Category Archives: Yemen
al-Jazeera: The current popular challenges to the Western-sponsored Arab dictatorships are hardly a new occurrence in modern Arab history. We have seen such uprisings against European colonialism in the region since its advent in Algeria in 1830 and in Egypt … Continue reading
After reneging on his promise to sign an agreement that would mark a transition of power and after months of protest and consequent regime attacks on revolutionaries, parts of the opposition were provoked to armed action, which has led to … Continue reading
See it here.
I have so much respect for these people. They have braved bullets, massacres, and a president who’s as stubborn as a mule, yet they’re still coming out in droves. The Guardian: In Yemen, tens of thousands of people marched in … Continue reading
The Syrian government spokesman recently said that President Assad is the “only hope” for democratic reforms in Syria. Does anyone have the spokeman’s phone number? I want to hire him to join Maz Jobrani’s “Axis of Evil Comedy Tour.” While … Continue reading
See video update here.
Ali Abdullah Saleh, who has served as Yemen’s president for 32 years, declared that the recent military defections to the opposition were “a coup against democracy.” Why didn’t anybody tell me he had a sense of humor?!? Had I known, … Continue reading
This is a disaster for the government and a major morale boost for the revolutionaries in Yemen. See the video here. Now that the commanders have pledged to protect the demonstrators, protests will probably swell even larger now that there … Continue reading
Crackdown in Yemen (Video) Fury in Bahrain (Video) Protests spread to Syria (Video) Qaddafi violating “ceasefire” (Video) Egypt’s referendum (Video)
When the Tunisian protest movement succeeded in toppling its dictator, the protests spread like wildfire to the rest of the region. Mubarak in Egypt fell, protests brought things to a standstill in Bahrain and Yemen, and revolutionaries in Libya responded … Continue reading
al-Arabiya: Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Yemen on Friday marking what they called the “Friday of no return”, drawing record crowds in the capital to show President Ali Abdullah Saleh his reform offers would not soften their demand … Continue reading
See the video of protests in Bahrain here. See the video of protests in Libya here. Read the news about Iran here. Read the news about Yemen here.
See the video from Thursday’s rallies in Sana’a.
Cairo on January 25: See the video here. Jordan on January 24: See the video here. Yemen on January 23: Read about it here. Algiers on January 22: See the video here.