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Aden Civilians Flee by Boats
Aden
By Khaled Lekra
06 May 2015

Aden, Yemen
May 6, 2015

Civilians in Aden are only able to leave dangerous areas in the city in small boats after traveling by land became too dangerous.
Dozens of families are seen in this video arriving on the shore of al-Husswa area in Aden after fleeing the heavily embattled quarters of Mualla, Tawahi and Crater. A local militia commander who is fighting against the Houthis says that more than 1,500 families have so far arrived from other areas of Aden by boats.

SHOTLIST AND TRANSCRIPT

Moving shot of small boats carrying refugees at sea
Moving shot of small boats approaching the shore
Various of refugees disembarking
Wide of a man talking to a woman on wheelchair
Various of militiamen handing out drinking water to refugees
Wide of people pushing a boat on the shore
Wide of small boat in the sea

SOUNDBITE (Arabic, Man) Unnamed Refugee
02:03 – 02:24
“There was indiscriminate shelling. This was why we left our homes and fled to a safer location. [UNINTELLIGIBLE] families have fled through ports. More than 15 families left because they were panicking. We left our homes and came as refugees.”

SOUNDBITE (Arabic, Woman) Unnamed Refugee
02:25 – 02:36
“[UNINTELLIGIBLE] we were tired of the situation. Q: What happened?
A: There was bombing.”

SOUNDBITE (Arabic, Man) Unnamed Refugee
02:36 – 03:19
“We fled the area of Tawahi because of indiscriminate bombing by the militias of Houthi and Affash [Ali Abdullah Saleh]. They bombed our homes ruthlessly. We have been trying to escape since dawn. Thanks be to God, we have now arrived safely. Thanks be to God, as you can see…
They [militias] are positioned and sniping unarmed civilians. We managed to exit safely, thanks be to God.”

SOUNDBITE (Arabic, Man) Shawqi Abdullah Nis, Spokesperson of the Popular Committees Militias
03:19 – 04:29
“Today we [UNINTELLIGIBLE] We receive wounded people yesterday. They were transferred to Bureihi hospital. There were four cases. Today, we started at 6:30 am and we are still working. We have received nearly 1,500 families, which were taken to the areas of [UNINTELLIGIBLE] Madinat Shaab, Sheikh Uthman and Mansoura.
Some families were assembled and taken to schools, such as al-Johari and [UNINTELLIGIBLE] schools.
Also, some families were taken to Madinat al-Shaab with the help of some men [fighters] there. We also collaborated with the residents of Inma and Abu Harba areas, as well as residents of Bir Ahmed village.
Some families included wounded people. We received about six or seven injured people today, who were taken to Bureihi hospital.
A boat drowned as a result of the bombing -- the barbarian aggression by the Houthis and Affash [Ali Abdullah Saleh]. The fate of the boat is still unknown.
It was said that the boat was transporting families and a mortar shell landed in its middle.”
Wide of presidential palace in Tawahi
Wide of oil tanks
Wide of neighbourhood
Medium of a man on the shore looking through a pair of binoculars
Medium of a family on the shore looking at the sea
Wide of speedboat/ zoom out family on the shore looking at the sea

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Street Clashes in Taiz, Yemen
Taiz
By Dhaifallah Homran
26 Apr 2015

Taiz, Yemen
April 26, 2015

Video shows clashes on the streets of Taiz, about 300 km south of the Yemeni capital Sanaa. Houthi fighters, backed by Yemeni army units, used rifles and armored personnel carriers to confront militiamen loyal to President Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

SHOTLIST

Wide of fighter loyal to President Hadi firing sniper rifle
Wide of fighter loyal to President Hadi taking cover
Wide of armored personnel carrier and Houti fighters
Moving shot of Houthi fighters and pro-Houthi Yemeni soldiers on the street
Wide Houthi fighters manoeuvring pickup truck
Wide of armored personnel carrier firing heavy machine gun

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Aftermath of Drone Attack Against al-...
Mukalla
By Dhaifallah Homran
22 Apr 2015

Mukalla, Yemen
April 22, 2015

Video shows the aftermath of a drone attack against al-Qaeda members in the city of Mukalla, south Yemen. According to local sources, missiles launched by two drones killed at least six al-Qaeda militants.

While no party has claimed responsibility for this airstrike, US-led attacks using drones, fighter jets or cruise missiles against targets said to belong to al-Qaeda are common in south Yemen.

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Yemenis, Foreigners Flee Aden by Sea
Main Street, Aden,Yemen
By Amged Sabeeh
21 Apr 2015

April 21, 2015
Aden, Yemen

Dozens of Yemenis and foreigners are seen in this video, filmed at a seaport in Aden, preparing to travel in small boats to Djibouti or Somalia. According to local sources, around 400 people are fleeing through the port of Aden every day. Most of them travel illegally to east Africa.

The trip to Somalia costs 50 US dollars per person and takes about 16 hours, while it costs 90 dollars per person to reach Djibouti, in a trip that takes about 12 hours by sea.

SHOTLIST

Various of boats near the dock
Various of Aden port entrance
Various of passengers and militiamen inside the seaport
Wide of travellers waiting in seaport parking lot
Traveling of boat carrying passengers
Various of people embarking on boat hoisting Yemeni and Djiboutian flags
Interview with Yemeni man fleeing to Djibouti

SOUNDBITE (Arabic, Man) Unnamed Yemeni Fleeing Aden
01:56

“In the name of God, I am one of the people who have been affected by this war – the aggression by Houthi and his aides, who have bombed our homes. We are unarmed people and now we are homeless. We have become refugees in our homeland.”

02:10
“We were forced to flee to Djibouti. We do not want to leave our country, but we do not have homes any more. We are suffering a lot because of the invasion by [Abdul Malik] Houthi, who does not fear God. He has no mercy for women or children. As you can see, many people are fleeing. Their homes have been destroyed. Children have become homeless.”

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Warplanes Drop What Appear To Be Clus...
Saada
By Dhaifallah Homran
17 Apr 2015

Video shows what appear to be cluster munitions being dropped on the area of Sahar in the northern Yemeni province of Saada, a stronghold of the Houthis. The target of the bombing is unknown.

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Doctors Remove Bullet from Yemeni Gir...
Mualla, Aden
By Amged Sabeeh
12 Apr 2015

Warning: Graphic Content

This video shows doctors removing a bullet from a Yemeni girl without the use of Anesthetics in the southern city of Aden on Monday, April 13th.
The young girl was shot in the back of her head by an alleged Houthi sniper positioned on a top of a building. She screams and cries while the doctor attempts to pull out the bullet from her head.

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Tribal Forces in Hadramawt Defy Houthis
Thamoud
By Amged Sabeeh
10 Apr 2015

April 10, 2014
Hadramawt, Yemen

Dozens of armed men from the Awamer clans paraded against the Houthis in Hawarem, a desert area in the southern Yemeni province of Hadramawt near the border with Saudi Arabia.
This video shows the tribesmen driving a convoy of pickup trucks and SUVs that carry the Awamer tribal flag in a desert area while brandishing rifles, machineguns and rocket-propelled grenade launchers. The men are then seen forming a circle and chanting, as well as shooting their weapons in the air.
The footage also includes an interview with Saleh al-Ameri, a leader of the Awamer clans, in which he declares his tribe’s solidarity with Gulf countries “against any aggression.”

TRANSCRIPT

SOUNDBITE (Arabic, Man) Saleh al-Ameri, A leader of the Awamer clans
07:48 – 08:47

“The Awamer tribes have gathered today. We met here in Hawarem in order to discuss what is going on in the country in general. We have expressed our willingness to adopt the position of the area’s tribes – the tribes in Hadramawt province – in order to defend the country against any aggression. In fact, the security of our country is related to the security of entire Yemen as well as neighboring countries. We, the people of Gulf countries, are prepared to fulfil our duty in defending our homeland. You have doubtless seen these gatherings that have come from everywhere to declare that they are united against any aggression or sabotage that could target our country. We are prepared to defend our homeland. Peace be upon you.”

SOUNDBITE (Arabic, Man) Unnamed Tribal Fighter
08:47 – 08:57

The Awamer tribes have convened in the desert. God willing, we shall safeguard the security of the desert against any aggression. We shall push any aggression back, God willing.”

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Protesters Defy Pro-Houthi Security F...
Ibb
By Wahib Mashrah
08 Apr 2015

Ibb Province, Yemen
April 8, 2015

Scores of anti-Houthi protesters rallied in various cities of the central Yemeni province of Ibb in support of the Saudi-led operation Decisive Storm, despite the heavy presence of pro-Houthi security province. Video shows demonstrations in various locations and interviews with two protesters who voice their defiance of the Houthis.
Banners signed by the anti-Houthi Refusal Movement carried the inscription: “Ibb is not a prison. Freedom for the kidnapped.” Other banners that surfaced in one of the demonstrations featured the portraits of several people along with the inscription: “Freedom for the kidnapped by the head of security and Houthi militias.”
Other protestors also chanted: “We shall sacrifice our souls and blood for you, Aden,” while carrying banners that read: “Aden is the city of peace; do not kill it.”

SOUNDBITE (Arabic, Man) Unnamed anti-Houthi Protester

“Political activists have not been able to do anything. We will stand against them, even if they bomb us with chemical weapons. We will resist both Ali Abdulllah Saleh and the infidel Houthis.”

SOUNDBITE (Arabic, Man) Unnamed anti-Houthi Protester

“Interviewer: What is your message to those who have been kidnapped by the Houthis? “Protester: Our message is that they [Houthis] will not be able to do anything. They [the kidnapped] shall be freed. You are heroes.”

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Clashes and Damage in Mualla Near Aden
North 1, Shaykh Uthman,Yemen
By Amged Sabeeh
07 Apr 2015

Aden, Yemen
April 10, 2015

Video of clashes and aftermath of shelling in the southern Yemeni city of Mualla near Aden.

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Aftermath of Deadly Clashes in South ...
Mukalla
By anisalbareq
06 Apr 2015

Mukalla, Yemen
April 6, 2015

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT

Video features the aftermath of clashes between Houthi militias and fighters loyal to President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi in the coastal city of Mukalla, south Yemen. The footage also shows the headquarters of the General People’s Congress (GPC) in flames. The GPC is the political party headed by the Houthis’ ally, ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

The video includes corpses scorched or thrown into the sea.

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Heavy Clashes, Destruction in Mualla ...
Mualla
By Amged Sabeeh
04 Apr 2015

Video of clashes and aftermath of shelling in the southern Yemeni city of Mualla near Aden.

SHOTLIST AND TRANSCRIPT

Travelling of killed child’s funeral procession of a
Moving shot of damaged building

SOUNDBITE (Man, Arabic) Unnamed Resident of Mualla
00:24 – 00:56
“Let the world see. They are bombing unarmed people, who do not have any weapons at all. The world needs to stand with the people who are suffering from injustice. The dignity of people is under attack and women and children are under bombing. The world has to understand that these are war profiteers who need to tried in front of the world. Where is human conscience? They say that people in northern Yemen are our brothers. The war involves the south only. They want to annihilate the people of the south. This is the truth.”

Various of damaged building
Wide of street battle

SOUNDBITE (Man, Arabic) Unnamed Resident of Mualla
01:24 – 01:57

“The Houthis and their allies, as well as the traitor Ali Abdullah Saleh, are bombing inhabited buildings with tanks. We are standing against them with utmost bravery. Our men and women are fighting against them. We will resist them with the help of God. We shall not accept this. Children! They have killed our children! They have killed our children! They destroyed our homes! But we shall remain steadfast, God willing. We will resist them.”

Wide of street battle
Wide/ zoom in of fleeing civilians
Traveling of injured southern separatist fighter being carried into ambulance
Wide of street battle

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Thousands Queue Amidst Fuel Shortage ...
Sanaa
By assamawy
03 Apr 2015

The impact of the ongoing war on Yemen's people has now begun to appear in the form of extremely long lines outside of gas stations. Sana'a, which has around 3m people, has suffered from fuel shortages for several months out of the past year. People not only use fuel for cars, but also for home generators since the country has no stable electricity and electricity cuts can last for more than 12 hours a day. As such, people depend mainly on personal generators to lighten the dark nights. Though expensive, the people of Yemeni have no other options.

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Ammunition Depot Near Sanaa Targeted ...
Sanaa
By assamawy
30 Mar 2015

Sanaa, Yemen
March 30, 2015

Coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia targeted the mountain of Faj Atan, just south of Sanaa, for the second time on March 30, 2015. This video shows four positions being targeted in Faj Atan during the daytime, a rare occurrence since the beginning of operation Decisive Storm against Houthi rebels.

This area, held by the Houthis, is the site of ammunition depots that are believed to contain ballistic missiles.

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Civilian Homes Bear the Trunt of Airs...
al-Dali, Yemen
By Amged Sabeeh
30 Mar 2015

The 33rd Armored Brigade, loyal to former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and backed up by the Houthis, try and force their way into the city of Al-Dali.

Video shows explosions from the 33rd Armored Brigade's bombardment of civilian homes in Al-Dali, near the telecommunication center.

The video shows fighters from the 33rd Armored Brigade and Houthi militias deploying heavy artillery between civilian homes in the southern part of the city.

According to local sources, the Houthi troops were not able to advance into the city and are facing heavy resistance from the al-Herak al-Janubi.

Also seen are Houthi anti-aircraft guns firing at airplanes.

Al Dali is seen as a major route to to Yemen's southern provinces and has recently witnessed clashed between the Houthis and al-Herak al-Janubi ("Southern Movement") separatists.

Meanwhile, Saudi Air Force and their allies have been striking Houthis positions across Yemen since Wednesday March 25, 2015.

Shot list:

Various of bombing on al-Dali city

Various of 33rd Armed Brigade and Houthi fighters and armored vehicles

Moving shot of anti-aircraft machinegun firing at the sky

Various of bombing on al-Dali city

Moving shot of fighters, armored vehicles and Yemeni flag

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Air Strike on Weapons Depot in Sanaa
Sanaa
By assamawy
30 Mar 2015

March 30, 2015
Sanaa, Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition carries on its bombing campaign in Yemen, striking a missile silo in Faj Atan just south of Sanaa. After the initial airstrike, widespread flames could be seen for over two hours and were accompanied by violent explosions as the military base continued to burn.

According to reports by the Saudi news channel Al-Arabiya, the Houthi-controlled depot contained ballistic missiles.

The Saudi-led campaign spokesman, Brigadier-General Ahmed Asiri, was quoted by Al-Jazeera on Monday 30 March as saying that coalition forces had also destroyed a ballistic missile as Houthi fighters tried to launch it.

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Explosion At Houthi Munition Depot in...
Aden, Yemen
By anisalbareq
28 Mar 2015

Close view of an explosion that rocked a munitions depot belonging to Houthi rebels in the southern port city of Aden, in Yemen, on Saturday, March 28th. Unverified reports say that fighters loyal to former President Ali Abdallah Saleh have attacked the installation, located in al-Hadid Mountain in the outskirts of Aden. Reports say that at least 20 Houthi fighters have died in the explosion.

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Explosion in Ammunition Depot Near Aden
Aden
By Dhaifallah Homran
28 Mar 2015

Video shows flames erupting from what is believed to be an ammunition storage facility in Mount al-Hadid, which oversees the southern Yemeni seaport city of Aden. The footage also shows a number of people who were injured in the incident at a hospital.

The depot, which had been held by forces loyal to ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh, an ally of the Houthis, was being looted.

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Aftermath of Night Raids on Houthi St...
Saada
By Dhaifallah Homran
27 Mar 2015

Night shots from the Yemeni city of al-Buqa in the northern province of Saada show the aftermath of an airstrike. The footage features rescue workers searching the rubble of destroyed buildings. Later it shows a victim of the airstrike being carried away via ambulance.

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Aftermath of Air Attacks on Sanaa
Sanaa
By Dhaifallah Homran
26 Mar 2015

March 26, 2015
Sanaa, Yemen

Video shows the aftermath of an airstrike on the residential neighborhood of Bani Hawwat near the international airport of Sanaa. At least one dead body appears buried under the rubble.

A coalition led by Saudi Arabia launched air attacks against Houthi-held locations on March 26 at midnight . According to local sources, at least 10 people were killed and four fighter jets were destroyed in the attacks.

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Airstrike Casualties in Sanaa Hospital
Sanaa
By Dhaifallah Homran
26 Mar 2015

Sanaa, Yemen
March 26, 2015

Video shot at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen, shows several people killed and injured in airstrikes. The victims who appear in the video also include children.

A coalition led by Saudi Arabia launched air attacks against Houthi-held locations around midnight on March 26. Media reports quoted sources at the Yemeni Ministry of Health saying that at least 18 people have been killed so far in the airstrikes.

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Militants Loyal to President Hadi Ret...
Aden
By Dhaifallah Homran
26 Mar 2015

March 26, 2015
Aden, Yemen

Video shows fighters loyal to Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi on the outskirts of Aden airport.
Popular Committee militias, which are tribal forces that support Hadi in the ongoing conflict with the Houthis, were able to retake the airport on Thursday, March 26, from the 39th Armored Brigade loyal to ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh, a strong ally of the Houthis.
Hadi's troops are seen confiscating weapons and ammunition from the special forces' military base which was under the control of Houthis and their allies.

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Clashes as Houthis Advance on Aden
Aden
By Dhaifallah Homran
25 Mar 2015

Aden, Yemen
March 25, 2015

Militants loyal to President Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi clash in Aden on March 25, 2015 with Houthi-allied units of the army, supported by heavily armed Houthi fighters.

Parts of Aden are still under the control loyalist militias, however Houthi forces are making gains in some parts of the city.

A large number of people on Wednesday, March 25 morning reportedly tried to storm into a Yemeni army base in order to obtain weapons and clashed with forces loyal to President Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

Hadi is said to have fled Aden as Houthi rebels advanced on the city after unidentified warplanes hit positions located near his residence. His whereabouts are unknown since fleeing the capital Sanaa to Aden, where Houthi fighters placed him under house arrest.

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Disarray as Houthis Advance on Aden
Aden
By Mohammed Attab
25 Mar 2015

Aden, Yemen
March 25, 2015

Video shows civilians running on the streets in Aden, south Yemen as heavy gunshots are heard. Houthi fighter and combatants loyal to ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh, which are allied to the Houthis, also appear manoeuvring military vehicles.
A large number of people on Wednesday, March 25 morning reportedly tried to storm into a Yemeni army base in order to obtain weapons and clashed with forces loyal to President Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi.
Hadi is said to have fled Aden as Houthi rebels advanced on the city after unidentified warplanes hit positions located near his residence. Hadi’s whereabouts are unknown.
Hadi had fled the capital Sanaa to Aden, where Houthi fighters placed him under house arrest.

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Civilians in Aden Loot Presidential P...
Aden
By anisalbareq
25 Mar 2015

March 25, 2015
Aden, Yemen

Video shows residents of Aden looting the presidential palace in that city, where Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi had been holed up after fleeing the capital Sanaa in February. By the morning of 25 March, reports indicated that President Hadi had fled the Aden palace to an unknown location.

Saudi Arabia, with the support of several other Arab countries and Pakistan, launched a military operation called Decisive Storm with the aim of bombing Houthi positions in Yemen in response to calls from President Hadi to stop the Houthis' advance.

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Taiz Residents Protest Houthi Takeover
Taiz, Yemen
By Dhaifallah Homran
23 Mar 2015

Residents of Taiz, Yemen's third largest city, held a sit-in in front of the headquarters of the Special Security Forces, a state security agency that recently fell into the arms of Houthi militants, to protest the takeover of their city by said rebels. Security forces loyal to the Houthi rebels dispersed the protesters with tear gas bombs and by firing live bullets into the air.

According to local residents, Houthi Shiite rebels took over the military airport and several neighborhoods in the city on 22 March.

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Heavy Clashes Outside Aden Airport
Aden
By Dhaifallah Homran
19 Mar 2015

Aden, Yemen
March 19, 2015

Video shows fighters from the Popular Committees forces loyal to ousted Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansur Hadi trying to storm the Aden Airport and retake it from Houthi fighters.

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Presidential Palace in Yemen Abandone...
sanaa
By Dhaifallah Homran
21 Feb 2015

February 21, 2015
Sanaa, Yemen

Video shows Houthi takeover of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's residential compound after he disguised himself to escape Sanaa and fly to his hometown of Aden in the south. Hadi had been under weeks of house arrest by the Shiite Houthi militia, who allegedly looted his property soon after his departure. The UN denies having assisted him in returning to Aden, a port city south of Sanaa and the country's fourth largest.

Video shows the presidential palace's abandoned gates and Houthi convoys patrolling the perimeter.

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Sunni Tribesmen Guard Their Borders A...
Shabwa
By Dhaifallah Homran
19 Feb 2015

February 19, 2015
Shabwa, Yemen

Sunni tribesmen, belonging to the Markha al-Alya tribe of the southern Yemeni province of Shabwa, announced today that they are closing their border with the neighboring al-Baydaa province. Situated to the west of Shabwa, al-Baydaa has been the scene of fierce battles between the Houthis and local tribesmen, who are trying to prevent the Houthis from advancing south.

In their announcement the Markha al-Alya tribe emphatically rejected the constitutional declaration of the Houthis and banned any military group from entering Shabwa. They have positioned their fighters along the border and installed sentries on the Farsha passage, the road which connects the neighboring provinces.

The tribesmen assured that they will defend their land to the death and not allow it to become a thoroughfare for Houthis and other armed groups to transport their soldiers and weapons. They are working in conjunction with the local authorities who support their mission to defend Shabwa.

Transcript

Soundbite Sheikh Monser Salem al-Kabali, Tribal Leader (Man, Arabic)

"Based on the agreement among the tribe leaders, dignitaries and local authorities, we announce that we refuse the constitutional declaration made by the Houthis. We support the constitutionally legitimate authorities and will not accept any agreement outside the consensus among political powers in Yemen. Our stance regarding the Shabwa province follows that of the governor. It is guided by the governor of Shabwa as well as the security committee and the tribes in Shabwa and the regions of Hadramoot and Muhar al-Shabwa. We will stand against anyone who wants to use our province as a gate for chaos, whether they are armed militias, tribes or [any other] groups. We declare our support of the local authorities in the province in their bid to protect Shabwa borders from all directions."

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Tribes of Marib Prepare for War and A...
Ma'rib
By TTM Mena Desk
02 Feb 2015

Ma’rib, Yemen
February 1, 2015

Tribesmen in the predominantly Sunni area of Ma’rib, east of Sanaa, prepare for war with the Houthis and threaten to create their own autonomous state within Yemen. The tribal fighters have installed checkpoints, known as “matarih”, in the middle and around the perimeter of Ma’rib. In local tradition this act is considered as the highest possible security precaution, putting local tribal disagreements to one side. The “matarih” is enforced by fighters patrolling the area in heavily armed convoys and setting up fixed bases in tents. This precaution may last days, months or even years.
The tribal elders believe that the drums of war have been beating ever since Houthi militants took over the capital Sanaa and forced the president to resign. Abdullah bin Jaradan, a prominent tribal leader, says that they will not recognize the Houthis as legitimate rulers of Yemen and they will not put down their guns unless president Hadi is restored to office.
In order to prevent a Houthi takeover in the oil-rich province of Ma’rib, the elders have assembled a fighting force to defend their lands and resources.
Ma’rib is considered an area of great strategic importance due to its oil fields. It produces around 25,000 barrels per day.

Transcription:

SOUNDBITE (Arabic, Man) Hamad Bin Waheet
(01:08 – 02:27)

01:08
“We were mobilized on the first day [of the events] in order to protect the province of Marib, so that it would not be invaded by the Houthis like they invaded the province of Omran and Sanaa. We are still ready and prepared for anything. We are on alert on the road of Farda –Sanaa- Marib; the road from Sirwah to Marib; and the road from [Beit] Mrad to Marib. All the tribes have taken positions along these three lines. “

01:36
“We have had weapons for a long time, not today. We have had weapons before the Houthis entered Omran or other provinces, such as al-Jawf. Tribes have all sorts of weapons. Each tribe represents [is as strong as] a state. Each of Yemen’s tribes has weapons and men, as well as God on their side. “

02:01
“We have a number of 23 mm and 14 mm machine guns; mortars; 50 mm machine guns; rifles; and we have 22 mm and 83 mm mortars. All tribes have this kind of weapons. Most tribes have had these weapons before and acquired them during wars among tribes. However, thanks be to God, there are no more wars among tribes, except for the fight against the Houthis.“

SOUNDBITE (Arabic, Man), Abdullah bin Jardan

02:54
“If God willed it and the state collapsed, we will protect the oil and form a confederate region of Sabaa. We will act like an independent region.”

03:34
“This depends on the consultations in Sanaa. There is a lot pressure on the president to rescind his resignation; however, we have to take everything into account. The regions of Sabaa and Marib have all the wealth, whether he [the president] returns or not. “

04:06
“We were not satisfied with administration in the previous era, but it was a transitory period. But the Houthis carried out a coup d’état. We were not completely satisfied with the performance of the president and the government.”

04:25
“Now there are regional and sectarian divisions and there might be a regional and sectarian war if the country collapsed, God forbid.”

04:42
“We demand the establishment of a fair state, which would rule Yemen with equality and allows for a partnership. Afterwards, the Yemeni people in general could surrender its weapons.”

SOUNDBITE (Arabic, man) Awad bin Ma’ili

05:13
“This is the result of our own efforts, thanks be to God. We are gathering whatever we can, like the squads you can see now. This is the effort of each person as well as ours. We are buying heavy and light weapons, depending on what we can acquire.”

05:38
“We are tribes, and tribes are known in Yemen. Each tribe has several [weapons], bought with private money. They are used to stand against whoever wants to invade our country.”

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Clashes Between Houthis And President...
Sana'a
By Yousef Mawry
19 Jan 2015

January 19, 2015
Sanaa, Yemen

A ceasefire agreement between Houthi rebels and Yemeni government forces has been reached, after heavy clashes erupted in Sanaa on Monday morning. Shiite Houthi gunmen surrounded the presidential palace and their armed convoys patrolled the capital.

Information Minister Nadia Sakkaf said the convoy of Prime Minister Khalid Bahah was attacked after he left a meeting with high-level Houthi representatives. Sakkaf added "This story is developing so quickly... We may have a new Yemen by the end of the day, maybe a new system altogether."

The Houthi militias took control over Sanaa in September 2014, and have since advanced into other provinces.

Shot list:

1-Footage of sixty street and military base near president Hadi’s house.

2-Close up of Ansarullah tank

3-Footage of the Al-Asbihi district near site of clashes

4- Smoke and explosion in al-Asbihi district near al-Nahdah military base.

5- Smoke at the bottom of Al-Nahdah military base near presidential palace

6- Smoke at al-Nahdah military base near presidential palace

7- al-Nahdah Military base near presidential palace.

8- Smoke from al-Nahdah Military base near Presidential palace.

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Roadside Bombs Target Houthis in Yemen
Yemen, Sanaa
By Yousef Mawry
08 Dec 2014

Sanaa, Yemen
December 8, 2014

Five bombs exploded in Sanaa early on Monday morning as children prepared for school. The bombs targeted Houthi checkpoints and houses but so far no deaths have been recorded but according to local media several people were injured. The Houthi movement, which has links to Shiite Iran, has become the main political force in Yemen since it captured the nation’s capital in September.

Transcription:

Interviewee 1, (Man, Arabic):
(00:20-00:39) "There were lots of people at the entrance of the door, the explosion happened after 15 minutes. Three house were damaged and the houses near them, and the people walking on the road were injured. This is what they do, this is what they are good at."

Interviewee 2, (Man, Arabic):
(00:50-01:16) "At 6am two explosions occurred. The first one was the biggest and caused all this damage. The second explosion was because of a car bomb. It caused less damage but several injuries, 4 people are now in a difficult situation."

Interviewee 3, (Man, Arabic):
(01:44-01:53) "This glass is 8mm thick, all of these windows and walls are destroyed."

Interviewee 4, (Man, Arabic):
"This is the result of the first explosion. This window along with this huge wall have been destroyed."

Interviewee 5, (Child, Arabic):
"We heard the first explosion which was very strong and the second explosion too."

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Yemen's Houthis Reignite Calls For Do...
By Yousef Mawry
27 Aug 2014

Sanaa, Yemen
August 27, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis once again took to the street of Sana’a to call on the Yemeni government to meet their demands or else they will be forced to upscale anti-government revolutionary activities inside Sana’a in the coming days.

The mass rally comes after the Houthi leader called on his supporter and the Yemeni people to continue the second phase of their peaceful revolution until the government bows to their demands.

Abdullah Abd al-Rahman (protester) These people are coming out in the millions to call for the downfall of this corrupt government and the implementation of the outcomes of the national dialogue conference and to reconsider the lifting of fuel subsidies. The first phase to reach these goals is to assemble peaceful sit-ins on the outskirts of the capital Sana’a. The second phase is to stage massive demonstrations in the streets of Sana’a. The Houth’s leader said yesterday we shall advance into the third phase of the revolution, if the corrupt government does not meet the demands of the Yemeni people.

Umm Isah (Protester) “We came out the women of Sana’a to support our men in this revolution. This is the true revolution against the deadly price hikes and the government. What will the future hold for us and our children? Everyone is in misery because of this inflation, even the fetus in his mother’s stomach is effected by this. I tell president Hadi that he must step now down; we will achieve our demands no matter what they do.