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EU's decision emphasizing political solution to conflict in Yemen welcomed
[23 February 2019]
Arhab tribes disown Saudi aggression-backed traitors
[23 February 2019]
Parliamentary committee discuss draft expenditure plan for first half of 2019
[23 February 2019]
Al Ahly teams wins over 22 May team, approaches to win tournament of Wahdah Winter Forum
[23 February 2019]
Tribal rally in Ibb to reject normalization with Zionist entity
[21 February 2019]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Army repels mercenaries infiltration attempt in Marib
[23 February 2019]
Mercenaries military vehicle with its crew targeted in Jawf
[23 February 2019]
Dozens of Saudi-led mercenaries killed in ambush in Jawf
[23 February 2019]
Army kills more than 30 saudi-led mercenaries in Nehm, liberates new sites
[23 February 2019]
Five saudi-led airstrikes hit Hajjah
[23 February 2019]
 
  Reports
Army kills dozens of Saudi soldiers, mercenaries in military attacks : Report
[23 February 2019]
Coalition continues over last hours to violate cease fire in Hodeidah, ten airstrikes on three provinces
[23 February 2019]
Army inflicts on saudi-led coalition heavy losses within 24 hours : Report
[21 February 2019]
Army kills dozens of saudi soldiers, mercenaries in Jizan during attacks : Report
[20 February 2019]
Army pounds Saudi-paid mercenaries over 24 hours
[19 February 2019]
 
  International
FM congratulates Brunei Darussalam's FM on National Day
[23 February 2019]
Buhari vows to provide security for postponed presidential election
[23 February 2019]
Trump talks about "very good" opportunity to reach trade deal with China
[23 February 2019]
IOF arrest secretary of the Fatah movement in old town of Jerusalem and Haj Ali Ajaj
[23 February 2019]
North Korean leader to visit Vietnam in coming days
[23 February 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 : Sat, 23 Feb 2019 20:52:08 +0300