The first step towards the current abysmal state of affairs in Yemen was taken when President Abdo Rabbu Mansour Hadi announced the conclusion of the Movenpick Hotel meetings (1) and obliged political party representatives to sign a document transforming Yemen ...Read More
Author Archives: Mustafa Ahmed Noman
About Mustafa Ahmed Noman
ِAmbassador Mustapha Ahmed Noman currently writes a weekly op-ed for the London based Saudi newspaper Asharq Alawsat. His writing is informed by his robust experience in foreign affairs. He has served as Yemen’s Ambassador to Spain, India, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka, Canada and Bahrain. He was also the head of Yemen’s Mission to South Africa and served as a diplomat to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. From 2003 - 2005, Noman was appointed as Yemen’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. He also participated in Yemen-Saudi border negotiations between 1996 and 1999 and was appointed as Minister Plenipotentiary at the Foreign Ministry in Sana’a in 1996. In 1992, Noman was elected as a member of the executive board for the Yemen National Committee for the Defense of Human Rights and Liberties. His numerous achievements include assisting in the parliamentary elections in Jordan and chairing the National Committee for Free Elections (NCEF), the first NGO to monitor parliamentary elections in Yemen. Noman graduated with a B. Sc. in Engineering from Cairo University. His work has been translated into several languages and published in newspapers across the Middle East. He is fluent in Arabic, English and French.