Obama must quit Yemen or risk Genocide under Trump.

Elephant Journal

President Obama needs to quit Yemen now or risk America's first genocide of the twenty-first century under Trump. Enlightened Society WAYLON: Today Only ethiopia genocide Mao's great famine Obama Saudi Arabia Save the Children starvation trump World Politics yemen famine

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8 types of delicious raw honey from Yemen

Green Prophet

Terrorists probably come to mind long before honey when people think of Yemen , but the raw Yemeni honey Balqees had for sale at the recent Masdar Festival was far and away the yummiest honey I ever put in my mouth.

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Yemen: More Than Its Current Events (PHOTOS)

Green Prophet

Spectacular images of the Republic of Yemen have captured its vibrant and unique culture, pristine wilderness, and well-preserved antiquities, but don’t get too excited about traveling there soon. Yemen is the poorest country in the Middle East.

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Khat Addiction Threatens Yemen’s Future

Green Prophet

Abdulmalik, a 13-year-old boy from Yemen’s capital city Sana’a, started chewing khat leaves at the age of seven. “My In patriarchal Yemen, the ritual was restricted to the province of men for millennia. Yemen’s Economic and Environmental Problems Blamed on Khat.

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Haunting dragon trees from Yemen bleed when cut

Green Prophet

If I were in charge of promoting tourism in Yemen, I’d be using the native dragon tree, or Socotra tree, as my mascot. The largest island of Yemen is also called Socotra and it comprises about 95% of the landmass of the archipelago.

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Ramadan in Yemen is Miserable and it’s Getting Worse

Green Prophet

Yemen isn’t as hot as Saudi, but the temperatures this Ramadan have been high enough to make waiting out the long daylight hours without food and drink very, very hard. At the moment, according to former BBC reporter Caroline Gluck , there’s plenty of food in Yemen.

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This is what Happens when we Can’t Look Genocide in the Eye.

Elephant Journal

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Thula Fort Restoration in Yemen Nominated for 2013 Aga Khan Architecture Award

Green Prophet

To the outside world, Yemen is an obscure distant land where Al Qaeda terrorists hang out and men sit around chewing khat , but to its own residents and others familiar with the Middle East, the land harbors a treasure trove of historic artefacts (and so much more).

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Yemen Running Dry As Water Shortage Reaches Extreme Levels in Africa and the Middle East

Green Prophet

However, the scale of the problem and the need for urgent international coordination to secure this basic commodity is becoming more urgent today as stories and pictures from Yemen warn of an inevitable social collapse in the middle of political uncertainty.

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Yemen’s “Manhattan of the Desert” Boasts 400 Habitable Clay Towers

Green Prophet

If you have lost faith in earth architecture, take note: Yemen’s Manhattan of the desert boasts 400 habitable clay towers! Yemen has a UNESCO World Heritage Site secret , but it’s not so well-kept anymore.

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Why Trump could Prove More Dangerous than Hitler.

Elephant Journal

Adolph Hitler awareness change dangerous ethnic cleansing global order hitler leader Liberals life mindfulness news politics President Trump Third Reich trump YemenEither way, it could quickly start to look like a classic ethnic cleansing, and this means not only the degradation of its victims but also the brutalization of its perpetrators. America may possess stronger institutions than those of the Third Reich, but they are fast eroding as the chaos of the presidency spreads.

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Thula Fort Restoration in Yemen Nominated for 2013 Aga Khan Architecture Award

Green Prophet

To the outside world, Yemen is an obscure distant land where Al Qaeda terrorists hang out and men sit around chewing khat , but to its own residents and others familiar with the Middle East, the land harbors a treasure trove of historic artefacts (and so much more).

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This is How to Constrain Trump’s Aggression.

Elephant Journal

Trump has already used force recklessly in Yemen and Iraq and set the country on a warpath with North Korea. asaad iran maturity politics recklessness Syria trump war YemenApplauding the broken cl. Enlightened Society Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

This is the Most Dangerous Year since 1941.

Elephant Journal

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Drone Wars Exposed: Secret Documents Reveal the Stark Reality of Drone Warfare.

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(Exclusive Interview) Iraqi Mud Architect Talks Sustainability and Corruption in the Middle East

Green Prophet

Award-winning architect Salma Samar Damluji speaks to GreenProphet about her mud architecture work in Yemen and why she hates Dubai. One country that Damluji believes has been able to hold back the mass commercialisation of architecture is Yemen.

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Arab Spring Female Activist Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Green Prophet

Tawakul Karman, the 32-year-old mother of three who formed the group Women Journalist Without Chains in 2005, dedicated her prize to the women of Yemen fighting against tribalism and oppression. For more on Yemen see: Water & The Middle East At A Glance (Infographic).

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10-Year-Old Divorcée Reminds Us that Female Oppression Is Here & Now.

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Canada Cuts UNESCO Funds Based on US Law

Green Prophet

If existing members don’t cough up about $70 million USD, trees like this one in Yemen could be under threat. Image of Socotra dragon tree in Yemen via wikipedia. Voluntary funding to support nature and ancient cities is thinned even more as Canada cuts its funding to UNESCO.

Kuwaiti Gaydar Test to Ban Gays Entry to Arab Countries?

Green Prophet

It is illegal to be gay in 78 countries around the world, but in five countries –– three of which are in the Middle East (Iran, Saudi Arabia and Yemen) –– it is punishable by death. Cities eco-travel Kuwait Morocco Saudi Arabia travelling Yemen

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Pop Your Own Chemical-Free Popcorn

Green Prophet

Food & Health DIY food recipe YemenCrunchy, tasty popcorn, made on your stove top, with nothing but goodness in it. My friend was amused that I have no microwave oven. How can I deal with food all day long and not own one? And how were we going to pop the popcorn she’d brought over?

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Export Oil, Import Water = Risky Economics for Middle East

Green Prophet

Such trade “resilience” is also largely unaffordable in a place like Yemen – the region’s poorest country, which has 25 million people in an extremely water scarce (and hence food scarce) environment. Water scarcity has already become a fact of daily life for Egyptians.

Swine Flu Death Toll in Middle East Region

Green Prophet

Get swine flu updates for the PA, Israel, Yemen, Iraq, Tunisia and Jordan. Nine confirmed deaths were reported in Yemen in the last two months; three deaths in Iraq; two in Jordan; and 20 non-fatal infections in Tunisia. Are you at risk?

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MENA Mayors Put Heads Together to Build Stronger Cities

Green Prophet

Countries like Egypt, Iraq, Yemen, Kuwait, and Djibouti will see their urban population doubling over the next 20 years. Architecture & Urban Beirut Egypt Iraq Kuwait world bank YemenMiddle East city heads want to make their cities more sustainable.

Middle East Illusions Change Reality

Green Prophet

Yemen paints over a painful past. Yemen is one of the poorest Arab countries, with a young, rapidly growing population and soaring unemployment. Following Tunisia’s 2011 revolution and simultaneous with Egypt’s uprising, Yemen’s protests targeted economic conditions and corruption before escalating to demands for governmental reform. Architecture & Urban Germany graffitti Israel Palestinian Authority peaceful protest street art Yemen

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Middle East Destination Tops Ethical Tourism Sales

Green Prophet

She also emphasised that as well as the Egyptian and Turkish destinations which appeared in its top ten, ResponsibleTravel.com sells tours and accommodation in a range of other Middle Eastern countries including Yemen, Palestine, Oman, Iran and Syria.

Yemeni Communities Working Together To Save Water

Green Prophet

Yemen may be water poor but the country has a rich heritage of managing scare water resources effectively through community co-operation. The arid and water scarce environment of Yemen makes life very difficult for the average Yemeni. Yemen’s Water Crisis Could Worsen Security.

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Obvious Rainwater-Harvester Idea Wins Phillips Livable Cities Award

Green Prophet

Yemen has the dubious distinction of being the first country that is expected to entirely run out of water , as the globe heats up. Yemen’s average annual precipitation varies greatly, with both droughts and floods common.

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Futuristic dome collectors collect dew for drinking water and crops

Green Prophet

Arid countries like Yemen are already using low tech watercones to funnel sea water to drinking water. Yemen funnels seawater to drinking water with the low tech watercone. Harvesting water from the air is not a new idea.

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World Population Hits 7 Billion Today

Green Prophet

To mark this milestone, Foreign Policy have put together a list of the seven fastest growing cities in the world and it turns out that the capital city of Yemen, Sana’a, is one of them. UNDP: Severe Water Shortages in Yemen.

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Remote Saudi beach gets a makeover: would you book a beach holiday there?

Green Prophet

Baish Beach is a stretch of sand in the Farasan Islands, located 50 km off the Saudi port city of Jazan, near Yemen and Eritrea. Jazan is the second smallest region of Saudi Arabia, running 300 km along the southern Red Sea coast, just north of Yemen.

Yemeni Children Addicted to Khat are Skipping School

Green Prophet

Khat addiction in Yemen has reached epic proportions and not only among adults. Whereas drinking khat juice is the new hip thing to do in Tel Aviv, in Yemen the epidemic has more serious consequences among the youth. Khalid al-Karimi is a translator and reporter for The Yemen Times.

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10 Reasons Why Species Become Endangered

Greentumble

By 1997, when Yemen at last became a party to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), only 2400 black rhinos remained [5]. The United States Endangered Species Act.

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Secrets of Green Cultures Part 1: The Nabataeans, Water Warriors

Green Home Blog

While living in the extremely arid desert terrain of the Arabia Felix (late 7th Century BC) , now known as Yemen, water was treated as a valuable commodity. Imagine a culture that could teach today’s society a thing or two about respecting and harvesting the free, natural resource of water.

Yemeni Girls Solar Power Post-Revolution Darkness

Green Prophet

” But for people living in Yemen, hope was almost completely extinguished with the lights. Six of the 16 girls traveled without the company of their parents to participate in the competition after beating out all of the other companies in Yemen.

Iraqi Mud Architect Wins Prestigious Sustainability Award

Green Prophet

Iraqi architect Salma Samar Damluji has won the ‘Global Award for Sustainable Architecture’ for her mud-brick renovation work in Yemen. From the stunning mud mosque of Djenne in Mali to the clay tower homes of Yemen , earth architecture has been used to create some stunning and sustainable buildings. In 1980 she joined the UN and was posted to Yemen where she became fascinated by the mud fortresses of Hadramut.

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Bahrain Gives a $4 Million Post-Ramadan Gift to Famine-Struck Somalia

Green Prophet

Fleeing to Yemen. Refugee camps in Kenya have long since reached their healthy capacity, so many refugees desperate to flee the famine and violence in Somalia are risking the perilous journey across the Gulf of Aden to Yemen. Yemen’s Water Crisis Could Worsen Security.

Working with Local Fisherman to Tackle Shark Finning

Green Prophet

We are planning to organize a workshop about conservation of sharks in Yemen in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment in Yemen. The aim of this workshop is to produce recommendations for strengthening shark catch legislation and reaching a shark conservation plan in Yemen.

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Swarms! Plague of locusts could be breeding near you

Green Prophet

Unusually heavy and widespread rains that fell recently in northwest Africa, the Horn of Africa and Yemen could favour Desert Locust breeding, the leading agriculture organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations warned today.

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Sunday Snippets: Green News From the Middle East

Green Prophet

Once you’ve done all that, come back and read about electricity cuts in Yemen, green grants and find out whether the Dead Sea made it as one of the seven natural wonders of the world. . Yemen Struggling With Limited Electricity. Had a busy week?

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