With the Yemeni revolution entering its ninth months, no solution is in the air, and the world is lost on how to rid the country from exploding.
More than three million jobs have been lost this year and families know that the worse is ahead of them.
The government has lost control of security and nearly all civil rights and services have been cancelled.
Police stations nationwide are not willing to help people.
Courts have been closed for months, and judges stopped coming to court more than five months ago.
Electricity is on less than four hours a day in Yemen.
Prices of basic needs have increased more than 200 percent this year.
Universities and schools did not complete the previous school year.
Armed gangs and tribesmen created hundreds of checkpoints around the country.
Corrupt politicians are seeking dialogue. No prosperity can be seen in Yemen if both sides on the dialogue table are involved in some of the biggest corruption scandals Yemen has known.
The army is divided between being anti or pro while both sides are on high alert.
Clashes are taking place in more than 15 fronts nationwide.
Houthi rebels in the north are independtly ruling Sa’ada province.
Southern citizens are fed up with the united Yemen and seeking immediate separation from the north.
Youth kept their arms at home and protested seeking peaceful change.
Yemen continues to enter a dark hole, with people lost not knowing where the country is heading.
The southern Abyan province was announced as an Islamic emirate and clashes with government troops are entering its 5th month.
The international community is stressing that the biggest threat to world security is the Yemen based al-Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula, AQAP.
President Saleh is calling for power transfer but is not willing to transfer powers.
Gulf nations know that Yemen will soon explode but are doing nothing to help.
I can continue on and on, but in the end, after all that was mentioned, Yemenis are insisting that change must come peacefully.
Will the international community help Yemen stay peaceful, or are they hoping that the county explodes?
Save the people of Yemen before its too late.
ABOUT Yemen Post Publisher & Chief Editor:
Hakim Almasmari is an American journalist and Middle East expert based in Sana'a, Yemen. His work has appeared for many of the worlds top media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Washington Post, AlJazeera, Fox News, The Guardian, The National, USA Today among numerous others. He has also worked with some of the world’s top organizations. Reporting out of Yemen for nearly eight years, he is the current editor in chief for the Yemen Post. He is a university lecturer in the field of international media and also studied business and law. Considered one of the top experts on Yemen, Almasmari has closely worked with international strategic centers and think tanks helping them better understand Yemen. He is a frequent guest on many international TV outlets discussing current local and international affairs. Almasmari's ancestors are from Yemen, and was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. His mother tongue is English and is fluent in Arabic.