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A qat-free wedding for all as Yemenis battle tradition

of Yemen Without Qat Foundation , called on people to work together to rid Yemeni society of qat.   ... recreationally, accept weddings without qat, but others will continue to provide it along with bottles of water ... development projects that function without qat, backwardness, weapons and corruption.”Mujeeb Al-Fatish, ...

Editor's Choice - 09/01/2013 - 11:11 - comment 0

Chewing the 'Qat' is on the rise in Yemen

awareness among protesters of the damage qat causes, but without success.“The foundation has stopped its ... of the those chewers are not logical,” he said. “We should build a new Yemen without qat.”Al-Hemiary is trying ... by the crisis is qat consumption. The economic crisis in Yemen has driven up the price ...

Editor's Choice - 06/07/2011 - 14:26 - comment 0

Yemen Campaign Suggests a No Qat Day

in Yemen to urge a one-day boycott of qat. Called "A Day without Qat", the campaign's goal ... to urge a one-day boycott of qat. Called "A Day without Qat", the campaign's goal ... other countries, but is legal in Yemen, some East African countries and the UK. Qat consumption ...

Editor's Choice - 16/01/2012 - 08:35 - comment 0

Cut the qat: Yemenis kick the habit of a lifetime for one day

to resist the urge to chew the day away. Yemen without qat might seem as bizarre an idea as Lebanon without ... to quit the qat. Journalist and co-founder of the Eradah Foundation for Qat-Free Nation, Hind Aleryani, ... damaging the country and the people."Last year, the Eradah Foundation for Qat-Free Nation, took ...

Editor's Choice - 13/01/2013 - 14:23 - comment 0

Stop Qat: Yemenis losing patience with 'balloon cheeks'

have a family, qat should not be the first. In Yemen there has been a lot of debate on whether qat ... staring, chewing down on some good old fashioned Qat? Yemeni Sara al-Zawqari has had enough! I hope whoever is reading this now is not chewing Qat. If you don’t know what qat is, let me give ...

Editor's Choice - 17/06/2013 - 11:52 - comment 0

8-year-old Yemeni child dies at hands of 40-year-old husband on wedding night

8 year- old forced to marry a 40 year old man in Yemen ... died in Yemen on her wedding night after suffering internal injuries due to sexual trauma. Human rights ... reported that the death occurred in the tribal area of Hardh in northwestern Yemen, which borders Saudi ...

Editor's Choice - 12/01/2014 - 10:08 - comments 342

English key to unlocking employment in Yemen, without training the door remains locked

a tool of business, with prospective employees requiring fluency to gain employment. But without adequate training, many in Yemen are finding it hard to get jobs. A command of the English language has turned into a basic requirement for a majority of professional job vacancies in Yemen.  Those ...

12/11/2012 - 12:02 - comment 0

Saudi Border Guard Killed in Gunfight with Traffickers

with Yemen, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.  Al-Riyadh, without giving a date for the incident in Jizan, said the gunmen were trying to smuggle in qat, a mildly narcotic plant that is legal in Yemen ... with traffickers in a southern province on the border with Yemen, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.  ...

19/05/2010 - 11:23 - comment 0

Yemen still pushing to join WTO

Yemen is pushing to join the World Trade Organisation, ... of Industry and Trade [in Yemen] is currently discussing the technical procedures needing to be implemented before Yemen joins the World Trade Organization (WTO). Yemen first requested to join the WTO 13 ...

03/03/2013 - 09:18 - comment 0

Yemen's Tawakkul Karman Shows Women are Revolution's Backbone

In spite of strong patriarchal values, Yemen found ... Umm Hashim, a 45-year-old mother and resident of Yemen’s capital Sana’a was glued to her television. ... significantly giving their life for a new Yemen.In some instances, women’s participation challenged cultural ...

Editor's Choice - 13/03/2012 - 09:02 - comment 0