Yemen president chairs meeting of Supreme Security Committee , Supreme Economic Council Yemen's President Abdu Rabbo Mansour Hadi chaired Wednesday an exceptional meeting of the Supreme Security Committee and Supreme Economic Council.
The meeting discussed a number of economic and security issues from various aspects.
He also reviewed the nature of security situation and the nature of confrontation carried out by Yemen's forces of counter-terrorism unit against al-Qaeda militants &qu....More
Shura's Speaker meets heads of delegations to ASSECAA's meeting The Yemeni Shura Council’s Speaker Abdul-Rahman Othman has met heads of Sudanese and Algerian delegations partaking in the fifth meeting of the Association of
Senates,Shura and Equivalent Councils in Africa and Arab World (ASSECAA).
During the meeting, they discussed areas of joint cooperation in developing the activity of ASSECAA, which Yemen hosts the headquarters of its General-
YGFTUY not to celebrate Intl. Worker Day due to govt. violations The leadership of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Yemen (GFTUY) declared on Wednesday that it decided not to celebrate the International Worker
Day on April 1ist with the Government because of the later violations for workers demands and violation exerted by Financial and information Ministries.
This came in a letter dispatched by GFTUY leadership to the Minister of Social Affairs and La....More
UN Envoy to Yemen: The National Dialogue will lead to radical change In August of 2012, few jobs could have appeared as thankless and difficult as that as the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy to Yemen. The enormous challenges
faced by the poorest state on the Arabian Peninsula—political, economic, social, environmental—must have made helping search for some kind of solution seem
an impossible task.
Nonetheless, Moroccan-born diplomat Jamal Benomar, pr....More
Yemen: Dozens Jailed for Debts At least 142 people are being held in the Sanaa Central Prison in Yemen because of a debt or fine they are unable to pay. The prison director says he is holding 142 people for those reasons, though prisoners say there are many more. Yemeni authorities should release people imprisoned solely because they are unable to pay debts or fines.
The prisoners include people who cannot pay a private debt, t....More
Madrid have no secrets for Bayern, insists Kroos Toni Kroos has insisted that Real Madrid will not have any secrets for Bayern Munich ahead of the first-leg of their Champions League semi-final tie at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday evening.
The Bavarians are aiming to become the first team in history to successfully defend their Champions League title in its current format and Kroos has stressed that Pep Guardiola has prepared his men well f....More
Saudi prince says Gulf states must balance threat from Iran A senior member of Saudi Arabia's royal family said on Wednesday that Gulf states should work on acquiring nuclear know-how to balance any threat from Iran.
Prince Turki al-Faisal, a former intelligence chief, also told a security conference in the Bahraini capital Manama,
that the Gulf states should be prepared for any possible outcome from Iran's nuclear talks with world powers.
"We do not ....More
US, accomplice to Bahrain cruel crackdown: Analyst The US, which supports the Bahraini regime, is an accomplice to Manama’s ongoing crackdown on protesters In an interview on Tuesday, Redwan Rizk said Washington backs Manama, which makes the US “responsible” for the Al Khalifa regime’s “brutal, aggressive” treatment of civilian protesters.
“I think the ... United States is responsible directly somehow for ....More
Mum Who Glued Daughter To Wall Gets 99 Years US woman who admitted beating her two-year-old daughter and gluing her hands to a wall because of potty training problems has been sentenced to 99 years in jail.
Elizabeth Escalona had pleaded guilty in July to causing injury to her toddler Jocelyn Cedillo.
Prosecutors had sought 45 years behind bars - but the state district judge chose to impose an even stiffer sentence.
"Only a monster glue....More
Yemen strives to save historic city of Zabid The Yemeni government is undertaking numerous efforts to preserve the status of the historic city of Zabid as a world heritage site, officials told Al-Shorfa.
In April, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) warned it would remove Zabid -- located in Hodeidah province -- from its World Heritage List unless the government improved conditions in the city within....More