Yemen

October 19, 2000

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The Arab Gulf Program for UN Development Organizations (AGFUND) said Monday an agreement has been signed to set up a "Bank for the Poor" in Yemen, with capital of $5.5 million.

October 18, 2000

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Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Al Jazira satellite channel on Wednesday that a member of the Yemeni Islamic Jihad carried out the “crimin

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Yemen recognized on Wednesday that last week's bomb blast at the British embassy in Sanaa was a "premeditated and criminal act" and said its aim was t

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The recently signed border demarcation treaty between Yemen and Saudi Arabia represents a milestone in Yemen’s regional relations. For years, attempts at joining the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) had

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Hopes are high among economic circles in Yemen that the Yemeni-Saudi border treaty will enable investors from both countries to establish joint plans for investment in industrial, agricultural and mar

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In mid-June, Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and Saudi Crown Prince Andullah Bin Abd al-Aziz signed a treaty on border demarcation between the two states. The two nations had been working since 19

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Indicators:  1998  1999  2000e  GDP real growth rate (%)  6.1  5.4  5.5  Inflation (%)  11.0  7.9  2.0 e - Al-Bawaba forecasts      Political Outlook  In mid-June, Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh

October 17, 2000

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US navy divers recovered Tuesday the bodies of seven US sailors trapped in the USS Cole after suspected suicide bombers blew a huge hole in the side o

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The previously unknown Islamic Deterrence Forces, which claimed responsibility for the attack against the USS Cole in Aden last week that left 17 US s

October 15, 2000

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Security forces took dozens of Yemeni port workers in for questioning after a blast ripped a hole in a US destroyer killing 17 sailors, witnesses and

October 14, 2000

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Yemeni and US security forces have turned the port city of Aden into a fortress amid tense US investigations into the blast on the USS Cole that kille

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Yemen hit back Saturday after the United States said part of the country was a "safe haven" for terrorists.

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Dozens of US investigators will leave no stone unturned in the hunt for exactly who and what caused the huge blast that killed 17 sailors on a navy de

October 13, 2000

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A radical Muslim group called Mohammed's Army has claimed responsibility for the bomb attack on the USS Cole destroyer and the British embassy in Yeme

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Foreign Secretary Robin Cook said Friday the blast outside the British embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, was a "terrorist attack".