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 2021-02-27 18:18 

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Al-Eryani warns of humanitarian catastrophe due to Houthi military operations on Marib...

ADEN - SABAMinister of Information, Culture and Tourism Muamer al-Eryani reiterated the warning of a an unaffordable humanitarian disaster because of the Iran-backed terrorist Houthi militia's ongoing military operations against the governorate of Mar...

 2021-02-27 17:35 

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Eastern Yemen: More than 350 Houthi attackers killed in past hours...

MARIB - SABAThe army has killed more than 350 Houthis as it repelled attacks by the theocratic militants in the government-held province of Marib in Yemen's east, sources said. A military source told the armed forces' Media Center that "the ba...

 2021-02-27 16:01 

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Yemeni-Emirati cooperation discussed...

SABA ABU DHABIMinister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Dr. Ahmed bin Mubarak held talks today with the Emirati Minister of State Sheikh Shkhbout bin Nayhan al-Nahyan.The discussions dealt with bilateral ties between the two countries and coordination a...

 2021-02-27 13:56 

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FM calls humanitarian organizations to rescue civilians in Marib...

ADEN-SABAMinistry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has called humanitarian organizations to shoulder their legal and moral responsibilities and immediately interfere to rescue lives of civilians and displaced people in Marib over Houthi terrorist militi...

 2021-02-27 13:55 

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Arab parliament warns of continuous Houthi prevention of time-bomb tanker repair...

CAIRO - SABAThe Arab Parliament has warned of the continued Houthi prevention of repairs to the dangerously decaying oil tanker of Safer in the Red Sea. The parliament's speaker Adel Al-Asoomi demanded the UN Security Council and the international com...

 2021-02-27 13:52 

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Yemen supports Saudi response to US report on Khashoggi...

ADEN - SABAYemen's Foreign Ministry has voiced support to the Saudi response to the US congress report in the case of the of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a statement, the ministry said it trusts "the fairness of the Saudi jud...

 2021-02-27 12:32 

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Displaced people camps unit in Marib calls for international interventions...

MARIB-SABAThe Executive Unit of Displaced People Camps Unit in Marib has issued a release on dangers faced by the displaced people over Houthi terrorist militia's military escalation.In the release it issued on Monday, the executive unit called upon t...

 2021-02-26 19:12 

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We have stymied all Houthi attacks over the past 20 days: Military official...

MARIB - SABAThe Director of the Military Operations Authority at the Yemeni army said on Friday the army and popular supporters with backing from the Arab Coalition have "stymied all the Houthi attacks of the past 20 days" in all the warfronts esp...

 2021-02-26 18:34 

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Up to 8500 Houthi laid landmines, UXO in Shabwa destroyed...

ADEN - SABAEngineering teams of the National Program for Demining (NPD) and Saudi Demining Program in Yemen "MASM" reported to have destroyed 8500 of landmines and unexploded ordnances (UXO) in Shabwa governorate.The Director of the NPD Brigadier ...

 2021-02-26 18:06 

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Yemeni Government welcomes International Security Council's resolution...

ADEN - SABAThe Yemeni Government has welcomed the International Security Council's resolution no (2564) issued yesterday, Thursday, which welcomed the formation of the new Yemeni government, condemned the attack on Aden airport and Houthi aggression o...

 2021-02-25 19:13 

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Al-Iryani: Tehran axis' political mobilization reveals dimensions in Marib's battles...

ADEN - SABAMinister of Information, Culture and Tourism Muamar al-Iryani has said that statements of the so-called Hassan Nasrallah and the political and media mobilization made by Tehran's axis supporting Houthis in Marib's battles reveal the rea...

 2021-02-25 18:49 

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Naimer discusses with IOM interventions in Mahra...

MAHRA - SABAThe Secretary General of Mahra Local Council Salem Naimer discussed Thursday with Coordinator of the International Organization for Migration Suhail al-Dhubhani interventions of the organization in the province.Al-Dhubhani reviewed the organiz...

 2021-02-25 17:43 

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FM, his Swiss counterpart discuss preparations for Yemen donor conference 2021...

ADEN - SABAMinister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Dr. Ahmed Awadh bin Mubarak received today a phone call from his Swiss counterpart Ignazio Cassis.The telephone conversations dealt with underway arrangements to hold donors conference to finance Huma...

 2021-02-25 17:35 

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Yemen, Jordan sign higher education program...

AMMAN - SABAMinister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled al-Wosabi singed with Jordanian Counterpart Mohammad Abu Qiddis the agreement of Executive Program of Higher Education and Scientific Research for the years 2021-22-23.The program inc...

 2021-02-25 15:47 

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PM receives UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen...

ADEN - SABAPrime Minister Dr. Ma'een Abdulmalik received today in the temporary capital Aden the UN newly appointed Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen William David Greasly.Aspects of cooperation and coordination between the government and ...

 2021-02-25 14:37 

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Yemen participates in regional conference to review Global Compact for Safe Migration...

ADEN - SABAYemen has participated in the regional conference to review the Global Compact for Safe Migration, held through visual communication technology, and organized by the International Organization for Migration, the United Nations Economic and Soci...

 2021-02-25 14:24 

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Yemen participates in regional conference to review Global Compact for Safe Migration...

ADEN - SABAYemen has participated in the regional conference to review the Global Compact for Safe Migration, held through visual communication technology, and organized by the International Organization for Migration, the United Nations Economic and Soci...

 2021-02-25 14:18 

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Interior Minister UN Coordinator discuss enhancing cooperation...

ADEN - SABAThe Minister of Interior, Maj. Gen. Ebrahim Haydan, discussed today, in the interim capital, Aden, with the United Nations Resident Coordinator David Gressly is the, and the Director of the Office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Y...

 2021-02-25 14:06 

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PM contributes to discussions about investments in energy in fragile states...

ADEN-SABAPrime Minister Dr. Ma'een Abdulmalik contributed to the opening session of an international campaign aims to support investment in the field of energy in the fragile countries.The deliberations which held virtually organized by the Center of ...

 2021-02-25 13:52 

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Interior Minister receives senior Saudi official charged with implementing Riyadh Agreement...

ADEN-SABAMinister of Interior Maj. General Ibrahim Haydan met today in the temporary capital Aden with the Saudi Deputy Team-Leader for Coordination and Liaison tasked with implementing Riyadh Agreement Brigadier Bandar al-Khadrawi.The discussions focused...

 2021-02-25 13:40 

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FM visits Expo Dubai 2021, meets team responsible for the Yemen Pavilion...

DUBAI - SABAYemen's Foreign Minister, Dr. Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak visited the site of planned Dubai Expo 2021, today, on the sidelines of his official visit to the United Arab Emirates. He met with the Yemeni team responsible for the country's pavi...

 2021-02-24 19:45 

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PM: Marib carries the flag of Yemen's dignity and identity...

ADEN - SABAYemen's Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik said Marib, the government stronghold under recurring attacks by Houthi militants, "carries the flag of Yemen's dignity and identity and protects the republic and democratic system." Chair...

 2021-02-24 18:58 

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Yemen, World Bank agree on USD 127 million support to agricultural, fishery sectors...

CAIRO - SABAMinister of Planning and International Cooperation Wa'id Batheeb, along with Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation and Fishery Wealth Salim al-Suqatri, have agreed with the Regional Director of the World Bank Marina Webs on mobilizing add...

 2021-02-24 18:13 

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Yemen NGOs surprised by int'l community's silence, inaction over Houthi Marib war...

ADEN - SABAA number of rights organizations in Yemen have expressed their "surprise" over the international community's silence and inaction regarding the Houthi militia's war in Marib. In a joint press release, the NGOs said they were sur...

 2021-02-24 18:08 

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CBY Deputy Governor meets Resident Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen...

ADEN - SABAThe Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Yemen, Shakeeb Al-Hubaishi, met here on Wednesday the Resident Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen (OCHA) William David Gressly and his accompanying delegation.Al-Hubaishi reviewed the critic...

 2021-02-24 16:08 

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Yemen Minister: Iran uses Houthis as a leverage to secure gains related to nuke deal...

ADEN - SABAYemen's Information Minister said Iran is using its proxy in Yemen, the Houthi militia, "as a leverage to secure gains related to the revival of the [Persian state's] nuclear deal" with world powers. Mummar al-Eryani said in a s...

 2021-02-24 15:46 

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Speaker of Shuora Council meets with British Ambassador to Yemen...

RIYADH-SABASpeaker of Shoura Council Dr. Ahmed Obeid bin Dagher met here today with Ambassador of the United Kingdom (UK) to the Republic of Yemen Michael Aron.They conferred over the ongoing efforts aim to establish permanent and comprehensive peace in Y...

 2021-02-24 15:11 

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Justice Minister seeks active partnership with UNICEF...

ADEN-SABAMinister of Justice Judge Badr al-Aredha met today here with the Reprehensive of the UNICEF in Yemen Fillip Domil.They discussed coordination and cooperation between the Ministry and the UNICEF about the status of childhood and juveniles.Al-Aredh...

 2021-02-24 13:53 

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Aden governor meets with UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs...

ADEN - SABAGovernor of Aden Ahmed Lamlas met today, Wednesday, with the Coordinator of the UN for Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen David Greasly.The session intended to discuss aspects of cooperation and coordination between Aden local authority and the Offi...

 2021-02-24 11:57 

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FM, his Bruneian counterpart discuss developments in Yemen...

RIYADH-SABAMinister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Dr. Ahmed Awadh bin Mubarak held discussions today with Foreign Minister of the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalm Erywan Yusof.The conversations which held via video conference dealt with a range of topic...

 2021-02-23 19:03 

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Al-Barakani discusses with Arab Parliament Speaker parliamentarian relations...

CAIRO - SABAParliament Speaker Sultan al- Barakani discussed Tuesday with Arab Parliament Speaker Adel al-Assoumi boosting relations between Yemeni parliament and Arab parliament and common concerned issues.Al-Barakani praised efforts of Arab Parliament f...

 2021-02-23 17:56 

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Planning, public works ministers discuss with UN-Habitat official interventions in Yemen...

CAIRO - SABAMinister of Planning and International Cooperation Wa'id Batheeb and Minister of Public Works and Roads Mane' Binyamin discussed Tuesday with the Regional Representative of UN-Habitat Strategic Plan Irfan Ali the program's interven...

 2021-02-23 15:38 

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Yemen Minister says health facilities due to collapse in embattled Marib...

ADEN - SABAYemen's Minister of Public Health said health facilities are due to collapse in Marib due to mounting pressure on them especially from IDPs living in the embattled city. Qasem Beheibeh told the UN's Resident Coordinator for Yemen Willia...

 2021-02-23 15:14 

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FM confers with US Envoy over peace prospects amid Houthi militia military escalations...

RIYADH - SABAMinister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Dr. Ahmed Awadh bin Mubarak held discussions today with the US Special Envoy to Yemen Timothy Lenderking.Bin Awadh detailed Lenderking on the Houthi militia's ongoing military escalations on Mar...

 2021-02-23 15:01 

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Health Minister meets Dep. Head of ICRC mission...

ADEN - SABAMinister of Public Health and Population, Dr. Qassem Muhammad Beheibeh met the Deputy Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross delegation in Aden, Martin Andreas in the interim capital Aden today. They discussed number of issues rel...

 2021-02-23 14:48 

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Basoheib meets with UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs...

ADEN - SABADeputy Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Dr. Nezar Basoheib met here in the temporary capital Aden with UN General Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs William David.They discussed aspects of joint cooperation and coordination ...

 2021-02-23 14:33 

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FM, UN envoy discuss Houthi military escalation in Marib...

RIYADH - SABAYemen's Foreign Minister Ahmed Awadh Bin Mubarak and the UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths discussed in a meeting here today the Houthi ongoing escalation in Marib province.Bin Mubarak told Griffiths that the Iran-affiliate militia are no...

 2021-02-23 12:41 

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President Hadi appreciates Japan's support for Yemen...

ADEN-SABAPresident of the Republic Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi voiced deep appreciation for the Japanese government and people for their significant contribution to the humanitarian actions in Yemen at this critical stage.His statement came in a cable of congr...

 2021-02-23 11:54 

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Discussions on UNICEF interventions in Yemen's education projects...

ADEN-SABAMinister of Education Tariq Al-Akbari has discussed with the UNICEF representative in Yemen the organization's interventions in the educational sector. In a meeting in Aden today, they focused on stalled projects, the rural teachers program, ...

 2021-02-23 11:52 

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FM, British ambassador discuss international efforts to achieve peace...

RIYADH SABAForeign Minister Dr. Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak discussed with the UK Ambassador to Yemen Michael Aaron the developments on the Yemeni arena and the international efforts exerted to achieve peace. Bin Mubarak told the British diplomat that "des...

 2021-02-22 19:55 

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Bin Mubarak, Al-Hajraf coffers over developments in Yemen...

RIYADH - SABAMinister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Dr. Ahmed Awadh bin Mubarak received today a telephone call from the Secretary General Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf.They discussed the latest political developments in the Yemeni national landscape amid the ...

 2021-02-22 19:38 

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Dangerous humanitarian repercussions in Marib discussed...

MARIB - SABAPartners of humanitarian work in Marib, which included UN, international, regional and local organizations, discussed Monday the dangerous humanitarian repercussions over continuous attacks against displaced people camps in Sirwah District by ...

 2021-02-22 19:25 

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FM, Senior German official discuss developments in Yemen...

RIYADH - SABAMinister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Dr. Ahmed Awadh bin Mubarak received today a telephone call from the Director General of Near and Middle East, Africa and Latin America Department in the German Foreign Ministry Ambassador Fillip Ac...

 2021-02-22 17:59 

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Yemen participates in the 2nd Conference on Arab Lands in Cairo...

CAIRO - SABAThe Republic of Yemen participated in the Second Conference on Arab Lands which kicked-off its three-day sessions today the Egyptian capital Cairo.Yemen delegation headed by Minister of Planning and Cooperation Dr. Wa'id Batheeb and Minist...

 2021-02-22 17:28 

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Arab Parliament condemns Houthi aggression on Marib governorate...

CAIRO - SABAArab Parliament denounced the terrorist Houthi militia's ongoing military operations on Marib governorate that resulted in worsening the already deteriorated humanitarian conditions.In a statement issued by the end of its session held toda...

 2021-02-22 17:11 

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Yemeni-Japanese bilateral relations discussed...

RIYADH-SABASpeaker of Shoura Council Dr. Ahmed Obeid bin Dagher received here today the Charged' Affairs of the Japanese embassy in Yemen Kazu Hero Higashi.Yemeni-Japanese bilateral ties and cooperation was key point of the conversations.The latest de...

 2021-02-22 16:57 

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Advisor of Foreign Ministry receives crediting papers of the Representative of the UN executive activities...

ADEN - SABAAdvisor of Foreign Ministry Ambassador Jamal Nasser received today in the temporary capital Aden the credential documents of the Resident Representative of the UN's executive activities William Grizli....

 2021-02-22 15:04 

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Authorities discuss draft response to oil spill from decaying Safer tanker...

ADEN-SABAThe Transports Ministry and the General Authority for Maritime Affairs have discussed the draft response plan to any oil spill from the decaying tanker of Safer in the Red Sea. In a meeting convened in Aden today, they discussed the preparations ...

 2021-02-22 14:57 

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Health Minister, UNICEF's representatives discuss interventions...

ADEN-SABAMinister of Public Health and Population Qasem Buhaibeh discussed Monday with UNICEF's Representative in Yemen Philippe Duamelle a number of topics associated with the organization's interventions in health field.The meeting touched upon ...

 2021-02-22 14:30 

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Water Ministry plans to announce new natural protectorates...

ADEN-SABAThe Environmental Protection Authority is planning to announce new natural protectorates in Aden, Lahj and Socotra as a first step to protect the natural resources under strain. Deputy Minister of Water and Environment, the acting director of EPA...

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