* The editors of Aden College website offer their deep condolences and sympathies to the family of the late alumnus Abdulla Ali Qirshi who died in Aden last month at the age of 80 years old. Abdulla was a professor of Mathematics in Aden University, a holder of Phd. in Applied mathematics, a Masters in Pure Mathematics from the London, UK, a Masters in Pure Mathematics from the university of Dundee in Scotland, a certificate of Educational Planning from UNSCO, France, and a Diploma in Education from Wales, UK.
The late Abdulla Qirshi was one of the bright students at Aden College. May Allah rest his soul in peace.
Read the resume of Abdulla here.
* Alumnus Raza Yousef, a close friend and colleague of the late Abdulla Ali Qirshi wrote an obituary on the death of Abdulla and provided the website with photos from Aden College days and during their study in London, UK. Our gratitude and thanks for providing the photos which appear next to this column.
Read the the obituary here.
* Almunus Abdulla Taher Abdulla Ali wrote a eulogy in praise of his Mathematics teacher at Aden College Professor Abdulla Qirshi and later his close friend in Aden.
Professor Qirish taught Abdulla Taher Mathematics in the final year of his GCE "O" Level. He describes the late Qirshi as warm, encouraging, dedicated teacher and lecturer. They both met in London during their overseas studies.
Read the eulogy here.
* Dr. Mohamed Ali Al Bar sent us a presentation of comments by Western and Eastern scientists around the world about the Scientific Miracle of Holy Quran. Could it be a coincidence that all the recently discovered scientific information from different fields was mentioned in the Quran, which was revealed fourteen centuries ago? Could this Quran have been authored by Muhammad or by any other human being?
The only possible answer is that the Quran must be the literal word of God, revealed by Him.
Read the scientific comments here.
* Dr. Shihab Ghanem
was awarded a prize
winning certificate from the Chinese International Poetry Translation and Research Centre, the Journal of the World Poets Quarterly and the Chinese Poetry International for his best translations of poetry.
* The Yemen Peace Project (YPP) has produced a report entitled ''US Policy and Yemen's Armed Conflict''. With the help of their partner organizations and Yemen Working Group volunteers, to inform and guide discussions of the United States’ involvement in Yemen. The document is not intended as a comprehensive statement of the positions of the Yemen Peace Project or their partner organizations. The YPP is an independent organization, and is not funded or otherwise supported by any US or foreign government entity.
The Yemen Peace Project (YPP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the relationship between the United States and Yemen by promoting understanding between Americans and Yemenis and advocating for a peaceful, constructive foreign policy.
Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies is a youth- led research center established in 2014. It aims to provide new approaches to Yemeni and regional issues.
Resonate! Yemen is a youth-run foundation aiming to bring the voices and ideas of young Yemenis to Yemen's public policy discourse and support youth action on issues of national and international significance.
Read the report here.
* The World Poetry Yearbook 2014 published by the Internaional Poetry Translation and Research Centre (IPTRC) in Chongqing, China, edited by Dr. Zhang Zhi & Lai Tingjie has been released. From the UAE there are only two poets listed, Dr. Shihab Ghanem and Dr. Abdul Hakim Al-Zubaidi.
There are also 2 research papers one by me about Poetry in the UAE and one by a Belgium poet about painting with words. There is also a list of awards by IPTRC for poetry and translation of poetry, criticism and poetry collections. The website shows the front and back covers of the directory and contents of the World Poetry Year Book.
Read the Year Book here.
* A book was published by Trita Parsi entitled ''Treacherous Alliance: The secret dealings of Israel, Iran and the United States''. The writer, Trita Parsi is professor in international relations at the University of John Hopkins. In his book he stresses that the Israeli-Iranian relations remain a mystery to most analysts in spite of the profound impact that these countries’ tensions have had on the Middle East and on U.S. national security. The political sensitivity of the issue has prompted most U.S. experts to refrain from studying the subject in detail.
Read more here.