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Tuesday, 28-November-2006
Almotamar Net - Bestselling American author Bebe Moore Campbell, whose novels often explored the ethnic and social divides in the United States, died Monday at the age of 56. Google CBC Art - Bestselling American author Bebe Moore Campbell, whose novels often explored the ethnic and social divides in the United States, died Monday at the age of 56.
Campbell, who may be best known for the award-winning 1992 novel Your Blues Ain't Like Mine, was diagnosed with brain cancer in February. She passed away at her home in Los Angeles from complications due to the disease, her publicist confirmed.
"My wife was a phenomenal woman who did it her way," her husband, Ellis Gordon Jr., said in a statement. "She loved her family and her career as a writer.
Campbell's books, largely fictional but based on real-life stories, included the perspective of many ethnic groups.
Your Blues Ain't Like Mine, one of her first novels, dealt with prejudice in the U.S. and earned Campbell an Image Award for literature from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
She followed that up with Brothers and Sisters, a New York Times bestseller that focused on race relations in the corporate world after the 1992 riots in Los Angeles. She also had New York Times bestsellers with Singing in the Comeback Choir and What You Owe Me, which was named a Best Book of 2001 by the Los Angeles Times.
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Monday, 25-July-2016
An Apache helicopter of the Saudi-led coalition was shot down in Ber al-Maraziq area located between Mareb and Jawf provinces, a military official said Monday.

The official explained that the air defenses of the army and popular committees managed to target the hostile helicopter, which led to its downfall.
Monday, 25-July-2016
The Saudi warplanes waged on Monday two air raids on Serwah district of Mareb province.

One raid targeted the house of Naji Hussein al-Dhama in Serwah district causing the destruction of the house completely, a local official said
Monday, 25-July-2016
The Saudi aggression and its hirelings continued to breach the UN-sponsored ceasefire in some provinces, a military official on Sunday.

The Saudi war jets and hirelings have bombed Haradh border outlet with missiles and artillery shells, the official said.

The hirelings in Taiz province pounded al-Serary village with different kinds of weapons.
Sunday, 24-July-2016
At least ten people were killed on Sunday in a Saudi airstrike on the coastal district of Mocha in Taiz province, a local official said.

The airstrike targeted a house, which was completely destroyed, the official said, adding the killed, including women and children, were of one family and others also were wounded in the airstrike.
Sunday, 24-July-2016
Violent clashes broke out Sunday between a group of Jada’an tribe sons and militia of the mercenary Hashim al-Ahmar in al-Jafrah area in Mareb province.

A local official said two of al-Ahmar militia were killed and three others were injured and four of the Jada’an tribe were wounded in the clashes.
Sunday, 24-July-2016
The security services and popular committees managed to dismantle an improvised explosive device (IED) in the city of al-Qa'da in Ibb province, a security official said Sunday.

The IED was found by citizens inside a rotten tire next to a shop
Sunday, 24-July-2016
The Saudi-led coalition waged on Sunday three air raids on Serwah district of Mareb province, a local official said.

Two raids targeted houses on al-Mafateh area and one a bombed on an area behind Souk Serwah.

No human casualties were reported in the raids.
Sunday, 24-July-2016
The Saudi fighter jets launched on Sunday two air raids on Khab and al-Sha'af district of Jawf province, a local official said.

The official added the raids targeted al-Aqba and al-Sabrain areas in the district.
Sunday, 24-July-2016
The Saudi war jets launched a series of air raids on Kutaf district of Sa'ada province, a security official said.

The raids struck al-Atefain area with four raids and a raid on al-Malil area in the district.

The raids left huge damage to citizens' farms and properties, the official said.
Sunday, 24-July-2016
The Saudi warplanes launched on Sunday two air raids on different areas in Sahr district of Sa'ada province, a military official said.

The official added the raids targeted two cold storage chambers for vegetables and fruits in Ahma-al-Talah and al-Saifi areas in Sahr district.

The official mentioned no further details about casualties.

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