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UAE Justifies its Occupation of Socotra

SANAA, May 24 (YPA) - After the dispute between the UAE occupation forces and Bin Daghar’ authorities, loyal to the US-backed Saudi–led coalition, on the occupation of Socotra island, Bin Daghar’s authority  filed an official complaint to…

UAE-backed militias assault a judge in Aden

EDEN, May 24 (YPA) - A judge on Wednesday afternoon was assaulted and beaten by what so-called “security belt forces” funded by the UAE occupation forces in the city of Aden, sources told Yemen Press Agency. The sources confirmed that the…

Update: Tropical cyclone Mekunu hits Socotra heavily

SOCOTRA, May 24 (YPA) – The tropical cyclone Mekunu on Thursday heavily the coast of Socotra Island causing the flooding of several areas in Hadibo, the capital of Yemen’s province of Socotra. Local sources told the Yemeni Press Agency…

UNICEF plane carrying vaccines arrives at Sanaa airport

SANAA, May 24 (YPA) - A United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) cargo plane carrying more than seven million doses of diphtheria and routine polio vaccine arrived at Sanaa International Airport on Wednesday. The director of vaccine…

Suffering of persons with disabilities in Yemen discussed

SANAA, May 24 (YPA) – Executive Director of the Disabled Care and Rehabilitation Fund, Mohammed al-Daylami, discussed with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) mission in Sanaa the suffering of persons with disabilities in…

Tropical cyclone Mekunu hits Socotra heavily

SOCOTRA, May 24 (YPA) – The tropical cyclone Mekunu on Wednesday hit heavily the coast of Socotra Island causing the sinking of four people aboard a ship in Hadibo, the capital of Yemen's province of Socotra. Local sources told the Yemeni…

Citizen killed, rotting corpse found in Yemen’s Aden

ADEN, May 24 (YPA) - A man was killed by unknown gunmen in Aden city on Wednesday night and a rotting corpse was discovered in the same province, a local sources told Yemen Press Agency. The citizen was shot dead by the gunmen who was…

University professor’s killer sentenced to death

ADENT, May 24 (YPA) – A first instance court in the southern port city of Aden on Wednesday sentenced the defendant Abdulkarim Mujawar to death for killing a university professor along with two of her family members. The court's verdict…