Stories about Yemen from July, 2012
Yemeni journalist and blogger Afrah Nasser is using social media to raise funds to stage a photography exhibition in Stockholm, Sweden. Find out how you can help Afrah achieve her mission and support Yemeni photographers showcase their work and talents.
There is great excitement in Yemen and among netizens that TEDx has reached Sanaa after the license to stage the event was finally obtained on July 13th 2012. Many Yemenis are looking forward to getting the chance to share their dreams, experiences and ideas with each other and the world in December 2012.
As police cadets were leaving the Police Academy in Sanaa yesterday, July 11th, for their holiday, a suicide bomber detonated himself at the southern gate, killing nine and injuring 15. Netizens react to the attack.
On Twitter, Yemeni netizen Ibrahim Mothana writes: “#BREAKING At least 20 killed in an explosion in police academy in Sanaa.”