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  Local
Voluntary Recruiting campaign kicks off in Yemen's Amran
[17 January 2018]
Hajjah province deputy kicks off Voluntary recruitment campaign in Shahel
[17 January 2018]
Dhamar Governor inaugurates voluntary recruiting campaign in Dhamar city
[17 January 2018]
Voluntary recruitment campaign kicked off in Mezher of Yemen's Raymah
[17 January 2018]
Voluntary recruitment campaign kicked off in Tahtia of Hodeidah
[17 January 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
5 aggression airstrikes hit Saada
[19 January 2018]
Military vehicle loaded with mercenaries destroyed in Najran
[18 January 2018]
4 Saudi soldiers sniped, pick-up military burned in Jizan
[18 January 2018]
6 Saudi aggression airstrikes hit Taiz
[18 January 2018]
Saudi-paid mercenaries killed, injured , 7 military vehicles smashed in Medi
[18 January 2018]
 
  Reports
Report: 2 civilians killed, injured in 16 Saudi aggression airstrikes, attacks on Yemen during one day
[19 January 2018]
4 Report: civilians killed, 5 injured in 22 Saudi aggression airstrikes on one day
[18 January 2018]
Report: Coalition conducts 25 airstrikes on Yemen over Tuesday
[17 January 2018]
Report: Army, committees killed, injured dozens of Saudi soldiers, mercenaries in attacks over Sunday
[15 January 2018]
Report: 2 Yemeni civilians injured in 19 Saudi aggression airstrikes, attacks on Yemen during one day
[15 January 2018]
 
  International
UNICEF: Over 3 million Yemeni children born since Saudi wages war
[17 January 2018]
Yemen, WFP sign MoU to rehabilitate Hodeidah port
[16 January 2018]
Yemen calls on UAE occupation forces to stop destroying Socotra
[16 January 2018]
Norwegian Refugee Council calls for reopening Yemen's ports
[15 January 2018]
FM meets UN political affairs official
[15 January 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 : Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:36:19 +0300