Yahya Hussain Al-Aarashi

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Yahya Hussain Al-Aarashi (Arabic: يحيى بن حسين-آراشي‎‎; born 1947) is a Yemeni diplomat and former government minister. Starting in the 1960s he held positions in Hoedeida Province. By the 1970s he was directing a Yemeni Development bank. He served as Minister of Culture and Information in 1976. From 1986 until 1990 he served as Minister of State for Unity Affairs. From 1993 until 1999 he served as Minister of Culture and Tourism.

He quit his position as Ambassador to Qatar over the 2011 Yemeni uprising.[1]