Yemen

June 14, 2001

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A German man who was kidnapped by tribesmen in Yemen on May 26 was freed "safe and sound" on Wednesday.

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Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Al-Saleh recently appointed Abdul-Aziz Nasser Al-Kamim as the new Chief Executive of the Public Investment Authority, reports <I>Al-Hayat</I> daily.

June 13, 2001

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Lighting has killed thirteen people in the northern part of Yemen over the last several days.

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An elderly Yemeni passenger died of an apparent heart attack shortly after arriving at Dubai International Airport on Tuesday.

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The 13th annual meeting of the Yemeni-Saudi Coordination Council is scheduled to be held in Sanaa, June 20. On the agenda are ways of settling the $231-million Yemeni debt to Saudi Arabia.

June 11, 2001

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More than 60 million kinds of weapons are possessed by Yemenis, according to the latest statistics.

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Almost no Western tourists have traveled to Yemen between 1999 and 2000, raising fears that the country’s tourism sector is nearing collapse, following cases of kidnap and murder of Western tourists.

June 10, 2001

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Yemen's Ministry of Electricity and Water has allocated $300 million to reinforcing the capacity of the national power grid.

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The United States on Saturday closed its embassy in Yemen, authorized its non-essential diplomats and families of US government employees to leave, an

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The World Bank approved a 40-year, $5 million redit for Yemen aimed at helping the country build and maintain a road network.   "This project will support the government of Yemen's recently initiated

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The World Bank approved a 40-year, $45 million credit for Yemen aimed at helping the country build and maintain a road network.   ”This project will support the government of Yemen's recently initiate

June 9, 2001

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Yemeni Prime Minister Abdulqader Ba-Jammal announced on Friday that his government intended to hold talks with all political parties on a new draft la

June 6, 2001

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The commander of the UAE’s navy, Tayar Al Marar, held talks Tuesday in Abu Dhabi with his Yemeni counterpart, Mansour Al Maqaleh, on ways to enhance b

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Yemen and the USAID Agency recently signed an agreement to execute a technical and financial study to modernize the Maareb Oil Refinery, located 137 kilometers from Sanaa.

June 4, 2001

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US officials in Yemen investigating the bombing of the destroyer USS Cole moved their operation Sunday from the port of Aden to the capital, Sanaa.