Yemen

December 25, 2003

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Yemeni security authorities have arrested about 7,000 foreigners who entered the country illegally during the current year. Most of them were from Afr

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Pakistan's prominent nuclear scientist and father of its nuclear bomb, Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan has denied any involvement in leaking sensitive informati

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Saudi security authorities disclosed on Thursday their agents were making efforts to arrest a number of "terrorists" linked to seven terror cells

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Recognizing a trend fast gaining importance in the region, representatives from Arab states gathered at their first Local Governance Forum in Sana'a, Yemen, earlier this month to discuss experiences,

December 24, 2003

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Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh paid an inspection visit on Tuesday to the districts of Midi and Harad of Hajja governorate. According to SABA, S

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A telephone call was held Tuesday evening between Syria's Foreign Minister Farouk al-Shara and his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassem Bin Jabr

December 22, 2003

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Yemeni Association of Fulbright Alumni (YAFA) has recently organized a seminar entitled 'The Yemeni-US Relations, Horizons of the Present and the

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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

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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