Al-Mithaq [Archives:2003/631/Press Review]

April 14 2003

7 April 2003
Main headlines:
– First batch of Yemeni medical aid presented by the Yemeni Red Crescent Society to the Iraqi people arrived to Baghdad
– Experts committee discusses the current economic challenges
– FM al-Qirbi: Yemen's demand for handing over al-Masri still standing
– More than 1600 candidates representing 21 political parties compete in parliamentary elections

Columnist Nour ba Abbad confirms in her article that the war on Iraq represents a great humanitarian ordeal the Arabs are suffering in their contemporary history, as well as the Islamic nation and the entire world. This war is targeting everything in Iraq even the cultural structure of the Mesopotamia where the Sumerians, Caledonians and Assyrians had lived. Protection human rights of the Iraqis remains the task of all the honest people in the world in Asia, Europe and America, especially that the demonstrations condemning the war have explained concern and fear of humanity from results of the war and the huge number of the killed and wounded in a war that did not get any international legitimacy. The war has been also condemned by great powers at the Security Council in addition to refusal of many European countries.