January 27, 2011


Map of the modern state of Yemen. Map of Yemen...Image via Wikipedia

Articles general
  • Yemen - Wikipedia
  • Yemeni al-Qaeda crackdown - "The Yemeni al-Qaeda crackdown refers to military operations by the Yemeni government and the United States government against al Qaeda and related targets in Yemen as part of the Global War on Terror. The crackdown began in 2001 and escalated on January 14, 2010 when Yemen declared open war on al Qaeda." - Wikipedia
Articles news
  • Yemen's 'days of rage' - What are the risks of a political void in this volatile country? - Aljazeera Inside Story video - Feb 20, 2011
  • Anti-government rallies hit Yemen - "Tens of thousands of people, inspired by events in Tunisia, protest in Sanaa to demand President Saleh's resignation." - source Al Jazeera - video - 1:21 min - Jan 27, 2011
  • Demonstrations in Yemen - "In the capital, Sana’a, placard-wielding protesters called for removal of the long-serving president, Ali Abdullah Saleh." - The Economist - Jan 27, 2011
  • Yemen, the real conflict Part 1 - "Poverty, dictatorship & suppression of socialist movement till soil for extremist forces" - Part 2 - The Real News videos - Feb 11, 2010


  • An American's trip to Yemen - This video is a bit rough but gives a good impression of the lives of Yemeni men in the desert - 10:59 min

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