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Yemen participates in G-77 and China FMs meeting
Foreign Minister Jamal al-Salal has taken part in the 38th annual meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Group of 77 and China, held on the sidelines of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
The Ministers have addressed several issues that require joint coordination among the Group's countries, including climate change, transfer of technology, sustainable development goals and the post-2015 development agenda
Bahah calls the international community to honor pledges to Yemen
- The newly appointed Prime Minister Khaled Bahah has called the International Community to speed up honor their pledges they announced about during Yemen Friends' Meetings held in Riyadh, New York and London.
During a formal ceremony held at the UN Premises on Friday on the occasion of ending duties as Yemen's Permanent Representative to the UN, Bahah talked about providing suitable environment to enhance Yemen's economy to help improving humanitarian and political situation in Yemen, as
Government discusses security, economic situations
- The Cabinet discussed in its meeting held Thursday security and economic situations in the country, as well as the performance of the government's institutions.
Presided over by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Electricity Abdullah al-Akwa', the government studied measures must be adopted by all ministries and government bodies to deal with present challenges and the implementation of Peace and Partnership Agreement signed by political parties after Houthi militants entered Sana'a
Yemen calls for int'l efforts to combat human trafficking
- Yemen has called for gathering regional and international efforts to confront and combat the crime of human trafficking.
At the Regional Conference on combating human trafficking hosted by Sudan's capital Khartoum during October 13-16, Yemen stressed in its speech, which was delivered by the ambassador Abdulelah Hajar, the importance of seeking to eliminate the main causes of the growing phenomenon of asylum and illegal immigration, represented in poverty, illiteracy, unemployment
Al-Qaeda leader in Shabwa killed
- Air forces have carried out an air strike in Shabwa governorate killing a leader of al-Qaeda, a military official said on Wednesday.
The air strike killed a number of al-Qaeda militants, including al-Qaeda leader in Shabwa "Mahdi Badas", also known as Abu Hussein, the official told the Defense Ministry website
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NDI REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO SUPPORTING DEMOCRATIC MULTIPARTY ELECTIONS IN YEMEN ...
Retrieved at: 2009-01-30 10:03:21 GMT
DC – The National Democratic Institute (NDI) calls upon all parties in
to work together to overcome the current impasse over the election law and election administration to ensure that the people of
Yemen can experience well-managed and representative multi-party elections in 2009
Red Cross seeks better access to northern Yemen ...
Retrieved at: 2009-01-30 23:03:31 GMT
Aid workers are struggling to reach needy people uprooted by conflict in northern Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday.
The neutral humanitarian organisation estimated that 15,500 displaced people are living in difficult conditions in camps near Saada city, and that thousands more are scattered around areas that are hard to access
Al-Houthi confirms commitment to peace conditions ...
Retrieved at: 2009-01-30 19:41:01 GMT
President Saleh received a letter from Abdul Malek al-Houthi confirming his commitment to the peace conditions set by the president Ali Abdullah Saleh. Al Houthi said in a letter addressed to President Saleh and published by the army website, 26 September, Thursday, he is meeting all conditions for ending the war and bringing peace in the northern province of Sa'ada
Al Qaida leader in Yemen threatens to carry out more terrorist attacks ...
Retrieved at: 2009-01-30 11:09:56 GMT
An alleged Al Qaida leader in Yemen threatened this week to carry out more attacks in the country if his brothers were not released from prison.
"Your concern is our concern, your sadness is our sadness, you must know, we will never forget you," said Hamza Al Quaiti in a statement posted on an internet website Tuesday, addressing the men jailed in Yemen on terror charges
Governmental committee returns to Sa'ada to count damages ...
Retrieved at: 2009-01-30 23:14:57 GMT
The governmental committee assigned to evaluate and count the damages caused by the rebellion in Sa'ada province returned today to the Sa'ada, chaired by the Minister of Local Administration, Abdul Qadeer Hilal, and the Deputy of Prime Minister for Security and Stability affairs, Rashad al-Alimi, Minister of Defense, Mohammed Ahmed, and commander of the Eastern North region, Ali Muhsen al-Ahmer
Human losses due to carrying weapons decreased at 75% ...
Retrieved at: 2009-01-30 22:31:03 GMT
The human losses were decreased due to decision of banning shoulder of weapons at 75 percent.
According to the report of the interior ministry, the death cases because of carrying weapons declined from 569 to 151 cases since implementation of the decision one year ago.
Raymah and Mahweet got first rank in the low rate of deaths resulted from carrying weapons
Election law amendments referred to constitutional committee ... SP boycotts parliament sessions for discussing election amendments draft ...
Retrieved at: 2009-01-30 10:23:31 GMT
The Parliamentarian bloc of the Socialist Party (SP) withdrew yesterday, Tuesday, from the parliament sessions of discussing the draft law on amendments of the general elections and referendum law in protest to submitting the amendments draft to the constitutional committee in the parliament
About 4141 houses were destroyed, official report ...
Retrieved at: 2009-01-30 12:38:10 GMT
Minister of local administration and head of the committee assigned to assess the damages in Sa'ada province, Abdul Qadeer Hilal, denied that the visit of the committee was confined to the areas of al-Houthis.
"This is an attempt to provoke people against the state by parts that are concerned with wrangles at the expense of security and stability in the country," Hilal said
Breastfeeding campaign urgently needed – UNICEF ...
Retrieved at: 2009-01-30 22:00:24 GMT
The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) office in Yemen has expressed concern over the decline in breastfeeding, which it says is likely to lead to higher rates of malnutrition and death among the under-fives.
Nassem Ur-Rehman, chief communications and information officer at UNICEF’s Sanaa office, said nearly half of Yemen's under-fives were malnourished: "The health of small children is bad and getting worse
Yemen security arrest six al-Qaeda suspects in the Hadramout ...
Retrieved at: 2009-01-30 19:55:32 GMT
Well-informed sources said on Monday that the security services are currently investigating with six people in connection with the suicide attack against a security camp in Sayun which killed a soldier and the attacker and wounded at least 17 including seven women living near the camp.
The terrorist attack targeted on 25 July the camp of the Central Security Forces and public security in Sayun city of Hadramout province, the east of Yemen