Women and children in a Yemeni village recall the horror of Trump’s “highly successful” SEAL raid.
Yemen's rural society is renowned for its unwavering resilience. But there has to be a breaking point. In a dusty wasteland in rural Taiz, that point of collapse is startlingly tangible.
Economic collapse, hunger and conflict mean Yemenis are struggling just to stay alive.
Stephanie Sinclair shares the experiences child brides face. She discusses the need for their voices to be heard and the challenges she faced as a journalist who witnessed their struggles and abuse.
Over the past eight years, photographer Stephanie Sinclair has investigated the phenomenon of child marriage around the world. Her multimedia presentation synthesizes this body of work into a powerful call to action.
Yemeni President Saleh has stayed in power by impressing on international donors that only he could keep al Qaeda at bay. But their surge has benefited him, bringing in billions of dollars in aid.
One of the first things you notice wandering around anywhere in Yemen is the kids. They are everywhere. Playing soccer in the streets, collecting water, selling vegetables, and shooting marbles in the alleyways. And if you have a camera, you will here the constant refrain of "Sura! Sura!" the Arabic word for picture. I've collected a lot of pictures of Yemeni children over the past few months.
On May 3, as the United Nations marked World Press Freedom day, Reporters Without Borders released a list of the world’s worst “predators of press freedom.”
Yemen is the most gorgeous place you'll probably never visit.
In the north and east, the walled-cities of Sana'a and Shibam, both UNESCO Heritage sites, rise up out of the desert, all filigree and engraved ornamentation, like weathered wedding cakes, and in the west and south, the ancient port cities of Zabid and Aden, craggy and timeless, look out over an expanse of white sand beaches, shimmering turquoise water and an exposition of sea life that would make even a hardened diver swoon.
After a 13-year-old girl's death, the conservative Islamists are retrenching -- with some bizarre, yet somehow effective, arguments.
"It's the world's worst place to be a woman, and a breeding ground for terrorism; yet Yemen still exhibits real charm. Pull up a chair as we cover gingerbread architecture, daggers as an investment strategy, and why two scoops of strawberry ice cream are no match for a woman's veil."...
This Article was featured in the May-June 2010 issue of Mental_Floss.
A failed suicide attack on the British ambassador's convoy Monday morning shattered windows, terrified passersby and left debris and broken glass scattered on the sidewalks of the capital.
Only the bomber was killed and damage was minimal, but the incident seemed to demonstrate the continued strength of Al Qaeda in Yemen despite American and Yemeni counterterrorism efforts.