Yemen government announces pay rise after mass protest

September 03, 2018

For more than a year the Yemeni government has been unable to pay salaries in the war-torn and impoverished country as the local currency plummets against the dollar

Yemen's embattled government has agreed to raise the salaries of thousands of public-sector employees, including pensioners, after hundreds of people protested in Aden against the rising cost of living.

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