Alistair Lyon, Reuters - SOCOTRA, Yemen (Reuters) - When the goat leapt on the table to snatch our breakfast, we realized the dawn plane from mainland Yemen had flown us to an island of surprises.
But ill-mannered goats proved the least of the marvels to unfold during a week on Socotra, a clutch of Arabian Sea islands off the Horn of Africa that nature has blessed -- and cursed with frequent droughts and gales that howl five months a year.
Almotamar.net - Telegrams of support and welcome sent by civil activities and trade unions and professional activities continued for the second running for decision of the Yemeni National Defence Council on election of provinces governors by the elected local councils in Yemen's governorates and districts.
Almotamar.net - Civil establishments, civil society organisations and professional federations and unions in Yemen have Thursday received with big support and welcome the decision taken on Wednesday by the National Defence Council concerning the election of governors and heads of districts in Yemen.
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.