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News Topic - Yemen

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Hope at last for Yemen's child brides as the country's leaders finally act to stop forced marriages of girls as young as NINE According to Yemen's Ministry of Human Rights, a bill is to be put forward that would outlaw marriage for girls younger than 17.
Mail Online | Nov 10, 2013 6:18 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Yemeni burns daughter to death for contacting fiance: police DUBAI (Reuters) - A Yemeni father has burned his 15-year-old daughter to death for keeping in touch with her fiance, police said, sparking further outrage in Yemen, where an eight-year girl died from internal bleeding on her wedding night a month ago.
Reuters | Oct 23, 2013 09:15 AM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Stephanie Sinclair's best photograph: child brides in Yemen 'The girls are both eight. You can tell at once that the men are their husbands, not their fathers'I have been to many countries to document the issue of child brides: India, Nepal, Afghanistan, Ethiopia. But it was important to cover Yemen because it is
The Guardian | May 22, 2013 3:11 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
U.S. Embassy in Yemen stormed; protests spread through Muslim world CAIRO The U.S. Embassy in Yemen was briefly breached by protesters on Thursday, and American diplomatic compounds throughout the Muslim world remained on high alert, as outrage spread over a mysterious anti-Muslim film apparently made in the United States
Washington Post | Sep 13, 2012 2:25 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Al Qaeda Claims Teacher's Killing Al Qaeda's Yemen branch said that it killed an American teacher because he was trying to spread Christianity in the mainly Muslim Arab nation.
Wall Street Journal | Mar 22, 2012 3:11 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Slain American Teacher Honored in Yemen Hundreds of youth activists and other protesters marched through a central Yemeni city demanding justice for an American teacher who was gunned down by unknown assailants this week.
Wall Street Journal | Mar 20, 2012 4:09 PM [GMT] | 2 comments | recommend
Group Claims Killed American In Yemen An al Qaeda-linked group claimed responsibility Sunday for shooting dead an American teacher in Yemen, saying he was a Christian missionary, a statement by the jihadist group said.
MyFox Phoenix | Mar 18, 2012 5:23 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend article from Phoenix, Arizona
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Yemen child marriages targeted by rights group Human Rights Watch is urging Yemen to set 18 as the minimum age for marriage to improve girls' opportunities for education and protect their human rights. | Dec 8, 2011 4:04 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
U.S. Humanitarian Assistance and the Situation in Yemen President Obama has decided to increase U.S. humanitarian assistance to Yemen by $29.6 million, to $42.5 million this fiscal year. This assistance will provide food, water and sanitation, shelter, and health care to over 280,000 individuals displace
The White House | Jun 24, 2010 3:58 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Official: N.J. Al Qaeda Suspect Tricked His Yemeni Guard The U.S. Al Qaeda suspect detained in Yemen had persuaded his guard to unshackle him so the two could pray together and then snatched his unattended gun and killed him during the suspect's failed escape attempt, senior security officials said Saturday.
Fox News | Mar 13, 2010 4:16 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend