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‘KSA provided $435m to support Yemen’
New Saudi Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Saeed Al-Jaber said that the Kingdom has supported Yemen by providing $435 million in aid to the Social Welfare Fund during September to address the needs of 1.5 million needy Yemenis. He said the Kingdom has also provided 12 million barrels of oil over a two-month period. According to Al-Jaber, Saudi-Yemeni relations are close and deep-rooted. He said th...
H.E. Hayashi, Ambassador of Japan to Yemen, returns to Aden after 30 years
H.E. Katsuyoshi Hayashi, Ambassador of Japan to Yemen, visited Aden for the first time since 1980. Japan’s support to southern Governorates extends to a wide array of interventions towards the stabilization and economic recovery of the region including returning Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). With the generous support of the Government of Japan, UNICEF supported school rehabilitation, ther...
KSA message to Yemeni factions: Defeat agents of destabilization!
The Council of Ministers on Monday urged warring factions in neighboring Yemen to reconcile for the good of the country. The Cabinet said it was concerned about events taking place in the troubled nation, and called on political groupings to seek consensus on national issues, rather than play into the hands of those seeking to destabilize the country. Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and mi...
The New Prime Minister Arrives in Sana’a
By NY Staff The newly appointed Prime Minister, Khalid Mahfoud Bahah, arrived in Sana'a early morning on Sunday, coming from New York on board of Turkish Airlines. Bahah told the UN representative in his farewell to the United Nation office in New York that he and the people of Yemen are expecting the unlimited support of the UN and the friends of Yemen to end the ongoing crises. In his spe...
Houthis Remove Tents From Airport Road While Checkpoints Remain
BY NY Staff Media sources have stated that the Houthis have completed removing their tents yesterday, October 19, from Airport road in Sana’a as a step to implement the peace and partnership agreement. The road was closed since the beginning of last September aiming to implement their demands, which was set in reduce oil prices, change the government, and implement the outputs of the National...
Yemeni Man Divorces His Wife and Marries Her Sister
By NY Staff A Yemeni farmer, 45 old years, divorced his wife, 35 years old, after a marriage that lasted 20 years to marry her sister, 25 years old, because she is better in cooking, farming and chewing Qat. The illiterate farmer complained about the apathy of his wife while working in the Qat farms and her neglect even in cooking lunch. According to him, his wife spent much of her time with h...
Dozens of Egyptian fishermen detained in Yemen
Egypt’s Embassy in Sana’a, Yemen, reported on Sunday that “dozens” of Egyptian fishermen and their vessels are being held by the Yemeni authorities. The fishermen are charged with illegally entering Yemen’s “territorial waters” and fishing illegally, the Ministry of Foreign affairs said in a Sunday statement. The Egyptian Embassy has held “intensive contacts” with Yemeni authorities, including...
Declaration of Yemeni Female Media Conglomerate
Asma al-Mohattwari On October 18, the Wujoh Foundation for Media and Development declared the Conglomerate of Yemeni Female Media to end its project involving Yemeni female media workers to support women's issues in the outputs of the NDC and the next constitution during the transitional phase. The Conglomerate of Yemeni Female Media, which includes female journalist from five governorates, ai...
Yemen Concludes Global Rimini Exhibition
By Tamjid Alkohali On October 11, the Rimini Exhibition for Travel & Tourism concluded its events with the participation of Yemen and 60 other states as well as about 1000 buyers from the Mediterranean region, India, the United States, and Brazil. In the last days of the exhibition, the Yemeni booth included many activities and events and about 700 brochures and 908 introductory booklets ...
Iran supports Ansarullah’s struggles in Yemen: Velayati
A senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Islamic Republic supports the “rightful struggles” of the Shia Houthi Ansarullah movement in Yemen. “The Islamic Republic of Iran supports the rightful struggles of Ansarullah in Yemen and considers this movement as part of the successful Islamic Awakening movements,” Ali Akbar Velayati, who is als...
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan shares its concerns on Yemen situation
The government of Japan issued new statement reflects the country deeply concerned by the continuation of acts of terrorism in the Republic of Yemen that have resulted in large numbers of casualties, including a terrorist suicide bombing in Sana’a City and an attack on the national armed forces in Hadramaut Province on October 9 and rest part of the country. Japan offers its heartfelt condole...
Houthis advance in the country despite power-sharing deal
Hind Mustafa, Al Arabiya News Yemen’s Shiite Houthi rebels who shocked the region with a surprise takeover of the capital Sanaa last month are forcing their political choices on the government and expanding their control in other parts of the country despite signing a power-sharing deal with the president last month. Last week a presidential nominee for prime minister’s job, Awad bin Mubar...
G10 Ambassadors To Yemen Issue New Statement
The Group of Ten Ambassadors have issued new statement welcomed the Peace and National Partnership Agreement (PNPA), signed on 21 September 2014. It is important that this Agreement is implemented in full, as quickly and judiciously as possible. The Group of Ten Ambassadors believe that the PNPA is entirely compatible with the GCC Initiative and its mechanism. Along with the outco...
UN envoy leaves Yemen amid increasing unrest
UN envoy to Yemen Jamal Benomar left Sanaa heading for Saudi Arabia, following weeks of unrest in the capital and the country's failure to name a new head of government. Benomar wrote on Facebook: "I concluded today, Thursday, 2 October 2014, my thirty-third visit to Yemen. This 3-week visit was not an easy one. as Sana'a witnessed bloody events." "Yemen is still in the midst of sensitive and...
Unstable Yemen a threat for Gulf ministers
Instability in Yemen, where Shiite rebels overran the capital last week, threatens regional security, interior ministers of the Sunni-dominated Gulf Cooperation Council said after an emergency meeting on Wednesday. "The GCC states will not stand idly by in the face of factional foreign intervention as Yemen's security and the security of the GCC states are one and the same," the ministers said i...
10.6 Million Yemeni People Are In Need Of Food Assistance
UN Hunger report Despite positive trends at global level, food security continues to be a big concern across Near East and North Africa countries. Civil insecurity and conflicts remain the driving factor behind the increase of undernourished in the region. September 30 2014, Cairo the number of undernourished in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) has more than doubled since 1990 stand...
Houthis refuse to leave Yemen capital
Yemen's Houthi fighters have refused to withdraw from Sanaa after seizing much of the capital in a lightning offensive earlier this month, despite signing an agreement with the government saying they would leave. A Houthi spokesman told Al Jazeera on Tuesday that the rebels would not withdraw to their mountainous stronghold in the north, but instead work with security authorities in the capital...
In Marib: Suspected suicide bombing in Yemen targets Shia rebels’
Dozens of people killed or wounded, local sources say A car bomb exploded at a hospital used as a base by Yemen's Shia Muslim Houthi movement on Sunday, killing or wounding dozens of people, tribal and local sources said. The attack took place in Marib province, east of the capital Sanaa, the sources said. A Yemeni security official told The Associated Press that a suicide bomber rammed a car...
Ali Mohsen Al-Ahmar: Hadi Legitimacy the Perfect Way to Avoid Civil War
By NY Staff Gen. Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar called on Yemenis to support President Hadi’s legitimacy to keep the country away from falling into a civil war. Al-Ahmar Justified his fleeing from Yemen to Saudi Arabia after the Houthis took over Sana’a for days, saying that he left for the safety of Yemen and not for his personal safety. "After consultation with President Hadi we decided to avoid a civi...
Saudi Arabia Evacuates Citizens from the Yemeni Borders
The General Directorate of the Saudi Border Guards revealed that they started to implement the project of the southern border security. The project included roads, installations and security contraindications supported by advanced system of electronic surveillance devices on the border with Yemen and Oman. A spokesman for the General Directorate of Border Guard, Gen. Muhammad Al-Ghamdi said tha...
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