Almotamar.net - Yemen parliament Speaker Yahya al-Raie affirmed Saturday that the parliament would in the next period work for approving a number of laws, especially the law for organizing carrying weapons. He said the law would be approved in its final form "but we are waiting for the minister of interior to discuss the law with us."
Hassan Al-Zaidi Yemen Post - “The dialogue with opposition parties is nonstop and Joint Meeting Parties (JMP) do not represent all opposition parties. Further, we were having dialogue with them because they are represented in the parliament. ” Ghanim
In 2007 the opposition Yemen Congregation for Reform (Islah) Islamic oriented Party maintained its having political and media sway over the Joint meeting Parties (JMP) block, also consisting of Yemen Socialist Party and the Nasserite Unionist Organisation.
Doctors use the word “crisis” to describe the point at which a patient either starts to recover or dies. President George W. Bush’s Iraqi patient now seems to have reached that point. Most commentators appear to think that Bush’s latest prescription – a surge of 20,000 additional troops to suppress the militias in Baghdad – will, at best, merely postpone the inevitable death of his dream of a democratic Iraq. Yet as “Battle of Baghdad” begins, factors beyond Bush’s control and not of his making (at least not intentionally) may just save Iraq from its doom.