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Noon Arabia

Yemeni by birth, Egyptian by choice, Arab by identity and a global citizen. A Political Science graduate with a minor in Economics, a blogger and activist for humanity and justice with a passion for arts, politics and poetry.
Blog: Notes by Noon
Twitter handle: @noonarabia

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Latest posts by Noon Arabia

14 October 2015

200 Days of War in Yemen

Many are likely unaware, thanks to the mainstream media's lack of coverage, that Yemen has been at war for almost seven months. This has been the fallout, so far.

20 July 2015

Eid in the Time of War in Yemen

Despite shelling and the continuing airstrikes, some Yemenis managed to celebrate Eid Al Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan.

26 June 2015

A Tragic Ramadan in Yemen as Saudi-Led Coalition Bombardment Continues

Yemenis welcomed their first day of Ramadan, the holy Muslim month of fasting, with more airstrikes from Saudi Arabia. Noon Arabia highlights the tragedy Yemen is going through this month.

15 June 2015

Yemen's Heritage, a Victim of War

Yemen's age old heritage is being pounded into rubble as Saudi-led airstrikes which have killed more than 2,500 people continue. Will the world now take notice?

5 May 2015

Yemenis Making Art in the Time of War

Yemenis are putting their art and creatively forward to an end the war in their country, the poorest in the Middle East. Here's what they are doing.

3 May 2015

Yemeni Refugees Face Hardship and Humiliation

Thousands of Yemenis found themselves stranded abroad when Saudi Arabia and its Arab coalition started pounding their country. Noon Arabia shares some of the stories of those who escaped.

30 April 2015

Yemen's Catastrophic Infographics Highlight Tragedy in Numbers

Under the hashtag #YemenInNumbers, Yemeni student Ruba Aleryani has creatively presented Yemen's catastrophe in eye catching and simple infographics. Noon Arabia shares this selection of tweets which highlight the tragedy.

29 April 2015

War Has Left Yemenis Stranded Abroad and Displaced at Home

Thousands of Yemenis are stranded abroad, unable to return home, since Saudi-led coalition forces started bombing the country on March 26. Another 300,000 are internally displaced in Yemen.

25 April 2015

At Least 115 Children Killed as a Result of War in Yemen

At least 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed as a result of conflict in Yemen since 26 March, according to UNICEF. The number is likely to rise.

22 April 2015

Photos Show Homes, Schools, Bridges, Airports, and Stadiums Destroyed in Yemen War

Besides private homes, five hospitals, 15 schools, the three main national airports, and some power stations have been destroyed.

21 April 2015

Electricity, Food and Fuel Shortages Increase Suffering of Yemenis as Saudi-Coalition Bombs Continue to Fall

Even before this war, Yemen was facing a large-scale humanitarian crisis: 15.9 million people – or 61 per cent of its people required humanitarian aid at the end of 2014.

19 April 2015

‘We Walk Around Death,’ Tweets a Yemeni Blogger About the Horrors of War

The UN estimates around 150,000 people have been displaced, and the World Health Organisation reports 767 people had been killed and more than 2,900 wounded in less than a month.

2 April 2015

Yemen's Humanitarian Crisis Exacerbated By War

Over 60 per cent of Yemenis are in dire need of humanitarian assistance. Yet the humanitarian aspect of the war doesn't seem to matter nor make headlines in mainstream media.

13 February 2015

Yemen Marks 4th Year Revolution Anniversary Rallying Against Houthis

"Hundreds are marching today in #Yemen the same they were marching 4 years ago…Today, there are new players, but same demands remain ignored," tweets a journalist covering Yemen.

7 February 2015

Yemen's Political Limbo Continues with Al Houthi's ‘Unconstitutional’ Declaration

While there were celebratory fireworks after the declaration there were opposing demonstrations elsewhere. Yemen braces itself for yet another period of uncertainty.

25 January 2015

Yemen, a Country Without a President and Government

Yemen, often described as a “failed state”, has become a country without a president and a government. Even Yemenis living inside the country are perplexed by the latest dramatic developments.

25 May 2014

Against All Odds, Yemen Is Happy Too!

The cover video of Pharrell William's viral song Happy was generated with a Yemeni twist, showing the creativity and talent of Young Yemenis as well as their sense of humor.

9 May 2014

8 Extraordinarily Talented People From Yemen Everyone Should Know

Noon Arabia checks out the film and art scene, bringing to us some of Yemen's many talented youth whom you probably haven't heard of. Yemen's certainly got talent!

14 February 2014

As a Federal State, Yemen Marks the Third Anniversary of Its Revolution

February 11th marked the third anniversary of Yemen's revolution. Noon Arabia sums up reactions as the country is divided into a six-region federation state

9 February 2014

Yemenis Demand an End to Corruption and Unfair Sales Deals

Yemenis are back on the streets demanding an end to what they claim are "unfair" liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales agreements, bleeding the country's resources.

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