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U.S. ambassador meets Yemen’s Hadi in Aden
The U.S. ambassador to Yemen visited President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in Aden Sunday, their first public meeting since Washington closed its embassy in Sanaa last month after Houthis took full control there. Ambassador Matthew Tueller appears seated with Hadi at the presidential compound in the al-Tawahi district of Aden. Aden television quoted Tueller as saying: "There is no choice before Yem...
Houthis Seize Six Chemical Bombs
By NY Staff Government sources in Aden have revealed that Houthi militias seized 6 chemical bombs from an army camp in north Sana’a. A close source to President Hadi stated that the bombs have been in the army camp of the Presidential Guard, north of Sana’a since the mid-1990s and disappeared after the Houthis entered the camp. The source explained that each bomb weighs 23 kg and includes che...
Houthis Decrease Cultural Events
By NY Staff For a long time, Yemeni lives have deteriorated situations in all aspects of life. This deterioration increased after the Houthis imposed their control over most state institutions. According to the statistic of the Culture Ministry, the cultural events at the Culture House in Sana’a declined 40% in 2014 compared with the previous years. The statistic explained that the Public Ad...
Albukhaiti: Islah Party Will End Soon
By NY Staff The Resigned leader from the Houthi group, Ali Albukhaiti, revealed a decision was taken by Houthis to dissolve the Islah Party, confirming that they are just waiting for the green light to implement it. “In a meeting between Houthis and the leaders of Socialist Party, Houthis stated that they are ready to dissolve Islah Party, close its headquarters, and arresting its leaders, ...
Parliament Member Ouras Sultan Naji Passes Away
On Wednesday, February 25th, Ouras Sultan Naji, a member of the GPC General Committee, passed away while undergoing treatment in the Military Hospital in Sana’a. She was the only female member of the Yemeni parliament. The GPC has lost one of its most dominant members and her loss will be greatly felt by the GPC and Yemen at large. Dr. Ouras who was born in 1962 in Aden province and had a Maste...
Indian Embassy Celebrates ITEC Day
To mark the 50th Anniversary of the commencement of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme of the Government of India, the Embassy of India in Sanaa celebrated ITEC Day on 23 February, 2015. H.E. Mr. Omar Abdul Aziz Abdul Ghani, Deputy Minister in Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation was the Chief Guest on the occasion. H.E. Mr. Abdullah Al- Montaser, Head o...
Hadi: Capital Is Occupied and Iran and Saleh are Behind Yemen’s Breakdown
President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi said Sunday that the capital is occupied by Houthi militants who are supported by the Islamic Republic of Iran to carry out a coup, as reported by Aljazeera. According to the channel, Hadi accused the Houthis of fulfilling an Iranian agenda over the past years. This agenda includes controlling the country's constitution and army as well as causing the collapse o...
Youth-led Campaign in Three Languages Demands Release of Bahah
A group of Yemeni activists and journalists has launched a campaign to demand the release of the resigned Prime Minister Khalid Mahfoudh Bahah who has been under a Houthi-imposed house arrest for over a month. A statement issued by the "For a Safe Yemen" campaign strongly deplored the continued detention of Bahah by the Houthi militias, despite the submission of his resignation a month ago and ...
Houthis Propose Eight Solutions To Avoid Economic Collapse
By NY Staff The Revolutionary Committee of Ansar Allah, the Economic Commission, and group of businessmen and merchants who are loyal to the Houthis have proposed a group of controls being presented to the Houthi leader Abdulmalik al-Houthi for approval in order to protect the economy from collapse. A member in the Revolutionary Committee, Tawfiq al-Humairi, said that after seminars held with...
Al-Mekhlafi: Yemenia’s Visits to Tehran Is More Commercial Than Political
By NY Staff Yemenia's commercial manager Mohammed al-Mekhlafi has denied the news of Yemenia Airlines flying between Sana’a and Tahran for political reasons. He also rejected rumors about Yemenia disengaging its commitment to more destinations. Al-Mekhlafi said that Yemenia Airways is the national carrier for the Republic of Yemen and it attended negotiations with Iran along with a government ...
First Iranian Plane Arrives In Sana’a
By Asma al-Mohattwari On March 1st, a Mahan Air plane arrived in Sana’a International Airport at 1:30 pm. It was the first direct flight from the Iranian airline coming from Tehran to Sana’a. An official source at Sana’a International Airport said that the Iranian plane was loaded with pharmaceutical aid. Another source said that the arrivals were only the crew and the Iranian Red Crescent mis...
Yemen’s Resigned PM Pays More Attention to His Home Garden
By Fakhri al-Arashi The resigned Prime Minister Khaled Mahfoud Bahah has appeared in a fresh photo gardening and planting in his home. Bahah, who is under house arrest, seems careless about being under house arrest since January 22nd, of the current year. The photo shows Bahah in good health digging with an eye of hope for his plants to grow up, giving a message for Yemen’s safe future despite ...
Ambassador to KSA starts his Mission from Aden
Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Yemen moved to the southern city of Aden, an aide to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi said on Thursday, in an apparent snub to the Houthi faction that has taken control of the capital Sanaa. The Saudi Foreign Ministry could not immediately be reached for comment. Saudi Arabia joined Western states this month in evacuating its embassy in Sanaa following a power grab...
GCC Chief Flys Back After Short Visit To President Hadi In Aden
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) secretary-general Flys back home after today's short visit to Aden. Abdulatif Al-Zayani met with President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi, aimed at stabilising the political situation in Yemen. Al-Zayani reiterated the GCC support for Yemen`s beleaguered president against the Houthi rebels. He "stressed the support of GCC members for... the Yemeni president...
Gunmen Kidnp French Woman In The Capital Of Yemen
A French woman working in Yemen was kidnapped on Tuesday morning .The French woman works for an international organisation in Sanaa, France's foreign ministry said, urging all French citizens "to leave the country as fast as possible". Western nations including Britain, France and the United States closed their embassies in Yemen this month and urged their citizens to leave over security concer...
Egypt Shuts Embassy in Sana’a
Today Egypt shut its embassy in Sanaa and recalled all its staff today due to deteriorating security, state media said, joining a diplomatic exodus since Houthi militants seized the Yemeni capital. "The Egyptian diplomatic mission in Sanaa headed by Ambassador Youssef al-Sharqawi returned to Cairo Monday 23rd, Feb, 2015 due to the bad security situation in Yemen," the official MENA news agency...
Yemen’s Resigned Minister May Ask NileSat to Block Yemen TV
Different sources have revealed that the resigned Information Minister Nadia al-Sakaf may ask NileSat to block official Yemen satellite channels. Houthi militants overtook the government media outlets including TV channels, newspapers, radios and the Saba news agency to promote their activities to mislead public opinion. As a result, President Abd Rabbou Mansour Hadi has named Aden News agency ...
Saudi Ministry of Defense On High Alert
A source in Saudia Arabia has told National Yemen that the Saudi Ministry of Defense is on high alert. They have asked their air force to be ready for any immediate request from Hadi, in case the Houthis decide to attack Hadi in Aden. Political analysts refute any military interference in Yemen, but say that Saudi Arabia may support the tribes of Marib and al-Jouf in fighting Houth militant...
President Hadi Meets With Governors In Aden
President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi led a meeting of governors in the southern city of Aden on Sunday as he resumed some of his duties after escaping house arrest in the capital Sana'a on Saturday Feb, 21st, 2015. On Sunday he received the governors of various southern Yemeni provinces, Aden governor Abdulaziz bin Habtoor said. "The president will keep up his political efforts to lead from Aden," ...
Journalists Syndicate Demands Release of Al-Erasi
By NY Staff The Journalists Syndicate has expressed its worry about the safety of Yahya Al-Erasi, the member of Syndicate and the Press Secretary of President Hadi, who was detained by the Houthis on Saturday. According to his family members, they haven’t heard anything about him since his detention. The Journalists Syndicate demanded his release....
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