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President meets with al-Wahbi battalions' commander
[15 October 2018]
President stresses importance of strengthening combative readiness
[15 October 2018]
President meets PM, Parliament Speaker
[15 October 2018]
Minister of Transport inaugurates Transport Ministry's new website
[15 October 2018]
Health Minister announces establishment of scientific research center
[14 October 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Report: Army inflicts heavy casualties on Saudi-paid mercenaries in fronts
[15 October 2018]
Tribal meeting in Ibb to send military reinforcements
[14 October 2018]
Rally in capital Sanaa holds to back battle fronts
[14 October 2018]
Army kills tens of Saudi-pad mercenaries in several fronts
[14 October 2018]
Foreign Ministry condemns aggression frequent attacks on civilians
[13 October 2018]
 
  Reports
Reports: Saudi aggression airstrikes hit water sources and markets in Saada ,Hodeidah in the past 24 hours
[13 October 2018]
Reports: Four citizens killed, a child injured in the western coast in the past 24 hours
[12 October 2018]
Reports: Series of airstrikes hit Saada, Hodeidah , Jizan in the past 24 hours
[10 October 2018]
Yemeni armed forces announced achievement of unique victories in front of Jizan
[09 October 2018]
Report :The new poor's .. Harvest hatred!
[07 October 2018]
 
  International
Israeli occupation suppresses peaceful demonstrations in Gaza
[13 October 2018]
Parliament's Speaker congratulates Ugandan counterpart on National Day
[08 October 2018]
Palestine : 3 Israelis killed, injured in shooting in West bank
[07 October 2018]
Parliament Speaker sends letter to UN Secretary-General
[06 October 2018]
Currency crisis in Yemen drives millions of people one step closer to famine
[06 October 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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