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Embassy of Republic of Yemen Condemns Houthis for Illegal Death Sentence of 30 Political Prisoners, Urges International Community to Act

July 12, 2019
July 12, 2019 Embassy of Republic of Yemen Condemns Houthis for Illegal Death Sentence of 30 Political Prisoners, Urges International...
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June 28, 2019
JUNE 28, 2019 Press Release:  On the Resolutions Introduced in The House and Senate Condemning the Houthi Extremists in Yemen...
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LANDMINE CRISIS IN YEMEN BRINGS LEADING FIGURES TO CAPITOL HILL IN A GLOBAL CALL FOR ACTION

June 13, 2019
  June 13, 2019   LANDMINE CRISIS IN YEMEN BRINGS LEADING FIGURES TO CAPITOL HILL IN A GLOBAL CALL FOR...
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Press Release: On the Houthis Pervasive & Deliberate Diversion of Humanitarian Aid in Yemen.

May 20, 2019
  WASHINGTON, D.C., May 20, 2019 The Embassy of the Republic of Yemen today calls upon the United Nations to...
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NY-SABA The Yemeni government has stressed the imperative of redeploying troops with Houthis in Hodeidah in accordance with an agreed exposition for the operation. In an address to the UN Security Council, Yemen's permanent representative to the UN Abdullah al-Saadi highlighted the importance of completing the redeployment phases one by one and ensuring the tripartite observation of the process. He affirmed the necessity of implementing the second phase of the redeployment after identifying the nature of the local authority and security forces and the measures of levying revenues in the city. Al-Saadi pointed that the government won't accept any unilateral ostensible withdrawalsby the militia which explicitly violates the Stockholm Agreement signed by the government and the rebels last December. He highlighted the importance of removing Houthi blocks in the crossing points to allow for an easy movement of UN staff inside Hodeidah city. He noted the importance of correcting the course of redeployment which happened in the past period, demilitarizing, removing landmines, and burying trenches and tunnels in the city. He said that the government showed flexibility and offered a lot of concessions to achieve peace and end the coup whereas the Houthi militia has been escalating the war and stepping up attacks against cities and public facilities. He referred to the Houthi use of drones and ballistic missiles towards government-held territories in Yemen and towards Saudi Arabia. He also cited the Houthi attacks against international shipping. He pointed out that the Iranian regime is supporting the Houthis with smuggled arms to use them in terror attacks.

KUWAIT-SABA Yemen's Ambassador to Kuwait Ali bin Sifa' discussed Thursday with Director of Kuwaiti General Authority for Applied Education and Training Ali al-Madhaf cultural cooperation between the two countries. The two parties also discussed increasing scholarships to Yemeni students in Kuwait.

TAIZ-SABA Deputy Governor of TaizAbdulqawi al-Mikhlafi discussed Thursday with Representative of Media Global Organization in Yemen Taiseer al-Karim supporting health sector in the province. The representative of the organization reviewed the organization program for supporting health sector in Taiz, especially needs of al-Thawra Public Hospital like re-operating health sections, activating health services and opening section. Al-Mikhlafi confirmed keenness of local authority for providing facilitations to the international organizations for carrying out relief, development and health projects in the province and contribution in meeting citizen's needs. Al-Karim paid a visit to the hospital and listened from Acting Director of the Hospital IlanAbdulhak on emergency needs for recovering medical situation at the hospital.

ADEN -SABA Minister of Local Administration, the Chairman of the national Higher Committee for Relief Aid Abdulraqeeb Fatah discussed with the delegation of Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey (AFAD) the expansion of humanitarian relief programs and the implementation of small projects related to livelihoods in various Yemeni provinces. They especially focused on youth employment projects, development of skills for the labor market rural women development projects and to promote agricultural and fishery production. They discussed the projects already being implemented in a number of provinces and what will be implemented during the coming period. He stressed the government's keenness to provide support and facilities for the work of international organizations to implement their projects and programs in Yemen.

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