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Supreme Revolutionary Committee Chief Meets UN Envoy

SANAA, Jan. 6 (YPA) -Chairman of the Supreme Revolutionary Committee, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, has met with UN envoy Martin Griffiths in the capital, Sanaa on Sunday. Mohammed Ali al-Houthi confirmed that they are adhering to the Stockholm…

Update: Army carries out offensive in Bayda

BAYDA, Jan. 6 (YPA) - The Yemen army on Sunday carried out an offensive against sites of coalition-backed militias in Bayda province, a military official told Yemen Press Agency. The army re-controlled sites during attacking the militias in…

Foreign Minister meets UN envoy

SANAA, Jan. 6 (YPA) - Foreign Minister Hisham Sharaf met on Sunday in Sanaa, the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffith. In the meeting, the Foreign Minister stressed the commitment of the Supreme Political Council…

Rashida Tlaib removes Israel from map of her office

SANAA, Jan. 6 (YPA) - The American representative of Palestinian origin, Rashida Tlaib, removed the map of Israel from her office in Congress in Washington, DC, and replaced by the map of Palestine. According to a reporter of Buzzid site,…

Pentagon chief of staff resigns

SANAA, Jan. 6 (YPA) – Department of Defence chief of staff Kevin Sweeney has resigned, weeks after the Defence Secretary James Mattis announced his departure. Sweeney said in a statement “after two years in the Pentagon, I decided it…

126 killed in storm in Philippines

SANAA, Jan. 6 (YPA) – At least 126 people were killed in the storm that swept the central Philippines at the end of December, mostly in landslides. The previous toll was 68 people killed by the storm that hit the eastern and archipelago…