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Parliament discusses national developments
(almotamar.net) - 2014-11-30
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- 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
(almotamar.net) - 2014-11-29
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- 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
(almotamar.net) - 2014-11-28
- 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
(almotamar.net) - 2014-11-24
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- 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
(almotamar.net) - 2014-11-24
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- 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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Motorbike gunmen shoot dead Yemen intelligence officer ... ...
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-19 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-19 11:11:00 GMT

  Unknown gunmen shot dead a Yemeni intelligence officer in Taiz governorate on Thursday, the latest in a spate of targeted killings of military and security officers, mostly intelligence officers, that has been continuing since 2011. The two gunmen, one in a military uniform, fired on the officer Mustafa Al-Qadasi while he was at the republican hospital in downtown Taiz, a local official said
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Yemen, GDF Suez in talks to improve 2015's LNG price ... ...
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-19 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-19 11:11:00 GMT

  Yemen started on Thursday improved price talks with GDF Suez in Paris as the country is pushing LNG buyers to raise the price under their long-term contracts, state media reported. Oil and Minerals Minister, Hussein Al-Kaf, met with Jean-Marie Dauger, Executive Vice-President, in charge of the Global Gaz & LNG at Suez, and discussed improving the LNG price for 2015 sold to the French buyer
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Yemen Official compares Corruption to AIDS Virus
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-19 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-19 11:11:00 GMT

  A top official at the Supreme National Anti-Corruption Commission (SNACC) on Wednesday called for a reconsideration into all agreements on oil, gas, fisheries and communications investments signed in Yemen in the past three decades. Abdullah Mubarak Al-Ghaithi, head of the commission's supervision and inspection department, said all agreements the authorities have signed with foreign investors were not fair to the country and its people
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Houthi fighters 2 Kilometers from Residence of Yemens President ...
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-19 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-19 11:11:00 GMT

  Hundreds of Houthi fighters have reached and controlled large areas in the northern parts of Sanaa on Thursday. The latest Houthi expansion in Sanaa comes after hours of clashes with government troops and tribal fighters. This comes as thousands of Yemeni families living in northern Sanaa started fleeing their homes in the capital amid fears that more battles could erupt between the army and Houthi militants in the area
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

U.N. sanctions committee on alert amid intensifying violence in Yemen
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-17 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-17 17:12:00 GMT

  The U.N. sanctions committee for Yemen voiced on Wednesday its complete and immediate readiness to consider proposals for punishing groups and individuals hindering the transition process coinciding with intensifying battles between the army and Houthi militants in the capital city of Sanaa
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Families flee homes in Yemen capital as bodies of soldiers lay on roads
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-17 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-17 17:12:00 GMT

  Yemeni families have been fleeing their homes in the capital city of Sanaa some under threats by Houthi militants and some amid fears that more battles could erupt between the army and Houthi militants in the area. On Wednesday, the army closed the highway leading to the district of Shamlan located northwest of the capital after fierce battles in the district and nearby areas had killed dozens including 16 soldiers
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Yemen police arrest two kids promoting hashish at wedding party
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-16 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-16 20:10:00 GMT

Yemeni police in the governorate of Sanaa have arrested two boys aged between 14 and 16 years old while distributing drugs at a wedding party, state media reported on Tuesday. The two boys from the Sahan district were arrested on Monday and are also facing charges of promoting hashish for the guests who were invited to the party
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Yemeni female, Arwa Othman, wins Alison Des Forges Award
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-16 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-16 20:10:00 GMT

A Yemeni female human rights activist was mong the four courageous and tireless advocates who have been selected as 2014 recipients of the prestigious Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. Activist Arwa Othman, who worked also as the chairperson of the dialog's workgroup of rights and freedoms, was nominated for the award in recognition of her efforts to protect the rights and dignity of others, the organization said
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

Battles between Yemeni forces, Zaidi militants expand amid talks
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-16 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-16 20:10:00 GMT

  Battles erupted between the Yemeni army and armed Zaidi militants within the Houthi Group west of the capital city of Sanaa coinciding with intensifying battles between the forces and Houthi militants in Jawf governorate. Eyewitnesses said on Tuesday Houthi militants intercepted a military convoy in the Shamlan district forcing the army to clash with them
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]

WB gives Yemen million to develop higher education quality
(Yemen Post Staff) 2014-09-16 - Retrieved at: 2014-09-16 20:10:00 GMT

The World Bank has agreed to give Yemen a million loan in support of the government's efforts to develop higher education and performance of college graduates. The loan will be directed to finalize a Yemeni project aimed at developing the higher education quality mainly through teaching students skills they need for labour market
[source: Yemen Post Newspaper]



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