A Yemeni photographer has captured what he believes to be an unidentified flying object (UFO) over a mountainous area in northern Yemen.
Aseel Badiyan’s picture shows a white triangular, object soaring through the clouds, reported UAE based Emirates 24/7 on Thursday.
The photo has been corroborated by the deputy chairman of the Saudi astronomy association, Sharaf al-Sifyati, who says :”when this Yemeni photographer contacted me and showed me that picture, I felt that he was telling the truth...I checked the picture and found that is authentic and does not involve any tricks or
Yemen's oil and gas pipelines have been repeatedly sabotaged since anti-government protests created a power vacuum in 2011, causing fuel shortages and slashing export earnings for the impoverished country.
The source said the latest attackers detonated an explosives charge beneath the pipeline in Sirwah area in Maarib province late on Tuesday.
"The explosion set the pipeline on fire and caused a leak," the source said.
The blast stopped flows from the Maarib fields to the Ras Isa oil terminal on the Red Sea, from which crude is shipped to Yemen's main refinery in Aden.
At least 10 people were killed in fighting between Yemeni government forces and opposition fighters in the capital Sana’a on Saturday, residents and witnesses said.
The Yemeni government also said it was ready to “deal positively” with a resolution approved by the UN Security Council on Friday that urged President Ali Abdullah Saleh to sign a deal requiring him to step down in exchange for immunity. The UN condemned the government’s crackdown on protesters who are demanding that Mr Saleh end his 33 years in office.
A spokesman for opposition parties and
Tens of thousands of Yemenis in Aden celebrated the October 14th, the 48th anniversary of the Yemeni revolution in the south that ended the British colonization Friday.
The event was celebrated by hundreds of thousands in all over Yemen, by the Yemeni regime’s loyalists and the opposition’s.
In Aden, thousands of thousands of protesters celebrated the event all in their own way, for the Southern Movement that demands an independent state in the south of Yemen celebrated the anniversary to assure its presence and its demands during the revolution in all over
At least four people were killed and several others injured when a residential building collapsed down in Mualla District on Monday morning.
The apartment building, that consists of four floors, is located in Al Daka area, eastern Mualla, adjacent to the port of Aden.
Medical sources said that the collapse caused the deaths of four people, all of one family, and others were injured, some of the injuries were described as serious.
The collapse happened just after Al Fajer Muslim prayers, while small children were sleeping.
Citizens said to Aden Online that the
Units of the Yemeni army withdrew from the center of the city of Zanzibar, the provincial capital of Abyan, after they had seized large areas during the past few weeks, which have enabled the armed groups claiming affiliation to al-Qaeda to take control over the city completely.
Sources in the units fighting in Zanjibar mentioned to Aden Online that the units locating in Bajidar neighborhood, the building of the Central Security, the stadium of Hassan Sports club and the Martyrs’ Square in the city, retreated towards the 25th Mechanized Brigade.
The sources indicated that the withdrawal
Violent explosion at the police station of Kalwa City in Aden led to the death of a policemanand injuries among seven other security personnel Saturday morning.
Aden Online has learnt that three colonels and five others have suffered serious injuries. The colonels are called: Hussein Altazah, Adel Salim Sheikh and Raid Abdul Salam.
Local sources mentioned that a citizen was injured in the incident while he was passing by the police station.
Prelimenary investigations indicate that the explosion was caused by a bomb, when unknowns sagged it from the northeastern side of
The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on Friday to the Yemeni activist, Tawakkul Karman, the Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and the Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee for their work on women’s rights.
They were awarded the international prize for “their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” as said by the Nobel Prize Committee.
Tawakul Karman, 32, is a mother of three. She headed the Women Journalists without Chains, a human rights group for
Sources in the armed groups that claim their affiliation to Al Qaeda said that they shot down a helicopter belongs to the Yemeni army during its participation in the battles between gunmen from the al-Qaeda and units of the Yemeni army in the desert between Aden and Abyan, on Friday.
A senior commander in the armed groups in Zanzibar, called Abu
Thousands of Southern Movement supporters expressed their solidarity with the Palestinian people through a demonstration followed by a march roamed some streets of the districts of Aden on the International Jerusalem Day that coincides with Friday.
The demonstrators demanded lifting the siege on Gaza, raising Palestinian flags and others for
Regime of the Yemeni President Saleh made a signal of possible military confrontations in the few coming hours laying responsibility on the dissident military commander, Ali Muhssein al-Ahmmar, who is preparing for a war in the next few hours, a GPC ruling party official said on Thursday.
The GPC official website reported from official sources
At least 36 of Ansar Al Sharia operatives were killed when American jet fighters bombed gatherings of the terrorist groups in Abyan while they were launching a severe attack on Yemeni military forces Tuesday.
A battle had been started when Ansar Al Sharia militants launched an attack on the 201st Yemeni Brigade located in Dufas desert area,
Six of al Qaeda elements were killed Monday night by a missile fired by an American fighter jet in the southern Yemeni mountinious area of Arkoob, near the port city of Shukra in Abyan Province.
Sources mentioned to Aden Online that an American fighter raided a military checkpoint newly developed by al Qaeda militants, after these militants
A Russian military aircraft, type Ilyushin, was spoiled, in a blast al-Dailami Military base in Sana’a Saturday.
A military source said a Russian military aircraft of the type (Ilyushin) was subjected to bombing, which led it to destroying it.
News Yemen website reported from a security source that the explosion, that is likely
Hundreds of people rallied a march in Aden Friday to support the National Council declared two days ago.
The protesters gathered in the Freedom Square in Crater District after the Tarawih Muslim prayers, pushing towards the old streets of the city of Crater chanting slogans support the National Council and others condemn the regime and the
The al Qaeda launched an extended attack on the Yemeni forces located in Dofas Area, east of Aden, and which shield Aden from the advance of the al Qaeda twoards Aden Thursday.
Military sources stated that the militants of al Qaeda used heavy artillery in their attack for the first time.
Inhabitants in Aden said they heard sounds of
At least ten of al Qaeda operatives were killed in an ambush by tribesmen in Arkoob Area in the southern Yemeni province of Abyan at dawn Thursday.
“The tribesmen attacked a military convoy of vehicles belong to al Qaeda was coming from Shukra, that was recaptured by al Qaeda on Wednesday.” Tribal source said to AdenOnline, clarifying
Violent clashes broke out in the early hours of Monday as a result of discords among to armed groups of the Ansar Al Sharia , the wing of al Qaeda in Yemen.
According to sources in Ja’ar, the largest city of Abyan, the clashes broke out after the dawn Muslim prayer between two armed groups the first belong to a local commander called