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Cabinet of Yemen
The Cabinet of Yemen refers to the governing body of the internationally recognized Yemen government led by President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Al-Hadi who replaced former President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh on February 25, 2012 as the new President of Yemen. He then selected new cabinet members of the Yemeni Government.
As part of the 2015 Yemen Civil War, the cabinet authority is contested by the Houthis, who took over the capital Sanaa in an armed rebellion against the government and formed the Supreme Revolutionary Committee and Supreme Political Council in 2015. President Hadi then declared Aden as the temporary capital. The United Nation Security Council resolution 2201 deplored the unilateral action of the Houthis while resolution 2216 reaffirmed the legitimacy of Hadi as the president of Yemen.
In 2012, after Saleh stepped down as a result of Arab Spring protests in a political transition plan backed by Gulf states, Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi became the interim president and oversaw a national dialogue to draft a more inclusive, federal constitution. In 2014 the Houthis rapidly advanced south from Saada and seize Sanaa on September 21 with help from Saleh. In 2015, Hadi tried to announce a new federal constitution. The Houthis, who opposed the constitution, arrested him and forced him to resign. He escaped to Aden and declared it as the interim capital. He also asked the international community to intervene, triggering the Saudi led Arab military coalition intervention.
|President||Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi||27 February 2012||Incumbent|
|Vice President||Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar||4 April 2016||Incumbent|
|Prime Minister||Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed||15 October 2018||Incumbent|
|Deputy Prime Minister||Abdulmalik Al-Mekhlafi
Mohamed Abdelaziz al-Jabari
|1 December 2015||Incumbent|
|Minister of Electricity||Abdullah Mohsen al-Akwa||11 June 2014||Incumbent|
|Deputy Prime Minister
Minister of Interior
|Ahmed bin Ahmed Maisari||25 December 2017||Incumbent|
|Minister of Information||Muammar al-Iryani||18 September 2016||Incumbent|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs||Khaled Hussein Alyemany||23 May 2018||Incumbent|
|Minister of Sana’a Secretariat||Abdelghani Jamil||18 September 2016||Incumbent|
|Minister of Youth and Sport||Nayef al-Bakri||15 September 2015||Incumbent|
|Minister of Civil Service and Insurance||Mohamed Abdelaziz al-Jabari||1 December 2015||Incumbent|
|Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and the Shura Council||Mohammed Moqbel al-Himyari||25 December 2017||Incumbent|
|Minister of State for National Dialogue||Yassir al-Roaini||10 January 2016||Incumbent|
|Minister of Defense||Mahmoud al-Subaihi||9 November 2014||Incumbent|
|Minister of Health||Nasser Ba'aom||15 September 2015||Incumbent|
|Minister of Justice||Nahal al-Awlaqi||10 January 2016||Incumbent|
|Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research||Abdel Rahman Basalama||18 September 2016||Incumbent|
|Minister of Public Works and Infrastructures||Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed||27 April 2017||Incumbent|
|Minister of Social Affairs and Labour||Abtihaj Al-Kamal||27 April 2017||Incumbent|
|Minister of Tourism||Prof. Mohamed Qubaty||18 September 2016||Incumbent|
|Minister of Petroleum and Minerals||Aws al-Oud||25 December 2017||Incumbent|
|Minister of Religious Endowments and Guidance||Ahmed Zoubayen Attiah||18 September 2016||Incumbent|
|Minister of Finance||Ahmed Obeid al-Fadhli||18 September 2016||Incumbent|
|Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation||Osman Hussein||24 December 2017||Incumbent|
|Minister of Technical Education and Vocational||Abderrazak al-Achoual||9 November 2014||Incumbent|
|Minister of Culture||Marwan Damaj||18 September 2016||Incumbent|
|Minister of Transport||Saleh al-Jubwani||24 December 2017||Incumbent|
|Minister of Human Rights||Mohammad Mohsen Askar||27 April 2017||Incumbent|
|Minister of State||Abd Rabbo Saleh Aslami||18 September 2016||Incumbent|
|Minister of State||Mohammed Abdallah Kouddah||27 November 2017||Incumbent|
Yemen's Defense Minister Major General Mohammed Nasser Ahmed survived an apparent assassination attempt in the capital city of Sanaa on 11 September, 2012, when a car bomb exploded near a building he was leaving.
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