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UNICEF plane carrying vaccines arrives at Sanaa airport
[24 May 2018]
Football Tournament starts on Martyr President al-Sammad's Cup
[23 May 2018]
JMPs: Yemen unity will remain despite occupation
[23 May 2018]
President al-Mashat: New invaders' ambitions will never be realized in Yemen
[21 May 2018]
Ministry of Civil Service: Tuesday, May 22, official holiday
[21 May 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
2 vehicles of Saudi-paid mercenaries destroyed in Taiz
[24 May 2018]
Army, committees attack Saudi troop in Jizan, Najran
[24 May 2018]
Tens of Saudi-paid mercenaries killed in Taiz
[24 May 2018]
Artillery targets Saudi military groups in Asir
[24 May 2018]
Ballistic missile hits Jizan
[24 May 2018]
 
  Reports
Report: Armys rocketry, artillery force targets Saudi troops over 24 hours
[24 May 2018]
Report: 6 civilians killed in 10 Saudi-led airstrikes over 24 hours
[24 May 2018]
Report: Army, committees fire Zilzal-2, kill13 Saudi soldiers, mercenaries in battlefronts over 24 hours
[23 May 2018]
Report: Woman injured in Saudi ground attacks, 18 airstrikes on Yemen over 24 hours
[23 May 2018]
Report: Fisherman killed in 27 aggression airstrikes over 24 hours
[22 May 2018]
 
  International
Yemeni parliament Speaker congratulates his Argentine counterpart on National Day
[24 May 2018]
Suffering of persons with disabilities in Yemen discussed
[24 May 2018]
GCAA appeals to UN, int'l orgs to lift ban on Sanaa Airport
[23 May 2018]
President al-Mashat congratulates Venezuela's Maduro for his 2nd win
[23 May 2018]
FM condoles his Cuban counterpart in air plane crash
[20 May 2018]
  Civil Society
The presidential Elections
The presidential Elections
[08/January/2004] The first presidential elections took place in Yemen on September 23 1999. Around 24 persons had applied for the candidacy some of them were partisans and others were non-partisan.

Yemeni constitutions stipulates that every candidate runs for the presidency he ought to gain the recommendation of at least 5 % of the parliament members.

Thereupon , two candidates only who gained the recommendation. Ali Abdullah Saleh the candidate of the People General Congress , the Yemeni Congregation for Reform and the National Council of the Opposition.

The second one was Nageeb Kahtan Al-Sha’abi. He ran as an independent candidate.

The total number of the voters who were registered in the electors lists reached to ( 5.600.119), whereas the number of voters who cast their ballots reached to ( 3.773.941 ).

The rate of the participation reached to (67.37 ).
Ali Abdullah Saleh won (3.583.795) of the votes , that is eventually 96.20 % .

Nageeb Kahtan Al-Sha’abi hardly calculated (141.433) of the votes what it made up 3.80 %.

Constitutional amendments took place in the country in February 2001. The most important of the amendments were the following :
1- Extending the presidency's term from 5 to 7 years and the parliament’s term to 6 years instead of 4.
2- Abolishment the president's prerogative to issue republican decrees by laws during the parliament vocation .
3-Authorizing the president of the republic to appoint the members of Al-Shura Council (111members).
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UPDATED ON : Thu, 24 May 2018 23:58:36 +0300