Yemen’s membership with WTO approved after 13 years of negotiations
By NY Staff
Immediately after the heads of delegations’ meeting, members formally accepted Yemen as a new WTO member — its “accession” to the WTO. Yemeni Trade and Industry Minister Sa’aduddin Bin Taleb said Yemen would sign the protocol of its official accession to the World Trade Organization in Bali on Wednesday, beco...
British Ambassador:November 30 – a day to reflect
By Jane Marriott
Today, November 30, marks the 46th anniversary of the independence of the southern part of Yemen from Britain.
Following my recent visit to Aden, I was touched by a story in the media reporting that I would be attending the unveiling of the cleaned and refurbished statue of Queen Victoria which si...
Gunmen Kill Yemeni Colonel and Son in Eastern Yemen – Official
ADEN — Gunmen shot dead a Yemeni army colonel and his son on Sunday when he stopped his car at a roundabout in his hometown, a local official said, extending a string of assassinations of top armed forces figures by suspected Islamist militants.
Four passersby were also wounded when the gunmen, who were on foot, fired on...
Text of the Interrogation of Deputy Abdul Karim Jadbaan for six Ministers
By National Yemen Staff
Esquire House Speaker, Peace be upon you.
According to the Constitution and Regulations, I offer an interrogation for: Prime Minister, Interior Minister, Defense minister, Finance Minister, Minister of Education, and Minister of Civil Service and Insurance about recruiting 200,000 soldier...
Yemen prepares for World Trade Organization membership
According to the Announcement of Industry Trade Minister Saad Eddin Bin Taleb, Yemen will finally join the World Trade Organization after 13 years of negotiation. The accession document will be signed this coming Wednesday.
Yemen will become the 160th member of the Organization; the signing will take place on the island ...
Accusations Rebound After Partial NDC Withdrawal by Harak
By National Yemen
On the 46th Anniversary of the Independence Day , 30 November 2013, President Hadi reported that people would not accept any compromise on the southern issue, and that he would not accept any bidding or compromise on Yemeni unity, as well.
In an interview with Sky News Channel, a southern leader who w...
14 Million Yemeni Citizens Need Humanitarian Assistance
Despite the large presence of United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations in Yemen, the humanitarian situation in Yemen remains in a state of deterioration. A recent UN report indicates that the fragility of the situation has continued due to extreme poverty, rising living costs and a la...
Arabic-Turkish Program Seeks to Expand Turkish Yemeni Ties
By : Tahani al-Sabri
On Wednesday, 27 November the Anadolu Institute for Turkish and Arabic language instruction celebrated its grand opening.
The ceremony was attended by Fazli Çorman, the Turkish ambassador, and Mehmet Yilmaz, the head of the Turkish school. Corman reiterated that language is the common link between p...
Family and Society Pose Obstacles for the Yemeni Actress
“When I walk in the street, I am supposed to wear the veil. Not because of the admiring looks of people, but because of the disrespectful glances I receive from the public.”
In her childhood, young Yemeni actress Amani al-Thamari’s only dream was to become an actress. She loved acting and singing, and...
Yemen to Sign on Wednesday Official Accession to WTO
Yemeni Minister of Industry and Trade Dr Saadaldeen Talib said his country would sign next Wednesday the protocol of its official accession to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), thus ending 13 years of negotiations.
Speaking to reporters here on Saturday Talib said, "Although Yemen accession has taken more than a deca...