· July, 2009

Stories about Yemen from July, 2009

Yemen: “This Is It”

  13 July 2009

“Michael Jackson wanted to give his greatest and best show. One last show which he called: ‘This Is It’. In death, he has done just that,” writes Yemeni blogger Omar Barsawad in this post.

Yemen: Intricate Windows

  12 July 2009

Yemeni blogger Omar Barsawad photographs and writes about the intricate windows of Yemen: “I don't know of any where else, where so much care is taken to build such very elaborate, complex windows as in Yemen. Especially around Sana'a,” he notes.

Yemen: Nonstop coverage for airplane crashes

  12 July 2009

Yemeni blogger Omar Barsawad comments on the recent Yemenia plane crash, off the Comoros Islands. “Whenever an airplane crashes, media coverage is instant and nonstop. Governments and elected officials, even though there are many more people dying due to other causes, react immediately to plane crashes – offering condolences and...