UN envoy pays his 35th visit to Yemen The Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General on Yemen, Jamal Benomar, arrived Monday in Sana'a in his 35th visit to Yemen.
It is supposed that Mr. Benomar is to hold meetings with the state senior officials and leaders of the political parties to discuss the developments at the political process in Yemen, as well as the efforts to implement the outcomes of the National Dialogue Conference and t....More
Russia keen to support political transition in Yemen The Russian ambassador to Yemen Vladimir Dedushkin confirmed on Monday his country's keenness to support the transition and political process in Yemen.
During a meeting between Foreign Minister Abdullah al-Saidi and Dedushkin, the two sides discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries and the latest developments at the local and international arenas.
The minister al-Saidi valued the....More
Yemenis able to build modern state Frankly speaking to Yemen fox, Abdulghani Khalil Abu Ahmad ( Abu Khaldoon , the political office member in the Democratic front for Palestine's Liberation) has confirmed the front's fundamental stances regarding the adherence to the Palestinian national principles and the front refusal for the round of the negotiations with Israel, referring to many issues of the Palestinian people and other Arabi....More
Yemen: A Very Unpleasant Situation For The Saudis The Shia rebels, despite having Shia appointed to many senior positions in the government and security forces, have still not withdrawn their gunmen from the capital. Over 2,000 Shia have been added to the government payroll since September. Most of the jobs the Shia took were key ones that controlled lots of non-Shia employees. The Shia don’t have the trained manpower to replace all the Sun....More
Lionel Messi: Barcelona star hailed as 'greatest in history' Barcelona's Lionel Messi is "the greatest player in football history", says president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
The Argentine, 27, is the all-time top scorer in Spain's La Liga with 253 goals following his hat-trick in Saturday's 5-1 win over Sevilla.
Bartomeu said: "We'll have Leo here for many more years. We are delighted with what he has achieved.
"We knew the record was going t....More
Egypt's Brotherhood supports call for Islamists’ protests Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood announced its support for protests calling for the preservation of the country’s “Islamic Identity,” according to statements posted on the group’s social media outlets.
The Salafist Front had initially called for country-wide protests on Nov.28 labelling them a “Muslim youth uprising” that would “impose Islamic identity wit....More
Bangladesh ex-ruling party leader gets death for war crimes A former leader of Bangladesh's ruling party was sentenced to death by a war crimes tribunal on Monday in connection with atrocities committed during the country's war of independence from Pakistan.
Mobarak Hossain, 64, a local leader expelled from the ruling Awami League party in 2011, was found guilty of charges including mass killing, abduction and torture, prosecutors said.
Bangladesh became p....More
Mum Who Glued Daughter To Wall Gets 99 Years US woman who admitted beating her two-year-old daughter and gluing her hands to a wall because of potty training problems has been sentenced to 99 years in jail.
Elizabeth Escalona had pleaded guilty in July to causing injury to her toddler Jocelyn Cedillo.
Prosecutors had sought 45 years behind bars - but the state district judge chose to impose an even stiffer sentence.
"Only a monster glue....More
Call to protect Arabian leopards in Yemen Wildlife conservationists have raised alarm over the dwindling number of Arabian leopards in Yemen after pictures surfaced in local media of poachers
flaunting their kill.
In July, photos of armed young men dragging three dead leopards in the Al Shouaib region were circulated in the local press. “This is a tragic case of
ignorance that threatens the remaining endangered species of wild Arabi....More