Yemen - rebellion

Rebellion against President Saleh's rule. See summary

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ozy.com The Banksy of Yemen (Ozy.com) 07/28
ndtv.com Two Soldiers, 10 'Al Qaeda Jihadists' Dead in Yemen Suicide Car Bomb Bids 07/27
yemenpost.net STATEMENT OF THE YEMEN HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR ON HIS VISIT TO AMRAN 07/26
sabanews.net OCHA in Yemen calls for facilitating humanitarian work in Amran 07/26
yemenpost.net STATEMENT OF THE YEMEN HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR ON HIS VISIT TO AMRAN 07/26
nzherald.co.nz Yemen's Shiite rebels pull out of northern city 07/25
foxnews.com Yemen's Shiite rebels say they have pulled out of northern city seized earlier this month 07/25
yemenpost.net Amran presidential visit and what it could mean for Yemen 07/24
yemenpost.net President Hadi advocates unity in Yemen 07/23
reuters.com Yemen president says Houthis agree to return town to state control 07/23
reuters.com Yemen's al Qaeda wing seeks to set up 'emirate' in east 07/22
thenational.ae Al Qaeda in Yemen imposes strict Shariah law on residents 07/22
globalsecurity.org Al-Qaida Wing Announces Plans for Islamic Emirate in Yemen 07/22
yemenpost.net Top Salafi leader in Yemen calls on Al Qaeda to give allegiance to ISIL caliphate 07/19
yemenpost.net Al Qaeda attacks Al Baidha province 07/18
yemenpost.net Yemen Post Editor to RT: Yemeni government fueling Amran Crisis 07/17
aljazeera.com Yemen fighting forces thousands from homes 07/17
foxnews.com Clashes in northern Yemen province between Shiite rebels, Islamists kill 35 07/16
yemenpost.net German Ambassador to Yemen Rejects Pressure to sanction Houthis 07/16
yemenpost.net After Amran al Jawf becomes a battleground 07/16
yemenpost.net Armed forces protest pay shortfall 07/16
yemenpost.net Armed forces protest pay shortfall 07/15
yemenpost.net Houthi militants hand back military base 07/15
yemenpost.net Yemen prominent journalist: the Houthis will not invade Sana’a 07/15
reuters.com Yemeni leader demands Shi'ite group give up captured city 07/14
reuters.com Shi'ite group hands back army camp to Yemeni government 07/14
yemenpost.net Is Yemen the next domino to drop in the region? 07/14
stripes.com Yemen's president fires 2 senior army commanders 07/13
ndtv.com Yemen's President Fires Two Senior Army Commanders 07/13
aljazeera.com Yemen army chiefs sacked after rebel advances 07/13
ndtv.com Yemen's President Demands Shi'ite Group to Give Up Captured City 07/13
yemenpost.net Houthis back down from Amran 07/13
yemenpost.net The Houthis, the new Hezbollah of the Arabian Peninsula? 07/13
allafrica.com Nigeria: How Not to Tackle Terrorism in Nigeria 07/13
yemenpost.net Houthis back down from Amran 07/13
aljazeera.com Yemen tribal fighters bomb main oil pipeline 07/12
aljazeera.com Yemeni rebels say they will evacuate key city 07/12
globalsecurity.org Yemen: Security Council demands militants' withdrawal from north-western city 07/12
reuters.com Shi'ite group hands back army camp to Yemeni government 07/12
sabanews.net GCC renews condemnation of Houthi aggression against Amran 07/12
sabanews.net EU condemnation statement on Amran events issued 07/12
yemenpost.net Arab League condemns the Houthis’ campaign in north Yemen 07/11
ndtv.com UN Security Council Urges Shiite Rebels to Quit Yemeni City 07/11
yemenpost.net Demonstrators in Sana’a call for Defence Minister resignation 07/11
un.org Yemen: Security Council demands militants’ withdrawal from north-western city 07/11
yemenpost.net Arab League condemns the Houthis’ campaign in north Yemen 07/11
aljazeera.com Houthis kill hundreds in Yemeni city 07/11
nzherald.co.nz UN demands that Yemeni Shiite rebels leave city 07/11
thenational.ae Cash-strapped Yemen launches austerity drive 07/10
yemenpost.net Pan-Arab paper claims Saleh’s immunity lift is imminent 07/10
sabanews.net AL holds Houthis responsible for violence in Amran 07/10
turkishweekly.net 290 killed in clashes between army, rebels in Yemen 07/09
aljazeera.com Yemeni Shia rebels capture northern city 07/09
reuters.com Yemen extradites Ethiopian opposition official to Addis Ababa: government 07/09
sabanews.net UNSC condemns Houthis attack on Amran 07/09
sabanews.net Hadi receives call from GCC Secretary General 07/09
yemenpost.net Yemeni authorities slam Houthis for alleged atrocities 07/09
sabanews.net President Hadi returns home coming from Saudi Arabia 07/09
globalsecurity.org Yemen: UN relief official alarmed as renewed clashes displace thousands in country's north 07/09
reuters.com Refugee agency says more than 35,000 people displaced by Yemen fighting 07/09
upi.com Yemen government issues demands to Houthi rebels following seizure of Amran 07/09
yemenpost.net Benomar voices concern over Amran 07/09
sabanews.net UK strongly condemns armed clashes in Amran city 07/09
yemenpost.net Amran falls to the Houthis 07/09
yemenpost.net Amran falls to the Houthis 07/09
yemenpost.net Cycle of violence in northern Amran continues 07/08
voanews.com Shi'ite Rebels in Yemen Seize City Near Capital 07/08
myaccount.nytimes.com World Briefing: Yemen: Houthi Rebels Seize a Northern City 07/08
reuters.com Shi'ite Yemeni tribesmen capture provincial capital, scores killed 07/08
foxnews.com Yemen Shiite rebels capture northern city after months of fighting with Sunni conservatives 07/08
bbc.co.uk Thousands flee north Yemen fighting 07/08
globalsecurity.org Yemeni air force bombs Houthi positions in north Yemen 07/07
yemenpost.net Yemen Military Bombards Houthi Fighters; 65 Killed 07/07
nzherald.co.nz Yemen clashes between rebels, tribesmen kill 35 07/06
aljazeera.com Yemen bombs rebel sites after truce collapse 07/06
foxnews.com Clashes in Yemen between Shiite rebels and Islamist tribesmen kill 35 07/06
ndtv.com Yemen Bombs Shiite Rebels After Truce Collapses, 70 Killed 07/06
reuters.com Yemen army continues fight in north and is attacked in south 07/06
voanews.com Yemeni Bombs Shi'ite Rebels After Cease-fire Falters 07/05
reuters.com Yemeni air force bombs Shi'ite rebels after ceasefire collapses 07/05
bbc.co.uk Saudi Arabia: Sandwiched by jihadists in Iraq and Yemen 07/02
yemenpost.net As President Hadi denounces violence, clashes raged north of the capital 06/29
nzherald.co.nz Yemen troops foil attack on hospital, 6 killed 06/28
nzherald.co.nz Yemen ceasefire breached as violence flares anew 06/27
israelnationalnews.com The Black Gold Triangle - or Death 06/27
reuters.com Suicide bomber kills two soldiers as clashes erupt in Yemen 06/26
bbc.co.uk South Sudan 'most fragile state' 06/26
reuters.com Islamists attack Yemeni airport as bomber hits army base: sources 06/26
aljazeera.com Deadly attacks hit Yemeni city 06/26
dailystar.com.lb Clashes kill 13 in Yemen 06/25
yemenpost.net Yemen district attorney seek to prosecute Editor in Chief of AlSharea 06/25
ndtv.com 13 Civilians Die as Yemen Army Clashes with Shiite Rebels: Medic 06/25
aljazeera.com Yemeni intelligence official killed in Sanaa 06/25
yemenpost.net Truce in Amran fails as Houthis march on 06/24
reuters.com Yemeni intelligence officer killed by suspected al-Qaeda gunmen 06/23
ndtv.com Yemen Seals Truce With Shi'ite Rebels After Clashes in Capital 06/23
reuters.com Planned Yemen ceasefire with Shi'ite rebels falters 06/23
punchng.com Yemen agrees to ceasefire with rebels 06/23
reuters.com Yemen seals truce with Shi'ite rebels after clashes in capital 06/22
ndtv.com Shiite Rebels Wound 17 Yemen Police in Ambush 06/22

Summary

President Saleh has ruled Yemen since 1978, presiding over the unification of North and South Yemen in 1990, a civil war in 1994, and ongoing fighting with the Houthi tribe. In 2011, popular sentiment began to demand his ouster. Troops fired on protesters, killing many. In May 2011, the Hashid tribe, from which Saleh himself comes, switched to opposing his rule as well.

On June 3rd Saleh was wounded in a bombing and was taken to Saudi Arabia for hospitalization. On July 7th a prerecorded message aired on T.V., where Saleh announced he would not step down. Saleh turned down several proposals and now the opposition says it is too late and demands he relinquish power immediately with no conditions. He has recently tried accepting propositions granting him a time frame and immunity for his family.

Secretary of State, Clinton, stated that his rule cannot be maintained through this conflict, though the U.S. once supported the president as an ally in a key territory of al Qaida action. Oil revenues in Yemen continue to decrease, diminishing the central government’s resources and lessening its reach over the country. Yemen continues to fall into economic ruin.