December 22, 2003
Yemeni security forces arrested on Sunday evening a man accused of perpetrating a number of knife attacks against foreigners in Sana'a, an Interior Mi
Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Monday brushed aside speculation about a likely US attack against Iran and Syria, while he laughed off Israeli de
On December 18, 2003, the European Union (EU)’s External Relations Commissioner, Chris Patten, and the Yemeni Ambassador at the EU Mohamed Jaffer signed the establishment agreement for the opening of
Kuwait’s Sultan Center Food Products Company has purchased an 80 percent stake in Jordan’s Safeway Company. The $17.6 million transaction will be paid over two years. The Sultan Center also plans to o
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, recently approved an investment to establish a technical assistance program for Afghanistan, Iraq, West Ban
ExecuJet Middle East has launched a new sales and service strategy for the Levant, aiming to capture a significant share of the growing market for executive aviation in Lebanon, Syria and Jordan. To
December 18, 2003
The Yemeni Association of Fulbright Alumni (YAFA) has recently organized a seminar entitled 'The Yemeni-US Relations, Horizons of the Present and the
Canadian energy company Nexen plans to drill at least 80 wells on the Masila Block in Yemen over course of 2004 and commence development on the Tammum field in Block 51. The plan is part of the firm’s
Luxembourg-based Egypt Fund witnessed a huge run-up in stock prices over the past six months in the Egyptian market as the war in Iraq proved short-lived and tourism receipts recovered quickly. The
Switzerland’s Nestlé Group has reached an agreement on the sale of its dairy business in Turkey to French company Danone, stated a company news brief. The deal is subject to regulatory approval in Tur
December 15, 2003
Sheikh Amer bin Shuwain al Hosni, Oman's Minister of Social Development, received at his office sunday Amat Al Aleem, Yemeni Minister of Human Rights.
Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh said the crime rate went down significantly after the security deployment that covered large parts of the country
The European Investment Bank has awarded the the Banque Algérienne de Développement a €230 million loan for the reconstruction of public infrastructure and social housing that was destroyed by the ear
December 13, 2003
The BBC reported about a foiled al-Qaeda plot to blow up the British embassy in Yemen, weeks before the bombings in Istanbul.
More deadly violence has hit Iraq as the top US military commander said that attacks on occupation forces had fallen to "around 20" per day.