Almotamar.net - The International Federation for Civil Society foundations based in Geneva has chosen three world personalities to be honoured in the year of 2008 , one of them President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen as a civil society personality for this year in recognition of his efforts supporting the building of civil society organisations in Yemen.
That has been clarified by Mohammed Ali Allaw, General Coordinator of Civil society Organisations Alliance in Yemen. He said the International federation for the Civil society establishments told him that President Ali Abdullah Saleh is at the top of the world personalities who would be honoured this year for the importance of the role they are playing in supporting civil society organisations and the care rendered to democracy, civilian transparency and human rights.
The General Coordinator of the civil society organisations alliance made it clear that the other two personalities to be honoured other than the President are Bill Clinton and Nelson Mandela. It is scheduled that delegates from the International Federation for Civil Society Establishments to come to Yemen soon to honor the president of the republic.
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.