Yemen

January 29, 2003

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Prominent Islamic scholar Sheikh Youssef Al-Qaradawi said earlier this week that anybody killed in a military operation aimed at expelling U.S. forces

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Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his Likud Party won a resounding victory in Israel's parliamentary elections Tuesday.

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Vintage Petroleum’s exploration well, the An Naeem #3, was drilled to a depth of 5,325 feet and testing has been completed. The An Naeem #3 targeted an oil rim down dip to a gas discovery defined by t

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The Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK) renewed its commercial registration through an online transaction of unprecedented value, which was conducted on the Website of Ministry of Commerce and Industry (

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TransGlobe Energy Corporation has completed drilling the An Naeem #3 in Yemen to a total depth of 1,623 meters. The well was drilled structurally down dip from the An Naeem #1 and An Naeem #2 gas well

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Yemenia Airlines has adopted Fastrac, the revenue accounting solution for small and medium-sized airlines developed by Mercator, the Emirates Group IT division. Implementation is due to start in the n

January 27, 2003

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Iran's judiciary lifted a ban on the country's largest-circulating newspaper after a union leader withdrew his complaint against the paper, state-run

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Yemen’s Howarime Block 32 joint venture group, led by Norway's Det Norske Oljeskap (DNO) has drilled a successful development well named Tasour-8. This is DNO’s sixth production well on the Tasour oil

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Yemen's Tadhamon International Islamic Bank (TIIB) plans to venture into three new markets in the Arab world—the UAE, Syria and Egypt. The bank will soon apply to the relevant central banks for permis

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Dubai's major harbor, the Jebel Ali port, is set to undergo a 4.2 billion Emirati dirham ($1.14 billion) infrastructure expansion, designed to raise the facility's traffic handling capacity from the c

January 26, 2003

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U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said Iraq must understand that if it will not disarm peacefully, it will be disarmed by force.

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The World Bank has approved a $23 million credit to boost the investment climate, encourage growth and create jobs in Yemen’s port cities of Aden, Hodeidah and Mukalla. The loan is the first in a thre

January 23, 2003

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Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh urged Iraq on Wednesday to cooperate with United Nations weapons inspectors and save itself from a US-led war.  Y

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Bahrain's Kind Hamad told visiting US Middle East envoy William Burns Wednesday of the need to avert a US-led war on Baghdad for the sake of security

January 22, 2003

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Sending Iraqi President Saddam Hussein into exile would create a "dangerous precedent", according to Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.  "The questi