The security services in Marib Governorate have seized a terrorist cell linked to the Iran-backed Houthi militia. The cell members were caught possessing weapons, explosive devices, and sums of national and foreign currency.
(Saba)- Secretary-General of the Arab League A hmed Aboul-Gheit on Monday appealed to the international community and humanitarian organizations to immediately provide assistance and relief to Yemenis.
Info minister: 2015 was a year of journalists' bleeding
Information Minister Muammar al-Eryani said that "2015 was a year of journalists' bleeding."
Addressing a seminar organized by his ministry with the International Federation for Journalists and other orgs on the sideline of the HRC 36th session in Geneva, al-Eryani said: "It (2015) is the same year in which 14 journalists were killed, 630 others lost their jobs and hundreds others were forcibly displaced after the militias' control of ll media institutions."
He said: "Dozens of reporters, cameramen and correspondents were killed and injured by the Saleh-Houthi militias during coverage of events. Dozens others were subjected to kidnapping attempts and to threats.
Media institutions headquarters and offices were stormed and plundered."
He said that the militias seized all media outlets in that year to the point of leaving nothing for the government to defend the people, which prompted the government to ask for Saudi assistance in restarting a national media.
Al-Eryani referred to the rebel leader Abdul-Malik al-Houthi'sovert incitement for killing journalists in his addresses to his follower.