Yemen Newslinks 13 July 2011

13 July 2011 — williambowles.info

YEMEN: TV appearance sparks fresh wave of violence
IRINnews.org
SANA’A, 13 July 2011 (IRIN) – A surprise 7 July appearance on Yemeni state TV by President Ali Abdullah Saleh is behind a recent country-wide spike in violence, say observers. Analyst Adel al-Shujaa said the TV appearance surprised opposition leaders …
http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?reportid=93214Yemen security: 5 militants killed in airstrike
The Associated Press
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A government airstrike in a patch of southern Yemen
overrun by radical Islamists killed five militants, as the country’s
security deteriorates amid a five-month uprising, a security official said
Tuesday. The airstrike late Monday …
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jqSr_lxYKxi36zka85_fwD4EQYWA?docId=3bd66b76b8304ffdac095d812c2ca406

Rising food prices causing Yemeni families to take desperate measures – UN
UN News Centre
Food insecurity is on the rise in parts of Yemen, the United Nations World
Food Programme (WFP) reported today, adding that families are trying to
cope by liquidating their assets, skipping meals and diverting funds from
health care and education. …
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=39020&Cr=yemen&Cr1=

Yemen Running Dry As Water Shortage Reaches Extreme Levels in Africa and the …
Green Prophet
However, the scale of the problem and the need for urgent international
coordination to secure this basic commodity is becoming more urgent today
as stories and pictures from Yemen warn of an inevitable social collapse in
the middle of political …
http://www.greenprophet.com/2011/07/yemen-running-dry-as-water-shortage-reaches-extreme-levels-in-africa-and-the-middle-east/

Yemen’s Saleh warns US: It’s me or Al Qaeda
GlobalPost (blog)
Is Yemen’s embattled President Saleh stoking the Al Qaeda threat in
last-ditch attempt to cling onto US support? Yemen’s embassy in Washington
has been busy trumpeting the expanded military operation it says is taking
place against Al-Qaeda in the …
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-casbah/yemen%E2%80%99s-saleh-warns-us-it%E2%80%99s-me-or-al-qaeda-0

Yemen shaikh allows oil pipeline repairs
Oman Daily Observer
SANAA — A Yemeni shaikh whose tribe attacked an oil pipeline in the
eastern province of Marib, contributing to a major fuel shortage, said
yesterday he will permit the pipeline to be repaired. “We will permit the
oil company to come to the area and …
http://main.omanobserver.om/node/57992

IMF ready to present much needed financial assistance to Yemen
Yemen Observer
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asserted the readiness to present
the financial assistance Yemen needs. The statement was made by the IMF
mission’s head Hasan al-Atrash in a joint talk session held between Yemen
and the IMF in the Jordanian …
http://www.yobserver.com/business-and-economy/10021257.html

Strong economic policy needed to lift Yemen out of depression
Yemen Observer
The discounting season seems more like a distress call to end the market
stagnation resulting from the current political crisis in Yemen. Discounts
that start at 20 percent and go as high as 70 percent are forcing traders
to cut jobs and lower expenses …
http://www.yobserver.com/reports/10021263.html

Netherlands Ambassador speaks about politics, culture and economy in Yemen
Yemen Observer
The ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Dr. Harry Buikema The
Yemen Observer interviewed Ambassador Buikema before his departure back to
the Netherlands and chatted with him about different issues in Yemen and in
the region. …
http://www.yobserver.com/reports/10021261.html

Yemen security: 5 militants killed in airstrike | The Associated …
By The Associated Press
A government airstrike in a patch of southern Yemen overrun by radical
Islamists killed five militants, as the country’s security deteriorates
amid a five-month uprising, a security official said Tuesday.
http://washingtonexaminer.com/news/world/2011/07/yemen-security-5-militants-killed-airstrikehttp:

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