Yemen Newslinks 3 August 2011

3 August 2011 — williambowles.info

Latest word from Yemen’s ill president doesn’t allay tensions
MiamiHerald.com
By ADAM BARON SANAA, Yemen — When Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh left for medical treatment in Saudi Arabia on June 5 after suffering severe injuries in a bomb attack on his compound, many in the impoverished Arabian Peninsula nation breathed a …
http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/08/03/2343044/latest-word-from-yemens-ill-president.html

Botched Yemen airstrikes harms anti-militant fight
The Associated Press
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni government airstrikes that accidentally killed 40 people last week, including four army officers and a tribal sheik, brought an abrupt halt to the largest military effort yet to dislodge al-Qaida-linked militants from a key …
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jD-AoU8otOZJnRVuOWfzueKgyGcQ?docId=055b4bc16cd841f4aaa20d85c27d7d1e

Nexen still in talks with Yemen over oil licence
Reuters
DUBAI Aug 3 (Reuters) – Canadian oil company Nexen Inc is still in talks
with the Yemeni government over the possible renewal of operating licences
in the small oil producing country, a company spokesman said. Under
existing agreements with the Yemeni …
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/03/yemen-nexen-idUSL6E7J313K20110803

As bleak Ramadan begins, Yemeni protesters cling to hope
Reuters Africa
But the veteran leader is still in power, albeit in Saudi Arabia, where he
was removed for treatment after being badly hurt in a June bomb attack in
the Yemeni capital. Protesters are clinging to hope that they can revive
low spirits in their camps …
http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFTRE7721P520110803

‘US pushing Yemen towards war’
Press TV
Yemeni protesters have once again demonstrated in the flashpoint city of
Taizz, calling for the downfall of Ali Abdullah Saleh’s regime and trial of
its officials. The protest comes a day after the regime forces killed two
opposition tribesmen and …
http://www.presstv.com/detail/192132.html

Three civilians killed, dozens wounded in Arhab
Al-Sahwah.net
Sahwa Net- Three civilians were killed and dozens were wounded on Wednesday
morning as the Yemeni regime continued its attacks against Arhab villages,
using missiles and artillery. Correspondent of Sahwa Net in Arhab affirmed
that the Yemeni regime …
http://www.alsahwa-yemen.net/arabic/subjects/5/2011/8/3/11770.htm

Yemen’s counter-terror chief accused of atrocities
Examiner.com
After Yemen’s Republican Guard killed and dismembered tribal prisoners
Thursday, Arhab tribesmen issued a statement Friday demanding the immediate
arrest and prosecution of General Ahmed Saleh as a war criminal. Ahmed
Saleh heads the Republican Guard …
http://www.examiner.com/yemen-headlines-in-national/yemen-s-counter-terror-chief-accused-of-atrocities

Nearly 500 families displaced in Taiz
Al-Sahwah.net
Sahwa Net- A Yemeni human rights centre, the Law Centre, has appealed the
international community to shoulder its responsibility and end crimes
committed against civilians in Taiz, pointing out that 500 families were
displaces as a result of constant …
http://www.alsahwa-yemen.net/arabic/subjects/5/2011/8/3/11764.htm

A rude Arab awakening
The Nation, Pakistan
Marwan Bishara, Al Jazeera’s senior political analyst, answers questions
about the current escalation – and what some see as setbacks – surrounding
the uprisings in Libya, Syria, and Yemen. How do you explain the fact that
since the upheavals erupted …
http://nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/International/03-Aug-2011/A-rude-Arab-awakening

At UN, Kosovo Meeting Still August 24, Yemen & Sudan on Tap, Syria in Shadows
Inner City Press
There is a Sudan consultation on August 11, and two “Department of
Political Affairs” briefings on August 9 and 23, at least one of which
sources say will be about Yemen. (Update: Hardeep Singh Puri later at his
briefing said it’s August 9 that is …
http://www.innercitypress.com/unaug1ind080211.html

Latest word from Yemen’s ill president doesn’t allay tensions …
When Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh left for medical treatment in
Saudi Arabia on June 5 after suffering severe injuries in a bomb attack on
his compound, many in the impoverished Arabian Peninsula nation breathed a
sigh of relief.
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2011/08/02/119179/latest-word-from-yemens-ill-president.html

US ‘drones’ kill 15 al Qaeda fighters in southern Yemen – The Long …
By Bill Roggio
For the past several months, Yemeni security forces have been battling AQAP
and allied Islamist groups for control of the south. AQAP is known to have
openly taken control of areas in Abyan, Shabwah, Hadramawt, Marib, and Lahj
since the …
http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2011/08/us_drones_kill_15_al.php

Yemen, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States: Elite Politics, Street …
By admin
Yemen, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States: Elite Politics, Street Protests
and Regional Diplomacy by Ginny Hill and Gerd Nonneman analyzes the current
state of Yemen and what role the GCC states will play in stabilizing the
situation …
http://digest.electionguide.org/2011/08/02/yemen-saudi-arabia-and-the-gulf-states-elite-politics-street-protests-and-regional-diplomacy/

Amisom commander: al Shabaab receiving weapons from Yemen – CNN …
By emspiff
War-torn Mogadishu is under threat from the famine and drought which is
sweeping through parts of Somalia. CNN’s Nima Elbagir is embedded with the
African Union peace-keeping forces (Amisom) in the capital and traveled to
the frontline …
http://security.blogs.cnn.com/2011/08/02/amisom-commander-al-shabaab-receiving-weapons-from-yemen/

Yemen: 60 Days On and Saleh Will Not Step Down | Project on Middle …
By Alex
Tomorrow marks the 60th day that Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has
been out of office. The Yemeni constitution stipulates that within 60 days,
the acting.
http://pomed.org/blog/2011/08/yemen-60-days-on-and-saleh-will-not-step-down.html/

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