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Parliament discusses national developments
- The Parliament discussed in its meeting on Thursday the latest developments related to the security and political situation in the country.
The Parliament called on the High Security and Military Committee to do its duty in deploying the armed and security forces in the capital and provinces to maintain security and stability in the country according to its legal and constitutional responsibility
Yemen calls for collaborating regional, int’l efforts to eradicate marine piracy
- Yemen has called for concentrating efforts at the regional and international levels in order to eradicate marine piracy which endangers national security.
This was mentioned in Yemen speech at the UAE Counter-Piracy Conference which was launched Wednesday in Dubai delivered by Foreign Minister Jamal al-Sallal
Protest camps around Sana’a lifted
- The Organizing Committee of Protests in the capital city announced on Tuesday lifting of all the remaining protest camps around the capital Sana’a.
In a statement issued by the Committee, it said that: “Since we are keen to implement the Peace and National Partnership Agreement, the Committee announces the lifting of all protest camps which are still erected at the inlets of the capital Sana’a
Yemen, Iran discuss bilateral relations
- Parliament Speaker Yahya al-Rae'i has discussed in Djibouti with Iranian Shura Council Speaker Ali Larijani a number of issues of joint interests of the two countries.
The meeting was held in the sideline of their participation in the opening of Djibouti parliament new building.
Al-Rae'i emphasized the importance of the Iranian role in the region in order to achieve security, stability and development of the regions' nations
Presidential decree issued
- A presidential decree No. (68) for the year 2014 was issued on Sunday appointing Hamoud Khaled Naji al-Soufi as the head of the Political Security Organization.
On the other hand, Law No. 26 for the year 2014 was issued on Sunday determining the maritime foundation of the Republic of Yemen.
The second article stipulates that this law shall come into effect from that date of its issuance and shall be published on the official Gazette
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IFJ urges Yemeni VP to end harassment against newspaper staff
Retrieved at: 2012-01-05 00:10:00 GMT
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on Tuesday condemned the harassment and intimidation of journalists at the government-owned and army-controlled 26 September newspaper, and wrote to Yemen's Vice-President Abdu Raboo Mansour Hadi calling on him to order an end to the threats against these journalists
Yemen's 280km march to arrive in Sana'a Saturday
Five Yemeni protesters were wounded by gunmen loyal to President Saleh in northern the capital Sana'a on Friday.)
Retrieved at: 2011-12-24 03:10:00 GMT
Thousands of youth on Friday morning marched from Change Square in Sana'a toward Naqeel Yasleh, northern Sana'a, to welcome a massive foot march, called “March of Life”, coming from Taiz, almost 280 km from Sana'a.
When Sana'a march arrived in Kahaza area Friday afternoon some gunmen opened fire and threw stones at the march, wounding five marchers, three with live bullets and two others with stones
Bloodshed continues in Yemen's Taiz
One woman and two children were killed in renewed shelling of neighborhoods in the city of Taiz by forces loyal to the honorable President Ali Abdullah Saleh at dawn on Sunday.)
Retrieved at: 2011-12-05 03:10:00 GMT
Saleh signed the Gulf initiative in Riyadh in November 23 and transferred powers to Vice President Abdo Rabo Hadi to begin forming a national consensus government and a military committee to end violence against protesters and civilians in several cities within five days after the signing of the initiative and its implementation mechanism
UNICEF says 109 children killed in Yemen
UNICEF said continued conflicts and political struggles throughout Yemen have led to a widespread and deep humanitarian crisis, especially for children and women.)
Retrieved at: 2011-11-23 03:10:00 GMT
Since the beginning of civil unrest, a total of 109 children have been killed in Yemen and close to 300 injured by shootings or shrapnel.
Malnutrition rates in some parts of the country have become extremely high, and fewer and fewer children are receiving basic immunizations, while schools, which should be safe havens for children, are either closed or occupied by armed forces
Yemeni forces shell residential locations in Sana'a, kill 7-year girl
A 7-year girl was killed and other five other were wounded when a shell fired by forces loyal to President Saleh fell near her school in the capital Sana'a Sunday morning.)
Retrieved at: 2011-10-03 02:10:00 GMT
The family of Maram Saeed Bashir told News Yemen that Maram was killed by a shell that fell outside her Salahaddin School on the 16 Meter Street in Sana'a, almost 200 meters from protesters square.
Eyewitnesses told News Yemen that forces loyal to President Saleh shelled with heavy weapons some locations of the pro-revolution 1st Armored Division in an attempt to retake control of those locations that the 1st Armored Division took over after Saleh's forces attacked protesters in
Froces of Yemen's Saleh kill mother and girl in Taiz
(One girl and her mother were killed and another kid was critically wounded when Republican Guard forces shelled a neighborhood of Kalaba in the city of Taiz Thursday's night.)
Retrieved at: 2011-07-23 02:11:00 GMT
A medical source told News Yemen that Asma'a Mohammad Saeed and her daughter Najwa Mockbel Qaed died at hospital for injuries after they received shrapnels of shells. The source said that kid Rayan AbdulRahman Qasem, five years, was critically injured and put under intensive care.
The family accused Republican Guard forces of killing Asma'a and her daughter by randomly bombing the neighborhood
Mass march in Yemen's Taiz calls July 17th “unfortunate day
Retrieved at: 2011-07-18 02:11:00 GMT
Estimated one million protesters participated in a mass march in the city of Taiz, southern Yemen, on Sunday described as the first of its kind since security forces stormed al-Huriya (Freedom) Square last May.
The march was organized by the Youth of Revolution to transform the memory of the July 17th that marks the 33rd anniversary of President Saleh's ascension to power in 1978 into “the Day of Public Anger
SEMC says economic collapse pushes 9 million Yemenis to severe hunger
The Studies and Economic Media Center has warned of hunger disaster in Yemen due to the interruption of oil derivatives, electricity, and an awful increase in prices of goods, food and services.)
Retrieved at: 2011-07-04 14:10:00 GMT
The results of a field study on the living conditions of the Yemeni society revealed that tens of thousands of poor Yemeni families have begun the stage of hunger for their inability to secure basic food, the center said in a statement.
The statement explained that prices of some foodstuffs such as wheat, flour, sugar, yogurt, milk and dairy products rose at rates ranging between 40-60%, while prices of drinking water by 202% and the price of transportation by 60%
ICRC says 20 dead bodies retrieved in Yemen's capital
Retrieved at: 2011-06-09 20:10:00 GMT
Four months of civil unrest have taken their toll, with dozens of people killed or wounded. The ICRC and the Yemen Red Crescent are evacuating the wounded and the dead in Sana'a, and helping to supply water to the population. Elsewhere in the country, they are providing first aid for people affected by the violence
Yemen's tribes foil military forces crackdown on protesters
(Yemeni tribal gunmen from the tribes of Nehm, 40 km east of the capital Sana'a, prevented on Tuesday the army from passing to Hadramout province, southeastern Yemen, to repress anti-regime protests.)
Retrieved at: 2011-05-11 02:11:00 GMT
Local sources said that clashes broke out between forces of the 101 Infantry Brigade and the tribal gunmen who rejected to allow any military force to pass through their territory to crackdown protesters in Hadramout.
The sources added that the army used heavy weapons and warplanes to bomb the tribal men who blocked the main road in Nehm against the 101 Infantry Brigade's forces, headed by son of President Saleh, but could not unblock the road