Under the Constitution of Yemen, the president is also the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and head of the executive branch of the Yemeni government. President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s plea aired more than a week after an international watchdog organization warned that all sides in Yemen’s conflict were interfering with […] Amy McGrath, hoping to unseat Mitch McConnell, confident Kentucky wants change, 2 charged after explosives found in van amid unrest in Philadelphia, The Latest: Trump MN rally capped at 250 at state insistence, In this image made from UNTV video, Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi Mansour, President, of Yemen, speaks in a pre-recorded message which was played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday Sept. 24, 2020, at U.N. headquarters in New York. In 2019, the Trump administration targeted and killed an individual, Jamal al-Badawi, who a US grand jury indicted for his alleged role in planning the 2000 attack on the USS Cole which had been stationed at the port in Aden, Yemen, killing 17 US sailors.  After his resignation, the government was assumed by Supreme Revolutionary Committee. “The objective is to stop the bloodletting in Yemen,” he said. Yemen’s embattled and exiled president has urged his government’s rival, the Iran-backed Houthi rebels, to stop impeding the flow of urgently needed humanitarian aid "Earlier on in his presidency, we saw record numbers of both airstrikes and reported civilian harm in multiple theaters, fueled by Trump's stated intent to 'take the gloves off' against terror groups," Chris Woods, director of Airwars, told Business Insider. Have a news tip? 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But the U.N.’s latest figures show that the current $3.4 billion appeal is less than 38 percent funded, including new funding from Saudi Arabia of more than $200 million. Also, separatists in the south, backed by the United Arab Emirates, have long demanded succession from Houthi strongholds in the north. Massachusetts' COVID-19 response was science-based, so why are cases rising? (UNTV via AP). “We hope the new proposal will be quickly approved so the work can start," he said. In response to criticism of its campaign of extrajudicial killings, the Obama administration published, just hours before Trump's inauguration, a report detailing both the number of US airstrikes abroad and the reported civilian harm they caused. It aired more than a week after Human Rights Watch warned that all sides in Yemen’s conflict were interfering with the arrival of food, health care supplies, water and sanitation support.  In the 1993 parliamentary election , the first held after unification, the General People's Congress won 122 of 301 seats. Thousands of the country’s civilian deaths are blamed on Saudi coalition airstrikes, which are backed by the United States. Multiple attempts by the U.N. to broker a peace deal have failed to end the conflict.  He reaffirmed that he intended on resigning two weeks later. Read more: The US military admits killing 2 civilians in Somalia. In 2019, the Department of Defense stopped even saying how many airstrikes it had carried out in Yemen, granted a lack of transparency usually reserved for the CIA. The President of the Republic of Yemen is the head of state of Yemen. Times Internet Limited. Times Syndication Service. His role is contested by the Houthi Supreme Political Council's president, Mahdi al-Mashat, who is only recognized by Iran and Cuba. 24/7 coverage of breaking news and live events. The Houthis said this was due to fuel shortages, Lowcock said, “but that does not justify closing the airport,” which is critical for delivering aid. While campaigning against "forever wars," Trump has loosened rules of engagement in the global. The current administration has never published such a report since, transparency only coming in piecemeal form as a result of congressional action demanding it. Yemen’s embattled and exiled president on Thursday urged his government’s rival, the Iran-backed Houthi rebels, to stop impeding the flow of urgently needed humanitarian aid following a warning from the U.N. humanitarian chief last week that “the specter of famine” has returned to the conflict-torn country Copyright © 2020. The President of South Yemen, Ali Salim al-Beidh, became Vice President. A unified parliament was formed and a unity constitution was agreed upon.