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Major events of 2021 to Yemen

Yemeni government says that World Bank approves donation of USD 20 mln for anti-Corona vaccination
Yemeni government says that World Bank approves donation of USD 20 mln for anti-Corona vaccination

KUWAIT, Dec 27 (KUNA) -- Here are the main events of GCC countries through the year 2021, we continue with the Republic of Yemen.

Jan. 3 : Aden International Airport (ADE) in Yemen resumes operations after flights were previously suspended following an explosion that targeted the facility.

Jan. 11 : The World Health Organization announced intention to provide Yemen with coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine.

Jan. 13 : The Governor of Shabwa Governorate, Mohammad Saleh bin Adiu opens the "Qana" oil and commercial port in the Rudum District, southeast of the city of Ataq.

Jan. 15 : President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi appoints Ahmad bin Dagher as the head of the Shura Council.

March 1 : A ballistic missile fired by the Houthis kills one civilian and wounded nine others in the central Yemeni city of Marib.

March 1 : Belgium contributes EUR five million in humanitarian aid for Yemen.

March 1 : The US pledges USD 191 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Yemen.

March 28 : Air strikes carried out by Yemen's Houthi group target makeshift camps for internally displaced people in the region of Marib, killing and wounding innocent civilians.

April 3: Yemen announced the death of a child and five others wounded after a terrorist Houthi attack on a crowded neighborhood Northern Yemen.

April 3: Yemen announced one death and four others wounded in a fire in a refugee camp. April 20: Yemeni Ministry of Health announced the start of the vaccination campaign against coronavirus in Aden.

April 27: The Yemeni government suspended all flights to India, indefinitely due to the spread of the coronavirus.

May 3: Local authorities announced the demise of four citizens and the several others injured due to the heavy rain and floods.

May 14: Yemen and the World Bank sign a worth USD 127 million agreement to support food security and build sustainable households.

May 24: The Saudi-led coalition to support legitimacy in Yemen said that it has thwarted an imminent attack launched by Houthi militia in the south of the Red Sea.

May 24: Yemen announced the injury of three civilians due to Houthi Militia terrorist attack on a local marketplace.

May 24: The Saudi-led coalition to support the legitimate Yemeni government said that it had destroyed an Iranian-made sea mine planted by the Yemeni Houthi militia southern the Red Sea.

May 29: The Coalition prevented a Houthi attack after intercepting and destroying two explosive-laden boats off Yemen's Red Sea Salif Port.

June 5: Yemeni News Agency (SABA) announced that at least 21 people died, and five others injured in a ballistic missile attack by the Houthi rebels on a gas station in the central Yemeni city of Marib.

June 8: World Bank approved USD 50 million to improve critical urban services in Yemen.

June 10: Official sources announce the demise of eight civilians, while 27 others injured in a Houthi terrorist attack on the City of Marib.

June 18: World Bank approved USD 20 million to back the coronavirus vaccination campaign in Yemen.

June 29: Yemeni Minister of Planning and International Cooperation announced that the US will provide Yemen with 504 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

July 1: Yemen announced second vaccination campaign in Aden.

July 7: Governor of Lahj Ahmad Turki inaugurated a water project that would benefit more than 2,500 families.

July 12: Yemeni presidency mourned Grant Mufti, Justice Mohammad bin Ismail Al-Amrani, who passed away at 99.

Aug 25: The military court in the Yemeni city of Marib announces the classification of the Houthi militia as a "terrorist organization", banning all its activities, the execution of its leader, Abdul-Malik Al-Houthi and 173 of its leaders, and the confiscation of their money after being convicted of a military coup and war crimes.

Sept 2: A security source in Yemen's Hadramaut province announces the arrest of a "terrorist" cell that was planning to carry out operations in the coastal province on the Arabian Sea east of Yemen.
Sept 15: Forces of the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen announces the interception and shooting booby-trapped plane launched by the Houthi militias towards the airport of the city of Abha in southern Saudi Arabia.
Sept 18: The Yemeni government announces that Houthi militias have carried out a horrific mass execution of nine citizens, including a minor, which ends the Stockholm agreement on the release of all prisoners and detainees.
Sept 26: Yemeni Information Minister Muammar Al-Aryani announces that 12 citizens have been killed and 22 injured, including three journalists, in a ballistic missile attack by Houthi militias targeting an official ceremonial event in Midi, a province in northwestern Yemen.
Sept 29: A Yemeni military source announces the exchange of more than 200 prisoners and detainees between government forces and Houthi militias through local mediators in Taiz province in southwestern Yemen.
Oct 10: The government said six people killed and seven injured in an attack against Ministery of Agriculture Salem Suqatri and Aden Governor Ahmad Lamlas.
Oct 28: Information Minister Muammar Aryani said 12 civilians were killed in a ballistic missile attack by the Houthis against a tribal leader's house in Maareb.
Oct 30: Aden police said five people were killed and 25 inured when terrorists detonated a booby-trapped vehicle near Aden Airport.
Nov. 1: Minister Aryani announced 29 civilians were either killed and injured in two ballistic missiles' attacks by the Houthis on a mosque and religious center in southern Maareb, the second attack in a few days.
Nov 9: Security authorities in Aden announced murder of journalist Rasha Abdullah and while her husband, also a journalist, Mahmoud Al-Atmi, was seriously wounded in a car bomb attack in Aden.
Nov 11: UNSC put three Houthi leaders on the blast list for threatening peace, security an stability in Yemen.
Dec. 1: Saba news agency reported that a Houthi-related terrorist group was arrested in Maareb and possessing weapons, explosives and sums of money.
Dec. 5: The Yemeni government announced new measures to alleviate suffering of citizens following sharp decline in national currency.
Dec. 6: President Hadi appointed a central bank government following the sharp depreciation of the national currency. (end) ed