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Keyword results for: Yemen

How to turn the Arab Spring into Summer

by Donna Kennedy-Glans (from Wednesday’s Globe and Mail; Published Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2011 2:00AM EDT) The Arab Spring has moved into its next season: Arab Summer. In the natural world, summer is the time for flowering blossoms to progress their journey to mature fruit. Yet, this summer, it’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t feel a few […]

Posted in More Resources, Resource Centre | Keywords: , , | July 13, 2011

Training Yemeni Doctors to Communicate Effectively

By: Dr Katherine Miles There was a buzz as twenty-five doctors of different levels and specialties as well as two dentists acted out role-plays in small groups. Some were acting as patients, others relatives and others doctors as they practiced the skills they had just learnt about how to break bad news. This was one […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , , | December 12, 2010

Yemen Loses in Soccer, but Scores a P.R. Victory

By: Robert F. Worth | N.Y. Times This decaying port city, near the heart of Yemen’s deadly Qaeda insurgency, may seem an odd place to host an international soccer tournament. Yet there they were, tens of thousands of fans from across the Arab world, packed into a vast stadium on Sunday night to watch the […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , | December 8, 2010

Amr Khaled’s Moderate Thoughts Fight Al-Qaeda’s Extremist Ideology in Yemen

Middle East Online|Nov. 17 2010 The Right Start Foundation and the Chairman of its board of trustees, Amr Khaled, have launched the ultimate struggle to win over the Yemeni public’s hearts and minds, in a battle to favor Islam’s intermediacy and moderation. They have started a monumental project that confronts extremist ideology in Yemen. The […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , , | November 18, 2010

Building Bridges

by Laurie Bursch “it was the president of yemen who looked me in the eyes and said, ‘Why are you quitting this company? you need to continue to do this kind of work that you’re doing. We need help in yemen because we have educated our females in the last 10 years but we don’t […]

Posted in More Resources, Resource Centre | Keywords: , , | October 22, 2010

Proxy War Feared in Yemen

by Peter Godspeed Fierce battles between government troops and Shiite rebels in the northern mountains of Yemen are fueling fears of regional instability and a possible proxy war between Shiite-dominated Iran and Sunni-led Saudi Arabia. A month-old government offensive – Operation Scorched Earth – has displaced nearly 50,000 people and created a humanitarian crisis as […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , | September 15, 2010

Worth a Response: Why Yemen is Not Afghanistan

by Daniel Martin Varisco Yemen hardly ever makes the news unless a journalist wants to rail against the green-dribbling khat habit of grown men who wear skirts or trump with the terrorism card. In the Sunday Magazine of The New York Times, Robert F. Worth asks the provocative question: “Is Yemen the Next Afghanistan?” For […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , , | July 14, 2010

Interview with Al-Eryani

Abdulkarim Al-Eryani, former prime minister and currently special adviser to Yemen’s president, is interviewed on Charlie Rose. Watch Full Interview.

Posted in More Resources, Resource Centre | Keywords: , | July 12, 2010

Is Yemen the Next Afghanistan?

by Robert F. Worth Just before dawn on Dec. 24, an American cruise missile soared high over the southern coast of the Arabian peninsula, arced down toward the dark mountains above the Rafadh Valley in Yemen’s Shabwa province and found its mark, crashing into a small stone house on a hillside where five young men […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , | July 6, 2010

Chatham House: The Yemen Forum

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Posted in More Resources, Resource Centre | Keywords: , | May 30, 2010

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