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President Al-Mashat hands French ambassador letter to President Macron
[21 July 2018]
Gov't meeting discusses activating service ministries
[21 July 2018]
Hamdan tribes announces mobilization to face aggression
[21 July 2018]
President discusses ways to face economic challenges
[21 July 2018]
FM thanks UN for helping Yemen to face ordeal caused by aggression
[21 July 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Army hits gatherings of mercenaries in Jawf
[21 July 2018]
Army carries out offensive on Saudi army mercenaries in Najran
[19 July 2018]
Missile force launches Badr-1 on Jizan airport
[19 July 2018]
Report: Army wages offensive against Saudi-paid mercenaries in all battle fonts
[19 July 2018]
Army carries out offensive on Saudi-paid mercenaries in western coast
[18 July 2018]
 
  Reports
Feature: Yemen's children pay high price for Saudi military aggression
[21 July 2018]
Dozens of Saudi-paid mercenaries killed, injured in offensive over 24 hours
[21 July 2018]
Report: 12 civilians killed, injured in 3 provinces over 24 past hours
[18 July 2018]
Report: Yemeni drone airstrikes, military operations killed Saudi mercenaries over 24 hours
[18 July 2018]
Report: Yemen Army wages military operations on Saudi troops over 24 hours
[18 July 2018]
 
  International
President hopes for China's role in supporting peace efforts in Yemen
[21 July 2018]
Feature: Yemen's children pay high price for Saudi military aggression
[21 July 2018]
President hopes for Russia's role in stopping aggression on Yemen
[19 July 2018]
Yemen, French envoy discuss outcomes of Paris humanitarian conference
[19 July 2018]
FM meets visiting French ambassador to Yemen
[18 July 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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