Yemen Newslinks 14 July 2011

14 July 2011 —

US airstrike kills 3 Islamic militants in Yemen
The Seattle Times
Yemeni officials say a US warplane has attacked a police station overrun by Islamic militants in southern Yemen, killing three of the fighters. By AHMED AL-HAJ Associated Press No comments have been posted to this article. Yemeni officials say a US …

Yemen 2011 inflation may soar to 30 pct on unrest -IMF
Kipp Report
Is it a surprise that five months of protest is putting Yemen’s economy in
danger of shrinking? IMF’s ready to provide loans, only as soon as crisis
is resolved. Inflation in Yemen may surge to as much as 30 percent this
year as ongoing unrest cripples …

Banking activities almost ceased in Yemen
Most of Yemen’s commercial banks have ceased all activities and many
employees have been laid off, due to the deteriorating situation in the
country. Several bank owners complained of large cash withdrawals which may
prevent banks from continuing to …

U.S.- Yemen Partnership Can Mean Food for Peace (blog)
The Obama administration recently stated the urgency of “resolving the
political crisis in Sanaa so that the Yemeni Government and people can
successfully confront the serious challenges they face.” The terrorist
group Al Qaeda is clearly one of these …

Yemen: ’50 Al-Qaeda militants’ killed in airstrike
Adnkronos International English
Sanaa, 15 July (AKI) – An early morning airstrike in southern Yemen on
Thursday killed dozens of alleged Al-Qaeda militants, according to Yemeni
newspaper Akhbar al-Youm. The dawn raid in Abyan province was conducted by
an American unmanned aircraft …

Brennan affirms his country’s support for Yemen in combating terror
Almotamar Net
In the meeting al-Barakani presented a comprehensive review of what Yemen
is witnessing and the political crisis ongoing for more than five months,
pointing to what Yemen is witnessing during this period of coup attempts
against the constitutional …

INTERVIEW-Yemen 2011 inflation may soar to 30 pct on unrest -IMF
Reuters AlertNet
By Martin Dokoupil and Martina Fuchs DUBAI, July 13 (Reuters) – Inflation
in Yemen may surge to as much as 30 percent this year as ongoing unrest
cripples the Arab country’s economy and damage to an oil pipeline strains
already weak government finances …–imf

Arab Spring
BBC News
Protesters in Libya, Bahrain and Yemen were trying to do the same. Syrians
weren’t far behind them. Demonstrations demanding change, if not the
toppling of the ruler, were happening in Jordan, Algeria, Morocco, even in
peaceful Oman in the Gulf. …

Yemen Tribal Fighting Leaves 27 Dead In A Week Of Tribal Fighting …
By The Huffington Post News Editors
SANAA, Yemen — Battles between supporters of rebels in northern Yemen and
an Islamic group have killed 27 people over the past week, medical
officials said Wednesday. The two sides are fighting for control of the
lawless and remote …

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