almotamar.net - President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Wednesday instructed the government to appropriate YR one billion in the state budget for 2008 for building centres for caner treatment in other governorate, among them Hudeida, to cover needs of the governorates of Hajah, Mahweet, and Rima and the neighbouring areas. The President's directive also called for building a main centre in Aden to cover needs of the governorates of Aden, Abyan, Dhalie and Laj in addition to building centres in Taiz, Ibb, Hadramout and Shabwa as for Al-Jawf and Marib they are connected to Sana'a. The remote governorates are to be connected to the area neighbouring to them where centres for cancer treatment will be built.
almotamar.net - Public Health Undersecretary Dr Arwa Al-Rabie on Monday said the rates of population increase in Yemen, according to latest studies, reached at 3.1 and fertility rates at 6.2%, both of which represent dangerous rates in the world.
almotamar.net - Yemen's minister of agriculture and irrigation Mansour al-Haoushabi called Monday for preparation of a full plan in a week's time to encounter any leakage of the virus of bird flu from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait after the official announcement of recording positive cases of the disease.
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.