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Football league launched in capital Sanaa
[20 January 2019]
Arouba, 22 May teams drawn 2-2 at the second Winter Forum
[20 January 2019]
Sports league for the school teams in Taiz starts
[20 January 2019]
Wahda Club begins its journey at the Winter Forum with victory over Azal
[20 January 2019]
Ibb releases 23 Saudi-led aggression collaborators in
[19 January 2019]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Aggression warplane wages 24 airstrikes on capital Sana'a
[20 January 2019]
Scores of Saudi-led mercenaries coalition killed in Najran
[20 January 2019]
2 civilians killed, 5 injured in 24 Saudi-led air raids on Sanaa
[20 January 2019]
Army kills tens of mercenaries, 2 enemy commanders in Asir
[20 January 2019]
Child killed in saudi-led mercenaries' shelling in Hodeidah
[20 January 2019]
 
  Reports
Army kills dozens of Saudi soldiers, mercenaries over 24 hours: Report
[20 January 2019]
Coalition kills, injures more than 14 civilians in Hodeidah
[18 January 2019]
Coalition commits more than 437 violations in Hodeidah within 72 hours
[16 January 2019]
Army inflicts on saudi-led mercenaries heavy losses over 24 last hours : Report
[15 January 2019]
Army kills dozens of saudi soldiers, mercenaries over 24 hours : Report
[14 January 2019]
 
  International
German Zvherev wins in Australian Open over Australian Alex
[20 January 2019]
Ronaldo faces court in the Spanish capital Madrid on charges of tax evasion
[20 January 2019]
Thousands protest in Belgrade against the Serbian president
[20 January 2019]
General Ali Ghadiri is the first candidate for the presidential elections in Algeria
[20 January 2019]
Constitutional Court declares Felix Chessykedi as president of the DRC
[20 January 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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