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Dead, 4 wounded in armed attack at hospital in Taiz

TAIZ, Jun 16 (YPA) – At least a person was killed and four others wounded in armed attack targeted a hospital in central of Taiz city, southwest Yemen, on Wednesday. Local source reported that an armed gang led by Jalal Asaj and Mubarak…

Businessman killed in Lahj

LAHJ, Jun. 14 (YPA) - The well-known businessman, Mohsen Al-Rashidi, was shot dead on Tuesday by gunmen in the Yafa area in Lahj province, local sources said. Southern media, quoting security sources, reported that gunmen opened fire on…

Armed gang kills merchant in Abyan after looting his money

ABYAN, Jun. 14 (YPA) – A merchant was killed and his money was by looted by unidentified gunmen on Tuesday in Lauder city in Abyan province, southern Yemen. Local sources said that a citizen in his forties, Ali Makhfiq, who works as a…

Husband killed by his wife in Taiz

TAIZ, Jun. 14 (YPA) - A heinous crime has rocked the city of Taiz, which is experiencing a widespread security lapse in southwestern Yemen. According to a local source, a teacher, Khaled Abdo Ali Naji, was found dead in his home in the city…

500 kg of narcotic hashish seized in Jawf

JAWF, Jun. 13 (YPA) - Police forces in Al-Hazm District of Jawf province, on Monday seized 500 kilograms of narcotic hashish on board of small truck carrying gas cylinders. The police stated that the seized truck came from Marib province…

Islah gunmen loot lawyer’s car in Taiz

TAIZ, Jun. 13 (YPA) - Gunmen believed to be affiliated with Islah Party on Monday looted a lawyer's car in the center of Taiz city, southwest Yemen. The lawyer Ihab Al-Dahbali said in a press statement that he was interrupted while driving…

Displaced child from Hodeida kidnapped in Aden

ADEN, Jun. 13 (YPA) - Insan Rights and Freedoms Organization has revealed the kidnapping of a 12-year-old displaced child in Aden province, who was displaced with his family from Hodeida province to the city of Aden because of the war. The…

Imam murdered in Taiz

TAIZ, Jun. 12 (YPA) - A local imam was murdered on Sunday morning in Taiz city, local sources reported. The sources confirmed that the imam of al-Mujahid mosque in the Al-Nasiria area in the center of the city, Tamer Sedky was killed by…

Citizen killed by gunmen in Taiz

TAIZ, June. 11 (YPA) - A citizen was assassinated on Saturday in the province of Taiz. Local sources said that unknown gunmen opened fire on the citizen “Tamer Sidqi” in front of Mujahid Mosque in Al-Nassiriya area of the province, and…