ad#Google Adsense (336×280)] Upon arrival, More...

demonstrators burn a picture of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh (AP)
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, March 18th, 2011
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YEMEN: President Saleh declares nationwide emergency

DJIBOUTI — President Ali Abdullah Saleh declared a state of emergency across the Arab Republic of Yemen on Friday, after troops and snipers shot dead over 50 protesters in the capital alone. Eyewitnesses in More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, February 14th, 2011
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Yemeni Youth Square Off With Forces

SANA, Yemen — Young protesters in Yemen squared off against security forces on Sunday, and some marched on the presidential palace here, witnesses said, as a third day of demonstrations sought to emulate the revolution More...

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By SomalilandPress On Sunday, January 16th, 2011
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Breaking Up Is Good to Do

This year will almost certainly see the birth of a new country named Southern Sudan. It might also witness the creation of an independent Palestine, as Palestinian leaders push for unilateral recognition of their More...

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By Abdiqani On Saturday, January 8th, 2011
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Somalia pirates attack Yemeni fishing boat, take engine

SHABWA, Jan 08 ( Saba) – Somalia pirates have attacked a Yemeni fishing boat off the southeastern province of Shabwa, firing on it and taking its engine, security officials have said. “About 7 pirates More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, November 9th, 2010
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US officials ban cargo aircraft from Somalia and Yemen

The US has extended an air cargo ban to cover Somalia as well as Yemen and banned ink and toner cartridges from passenger flights, in the wake of last month’s failed bomb plot. High risk cargo will receive More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, October 30th, 2010
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Yemeni police arrest woman suspected of mailing printer bombs

Medical student quizzed in Yemeni capital Bombs bear the hallmarks of al-Qaeda They were designed to explode mid-air SANA’A (Somalilandpress) — YEMENI investigators have questioned a woman suspected More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010
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VIDEO: Call For Ban On Legal Drug Khat

The growing use of the stimulant Khat is causing widespread social problems among Britain’s East African community, according to a Sky News investigation. [polldaddy poll=3378064]  More...