Yemen Newslinks 5 August 2011

5 August 2011 —

Tribe digs in as army advances on Yemen capital
Tribes wield much influence in impoverished Yemen, where the Hashid is a heavily armed tribal confederation capable of rallying and financing thousands of fighters. The Bakil is the other main tribal confederation.

WB Suspends $542 Million to Instable Yemen
Yemen Post
The World Bank suspended hundreds of millions of USD in aid to Yemen as from July 28 due to the political and security situation as the dueling protests and associated severe crises continue across the republic. Independent sources cited a WB statement …

A Dark Descent, Yemen Revealed at Night
28-year-old Italian photographer Lorenzo Meloni is fascinated by Yemen and its rapidly-changing existence. Last year, while traveling the country from August to October, Meloni found himself frequently shooting at night, unknowingly documenting the …

Yemen displacement rises, some living in caves
Reuters AlertNet
REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah By Megan Rowling LONDON (AlertNet) – Clashes in Yemen have forced up to 15000 people from their homes since mid-July, with some even sheltering in caves, according to the latest UN report on humanitarian needs in the Arab …

Yemen Fighting Causes More Displacement
The Epoch Times
By Alex Johnston UN special advisor on Yemen Jamal Ben Omar speaks to journalists, on the crisis in Yemen, at a press conference in Sanaa, on July 29, 2011. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Image) Fighting in Yemen that has bordered on all-out civil war in …

Analysis: Mubarak Moral To Arab Rulers: Fight Hard
by AP AP FILE – In this file image taken from a prerecorded video and broadcast July 7, 2011 on Yemen state TV from Saudi Arabia, Yemen’s embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh makes his first public appearance since he was injured in a blast at his …

US Asst Sec Def in Sanaa, Yemen | Armies of Liberation
By Jane Novak
Jane Novak’s blog about Yemen. … The US official praised the efforts made by Yemen in the fight against terrorism. He expressed his country’s position in support of Yemen’s unity, security and stability. Comments (0)…

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