- Corpse of Sheikh Abdullah bin Hussein al-Ahmar, the speaker of parliament, arrived in Sana'a on Sunday afternoon to be buried in Sana'a on Monday.
A large number of Yemeni senior government officials, social and party personalities, the sheikh's brothers and members of his family, leaderships of Yemeni political parties and a large crowd of citizens, were present at Sana'a International Airport in reception of the body.
Yemen has declared three days of mourning for the speaker who has died of a chronic disease.
He was elected the first speaker of the Republic of Yemen's lower house of parliament, the House of Representatives, in 1993, and re-appointed in 1997 and 2003.
According to official sources, al-Ahmar died on Saturday morning at the King Faisal Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, after a long fight with a chronic disease.