Almotamar.net - Participants in the campaign for supporting political participation of women in preparation for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Yemen in 2009 agreed Sunday to address a message of gentle blame to the president of the republic owning to continuous exclusion of women from any of the committees he forms, the latest of which the unofficial committee for following up his electoral program despite that his platform contains confirmation on the woman participation in the political, economic and social life and its necessity.
The Forum of Arab Sisters for Human Rights inaugurated Sunday at its headquarters in Sana'a a campaign of support for the woman political participation in preparation for the upcoming parliamentary elections. Chairman of the forum Amal al-Basha reviewed during the campaign the programme the forum carried out since 2000 in this regard and then mentioned the plans and programmes proposed for starting a campaign of support and empowerment of the woman in the political participation for the coming period.
Participants in the meeting demanded the political parties in power and opposition to adopt a mechanism for supporting and empowering the woman for taking part in the elections away from accounts of powers and criteria of gain and loss. The meeting also criticised the religious address inside and outside the parties that denies and rejects the woman participation in the political process.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.