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Unity achievement is neither improvised nor emotive: SPC Member
[24 May 2019]
Minister of Information, Media Leaders visit President of Union of Yemeni Journalists in hospital
[23 May 2019]
Review damage to Ministry building due to bombing of Saudi' air raids: Information Minister
[23 May 2019]
Congratulates political leadership on occasion of 29th National Day: HM
[22 May 2019]
Congratulates political leadership on occasion of 29th National Day: Ministry of Justice
[22 May 2019]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Army forces fires drone on Najran airport
[23 May 2019]
Army carries out attacks at Saudi' sites in Taiz
[23 May 2019]
Army destroy 2 Saudi' military vehicles in Jewf
[22 May 2019]
Army foils infiltration attempt in Jewf
[22 May 2019]
Army seizes dozens of military vehicles from Saudi-paid mercenaries in Dhalea
[21 May 2019]
 
  Reports
Coalition continues to violate cease fire agreement in Hodiedah, to attack provinces: Report
[19 May 2019]
Army inflicts on coalitions ranks heavy losses over last hours : Report
[19 May 2019]
Army inflicts heavy losses on Saudi-led coalition over last hours : Report
[18 May 2019]
Army inflicts on coalition-led forces heavy losses on various fronts over last hours : Report
[14 May 2019]
Six civilians killed in coalitions continued violation to Sweden agreement over last hours
[14 May 2019]
 
  International
Mohammed bin Salman and his involvement in Yemen
[20 May 2019]
Worst 20 crimes in Yemen by US-Saudi-led aggression at the beginning of war in 2015: Reports
[20 May 2019]
Health Ministry: 92 to 95% of medical devices are out of service in hospitals
[19 May 2019]
FM Meets with Deputy Resident Representative of UNICEF
[19 May 2019]
Yemen face structural, economic challenges
[18 May 2019]
  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 : Fri, 24 May 2019 00:17:34 +0300